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Portuguese firms pool resources

By: Robert Grace

MARINHA GRANDE, PORTUGAL (Oct. 24, 2:30 p.m. ET) — Portugal’s long-established plastics mold-making industry is busy with work and realizing a sharp rise in product exports, mostly to new and emerging markets, from its efforts a few years ago to retool itself. Four years ago the sector’s local leaders founded the private, nonprofit Pool-Net Association to manage the Portuguese Engineering & Tooling Cluster.

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