The U.S. market for injection molding presses grew about 5 percent in 2013, a far cry from the double-digit jumps in the years right after the recession. Machinery executives are OK with that since the important automotive sector is still buying — and they say signs point to a sturdy North American manufacturing sector ahead.
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