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Mission Plastics brings new automated work cell on line


August 26, 2014 4:17 pm ET

Custom injection molder Mission Plastics Inc. and a customer have created a $1.5-million automated work cell for a medical diagnostics product.

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Westminster Tool creates academy to find, train future toolmakers


August 22, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Westminster Tool Inc. begins its own Westminster Academy to find and train skilled employees.

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Sintex Wausaukee Composites opens manufacturing plant in India


August 12, 2014 4:57 pm ET

Sintex Wausaukee Composites is bringing its light resin transfer molding expertise to India, opening a fiber reinforced plastic production cell for original equipment manufacturers at a plant operated by its sister company, Bright Autoplast Ltd.

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Sigma Plastics expanding NC plant


August 11, 2014 4:37 pm ET

Sigma Plastics Group, in news unveiled Aug. 11, indicated the company will create 80 jobs at the former Excelsior Packaging Group's Rosman, N.C., plant as part of a plan to restore the facility.

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Tekni-Plex buying Tech-Seal assets


August 8, 2014 12:55 pm ET

Tekni-Plex Inc. is acquiring the assets of Tech-Seal Products Inc., a maker of closure liners and inner seals in West Virginia.

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Medtronic enters hemodialysis field, builds factory in China


August 6, 2014 1:00 pm ET

Medtronic Inc. has just broken ground to build its first production line for hemodialysis systems, hoping to serve the global market from its new production base in Chengdu, China.

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Lubrizol buys medical extruder Vesta


August 5, 2014 12:55 pm ET

Lubrizol Corp. has ventured into the medical device market by acquiring Vesta Inc., a maker of catheters and tubing based on silicone and thermoplastics.

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Cadence buying three plants from Plainfield Precision


August 5, 2014 2:30 pm ET

Cadence Inc., a contract manufacturer of medical devices, is expanding its plastics manufacturing capabilities with the purchase of three plants from Plainfield Precision Holdings.

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Nordson buying Calif.-based medical tubing specialist Avalon


August 5, 2014 10:48 am ET

Westlake, Ohio-based Nordson Corp. said it agreed to pay $180 million for a Los Angeles company that makes catheters and medical tubing products for cardiology, pulmonology and related applications.

Medical manufacturer adds clean room, machinery


August 1, 2014 8:39 am ET

Medical component maker UFP Technologies Inc. expanded its Georgetown, Mass., operation with the addition of a clean room and high volume equipment.

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