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North American robot sales set record


July 30, 2014 4:46 pm ET

The North American robotics sector is off to its fastest start ever, shattering last year's first-half record, with a first-half 2014 of 14,135 robots, valued at $788 million, ordered from suppliers in the region, according to the Robotic Industries ...

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Gear pump maker Witte expands in Germany and USA


July 25, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Witte Pumps & Technology GmbH, the German maker of gear pumps for extrusion, has moved into a new headquarters factory in the Hamburg area, and the company also is beefing up its U.S. operation.

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Munson Machinery expanding assembly, testing operations


July 22, 2014 2:02 pm ET

Munson Machinery Co. Inc. is expanding its headquarters factory by about one-third in Utica, N.Y., where the company makes mixing, blending and size-reduction equipment.

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Windmöller & Hölscher looking to continued growth in China


July 21, 2014 3:40 pm ET

With 2013 global sales of 600 million euros, China has grown into an important export market for Windmöller & Hölscher KG, second only to the United States.

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Thermoforming Technology Group adds Lyle Industries to its portfolio


July 18, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Thermoforming Technology Group LLC has expanded its thermoforming equipment presence with the acquisition of Lyle Industries Inc.

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Milacron names Gallagher COO


July 17, 2014 1:41 pm ET

U.S. machinery maker Milacron LLC has named John J. Gallagher III as Chief Operating Officer for its Melt Delivery & Control Systems, Fluid Technologies and Finance and Shared Services operations, the company announced July 16.

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Italian machinery exports up


July 16, 2014 11:40 am ET

The Italian trade association for plastic and rubber processing equipment makers, Assocomaplast, has announced that exports are up by almost 9 percentage points compared to the January-March period of 2013.

Ningbo, China, honors Demag for economic development


July 15, 2014 4:19 pm ET

Demag Plastics Machinery (Ningbo) received an award for outstanding contribution to the economic development of Ningbo, China.

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New ownership at Theysohn


July 11, 2014 11:37 am ET

Three executives have purchased twin-screw extruder maker Theysohn Extrusionstechnik GmbH and its extrusion components subsidiary, Theysohn Extruder-Komponenten Salzgitter GmbH.

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Great idea: Family Day at the factory


July 10, 2014 12:14 pm ET

I have fond memories of seeing my parents on the job. The experience gave me a different angle on their lives, and it reinforced my own attitude on the importance of work.

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