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Gerd Liebig returns to Demag business


January 19, 2015 8:33 am ET

UPDATED — Gerd Liebig, the former head marketing manager of Engel Holding GmbH, has been appointed managing director-chief sales officer at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH — marking his return to the Demag injection molding...

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Expect to see Baxter's 'face' in more plants this year


January 16, 2015 12:32 pm ET

Expect many more Baxters working on the manufacturing floor this year.

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Romi drops the Sandretto badge


January 16, 2015 12:26 pm ET

Brazilian injection molding machinery group Indústrias Romi SA is dropping the Sandretto badge from the beginning of this year.

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Reifenhauser Kiefel Extrusion changes its name to Reifenhauser Blown Film


January 15, 2015 9:40 am ET

Reifenhauser Kiefel Extrusion has been renamed Reifenhauser Blown Film, and parent company Reifenhauser GmbH is investing more than 2 million euros ($2.34 million) in the Kiefel factory in Worms, Germany.

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KraussMaffei, 3Con to make complete auto interior molding system


January 13, 2015 11:30 am ET

KraussMaffei AG is building on its reaction process machinery in the area of automotive interior trim, partnering with Austrian laminating, thermoforming and edgefolding components specialist 3CON Anlagenbau GmbH.

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Robot maker Fanuc expands Shanghai production


January 12, 2015 1:19 pm ET

Japan’s Fanuc Corp. has added a new plant in Shanghai, along with a new technical center and research labs.

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Haitian gains a foothold in Taiwan


January 8, 2015 2:23 pm ET

Injection press giant Haitian International Holdings Ltd. is establishing it first subsidiary in Taiwan, against the backdrop of a further slowing economy in mainland China.

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PU equipment maker Graco adding to portfolio with acquisitions


January 6, 2015 10:01 am ET

Minneapolis-based polyurethane and spray foam machinery maker Graco Inc. is buying the stock of Pennsylvania-based High Pressure Equipment (HiP) for $160 million and expects completion of the purchase during the first quarter of this year.

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Haitian bringing its Jupiter II series to North America at NPE


December 31, 2014 9:52 am ET

NPE 2015 will mark the North American debut of the Haitian Jupiter II, as Absolute Haitian Corp. plans to show a Jupiter II with a clamping force of 730 tons at the trade show.

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Engel to host technology symposium at California technical center


December 30, 2014 9:34 am ET

Engel Holding GmbH's North American unit will hold a technology symposium at its technical center in Corona, Calif., on Jan. 14.

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