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Italy's machine sector seeing growth


September 23, 2014 11:02 am ET

Italy experienced a rise in imports and exports of rubber and plastics equipment in January-June this year, said Assocomaplast, the trade association representing companies in the sector.

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Flexibility for complexity key for Brampton


September 16, 2014 11:26 am ET

Blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc. is well positioned to meet growing demand for complex film structures, highly customized packaging that requires short runs and new markets such as pouches, according to top executive Gary Hughes.

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US plastics machinery market still gaining strength in second quarter


September 15, 2014 5:01 pm ET

UPDATED — U.S. plastics machinery shipments in the second quarter continued to outperform activity in 2013, according to data from Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

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ATS goes global with acquisition of M+W Process Automation


September 10, 2014 2:49 pm ET

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., a maker of factory automation systems in Cambridge, Ontario, has agreed to buy a German company M+W Process Automation GmbH and ProFocus LLC, an automation contractor that serves manufacturing and process-based...

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Orenda says new pulverizer improves efficiency through cooling


September 10, 2014 1:41 pm ET

Orenda Automation Technologies Inc. will unveil a new pulverizer with new cooling technology at the Rotoplas conference for rotational molders, Oct. 6-9 in Rosemont, Ill.

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Material handing systems maker expanding Kentucky operations


September 9, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Intelligrated Inc., which makes material conveying and palletizing equipment for warehousing and distribution, and manufacturing, is expanding its manufacturing operation in Danville, Ky.

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W. Amsler Equipment adds CNC capability


September 8, 2014 1:40 pm ET

RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO — W. Amsler Equipment Inc. has added its first computer numerically controlled milling machine — a key investment as the maker of all-electric blow molding machines plays to its strength as a North American...

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Auxiliary maker Piovan to start assembly operation in India


September 8, 2014 2:24 pm ET

MUMBAI — Italian auxiliary equipment manufacturer Piovan SpA is eying the growing auxiliary market in India, and now plans to start assembling some equipment there before the end of the year.

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Nu-Vu Conair expanding Ahmedabad plant


September 5, 2014 1:43 pm ET

MUMBAI — Ahmedabad, India-based auxiliary machine making joint venture Nu-Vu Conair Pvt. Ltd is expanding its facility by adding new land for additional production capabilities.

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Wittmann Battenfeld opening 'full-service' West Coast technical center


September 3, 2014 4:03 pm ET

Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. has leased a 2,200-square-foot suite in Corona, Calif., and is establishing a West Coast technical center.

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