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JSW looks to improve equipment servicing in Europe through contract


April 15, 2014 11:09 am ET

Tokyo-based manufacturer of extruding machinery Japan Steel Works (JSW) has signed an agreement with a Dutch company to help it improve servicing on its extrusion equipment in Europe.

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US equipment firm buys Negri Bossi


April 14, 2014 1:58 pm ET

Italian plastics equipment major Sacmi Group's offerings are getting a U.S. identity. Sacmi has sold its plastics division to Kingsbury Corp., a machinery firm based in Rush, N.Y., for undisclosed terms.

Reality may be pulling back on 3-D investors' expectations — and cash


April 11, 2014 2:23 pm ET

Makers of 3-D printers have seen plenty of positive news stories, but falling share prices.

3-D printer firms beef up, build supply chain


April 11, 2014 2:32 pm ET

Driven by prospects for direct manufacturing of finished products, makers of 3-D printing equipment are moving to buy add-on companies like additive manufacturing service providers and materials development firms.

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Engel creates new Wintec brand for Asia


April 11, 2014 2:17 pm ET

Engel Holding GmbH has formed a new subsidiary in China that will sell injection molding machinery in Asia under a new brand name: Wintec.

US, European investors begin a broader look at Asia beyond China


April 10, 2014 3:01 pm ET

Interest in Southeast Asia as a global manufacturing alternative to China is growing, as multinational companies look for a safety valve to China's rising costs.

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3-D printer maker Stratasys buys compounder for material expertise


April 10, 2014 2:08 pm ET

Fresh off its purchase of two additive manufacturing service providers, 3-D printing equipment maker Stratasys Ltd. has purchased a plastics materials specialist: Interfacial Solutions LLC of River Falls, Wis.

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Auto industry continuing to drive machinery sales in Mexico


April 9, 2014 3:12 pm ET

KraussMaffei and Engel officials say they are seeing increased sales in Mexico, driven by the booming auto industry.

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Plastics leaders predict growth and investment in Mexico


April 4, 2014 12:56 pm ET

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's plastics industry is likely to invest US$500 million in new equipment and raw materials this year, triggering a 6 percent growth in the sector, according to one of the two candidates seeking election as president of...

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Wittmann Battenfeld forms unit to deal with maquiladora customers


April 4, 2014 12:47 pm ET

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO — Wittmann Battenfeld Inc, of Torrington, Conn, has formed a company exclusively to handle business with Mexico’s flourishing maquiladora industry.

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