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Automation demand in Asia spurs equipment suppliers


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

Taiwanese automation specialist We Technology Automation Co. Ltd. plans to build a factory in Ningbo, China, with an eye to quenching the strong cross-straits appetite for robots.

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Bekum moving production from Berlin to Austria as part of a 'realignment'


October 13, 2014 1:49 pm ET

Bekum Maschinenfabriken GmbH, the maker of blow molding machines founded in Berlin in 1959, is moving its Berlin production to its other plant, in Traismauer, Austria.

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Reshoring trend seen in machine sales for KraussMaffei in US


October 13, 2014 6:00 am ET

So far, 2014 is going really well for machinery major KraussMaffei Group.

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Kiefel boosts exposure to auto industry with tooling acquisition


October 9, 2014 10:07 am ET

German machinery company Kiefel GmbH, part of the Brückner group, has acquired Czech-based SWA sro, a company which provides compression, foaming and vacuum form tooling along with automation systems for the auto industry.

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Schad, Athena continue to build for the future


October 8, 2014 1:40 pm ET

Robert Schad: “I am always looking ahead. A week before my death, I will look into the future!”

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PTi shows off new equipment at open house


October 6, 2014 3:56 pm ET

AURORA, ILL. — Processing Technologies International LLC showed off its new roll stand for packaging, a seven-roll system called the Super G Multi-Nip, during a Sept. 18 open house for customers and attendees of the Society of Plastics...

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Milacron investing in education efforts


October 6, 2014 11:36 am ET

Machinery manufacturer Milacron LLC has teamed up with Salt Lake Community College, which has started a short-term intensive program to train inexperienced workers in injection molding.

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India's press market poised for dramatic growth


October 3, 2014 11:38 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — India's injection molding press industry is poised for dramatic growth in the current year on the strength of the stable and new Narendra Modi government.

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Compression molding offers alternative for cap production


October 2, 2014 1:42 pm ET

While it may seem like injection molding is the only way to produce caps and closures, it turns out to be far from the truth. Compression molding is offering many companies another viable option to get into the caps game.

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Blow molding machinery maker opens first plant in Taiwan


October 1, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Taiwanese equipment maker Kin Precision Industry Co. Ltd. has opened a 2,000-square-meter, 25-employee factory in Taichung, Taiwan, with an eye to conquering new markets.

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