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Italian machinery companies combine forces to market in North America


August 14, 2014 2:48 pm ET

A trio of Italian plastic machinery companies has formed a network and is retaining Alliance Automation LLC to market their products in the United States and Canada.

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Jinming licenses Dow PVDC technology


August 11, 2014 3:18 pm ET

Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co. Ltd. said it is poised to becoming the first Chinese machinery manufacturer to master polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) processing technology, thanks to a licensing agreement with Dow Chemical Co.

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Sidel customers targeted by web fraud


August 11, 2014 9:30 am ET

A number of Sidel Group customers, suppliers and key partners have recently been the target of Internet-based fraud attempts, said the global plastics packaging machinery company.

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Cinpres ceases systems manufacturing


August 8, 2014 9:13 am ET

Cinpres Gas Injection Ltd. has ceased manufacturing of its gas injection molding systems.

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Haitian reopens Vietnam plant closed after riots


August 4, 2014 2:34 pm ET

Chinese injection press maker Haitian International Holdings said Aug. 1 it has restarted its Vietnam assembly plant. The company had shut down operations there in mid-May in the wake of rioting in Vietnam that damaged hundreds of foreign-owned...

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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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