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Motion Controls Robotics expands


December 24, 2014 10:05 am ET

Motion Controls Robotics Inc. is expanding its Fremont, Ohio, facility to keep pace with a surge in demand for automation.

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Yizumi finally gets green light for IPO


December 23, 2014 10:16 am ET

Press maker Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. has at last received the green light from Chinese securities regulator for an IPO on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. In othe news, Engel CEO Peter Neumann visited Yizumi headquarters.

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Weak China demand hurts Chen Hsong, delays Shenzhen plant


December 23, 2014 10:03 am ET

A slump in investment in China's plastics industry and a general slowdown in the country's manufacturing industry pushed sales and profits down sharply for injection machine maker Chen Hsong Group in the six months ending Sept. 30.

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The return of HPM's big presses


December 19, 2014 11:47 am ET

HPM is back in big injection molding machines.

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Auto, medical, packaging all lead to solid sales for compounding extruders


December 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Compounding extruder sales tend to be cyclical, but machinery makers report another solid year — thanks to automotive, medical, food packaging and growing interest in developing new bioresins.

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Milacron opening Mexico technical center, considers another in Brazil


December 16, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Milacron LLC plans to officially open a new technical center in Querétaro, 140 miles northwest of Mexico City, early in 2015, and the company is considering building another tech center in Brazil.

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Guangdong machinery maker adds another plant


December 15, 2014 6:00 am ET

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Extrusion thermoforming equipment specialist Guangdong Designer Machinery Co. Ltd. plans to open a new 70,000-square-meter factory in Shantou early next year.

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Italian auxiliary company Moretto sets up a U.S. facility


December 12, 2014 1:09 pm ET

Italian auxiliary equipment manufacturer Moretto SpA has opened its first U.S. operation, in Columbus, Ohio, to handle sales, service and spare parts.

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Under new ownership, Alba Enterprises brings in fresh talent


December 9, 2014 5:10 pm ET

Under new ownership, injection molding industry supplier Alba Enterprises LLC of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has added talent and is preparing for another NPE appearance.

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Pent-up demand fueling extrusion machinery market


December 9, 2014 1:10 pm ET

These are good times for machinery companies that serve flexible packaging — big-dollar items like blown and cast film equipment, and sheet lines, that have long lead times and are still seeing pent-up demand from the Great Recession.

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