Process Controls & Software


BASF bullish on North American auto market

April 13, 2015 11:44 am ET

The North American performance materials unit of BASF SE expects its 2015 growth to come from the automotive, consumer and industrial markets.


MGS Mfg. Group shows off multishot, multimaterial process

April 6, 2015 6:00 am ET

For John Berg, director of marketing at MGS Mfg. Group, NPE is an opportunity to show off some tricks and inspire his favorite question: “If you can do that, can you do …?”


CoreTech donates $1.6 million, software to Clemson's auto research program

April 2, 2015 1:45 pm ET

CoreTech System Co. Ltd. has donated $1.625 million to Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research, including 25 seats of its Moldex3D simulation software products for injection molding.


Mucell adds polypropylene parts to its potential resin applications

March 30, 2015 11:59 am ET

Structural polypropylene applications are now candidates for the use of Mucell microcellular foaming technology.

Progressive's AST Technology takes mold monitoring to the cloud

March 25, 2015 9:27 am ET

AST Technology's CVe Live software monitors an injection molding machine and stores the information in the cloud so molders and OEMs can access the data from anywhere — even from a booth in the Orange County Convention Center's West Hall.

X-Rite helps everyone in the supply chain get the color right

March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

When the color needs to be right, X-Rite Inc.'s equipment helps everyone in the supply chain to see colors the same way, the company says.


Firms showing off new identity at NPE

March 9, 2015 4:15 pm ET

Two longtime NPE exhibitors, NDC Infrared Engineering and Beta LaserMike, will be promoting their new identity at their booths while also cross-promoting each other at NPE 2015.


Auxiliary equipment gets its own version of a FitBit to track wear and tear

March 6, 2015 1:19 pm ET

You wear a wrist band to check your fitness level, or a smartphone to make sure you locked the door when you leave for vacation. Well, Conrad Bessemer is putting sensors on Novatec Inc.'s auxiliary equipment — “wearables” for...


Expect to see Baxter's 'face' in more plants this year

January 16, 2015 12:32 pm ET

Expect many more Baxters working on the manufacturing floor this year.


Nordic Sensors enters market for small production extruders

December 3, 2014 2:01 pm ET

Equipment distributor and manufacturer Nordic Sensors Industrial Inc. has entered the small-production extruder market.

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