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Synventive opening service center in Windsor


March 20, 2014 12:21 pm ET

Hot runner major Synventive Molding Solutions will open a new service center in the heart of mold making for the automotive industry, the company's major market.

Conair add web-based controls for feeders


March 10, 2014 12:10 pm ET

Conair Group has expanded its web-enabled control software to make its TrueFeed feeders controllable with most networked devices, adding to its combination of Internet-controlled blenders, dryers and material-handling controls.

Beaumont Technologies adds press to expand research


March 7, 2014 11:39 am ET

Beaumont Technologies Inc., the maker of the MeltFlipper and other rheological control technologies for injection molding, has bought a Sodick LA 60 press to expand the Erie firm's research and product development.

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Dassault helps design US team's 4-man bobsled


February 10, 2014 1:48 pm ET

3-D design software from Dassault Systèmes SA helped the U.S. Winter Olympic team shave milliseconds off the speed of its four-man bobsled, Night Train 2, which is currently competing in the Sochi games in Russia.

Schneider Electric buys maker of Eurotherm controls


January 24, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Schneider Electric SA, the big French maker of energy management and electrical distribution systems, has purchased Invensys plc, the London-based conglomerate with holdings in process automation technologies — including Eurotherm Inc., a supplier of controls for plastics machinery.

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Agr developing real-time monitoring system


November 19, 2013 1:38 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Agr International Inc. wants to turn the way the PET bottle industry measures, manages and deals with crystallinity on its ear.

Autodesk to buy Delcam


November 8, 2013 10:55 am ET

Autodesk Inc. has announced an offer to buy Delcam plc, the Birmingham, England-based CAD-CAM company whose software is used by injection mold manufacturers and other manufacturers.

Ametek buys Creaform for $120 million


October 29, 2013 4:48 pm ET

Ametek Inc. has purchased Creaform Inc., a maker of 3D measurement systems and portable scanners.

Dynisco eliminates mercury in sensors


October 24, 2013 10:49 am ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Walking around K, it’s all “green” this, “blue” that and “eco” the other. But when Franklin, Mass.-based Dynisco LLC introduced Vertex, its mercury-free melt-pressure sensor in October 2012, Matthew Carrara, vice president and general manager of Dynisco Plastics, didn’t...

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Conair's wireless system allows workers to roam


October 24, 2013 9:47 am ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Have smartphone, or computer, will travel. Conair Group's dryers, blenders and material-handling systems now can be controlled and monitored via the Internet, allowing plant employees to move about or even leave while...

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