* SSD Control Technology Inc., which manufactures fabrication machines for the vinyl fence industry, has introduced new notching equipment, a four-bay router, a single-bay router and an expanded line of computer numerically controlled cutoff saws. The company is based in South Bend, Ind.
* Toshiba Machine Corp., the injection press supplier in Elk Grove Village, Ill., has named CNSmith Machinery Sales Inc. of Georgetown, Ontario, as a manufacturers' representative covering Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the Maritimes. Toshiba also named Southeast Polymer Solutions of Kennesaw, Ga., to represent its machines to Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. … Frigel NA of East Dundee, Ill., which makes the Ecodry closed-loop, dry-cooling system, won the 2008 Illinois governor's Pollution Prevention Award, offered in conjunction with the University of Illinois' Sustainable Technology Center. Ecodry saves up to 95 percent of water consumption, Frigel said. … York, Pa.-based Engel North America has donated an all-electric E-motion injection press to PittsburgStateUniversity in Pittsburg, Kan., and Engel Canada Inc. has donated an E-motion to St. Clair College of the Applied Arts and Technology in Windsor, Ontario. Separately, Nypro Inc. molding manager Joe Cates won a 42-inch high-definition television in an Engel drawing after he visited the firm's Web site seeking information on its E-max injection molding machines.