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Publication Date: 12/1/2008
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Pac Tech Grand Opening for New Asian Facility

Santa Clara, CA — Pac Tech Packaging Technologies has opened its new Pac Tech Asia facility. The new 55,000-ft.2 facility located in Penang, Malaysia. The opening celebration was attended by the Chief Minister of Penang, a number of local government officials, business leaders, engineers ...
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Metris Opens Facility in Manassas, VA

Manassas, VA — Metris (MTRS, Euronext Brussels) has opened a new manufacturing facility in Manassas, Virginia, centralizing production of all Metris large-volume metrology products. County Official W.S. Wally Covington III cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening ceremony at the new Manassas facility. The new... Read More
Austin American Equips Zestron Technical Center

Burnet, TX — Austin American Technology Corporation has successfully delivered and installed a 9200 AquaTherm Batch Cleaning System at Zestron's Application Technology Center. The cleaner is well designed, user-friendly and cost effective equipment. Its high temperature wash capability of up to 200°F combined ...Read More
Axsys Opens New Plant in Nashua

Nashua, NH — Axsys Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AXYS) has opened a new manufacturing facility in Nashua, New Hampshire. The news was announced at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by company officials and several federal and local dignitaries including New Hampshire Congressman Paul Hodes' Chief... Read More
SurplusTraders.Net: Electronic Parts & Equipment Web Site

Alburg, VT —'s electronic parts and equipment web site lists many millions of dollars worth of brand new hi-tech parts and equipment. When good hardware becomes obsolete, and thousands of brand new parts are thrust onto the surplus market to be liquidated at a fraction of their original cost ...Read More
Ultralife Launches Standby Power Product Brand RPS

Newark, NY — Ultralife Corporation has launched RPS Power Systems' , a supplier of backup power hardware solutions for mission-critical power needs in the telecommunications, utility, financial and information-services industries. Acquired by Ultralife in November 2007 under the name of Reserve Power Systems ... Read More
Betz & Company and Cogent Announce Merger

Cranbury, NJ — Betz & Company will merge its manufacturers' sales representative operations into those of Cogent Manufacturing Solutions of Atkinson, NH. This merger will provide Cogent with a broader product line and an expanded market in the Eastern US and Eastern Canada and will lead to the eventual retirement ... Read More
EI Microcircuits Purchases Takaya Flying-Probe System

Mankato, MN and Santa Clara, CA — EMS provider EI Microcircuits, Inc. has purchased a Takaya APT-9411 Flying-Probe Test System from Texmac, Inc. for use in its Mankato, MN facility. EI selected the tester because of the company's long-term commitment to flying-probe technology and Texmac's ability to deliver ...Read More
Flex Interconnect Tech Receives ITAR Registration

Milpitas, CA — Flex Interconnect Technologies (FIT) has received official International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration from the US Department of State. The registration recognizes the company's adherence and commitment to the regulations that control the export and import... Read More
Haydon Switch & Kerk Motion Products Merge

Waterbury, CT — Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. has merged with Kerk Motion Products. Together, the two companies have become HaydonKerk Motion Solutions; retaining both Kerk® and Haydon product lines and jointly offering what is reportedly the world's broadest range of linear motion products.  Read More
K-TEK Combines with ASI Instruments

Prairieville, LA — K-TEK has integrated ASI Instruments and its line of dry bulk solids level detection and measurement instruments into K-TEK Corporation. ASI Instruments will become the K-TEK Solids Level group and focus on dry bulk solids level detection and measurement devices. K-TEK's traditional liquid ...Read More
Microscan Acquires Siemens' Machine Vision Business

Renton, WA — Microscan has acquired Siemens' Machine Vision business. The acquisition has added over 60 technology patents and 10 product lines to Microscan's portfolio of precision data acquisition and control solutions. With this acquisition, Microscan can now provide a very extensive product suite available ...Read More
Petroferm Inc. acquired by H.I.G. Chemicals Holdings

Gurnee IL, — Petroferm Inc. has been acquired by H.I.G. Chemicals Holdings, Corp., a subsidiary of H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C. Petroferm, a specialty chemical manufacturer and formulator, had been privately held. H.I.G., a global private equity firm focused on middle-market companies, is acquiring Petroferm including ...Read More
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