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Bosch Rexroth to Acquire Pair of Companies

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Two German companies will soon be acquired by Bosch Rexroth AG, Lohr, Germany, to strengthen the company’s presence in the machine-tool industry and to further meet demand for a single-source supplier. The firm plans to purchase Interlit Joistgen GmbH, with headquarters in Cologne, Germany; and the associated production company of MSG Maschinen und Stahlbau, Joachimsthal, Germany. Interlit Joistgen manufactures cooling and lubrication systems; MSG is a steel fabricator. Learn more at on the News and Press navigation link.

BCN Expands Press-Rebuild Facility

Tuesday, November 25, 2008
BCN Technical Services, Hastings, MI, has completed a 13,000-sq.-ft. addition to its press-refurbishing and assembly plant. The addition includes a 15-ton overhead crane and loading dock and allows the company to create a secure area separate from its main floor for working on presses that require customer confidentiality. BCN repairs, upgrades, rebuilds and remanufactures mechanical and hydraulic presses to OEM standards;

Electrex and its Rexcon Div. Assume New Identity

Thursday, November 20, 2008
Electrex Co., Inc., Harrison Township, MI, a turnkey industrial electrical, mechanical and automation contractor, and its Rexcon Controls division will now operate as Electrex Industrial Services—North America. The company takes on all types of industrial-services projects, including equipping manufacturing plants with controls and automation, plating and metal finishing systems, rigging for machine moves and creating foundations for new machines. Learn more at


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