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Trumpf Launches Disk-Laser Production in Japan

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Yokohama, Japan is home to the newest disk-laser production facility of Trumpf Inc., joining existing laser-production facilities in Schramberg, Germany, and Farmington, CT. The new facility will help the firm meet increased global demand, and better respond to the requirement of customers in Japan and nearby countries. More at

Mayfran to be Acquired by Japanese Manufacturer

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Cleveland, OH-based Mayfran International will soon be acquired by Tsubakimoto Chain Co. , Osaka, Japan, a manufacturer of industrial chains and power-transmission products. Mayfran manufactures engineered solutions for scrap and coolant management, and material-handling systems for metalworking and other applications; The transaction is slated to close in August. 

Victor Technologies Acquires CNC-Controller Manufacturer

Monday, July 23, 2012
Robotronic Oy, the parent company of shape-cutting controller manufacturer ProMotion Controls, Inc., has been acquired by Victor Technologies, St. Louis, MO. ProMotion, Medina, OH, also supplies nesting software, torch-height controls and associated products for cutting systems employing plasma, oxyfuel, laser, waterjet and router technology. ProMotion Controls president and CEO J. P. Kinos joins Victor Technologies as vice president brand management, automated plasma. Victor Technologies will incorporate all of the acquired technology into its Thermal Dynamics automated plasma-cutting brand; Learn more about ProMotion Controls at


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