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Perforated-Metal Maker Buys Midwest Fabricator

Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Hendrick Manufacturing, Memphis, TN, a manufacturer of perforated metal products and wire screens, has purchased Hagen Metal Products Co., Elgin, IL, a precision sheetmetal fabricator. Hagen will operate using its existing name as a related company under the Hendrick Midwest, LCC banner. Existing management has been retained, with Bruce Caldwell, formerly Hendrick supply chain manager taking over as Hagen general manager. While concentrating on its existing business, Hagen will expand into manufacturing of perforated metal products to serve a growing customer base in the Midwest, according to Hendrick officials.

Motoman Expands its South American Presence

Monday, August 6, 2007
Motoman Robotica do Brasil, the South American subsidiary of Motoman located in Brazil, has opened a new, expanded facility in the city of Sao Bernado do Campo. The 21,000-sq.-ft. facility houses 17 employees and several contractors. It’s 30 percent larger than the firm’s previous facility in Brazil, providing additional space for manufacturing, a demonstration laboratory and a training room. In 2006, the firm, which provides turnkey robot-based automation systems, claims to have reached a 45-percent market share in arc-welding robotic applications in Brazil. Learn more at

Bosch Rexroth Opens 11th Mexican Facility

Monday, August 6, 2007
In response to its steady growth in the North and Central American markets, Bosch Rexroth has opened a new sales and technical service center in Monterrey, Mexico. The firm, a provider of hydraulics, electric drives and controls, and linear-motion and assembly technology and equipment, now has 11 locations in Mexico. The Monterrey office will provide repair, field service, training and sales support; by year-end, it will be ISO 9001 registered. Learn more at


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