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GM Selects Applied Mfg.
for Engineering Process, Design Services

Monday, September 25, 2006
Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc., Orion, MI, has been selected by General Motors to provide engineering process and design services to GM as well as its line builders and suppliers. “Our appointment by General Motors as an authorized service source means that GM line builders and suppliers creating turnkey systems now can rely on AMT to provide services that comply with all GM standards," says Joe Campbell, Applied Mfg. chief operating officer. “Utilizing these services will help GM and its suppliers deliver products more quickly with fewer production errors.” Applied Mfg. was selected for its expertise in body-in-white weld systems utilizing Unigraphics’ process and mechanical design tools, simulation, and robot, vision and controls software. Applied Mfg. supplies complete consulting and engineering services to the automation and manufacturing industries. For more, visit

Vero International Expands U.S. Distribution

Monday, September 25, 2006
Vero International, with U.S. operations based in Wixom, MI, has established a joint venture with VISI-US to market, train and distribute Vero International’s VISI CAD/CAM software products to customers in areas of the United States not covered by current dealers. VISI-US has sales and training centers located throughout the country. For more, visit

Bliss Clearing Niagara
Now Under Müller Weingarten Umbrella

Friday, September 22, 2006
Müller Weingarten AG is expanding its international service business through the purchase of intellectual property rights as well as land and buildings of Bliss Clearing Niagara Inc. The new company, named BCN Technical Services and operating out of Hastings, MI, is to be headed by Paul Nicholson, currently managing director of Müller Weingarten UK Ltd. BCN specializes in the supply of spare parts, maintenance and repair of presses built by the former companies Bliss, Clearing and Niagara. The aim of this acquisition is to expand service activities in North America and Europe, according to explains Roland Kuehnel, the new chief financial officer at BCN Technical Services. The number of presses built by Bliss, Clearing and Niagara that are still operational is estimated at between 75,000 and 100,000 worldwide, offering an excellent basis for the future growth, according to company officials.


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