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Optimism Over U.S. Manufacturing Rises

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Optimism regarding the direction of the domestic economy rose among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the first quarter of 2014, according to the Q1 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.


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Hexagon Announces Effects of Veripos Acquisition

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Hexagon has in the purchase price allocation analysis performed following the acquisition of Veripos identified overlapping technologies and assets between Hexagon and Veripos.


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AME Spearheads Efforts to Attract Larger Workforce to Mfg.

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With the market continuing to drive up demand for more workers in numerous manufacturing industries, the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is leading the charge to reinvigorate the national workforce and attract new personnel.


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Leica Microsystems Celebrates 10 Years of Super-Resolution Innovations

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Super-resolution technology enables researchers to image structures in a range down to the molecular level. 


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Renishaw Acquires U.S. Metrology Specialist

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The acquisition of family-owned ACE, based in Rochester Hills, MI, provides Renishaw further specialized programming capabilities.


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AMETEK to Acquire Zygo Corporation

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AMETEK, Inc. and Zygo Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Zygo at a purchase price of $19.25 per share in cash


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NDT Market Worth $1.7B by 2020

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According to a new report of "Nondestructive Testing Market by Application, Technology, End user, & Geography  - Forecast & Analysis 2014-2020" published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% to reach $1720.96 Million by 2020.


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CCAM Appoints New Research Staff Members

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The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) announced the appointment of two scientists to join the applied research center’s staff and direct the development of new industrial technologies undertaken by CCAM member companies.


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Trescal Pursues Acquisitions in NA

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Trescal announced that it has acquired Instrument Calibration Services and Test Equipment Repair Corporation, two companies that provide calibration and repair services for a wide variety of measurement and test equipment.


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Chinese Inspection Machine Maker Accused of False Advertising

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According to information released by Navitar, Inc., Chinese metrology machine maker, Dongguan Jiateng Instrument Co., Ltd. of China, and it’s owner Peng Xiong liang, were fined 20,000 RMB by the local Dongguan China Bureau of Administration for Industry & Commerce (AIC) for falsely advertising on its website, advertisements, and brochures that Jaten metrology inspection machines included Navitar trademarked video microscope lenses as components, when in fact, they did not.


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