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Metris Earns 2006 Frost & Sullivan Growth Strategy Leadership Award

June 1, 2006
LEUVEN, BELGIUM-Metris has been selected by Frost & Sullivan as the recipient of the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year Award for its strategies toward
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Mitutoyo America Corp. Attains Gold Status

June 1, 2006
AURORA, IL-Mitutoyo America Corp., developer of the MeasurLink suite of manufacturing quality management software that integrates enterprise metrology functionalities with real-time, on-line data collection, status indication, analysis and archiving,
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Mahr Group Acquires Helios Messtechnik

June 1, 2006
PROVIDENCE, RI-With the acquisition of Helios, the Mahr Group enhances its existing product range in horizontal length measurement with the brands SIP and Helios, as well as in the
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Metalforming Business Conditions Report for April 2006

June 1, 2006
CLEVELAND-Metalforming companies experienced a spike in shipping levels and expect business conditions to remain steady during the next three months, according to the April 1, 2006, Precision Metalforming Association
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Machine Tool Consumption up 8.4% in 2005

April 18, 2006
MCLEAN, VA-December U.S. machine tool consumption totaled $311.03 million, according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA). This total, as reported by companies participating in the United States Machine Tool Consumption (USMTC) program, was up 30.8% from November and up 7.8% from the total of $288.54 million reported for December 2004.
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Maxcor Completes Purchase of Ex-Cell-O

April 18, 2006
NEW YORK-Maxcor Inc. has completed the purchase of the global operations of Ex-Cell-O, which includes locations in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and China.
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Mahr Federal Achieves ISO 17025 Accreditation for Field Service Group

April 18, 2006
PROVIDENCE, RI-Mahr Federal's Scope of Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) has been expanded to include the company's Field Service Group. Qualified Mahr Federal field service group personnel will now be able to provide accreditated calibration services at customer facilities.
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Industrial Manufacturers Report Renewed Economic Optimism

April 18, 2006
NEW YORK-Large, U.S.-based industrial manufacturers report renewed optimism about the U.S. and world economies over the next 12 months, despite continued concern about high energy prices, according to Pricewater-houseCoopers' Manufacturing Barometer. In the year ahead, these companies expect solid revenue growth, a higher level of new investments, as well as an upturn in hiring and M&A activity.
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SATO Purchases Checkpoint's Barcode Systems (BCS) Businesses

April 18, 2006
CHARLOTTE, NC-SATO, a company in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) industry and barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, has successfully completed the acquisition of Checkpoint Systems Inc.'s former BCS businesses as well as the Hand-held Labeling Systems (HLS) in the United States.
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Errata

April 18, 2006
In the February 2006 issue, the photo published in "Developing a Formal Calibration Plan," (page 22) was inaccurate. At right is the correct photo of Quality Calibration Service Inc.'s calibration lab.
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