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Yaskawa Electric America recognized by Frost & Sullivan

Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. has received the 2008 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership.
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Graphical programming driver

Yaskawa Electric has developed a new driver for National Instruments’ LabVIEW graphical programming environment.
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CompaniesNorwood Marking Systems/Allen Coding Systems announced the formation of a distributor agreement between ITW Ltd.  and Allen Codiergeräte GmbH. The agreement gives the ITW companies exclusive rights to distribute the coding and marking equipment designed and manufactured by Germany-based Allen Codiergeräte to all the regions of the world not served by Allen Codiergeräte.
The controls-enhanced Cyclone vf/f/s machine runs smoother at higher speeds  and with increased sealing time. The machine boasts
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Bagger's better control is set into motion

Kliklok-Woodman improves the reliability and speed of its Cyclone vertical form/fill/seal machine with new motion control.
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A servo-driven partnership

A donation of servo technology to a technical college yields students with motion control experience that the packaging field so desperately seeks.
OMAC Packaging Workgroup executive committee: Sitting, L to R--Steve Ford, M&M Mars; Rob Aleksa, P&G; Keith Campbell, Hershey Fo
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OMAC readies pilot tests

A flurry of activity was announced this February at the OMAC Packaging Workgroup meeting in Orlando, FL, including at least two pilot tests on real packaging equipment.
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PMMI's 'train the trainer' program gets the boost from test (sidebar)

Machine training sessions scheduled
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Achievements

Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Waukegan, IL) has been awarded First Tier II Green status, the highest status level from Ford Motor Co., under the guidelines of Ford’s new Reliability and Maintainability program.
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Domestic acquisitions, agreements

—Kliklok Corp. (Decatur, GA) and its wholly owned subsidiary The Woodman Co. have realigned their operations and will now be represented through the single unified sales channel of Kliklok-Woodman.
Packaging Machines Intl., Inc., is moving into a new 40,000-sq' facility at 505 Bonnie Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007; phone:
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Relocations, expansions

Zanasi USA (Minneapolis, MN), formerly MarCode, has moved its headquarters to 8601 73rd Ave. N., Suite 38, Minneapolis, MN 55428; phone: 763/593-1907, fax: 763/593-1941.
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Broad attendance at motion control meeting (sidebar)

Desparately seeking standards
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Northbrook, IL): Philip V. Monnin, president, COO.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Motoman (West Carrollton, OH) and its parent company Yaskawa Electric America (Northbrook, IL) have teamed to establish Yaskawa Motoman Canada Ltd.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Motoman, Inc. (West Carrollton, OH) and Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Kitakyushu, Japan) have jointly created an Advanced Control Systems Div. to serve North and South American factory automation markets.