acquired the brand protection assets of Veritec Group, including the Veritec trade names.
Insight Control Systems and Inex Vision Systems merged to form ICS/INEX Inspection Systems. Both companies supply product and package inspection systems to the food, glass, beverage, pharmaceutical, and precision parts industries.
Sato America, Inc. created a special RFID Business Unit to focus exclusively on helping customers understand and implement mandated RFID systems.
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) acquired the remaining shares of Expopak de las Americas, Inc., a joint partnership between PMMI and Oprex that produces Expo Pack México. PMMI now owns 100% of Expopak de las Americas.
Beckhoff Automation opened a California product training and support center, which will be used primarily to train its customers in automated control systems design and programming.