Ultronics (www.ultronics.com), U.K. maker of electro-hydraulic control valves, systems, and software, has been bought by Eaton Corp. (www.eaton.com), a global manufacturer of fluid power systems, electrical power quality, distribution and control, automotive engine air management and fuel economy, and intelligent systems for fuel economy and safety in trucks. Ultronics' products are used in mobile applications in construction, forestry, agriculture, etc.
Wearable cameras possess the power to alter our work lives, the way industrial enterprises operate, and our personal lives because of the insights they can bring from their unobtrusive, first-person point of view.
Injection molding speedster Proto Labs is now offering magnesium molding as part of its rapid manufacturing services. Called thixomolding, the new service is aimed at both prototypes and low-volume production runs.
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