One of the most prestigious international prizes for pharmaceutical equipment and innovations, the Facility of the Year Award, was given to the Cook Pharmica in 2017 for the "Flexible Filling Line" (FFL).
Glenroy Inc. has received four awards for exceptional flexographic printing at the Great Lakes Graphics Association's 2017 Graphics Excellence Awards competition, and an award at the Flexographic Technical Association's 2017 Excellence in Flexography Awards competition.
Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, announced that funds affiliated with the firm have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Duravant LLC, a global automation and engineered equipment company serving the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors.
In 1892, a company was founded in a small workshop that developed into a leading industrial partner for high-quality mechatronic solutions and technologies in three dedicated activities: Connectors, Robotics and Textile. In 2017, the Stäubli Group celebrates its 125th anniversary.
Engage Technologies Corporation, parent company of Squid Ink Manufacturing, Eastey Enterprises, American Film & Machinery, and Cogent Technologies, announces David R. Mylrea as CEO. Mylrea will continue the legacy of Engage Technologies founder William Hoagland, who passed away in December 2016.
On April 24, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, University of Rhode Island (URI) President David M. Dooley, Toray Plastics (America) President and CEO Mike Brandmeier, URI College of Engineering Dean Raymond Wright, and Kalvin Cho, a URI College of Engineering student, broke ground on the construction of a new, $125 million engineering complex at URI.