Clinical research organization Care BioPharma LLC (Mundelein, IL; www.carebiopharma.com) has partnered with GMP consulting firm Smart Consulting Group LLC (West Chester, PA; www.smartconsulting grp.com). SmartCare Life Sciences LLC will continue to offer the services provided by the individual companies; however, an integrated approach will enhance product support and commercialization, according to the firm… Electronics manufacturing service provider Axiom Electronics LLC (Beaverton, OR; www.axiomsmt.com) has completed a management buy-out from its former parent company, Ambitech International (Chatsworth, CA; www.ambi.com)… Brady Corp. (Milwaukee, WI; www.bradycorp.com) has acquired Precision Converters Inc. (Dallas; www.pcitechnology.com). The addition of disposable wound-care products will broaden the scope of the supplier’s existing offerings, which include identification products, specialty materials, and precision die-cut parts… The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized an acrylic manufacturer’s Arkansas facility for environmental excellence and sustainability. The organization renewed Cyro Industries’ (Parsippany, NJ; www.cyro.com) member status in the National Environmental Performance Track, a program that acknowledges U.S. plants that lead the industry in minimizing waste, energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and water consumption… The Rubber Manufacturers Association (Washington, DC; www.rma.org) has changed its industrial products division’s name from the General Products Group to the Elastomers Products Group in recognition of the growing presence of thermoplastic elastomers in the rubber industry… GE Healthcare (Piscataway, NJ; www.gehealthcare.com) has joined forces with the Beaumont Technology Usability Center (Royal Oak, MI; www.beaumontusability.com) to improve the safety and simplicity of its products through collaborative product development, usability testing, and human factors engineering… Increasing its floor space by 60%, Aculight Corp. (Bothell, WA; www.aculight.com) has relocated its corporate headquarters. Located two miles from its former facility, the laser technology developer’s new building features 50,000 sq ft dedicated to office, laboratory, and manufacturing operations.