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In Brief


In Brief

SMS Technologies Inc. (San Diego; has received the 2007 North American Frost & Sullivan award for customer value enhancement in the medical electronics manufacturing services market. . . . A supplier of high-precision bearings, AST (Montville, NJ;, a division of Axsys Technologies Inc., has been acquired by Tonka Bay Equity Partners (Minnetonka, MN; . . . Testing services provider and contract manufacturer Microtest (Agawam, MA; has expanded its facilities, doubling its stability and storage testing capabilities. The company also expanded its medical device packaging laboratory. . . . LaVezzi Precision (Glendale Heights, IL;, a manufacturer of high-precision and multifaceted medical components, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1908, the company operates a variety of lathes and grinding and milling machines in a 50,000-sq-ft facility. . . . Outsource manufacturer and distributor of sterile, single-use medical devices Coastal Life Technologies ( has moved into its new headquarters in San Antonio, TX. The 40,000-sq-ft facility includes an 8000-sq-ft cleanroom. . . . Intertek’s Oil, Chemical, and Agri group (Houston;, a quality and safety services provider, has acquired polymer testing services provider Plastics Technology Laboratories Inc. (Pittsfield, MA; . . . Medical component manufacturer Innovative Medical (Fort Meyers, FL; has opened a fully automated cleanroom.

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