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In Brief

In Brief

Two Ann Arbor, MI–based companies, Think & Do Software ( and Steeplechase Software (, have merged to form the PC-based automation and control division of Entivity Inc. (Ann Arbor, MI; The company was created to assist OEMs design, deploy, and utilize manufacturing and distribution systems....Precise Technology Inc. (North Versailles, PA; was recently designated as a STAR safety facility by OSHA. The company provides product design, product engineering, injection molding, mold building, and contract manufacturing services....Boston Scientific Corp. (Natick, MA; has named Memry Corp. (Brookfield, CT; as its strategic metal supplier for the next five years. Memry Corp. will supply nitinol tubing and wire and general wire applications to the company, as well as take on a primary vendor role for its coiling and value-added projects....GE Medical Systems (Milwaukee, WI; has selected International Flex Technologies, div. of Sheldahl (Endicott, NY; as its 2000 Supplier of the Year for Quality for outstanding customer service. It has also chosen Dynarad Corp. (Deer Park, NY; as the winner of its 2000 Delivery Achievement Award for outstanding delivery performance....Outsourcing Group Inc. (Allendale, NJ) and Dermal Sciences Inc. (Fairfield, CT; have entered a joint venture under which Outsourcing Group will provide the resources to rapidly scale up Dermal Sciences' capabilities for the coating and packaging of nonwoven products....Tekra Corp. (New Berlin, WI; has been named the exclusive North American supplier of polyester films for the medical diagnostic market by DuPont Teijin Films' (Wilmington, DE; Tekra Corp. is an international distributor and manufacturer of engineered plastic films, adhesive products, and advanced hardcoated films....Panasonic Industrial/Medical Group (Secaucus, NJ; has changed its name to Panasonic Vision Systems Group/OEM to more clearly define its end-user and OEM applications. The company produces CCD cameras, digital and analog video recorders, and monitors....American Ultraviolet Co. (Lebanon, IN; and UV Source (Torrance, CA; have merged and will continue to provide UV applications to healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Katherine Sweeny

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