Clippard Helps Build Ford Ventilators
In early April, Clippard received a phone call from the Ford Motor Company explaining that they were working in collaboration with GE and Airon to put together a line to assemble 50,000 ventilators in 100 days. The Clippard team immediately jumped into action submitting quotes, reviewing engineering details, contacting suppliers, creating new tooling and fixturing, building test stations and assembly cells, setting up numerous machines to run parts, hiring additional employees, and completing many other critical actions in less than 3 weeks' time. Read the full post on Clippard.com.
Piab Group acquires TAWI Group
Taby, Sweden – Piab Group has entered into an agreement to acquire TAWI Group, a leading manufacturer of smart lifting solutions with global reach. Total sales for TAWI is expected to reach 340 MSEK in 2019. With more than 30 years of history, TAWI adds a solid complementary portfolio of products, very experienced and skilled employees, a strong network of distributors as well as many new customers to Piab. Through this acquisition Piab is evolving automation by taking a world leading position in semi-automated lifting products. Read the full post on Piab.com.