10/22/2018 | 1 MINUTE READ

News of Note: October 2018

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The NTMA appoints a new president, Röhm acquires Master WorkHolding, Renishaw opens new demo center and more industry news. 

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Röhm Products of America Inc. (Suwanee, Georgia) has acquired Master WorkHolding Inc.(Morganton, North Carolina). 

“With Master WorkHolding joining the Röhm team, we will be able to deliver even more comprehensive workholding and automation solutions,” says Matthew Mayer, CEO of Röhm Products of America. “Both companies have prioritized helping manufacturers obtain quality solutions that maximize productivity and throughput, and this acquisition will make it even easier for our customers to obtain the highest levels of efficiency in turning, milling, grinding and robotic applications.”

Established in North Carolina in 1988, Master WorkHolding has specialized in the design and manufacture of custom prismatic workholding for manufacturers across the continent and around the world. Following the acquisition, the company will serve as Röhm’s North American manufacturing entity and provide the company with prismatic clamping fixtures. Read More.

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