The cleaning equipment division of CDF Industries in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, has been acquired by Vollrath Co. LLC. The acquisition will add innovative cleaning equipment designs and processes to the company’s existing portfolio of industrial cleaning solutions from Stoelting Cleaning Equipment. CDF’s operations for vibratory deburring and centrifugal disc finishing will continue to operate under the CDF Industries name.Design and manufacture of CDF Industries’ cleaning equipment products will be relocated to Stoelting’s manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin. www.stoeltingcleaning.com; www.vollrath.com
Medgate acquires IQS, expands into quality management software
Risk-management software company Medgate Inc. has acquired IQS Inc., a quality management software provider that helps organizations streamline, standardize, and centralize quality and compliance data and processes. The purchase rounds out Medgate’s offering, addressing environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ).
The deal comes just weeks after Medgate’s purchase of environmental compliance management provider regAction.
Factory Link now NSK America’s Midwest manufacturer’s representative
Officials from NSK America Corp., Hoffman Estates, Illinois, announce that Factory Link will be the manufacturer’s representative for the states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Western Pennsylvania. www.factorylink.com; www.nskamericacorp.com
Cleaning Technologies Group promotes Chris Whittaker to VP
Chris Whittaker has been promoted to vice president business development & marketing at Cleaning Technologies Group (CTG). In this role, Whittaker will be responsible for global business growth of the Ransohoff Division of products and services and will retain the global marketing responsibilities for all CTG divisions. www.ctgclean.com
Fanuc America: 35 years manufacturing robots in US
Fanuc America marks the 35th anniversary of manufacturing its line of painting robots at the company’s Rochester Hills, Michigan headquarters, where they design, assemble, and integrate in the U.S. and export to customers around the world.
In 1982, Fanuc America produced its first NC Painter using key components from parent company Fanuc Corp. Today, Fanuc America is globally responsible for all paint robots and door openers in the lineup, which are sold to a range of industries including medical devices, automotive, aerospace, agricultural products, recreational vehicles, boats, furniture, and appliance. www.fanucamerica.com