Japanese press makers talk strategy

Toloken, Steve
November 2008
Plastics News;11/24/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on how Japanese injection press industry is tackling the ongoing financial crises. Sales are expected to drop 15 percent in 2008 amid economic turmoil, and global competitive pressures are causing some companies to take a serious look at broader financial or technology partnerships. The industry in March 2008 for the first time saw the merger, between Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. of Tokyo and Germany's Demag Plastics Group.


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