Cambridge, Ontario-based ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. announced recently that a pharmaceutical company has placed a $2.2 million order for two high-speed, fully automatic ATS machine vision inspection systems. ATS said this is the first of a number of standard-technology based automation systems it is developing specifically for the pharmaceutical industry.. . .Market analysis and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has announced the launching of its Space & Communications Group, building on its current practices in satellite communications, aerospace and defense and information and communications technologies.. . .Laurence Russ has been appointed president and CEO of BioForce Nanosciences Inc., of Ames, Iowa. BioForce is developing ultraminiaturized nanoarray products and instrumentation for disease diagnostics and makes atomic force microscopy supplies.
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