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Avery Weigh-Tronix acquires Central Weighing.

AVERY WEIGH-TRONIX LIMITED, a business unit of Illinois Tool Works, has acquired Central Weighing limited. Avery Weigh-Tronix is a global supplier of weighing solutions, operating out of Fairmont, Minn., with headquarters in the UK.

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Central Weighing specializes in vehicle weighing, tracking and management systems. It also offers a unique Web-based tracking and monitoring system developed for municipal vehicles and the waste industry marketed under the Exactrak name.

"Avery Weigh-Tronix is one of the leading industrial scale and weighing system manufacturers in the world. The acquisition of Central Weighing will bring a new depth of innovative products, allowing us the opportunity to expand our global reach and bring added value to the market by leveraging existing distribution networks," said Peggi Trimble, general manager of the industrial division at Avery Weigh-Tronix.

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Title Annotation:UP FRONT: BREAKING NEWS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Publication:Modern Materials Handling
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Jul 1, 2012
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