CONSOLIDATION merger of corporations, PACKAGING industry, TRICORBRAUN Inc., RAPID prototyping, CUSTOMER services, and CANADA
The article reports that TricorBraun has signed a definitive agreement to acquire packaging solutions company Salbro Bottle. The acquisition is expected to provide TricorBraun with enhanced rapid prototyping and improved response times and facilitate customer service at Salbro. A brief overview of Salbro Bottle and TricorBraun is included.
MENTOR Graphics Corp., ALTERA Corp., CONSOLIDATION merger of corporations, VIRTUAL prototypes, BERTHOLDT, Joerg, and PORTFOLIO management (Investments)
The article informs about the acquisition of the electronic design automation (EDA) tools manufacturer Mentor Graphics Corp. with programmable logic devices (PLDs) manufacturer Altera Corp. Topics discussed includes use of its Vista SoC virtual platforms, views of its director Joerg Bertholdt, on the increased use of virtual prototyping as it reduces development time and Altera's portfolio of virtual platforms.