RefrigiWear Inc., a Dahlonega, Ga.-based manufacturer of insulated industrial outerwear and
accesories, has selected Sweden-based Eton Systems AB’s fourth-generation Eton System 4000
automated unit production system (UPS) to manage material flow through its manufacturing facility.
The first of three systems will be installed in August 2006.
Aerostar International Inc., Sioux Falls, S.D., a manufacturer of military parachute systems,
inflatable products and high-altitude research balloons, also has purchased an Eton UPS system for
its Huron, S.D.-based parachute manufacturing plant. Eton has custom-configured the conveyor system
to include 21 workstations and special-purpose product carriers to facilitate material handling and
assembly of the parachutes.