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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Eugene software company FabTrol Systems is moving into a larger headquarters in anticipation of growth.

FabTrol, which was founded by Eugene resident Douglas Coch­rane in 1985, became a leading supplier of software that helps steel fabricators with estimating costs, project management, drawing management, materials management and production control.

[Sales and marketing manager Jennifer] Duncan said she can’t disclose customer information for competitive reasons. But, she said, Dowco President Ewen Dobbie carried out his pledge to expand FabTrol’s international presence, including opening new markets in the Middle East, China and India; increase its staff by 10 to 15 percent — “We just added five new positions,” Duncan said, including her own, bringing the payroll to about 40; and keep FabTrol headquarters in Eugene.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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