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FABRICATING THE F-150

It's well known that Ford's light-duty pickup trucks donned aluminum bodies, but how'd they do that?

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Industry News

  • OMAX showcases a new abrasive waterjet line at EMO 2017
    OMAX showcases a new abrasive waterjet line at EMO 2017

    May 22, 2017 - At EMO Hannover 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase the newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet, in Hall 15, Stand E93. The GlobalMAX line brings value-priced abrasive waterjets with the OMAX guarantee to the global market.

  • Tungsten Carbide hardface welding alloy provides extreme abrasion resistence
    Tungsten Carbide hardface welding alloy provides extreme abrasion resistence

    May 22, 2017 - Postle Industries, Cleveland, has introduced a Vanadium – Tungsten Carbide, hardfacing alloy for extreme abrasion - Vanguard PS150, available as an open-arc welding wire.

  • LVD Strippit Mexico appoints sales engineers

    May 22, 2017 - LVD Strippit Mexico announces the appointments of Sales Engineers Belisario Antillón and Sandra Torres to its new office in Querétaro, Mexico. The recently-opened LVD Strippit Mexico facility offers sales and technical support for the complete range of LVD Strippit laser cutting, punching, bending and software products.

  • Euclid, Ohio, Chamber of Commerce names American Punch Company “Large Business of the Year”
    Euclid, Ohio, Chamber of Commerce names American Punch Company “Large Business of the Year”

    May 18, 2017 - American Punch Company announces they have been awarded “Large Business of the Year” by the Euclid Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Chamber Awards Dinner held on May 4th. The Euclid Chamber of Commerce Annual Chamber Awards recognizes and honors Euclid businesses, organizations and individuals that have made a contribution to the economic growth and welfare of the Euclid business community within the past year.

  • Mazak appoints new Southwest Regional General Manager

    May 18, 2017 - Mazak Corporation drew from the ranks of its highly capable and experienced management team and promoted Christopher Papke to the position of Southwest Regional General Manager. Papke will take over for Dana Scott who is set to retire after 19 years as the head of Mazak’s Southwest Technology Center in Houston, Texas.

  • Walter Surface Technologies announces the
    Walter Surface Technologies announces the "Test Drive Flexsteel, take home a Mustang GT" contest

    May 18, 2017 - Starting May 15th, 2017, and open across the United States and Canada, customers who purchase specially-marked 10-pack of Flexsteel™ flap discs will find a promo code inside and will have the opportunity to enter to be eligible to win the grand prize, a 2018 Ford Mustang GT, or 75 other prizes.

  • Wilson Tool stamping division celebrates 21 years
    Wilson Tool stamping division celebrates 21 years

    May 18, 2017 - Wilson Tool International, independent manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping and tableting industries, celebrated the stamping division’s 21st birthday this week.

  • Beckwood recognized by Bechtel for contributions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    Beckwood recognized by Bechtel for contributions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

    May 15, 2017 - The Supply Chain Recognition Awards honor subcontractors and suppliers who supported Bechtel‘s work in nuclear power, environmental clean-up, defense, and nuclear security and operations projects during 2016.

  • Precision Metalforming Association appoints Roy Hardy President

    May 15, 2017 - The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) today announced that Roy Hardy has joined the organization as president, effective May 15, 2017. As president, Hardy will spearhead the association’s work including leading PMA’s 34-member staff; directing strategic planning, membership development and outreach; managing finances; and leading domestic and international advocacy efforts.

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    COMBITWIST® is a variation on existing knot styles in which the knots are alternately twisted to offer superior balance during rotation.

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  • Kern releases Class 1 enclosed laser system

    The Class 1 (safety enclosure) machine design ensures personnel working on or around the system are kept safe while the system is in operation.

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    The Lightning Curve semi-automatic MIG gun has an ergonomic N-66 handle that's engineered with special impact additives to stand up to extreme contact, making it virtually indestructible.

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    The new and improved 50-ton, 3-station turret hydraulic ironworker, model 5014-ET, now comes standard with electric stroke controls and is more precise and accurate than ever before.

  • All-electric tube bender multiplies productivity

    April 28, 2016 - A new all-electric tube and profile bending machine is helping Crisp Clean Services - a manufacturer of mobile cleaning stations - to substantially boost productivity and make its manufacturing process much leaner.

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Websites

  • Kastalon rolls out new website

    The new site offers a look at the company’s extensive lines of standard products, including rollers, pads, bumpers and sleeves for various uses in materials handling, metals producing and processing.

  • Wilson Tool launches new website

    The new website features a responsive design, in-depth resources to help manufactures and enhanced search capabilities for easy product selection. 

  • Houghton launches new corporate website design

    Houghton has launched a redesigned website at www.houghtonintl.com to deliver streamlined access to detailed information regarding the company and its solutions. 

  • Northshore Steel launches new corporate website

    North Shore Steel offers a wide range of carbon, stainless, aluminum, and galvanized products, including structural steel, pipe, fittings, flanges, and plate.

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Company Profiles

ABRASIVES

DEBURRING FINISHING

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

SERVICE CENTERS

PFERD Inc. Lissmac Corp. Koike Aronson Admiral Steel

AIR FILTRATION

Osborn

PLATE

Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals
Donaldson Company Inc.

LASER TECHNOLOGY

Peddinghaus

SOFTWARE

BEVELING

AMADA AMERICA, INC.

PUNCHES, DIES & SHEARS

Striker Systems
Saar-Hartmetall USA Coherent Inc. American Punch Co.

STAMPING/PRESSES

COIL PROCESSING

Mazak Optonics Corp.

PUNCHING

Beckwood Press Co.
COE Press Equipment MC Machinery Systems Inc. Hougen Manufacturing SEYI
Neuenkamp GmbH TRUMPF Inc.

SAWING

WATERJET

Tishken

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

Tigerstop Flow Waterjet

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

Scotchman Industries Inc. Tsune America LLC OMAX Corp.
Mayfran International Trilogy Machinery Inc.

 

WELDING

CUTTING TECHNOLOGY

 

 

Dengensha America Corp.
Hypertherm

 

 

Gullco

 

 

 

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