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  • Alliance moves and expands operations

    September 20, 2017 - Alliance Machine and Engraving LLC has completed its move to a new 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Customized to accommodate three core competencies - engraving, machine assembly and roll fabrication, the modern plant also has room for expansion into additional market segments.

  • Kern Lasers releases new OptiFlex high performance system
    Kern Lasers releases new OptiFlex high performance system

    September 20, 2017 - The OptiFlex is a redesigned large format system equipped with Kern’s new HyperDual motion package. This improved motion package features a rack and pinion gear system at each side of the laser system with dual Y axis servo motors.

  • Flow to unveil new Mach 200 waterjet at FABTECH
    Flow to unveil new Mach 200 waterjet at FABTECH

    September 20, 2017 - The newest addition to the Flow Mach Series features world-renowned Flow waterjet technology which is backed by industry-leading FlowCare premier service and support. The Mach 200 is specifically engineered to affordably meet waterjet applications from stone to carbon fiber.

  • Unison to open advanced manufacturing facility in Danville, Va.
    Unison to open advanced manufacturing facility in Danville, Va.

    September 20, 2017 - This will be the company’s second advanced manufacturing facility, firmly establishing Unison’s committed production capabilities in the USA.

  • BLM Group to feature new tube fabricating solutions at FABTECH 2017
    BLM Group to feature new tube fabricating solutions at FABTECH 2017

    September 20, 2017 - The company will feature its new LT8.10 fiber laser tube cutting system, along with its series of highly efficient and productive tube bending machines: SMART, ELECT 102 and E-TURN 52 integrated with robotic load/unload demonstrating a fully automated production process.

  • Precision miniature brushes boost cleaning and deburring efficiency
    Precision miniature brushes boost cleaning and deburring efficiency

    September 20, 2017 - PFERD miniature brushes for cleaning and light deburring give users a competitive advantage by providing highly repeatable deburring and surface-conditioning results on a variety of materials, from hard alloys to soft aluminum.

  • Greenerd partners with FANUC America as a Tier 1 authorized robot system integrator
    Greenerd partners with FANUC America as a Tier 1 authorized robot system integrator

    September 20, 2017 - The new partnership gives Greenerd full access to the comprehensive offerings of FANUC Robots including all models, training and support, providing state-of-the-art automation solutions in short time frames.

  • Ring roller closes the gap
    Ring roller closes the gap

    September 20, 2017 - With its new series of ring rollers developed in close cooperation with the forging industry, Schuler now provides complete production lines from a single source.

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    Metabo Corp., manufacturer of professional grade cordless and corded hand-held power tools and accessories, launched its updated 2017/2018 Power Tools and Accessories Catalog.

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    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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  • Kastalon rolls out new website

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  • 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

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    Editorial - Technology has changed the way we live over the last century. In 1915, Alexander Graham Bell made the first coast-to-coast phone call. He predicted that, one day, calls “could be made without wires.”

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