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Industry News

  • AHB Tooling & Machinery acquires Westbrook Engineering's machinery sales division

    October 17, 2017 - The acquisition of Westbrook reinforces AHB’s position as a full-service metalworking distributor, deepening AHB’s range of machinery offerings and expertise.

  • Donaldson introduces plug-and-play dust collector
    Donaldson introduces plug-and-play dust collector

    October 17, 2017 - Donaldson Company Inc. has introduced the Packaged Downflo Evolution dust collector, a complete system for collecting industrial dust and fumes.

  • Houghton International patents new aluminum etching technology

    October 17, 2017 - This patent protects Houghton’s new technology for aluminum acid etching, which improves upon conventional caustic etching and is formulated to provide a premium matte finish at low gloss values with minimum aluminum dissolution.

  • CEO Stefan Klebert to leave Schuler

    October 16, 2017 - The CEO of Schuler AG, Mr. Stefan Klebert, is not extending his contract and will leave the company by mutual consent on expiry of April 24, 2018, the day of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. 

  • Eriez 2017 Business Conference marked company’s 75th anniversary

    October 16, 2017 - In early October, Eriez hosted its 2017 Business Conference at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. The two-day event celebrated the company’s 75th year in business and attracted over 120 attendees, including top Eriez executives, management personnel and members of the company’s engineering team as well as representatives from Eriez field sales offices around the globe.

  • Wisconsin-based Mitchell Metal Products wins first national reshoring award

    October 12, 2017 - Mitchell Metal Products of Merrill, Wisconsin, has received the first National Reshoring Award in recognition of the company’s success bringing manufacturing back home to the United States.The award, given by The Reshoring Initiative and the Precision Metalforming Association, honors a company that has effectively reshored products, parts or tooling made primarily by metal forming, fabricating or machining.

  • Beckwood Press Co. announces corporate headquarters relocation
    Beckwood Press Co. announces corporate headquarters relocation

    October 11, 2017 - Beckwood Press Company has announced that they will transition their corporate headquarters to a 55,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in the newly-constructed Fenton Logistics Park, also in Fenton Missouri.

  • Air blow-off device uses less energy to reach further distances and dry complex shapes
    Air blow-off device uses less energy to reach further distances and dry complex shapes

    October 11, 2017 - Science-based design approach has created the Nozzle Bar air device, a patented, powerful new product with the blow-off power of multiple air nozzles in a compact space.

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  • 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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