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  • FIMI Machinery

    Metal strips and sheets cutting lines.

  • Marvel Manufacturing

    Are you struggling to change your Marvel blade? We now have a blade change procedure for our 380A-PC3 bandsaw.

  • Waldmann Lighting Co.

    MACH LED PLUS, the machine luminaire which integrates the latest LED technology.

  • Strong Hand Tools

    In this first video of a three part series, we'll demonstrate step-by-step how to design a modular fixture for welding on the BuildPro Modular Welding Table.

  • ARKU

    ARKU press feeding line in long version with precision leveler CoilMaster 50 and integrated scale at the coil loading chair.

  • COE Press Equipment

    CTL for Reliance in India.

  • Delta Computer Systems Inc.

    This video demonstrates the RMC151E motion controller as it performs synchronized position-force control on a two-cylinder press.

  • Marvel Manufacturing

    Overview of 380A-PC3 bandsaw

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  • ARKU

    ARKU´s Cincinnati Leveling Center is equipped with multiple levelers for metal parts and sheets from .012 in. up to 1 in. thickness for leveling tests and contract leveling.

  • Haberle USA

    High-performance sawing machines for the steel, metal and plastics industry.

  • Exair Corp.

    Exair’s new Catalog 27 features cooling, cleaning and drying products.

  • Renishaw

    Constructing the future of additive.

  • PennEngineering

    Complete line of PEM self-clinching prevailing torque locknuts profiled in new product bulletin.

  • Haberle USA

    The H 350 H and H 450 H semi-automatic circular cold sawing machine.

  • AP&T

    May 2014 AP&T Metal-Forming Bulletin

  • Brobo Saws

    Utilizing the capabilities of S350/S400 ferrous cutting machines, Brobo would like to introduce the revised SA350 & SA400 range of semi-automatic ferrous cutting saws.

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  • Lincoln Electric Co.

    New welding fixture for robotic welding education training systems.

  • Engineered Material Handling

    New lightweight AL System crane solves workstation requirements up to 2,000 lbs.

  • Fein Power Tools

    Turbo II HEPA vacuum now certified as a HEPA System.

  • Lincoln Electric

    The Industrial Passive Helmet provides consistent eye and face protection at an economical price.

  • Sonobond

    Ultrasonic spot welders achieve environmentally friendly, high-performance welding with unique and patented features.

  • Kollmorgen

    Increase machine control, motion capabilities, and EtherCAT system support with Kollmorgen Automation Suite.


    New electric pivot unit offers advantages over pneumatic versions.

  • Lincoln Electric

    The Millennium Arc 7018 is a new mild-steel, low-hydrogen stick welding consumable that resists moisture in humid conditions

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  • IMS Systems Inc.

    IMS gauges measure the width, length, thickness, flatness, coating weight, cross-profile and other characteristics of hot and cold, ferrous and non-ferrous strip, plate and tube.

  • ARKU

    ARKU has been working with sheet metal since 1928 and has become the European market leader in leveling and feed equipment.

  • SigmaTEK Systems

    Fabricators will find information on SigmaTEK, company news, events and support, along with leading software technologies including: SigmaNEST, SigmaTUBE, SigmaBEND, SigmaMRP.

  • FARO

    FARO develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software.

  • Associated Tube Group

    The newly designed Associated Tube Group website now provides product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, key markets and related links.

  • Ironcat

    West Chester Protective Gear recently announced the launch of the new IRONCAT website focused on West Chester's welding line of gloves and apparel.

  • LNA Laser Technology

    LNA Laser Technology opened the new year 2014 with a new website.

  • Kloeckner Metals

    Kloeckner Metals Corporation recently launched the new Kloeckner Metals website. In addition to a new, dynamic and user-friendly design the website is chock full of the latest information about our products, services and locations.

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  • Measuring performance


    Measuring performance

    For accurate overall equipment effectiveness, you must automate your data collection

  • Pressing on

    FFJ-0514-face-squarePressing on

    Tim Dining, president of Greenerd Press & Machine Co., says increased manufacturing, reshoring efforts and new markets equal a bright future.

  • Secondary processes don’t translate to secondary risks


    Look to areas such as sample testing to reduce worker injury

  • Resist the urge to overthink


    Face Time - Donald Grisez, president of Dengensha America, explains why resistance-welding simplicity is key to solving some of the challenges facing auto parts suppliers today

  • Sheet metal incubator

    From the Editor - For a company whose founder’s legacy is built upon the perfection of the assembly line—and thus, what we know today as mass production—Ford Motor Co. seems to be deviating from the history books.

  • Plasma automation


    The human factor

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