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As suppliers grapple with production burdens, one manufacturer has left the ground and achieved cruising altitude.


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Industry News

  • New dawn for manufacturing careers in America
    New dawn for manufacturing careers in America

    September 23, 2016 - The Reshoring Initiative is announcing the availability of a new infographic, “New Dawn for Manufacturing Careers in America”, to support the goals of Manufacturing Day 2016. Manufacturing Day, October 7, 2016, “is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.”

  • The Xtra-Guard by American Weldquip
    The Xtra-Guard by American Weldquip

    September 22, 2016 - The NEW Xtra-Guard by American Weldquip is specifically designed for use with the ArcSafe Advantage “Hollow Wrist” robotic system.

  • Robo-Quip nozzle cleaning station designed for easy installation & setup
    Robo-Quip nozzle cleaning station designed for easy installation & setup

    September 22, 2016 - The new Robo-Quip has been designed for easy installation, setup, serviceability and low operating and maintenance cost.

  • 2016 Manufacturing Day at AIDA-America
    2016 Manufacturing Day at AIDA-America

    September 22, 2016 - Visitors had the opportunity to tour AIDA-America’s 180,000 sq. ft. modern and advanced stamping press manufacturing facility, reinforcing one of MFG Day’s goals of showcasing the U.S. manufacturing industry as a vital part of the economy and a viable and rewarding choice for future members of the labor force.

  • IMTS 2016 records highest number of exhibitors in history
    IMTS 2016 records highest number of exhibitors in history

    Septemer 21, 2016 - The numbers are in for IMTS 2016, the 31st edition of the show, which ran from September 12 – 17 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, and the numbers are huge! This show included the third largest number of registrants, the third largest exhibitions space and the highest number of exhibiting companies in the show's history.

  • Cardinal Metalworks Inc. achieves registration to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard

    September 20, 2016 - Michael Pearsall, Quality Manager of Cardinal Metalworks Inc., a manufacturer of precision fabricated sheet metal components is proud to announce that it has achieved registration to the new ISO 9001:2015 Standard. ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system.

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Company Profiles


Donaldson Co. Inc.

Peddinghaus Corp.






American Punch Co.

Mazak Optonics


Behringer Saws Inc.

Lissmac Corp.


Supermax Tools

Admiral Steel


RAS Systems



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  • HUBTEX multidirectional counterbalance forklift

    September 21, 2016 - The FluX is available in two load-capacity classes – 3,000 kg and 4,000 kg – with a 48-volt power system and four-wheel chassis.

  • Rotary surface grinder

    June 22, 2016 - The IG 380SD provides the greatest capacity of all of the DCM rotary surface grinders, it features a 36 in. diameter electromagnet chuck with through table vacuum, air or hydraulic clamping.

  • Grinding wheel comparison test

    June 1, 2016 - PFERD’s CC-GRIND-SOLID integrates a fibreglass backer and a high-performance coated abrasive for incredible stock removal rates with reduced noise and vibration levels.

  • The MagDrill Disruptor 30

    February 11, 2016 - The MagDrill Disruptor 30 is the world’s first magnetic drilling machine that works on both thin steel or pipe without costly adapters or backer plates.

  • PFERD cast cut burs

    April 5, 2016 - PFERD’s CAST CUT burs feature extremely high stock removal performance on cast iron with smooth milling and reduced vibration and noise.

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  • Kollmorgen

    August 4, 2016 - Kollmorgen's new catalog provides OEMs with complete system solutions for optimum drive and control performance.


    June 22, 2016 - Featuring the most popular D/F MIG & TIG welding equipment, accessories and consumables, the catalog will cater to your informational and ordering needs.

  • The Sage Group

    February 16, 2016 - Efficiency, alignment, and insight: Using technology to drive manufacturing improvements.

  • SAF coil anodizing

    February 10, 2016 - Quality at SAF is defined as conformance to customer expectations, with primary emphasis given to reducing variation.

  • Cidan folding machines

    February 10, 2016 - A CIDAN folding machine offers a convenient, flexible and efficient way to bend sheet metal into various details.

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  • Kern releases Class 1 enclosed laser system

    August 4, 2016 - The Class 1 (safety enclosure) machine design ensures personnel working on or around the system are kept safe while the system is in operation.

  • MIG gun handles the extreme

    June 21, 2016 - 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.

  • Scotchman improves ironworker

    April 14, 2016 - 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.

  • Lights provide bright, white LED light on the work surface

    January 28, 2016 - LED Series DUR-A-LITEs are light weight and compact in size, yet provide bright, white LED light on the work surface while consuming less wattage than fluorescent lights.

  • Topcut sanding disc removes more material, faster

    June 30, 2016 - The new grain blend is designed for finishing applications on steel and stainless steel and offers maximized stock removal on any given surface.

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  • American Punch Co. launches new website

    August 10, 2016 - This website features their extensive line of punches, dies and shear blades for the metalworking and structural steel industries.

  • Northshore Steel launches new corporate website

    April 14, 2016 - North Shore Steel offers a wide range of carbon, stainless, aluminum, and galvanized products, including structural steel, pipe, fittings, flanges, and plate.

  • NBM Metals

    March 24, 2016 - NBM Metals is the leading manufacturer of continuous cast bronze in North America. 

  • Farmer’s Copper

    March 18, 2016 - Farmer’s Copper Ltd. attributes their success to serving their customers through service-minded employees and materials.

  • American Torch Tip Co.

    We know cutting and welding.

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