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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

  • GF Machining Solutions secures major U.S. aerospace order
    GF Machining Solutions secures major U.S. aerospace order

    June 26, 2017 - GF Machining Solutions LLC, a division of Georg Fischer, has won a significant order from GKN Aerospace New England, Incorporated. The company, located in Manchester, Connecticut, ordered several high-precision milling machine tools, software and automation – all that will be backed with GF Machining Solutions training, service and support.

  • Workshops for Warriors' Employer Career Fair Event
    Workshops for Warriors' Employer Career Fair Event

    June 22, 2017 - Workshops for Warriors is the only school in the Nation that trains, certifies, and helps place Veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Transitioning Service Members into advanced manufacturing careers, and they will be hosting an Employer Career Fair August 4, 2017.

  • GF Machining Solutions launches apprenticeship program
    GF Machining Solutions launches apprenticeship program

    June 22 2017 - GF Machining Solutions in Lincolnshire launched its “learn and earn” apprenticeship program with the signing of its first official candidate during the company’s Solutions Days manufacturing event. The two-day open house event took place June 6-7 at its Lincolnshire, Illinois headquarters and included live equipment demonstrations and technical presentations.

  • Emuge Corp. and Open Mind establish partnership
    Emuge Corp. and Open Mind establish partnership

    June 20, 2017 -  Emuge Corp., manufacturer of high performance taps, drills, end mills and other rotary tools, announced it has established a partnership with OPEN MIND Technologies AG, developer of CAM/CAD software solutions worldwide.

  • AL Systems Aluminum Rail Jib Cranes are lightweight and versatile
    AL Systems Aluminum Rail Jib Cranes are lightweight and versatile

    June 20, 2017 - AL Systems Jib Cranes are ideal for numerous applications, including underneath bridge cranes, in areas serving multiple workstations, for outdoor loading docks, or in machining and assembly areas where several Jib Cranes might overlap, providing even more extensive coverage.

  • RoboVent Vista360 redefines ambient dust collection
    RoboVent Vista360 redefines ambient dust collection

    June 19, 2017 - The new RoboVent Vista360 combines the power and effectiveness of a traditional push-pull dust collection system with the easy and flexibility of a stand-alone dust collector.

  • Bob Costa elected president of Rex-Cut Abrasives

    June 19, 2017 - Rex-Cut Abrasives named Bob Costa as the company’s President. Costa will assume responsibilities immediately and will succeed Claude Gelinas, who is planning on retiring in late 2018.

  • Cutting-edge technology launches Square Deal Machining to new heights

    June 19, 2017 - Purchase of the company’s first tube laser is increasing versatility and productivity.

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  • 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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