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Industry News

  • Rakesh Sridharan joins TigerStop as CEO of worldwide operations

    January 18, 2017 - TigerStop LLC has just announced that it has hired Rakesh Sridharan, formerly of the Leatherman Tool Group, as the company’s new CEO of worldwide operations. Sridharan brings a deep understanding of the importance of manufacturing to the economy and to the communities where manufacturers do business. He is uniquely suited to leading TigerStop towards its mission of empowering local manufacturers and their communities to compete globally.

  • SafanDarley expands distribution network in North America

    January 17, 2017 - Starting January 1, 2017, SafanDarley has appointed Modern Machinery as distributor for the state of Michigan (excl. upper Peninsula of Michigan, which is covered already by Gladwin Wisconsin). Modern Machinery already serves customers in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.

  • American Weldquip appoints David DiBiase as district manager

    January 17, 2017 - David DiBiase will be mainly responsible for managing all sales activities in Michigan. DiBiase joins the company with over 30 years process experience in robotic and semi-automatic welding applications as well as an extensive sales and management background.

  • OMAX Corp. brings waterjet cutting versatility and value to HOUSTEX
    OMAX Corp. brings waterjet cutting versatility and value to HOUSTEX

    January 12, 2017 - At HOUSTEX 2017 in booth 2621, OMAX Corp. will demonstrate how its JetMachining Centers, advanced Intelli-MAX Software Suite and world-class training and support bring versatility and value to manufacturers in a variety of industries, including oil and gas.

  • Milwaukee Tool upgrades ONE-KEY platform with tool security
    Milwaukee Tool upgrades ONE-KEY platform with tool security

    January 12, 2017 - Paired with tracking, Integrated Tool Security provides the ultimate theft protection. It will allow users to protect their investment with features like tool lock-out, or hide their tools from the nearby devices screen so only they can see their tool is in range.

  • Custom Rollforming Corp. hires Collin Peck as National Accounts Manager

    January 11, 2017 - Custom Rollforming Corporation., based in Moundridge, Kan., is pleased to announce that Collin Peck has been hired as their new National Accounts Manager. Collin will market and oversee the sales of CRC’s custom roll forming services.

  • The Bradbury Group announces Caner Dogruyol as new business development manager

    January 11, 2017 - The Bradbury Group of companies, headquartered in Moundridge, Kan., is pleased to announce Caner Dogruyol has been hired as a Business Development Manager. Caner, based in Kuopio, Finland, will market Bradbury’s roll forming and insulated panel equipment in the Nordic region, Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Northern Africa.

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    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.

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    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.

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  • Wilson Tool launches new website

    December 13, 2016 - 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

    December 5, 2016 - Houghton has launched a redesigned website at to deliver streamlined access to detailed information regarding the company and its solutions. 

  • 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.

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