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OMAX showcases a new abrasive waterjet line at EMO 2017

May 22, 2017 - At EMO Hannover 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase the newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet, in Hall 15, Stand E93. The GlobalMAX line brings value-priced abrasive waterjets with the OMAX guarantee to the global market.

Euclid, Ohio, Chamber of Commerce names American Punch Company “Large Business of the Year”

May 18, 2017 - American Punch Company announces they have been awarded “Large Business of the Year” by the Euclid Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Chamber Awards Dinner held on May 4th. The Euclid Chamber of Commerce Annual Chamber Awards recognizes and honors Euclid businesses, organizations and individuals that have made a contribution to the economic growth and welfare of the Euclid business community within the past year.

Walter Surface Technologies announces the "Test Drive Flexsteel, take home a Mustang GT" contest

May 18, 2017 - Starting May 15th, 2017, and open across the United States and Canada, customers who purchase specially-marked 10-pack of Flexsteel™ flap discs will find a promo code inside and will have the opportunity to enter to be eligible to win the grand prize, a 2018 Ford Mustang GT, or 75 other prizes.

Wilson Tool stamping division celebrates 21 years

May 18, 2017 - Wilson Tool International, independent manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping and tableting industries, celebrated the stamping division’s 21st birthday this week.

Beckwood recognized by Bechtel for contributions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

May 15, 2017 - The Supply Chain Recognition Awards honor subcontractors and suppliers who supported Bechtel‘s work in nuclear power, environmental clean-up, defense, and nuclear security and operations projects during 2016.

WARDJet partners with Google

May 12, 2017 - WARDJet, Tallmadge, Ohio, has been featured in Google's annual Economic Impact Report to represent Ohio as an advocate of economic growth.

Aluminum extruder to expand in Georgia

May 9, 2017 - Elixir Extrusions, a manufacturer of custom aluminum extrusions and fabricated parts, will expand its operations in Douglas-Coffee County, Georgia. This expansion will create 100 new jobs, and represents an investment of more than $8 million into the facility.

Metal shop to relocate and expand in Wisconsin

May 9, 2017 - Prestige Metal Products will relocate to an 85,630-square-foot building in Bristol, Wisconsin, to house its metal fabrication operations and company headquarters. The $2.5 million investment will bring 46 jobs to the area, which were in Antioch, Illinois.

Shipyard to receive contract for research vessel

May 9, 2017 - Gulf Island Shipyards LLC received a contingent notice of intent to award from Oregon State University to build a Regional Class Research Vessel, with an option for two additional vessels. The 193-foot-long ships will be highly flexible, multi-mission platforms that maximize energy efficient design concepts.

Veterans sharpen skills at Wounded Warrior Project knife-building class

May 9, 2017 - Injured veterans were handed horseshoes when they arrived at Mohr Custom Knives. All left with new custom knives – and a connection forged during an afternoon of camaraderie while turning old steel into a new razor-sharp keepsake.

MC Machinery Systems Inc. completes move to new headquarters in Elk Grove Village, Ill.

May 2, 2017 - MC Machinery Systems has officially moved into its new headquarters located at 85 Northwest Point Blvd. in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The new 175,000-square-foot facility honors the history and stability of MC Machinery while supporting the growing future. The new facility is a 76 percent increase in square footage from the previous facility located at 1500 Michael Drive in Wood Dale, Illinois.

JK Tool Inc. moves into a brand new custom designed facility

April 26, 2017 - JK Tool Inc., designer and manufacturer of progressive stamping tools, precision machined components and custom assemblies, recently moved into a brand new custom designed facility in New Kensington, Pa.

Beckwood Press Co. achieves UL listing for electrical panels

April 20, 2017 - Beckwood Press Company proudly announces their in-house electrical panel assembly shop has earned the distinguished Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification in accordance with UL Standard 508A.

HEH Group launches spindle repair company

April 19, 2017 - HEH Group LLC, has added another company to its growing line of machine tool companies. Advanced Spindle Technology is headquartered at 2709 Boulder Park Court, Winston-Salem, N.C., and is a premier provider of machine tool spindle repair services.

Mazak customer support continues to grow in Mexico

April 19, 2017 - Mazak customers in Mexico will soon benefit from enhanced levels of localized customer service and support with the grand opening of the Preci facility in Queretaro. The brand new building will house applications and service technicians, offer training to customers and demonstrate some of the most advanced Mazak machine tool and automation technologies, including those specifically geared toward the area’s well-entrenched aerospace and automotive industries.

Kobe Steel acquires Swedish isostatic press manufacturer Quintus Technologies

April 13, 2017 - Kobe Steel, Ltd. acquired Swedish company Quintus Technologies AB, the world leader in isostatic presses, from U.S. private equity firm Milestone Partners on April 5. The purchase price was $115 million. Quintus is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Kobe Steel.

Camfil APC waives fee for comprehensive dust collection training program

April 12, 2017 - Camfil Air Pollution Control will waive the $1,195.00 fee for its training programs scheduled for June and September 2017 as part of its commitment to industrial safety. The two-day training sessions include comprehensive instruction on the operation and maintenance of the Farr Gold Series dust collector system, proper techniques for industrial ventilation, and compliance with National Fire Protection Association standards for explosive dust.

Lincoln Electric partners with College of the Canyons to offer welding training courses

April 6, 2017 - Lincoln Electric has entered into a partnership with College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California, to offer a 3-day robotic programming course at the college. College of the Canyons is the first school to join with the welding company to conduct robotic training classes remotely at local school sites

McNichols to debut its new Chicago metals service center

April 3, 2017 - The McNICHOLS Chicago Metals Service Center, a 112,000-square-foot warehouse and office facility, will hold its public debut April 26-27 during a two-day open house.

Methods Machine Tools expands automation footprint, launching new automation center

April 3, 2017 - To meet the aggressively growing demand for automation and robotics in manufacturing, Methods Machine Tools Inc. is expanding its automation capabilities, launching a new Automation and Integration Center in its Charlotte, N.C. facility. The center, slated to open this spring and already ramping up, is staffed by systems integration engineers and will have a full range of equipment and capabilities from customer consultation to building cells and performing run-offs.

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