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New Simonds Saw data program supports Industry 4.0 initiatives

November 15, 2017 - Simonds Saw has announced today that its European partner, WESPA has introduced the ability to produce instant "blade-to-machine" data transfer of machine-specific cutting parameters for its Individual Performance Cutting custom band saw blades program.

ESAB announces semi-finalists of WeldItForward student contest

November 14, 2017 - With support from renowned artist Albert Paley and Jesse James of Monster Garage fame, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announced the six semi-finalists schools in its WeldItForward contest at the FABTECH 2017 Expo during a Facebook Live event.

Lincoln Electric’s new Welding Technology & Training Center to open in January 2018

November 9, 2017 - Commemorating the 100th anniversary of its legacy welding school, Lincoln Electric will open its new Welding Technology & Training Center, on its Euclid, Ohio, campus in January. Classes begin in the new facility on Jan. 8.

BLM GROUP USA becomes corporate sponsor of Workshop for Warriors

November 9, 2017 - Company’s sponsorship provides program tuition with the intent to hire after successful completion of machining course.

Schuler demonstrates complete production line at FABTECH

November 7, 2017 - The new BLISS C1-125 Single Point Gap Frame mechanical press features Allen-Bradley controls, a fast acting hydraulic overload system, Ross valves, Siemens drive motor, Graco lubrication, an OMPI clutch, flywheel brake and many other standard features.

Fagor Arrasate: 20 years of leading technology in the U.S.

November 7, 2017 - Innovation and service are at the forefront and the company will present at Fabtech from 6 till 9 November the new Syncro software, Visual Stamp and Smart Connect systems and a servo-mechanical cushion that reduces energy consumption by 75 percent.

Unison Ltd and Pneuform Machines Ltd announce joint venture

November 3, 2017 - Unison Ltd announces that it has entered a joint venture with Pneuform Machines Ltd leading to full integration within the Unison family of companies joining Yorkshire CNC and Ingenium Integration.

Weld-Ed to offer accreditation for associate degree welding technology programs

November 2, 2017 - The National Center for Welding Education and Training located at Lorain County Community College in Ohio, has announced it will begin offering a specialized accreditation program in 2018 tailored to benefit associate degree welding technology and welding engineering technology programs at community and technical colleges and universities nationwide.

New innovation from AP&T

November 2, 2017 - New innovation from AP&T: Servo hydraulic press with high performance and half the energy consumption

Hudson Tool Steel adds latest plate band saw

November 2, 2017 - Amada NC controlled vertical precision band saw supports increased demand.

Eriez celebrates 70 years of partnership with representative agency Dominion-Carolina

November 2, 2017 - Eriez honored this long-standing relationship by presenting the Dominion-Carolina team with a commemorative plaque during the 2017 Eriez Business Conference which was held in Erie, Pa., in early October.

Maxcess acquires Menges Roller Company

October 31, 2017 - Maxcess International has acquired Menges Roller Company. Headquartered in Wauconda, Ill., Menges Roller Company will join Valley Roller, Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR under Maxcess International.

Nidec Minster Corp. announces completion of Press Masters acquisition

October 26, 2017 - David Winch, C.E.O for the Nidec Minster Corporation, has announced the completed 100 percent acquisition of Press Masters, LLC.

Simonds Saw attains ISO 9001:2015 certification

October 26, 2017 - Simonds Saw has announced today that the company’s Fitchburg, Mass., facility is now ISO 9001:2015 Certified for the manufacture, sale and distribution of their band saw blade products throughout the world. The certificate was issued September 28th, 2017.

Cincinnati Incorporated to demonstrate new metal fabrication technology at Fabtech

October 26, 2017 - Cincinnati Incorporated features its latest cutting and bending technologies at Fabtech 2017, including the new CL980 fiber laser, CPX300 high-definition plasma table, a 60-ton electric GOFORM and the new R.I.B.S. bending automation for press brakes.

In partnership with IPG, MC Machinery announces the IPG Photonics' Multi-Axis Work Cell

October 26, 2017 - Reduce the heat affected zone (HAZ). Higher quality weld, better cosmetics. Wobble welds permit looser gap tolerance – reducing machining costs.

AHB Tooling & Machinery acquires Westbrook Engineering's machinery sales division

October 17, 2017 - The acquisition of Westbrook reinforces AHB’s position as a full-service metalworking distributor, deepening AHB’s range of machinery offerings and expertise.

Houghton International patents new aluminum etching technology

October 17, 2017 - This patent protects Houghton’s new technology for aluminum acid etching, which improves upon conventional caustic etching and is formulated to provide a premium matte finish at low gloss values with minimum aluminum dissolution.

Eriez 2017 Business Conference marked company’s 75th anniversary

October 16, 2017 - In early October, Eriez hosted its 2017 Business Conference at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. The two-day event celebrated the company’s 75th year in business and attracted over 120 attendees, including top Eriez executives, management personnel and members of the company’s engineering team as well as representatives from Eriez field sales offices around the globe.

Wisconsin-based Mitchell Metal Products wins first national reshoring award

October 12, 2017 - Mitchell Metal Products of Merrill, Wisconsin, has received the first National Reshoring Award in recognition of the company’s success bringing manufacturing back home to the United States.The award, given by The Reshoring Initiative and the Precision Metalforming Association, honors a company that has effectively reshored products, parts or tooling made primarily by metal forming, fabricating or machining.

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