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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.

American Punch Company announces the addition of two machinists/operators to plant staff to help meet increasing demand

March 30, 2017 - American Punch Company announces the addition of two seasoned machinists and a third operator to their plant staff, effective immediately. These recent new hires is in response to the increasing demands for American Punch products including ironworker tooling for structural steel and metal fabricating industries as well as precision die components for stamping and roll forming.

HGG wins 2017 Smart Manufacturing Award

March 31, 2017 - HGG received the award because of the “Smart manufacturing example HGG has set for the metalworking industry.” According to a spokesman on the decision-making committee, “By constant process improvement through innovation, digitalization and automation, HGG continues to demonstrate major reductions in throughput time and costs.” HGG received a check for €5,000.

Mazak develops new smart automation in collaboration with Muratec

March 30, 2017 - Mazak continues to provide the most advanced and highly productive manufacturing technologies available through strategic collaborations with other key OEMs. As the result of such a collaborative effort with Murata Machinery Ltd., Mazak developed its new MAZATEC SMS that provides unmanned, lights-out manufacturing and high output, as well as IIoT connectivity.

Omax Corp. earns ISO 9001:2015 certification

March 29, 2017 - OMAX Corp., manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, announced today that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. This latest edition of the ISO 9001 quality management standard covers design, development, production and service and ensures the company has a process for continuous improvement in all four areas.

Vamco International to join Nidec Minster Corp.

March 29, 2017 - Nidec Minster Corporation Chief Executive Officer, David Winch, announced today the acquisition of leading high-speed feed innovator and manufacturer Vamco International Inc. headquartered in Pittsburgh.

DoALL to feature round capacity metal cutting band saws at EASTEC 2017

March 28, 2017 - These high-performance saws provide versatile, efficient, economical and accurate sawing solutions for a large variety of sawing needs. DoALL will have two new machines available for demonstrations in Building 2 - Booth C2004. EASTEC takes place in West Springfield, Mass., from May 16 - 18.

LVD Strippit announces new sales and service subsidiary in Mexico

March 27, 2017 - LVD Strippit Mexico offers readily-accessible, locally-based sales and technical support for the complete range of LVD Strippit laser cutting, punching, bending and software products. The new subsidiary will strengthen LVD Strippit’s already established operations in Mexico and provide the company a more active presence in this growing market.

Walter Surface Technologies opens new distribution and training center in Dallas

March 27, 2017 - Walter Surface Technologies is pleased to announce the opening of a 22,000 square foot distribution and training center in Dallas. Located at the Freeport Corporate Center, the new facility directly serves 20 states throughout the Southern and Western U.S.

Lincoln Electric announces 2017 training seminar and workshop schedule

March 27, 2017 - Welders and welding educators alike can take advantage of single and multi-day training courses offered through Lincoln Electric’s Welding School and Technical Training department. Hosted at the company’s Cleveland headquarters, a diverse selection of educational and professional development seminars and workshops designed for welding educators will be offered throughout 2017.

Beckwood to supply hydraulic deep draw press to Columbia Metal Spinning

March 23, 2017 - Scheduled for completion in August 2017, the technologically-advanced machinery will expand Columbia Metal Spinning’s large-diameter draw forming capabilities and supplement their existing 250-ton hydraulic press.

Capital Machine holds event at expanded Technology Center

March 17, 2017 - On March 7 - 8, 2017, Capital Machine Technologies opened its’ newly expanded Technology Center in Dallas. Capital displayed the broadest range of Fabricating Machines, Robotic Systems and Welding Technology ever displayed by a distributor.

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