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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.

Beckwood Press Co. announces corporate headquarters relocation

October 11, 2017 - Beckwood Press Company has announced that they will transition their corporate headquarters to a 55,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in the newly-constructed Fenton Logistics Park, also in Fenton Missouri.

METALCON gives back to the local community helping Las Vegas area veterans

October 5, 2017 - The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions gives back to the local community during its annual tradeshow and conference taking place October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Wilson Tool celebrates Manufacturing Day

October 5, 2017 - Wilson Tool International will celebrate the sixth annual national Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 6, with tours of the company’s manufacturing facility and information regarding careers available in manufacturing, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 12912 Farnham Avenue, White Bear Lake, Minn.

Stratasys teams with Workshops for Warriors

October 5, 2017 - Stratasys today announced the company is teaming with nationally-accredited, non-profit Workshops for Warriors to unveil advanced manufacturing job re-training and certification initiatives for military veterans.

More than 50 NTMA member companies to participate in 2017 Manufacturing Day

October 5, 2017 - More than 50 National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) member companies from over 15 different states will participate in Manufacturing Day, an annual celebration of modern American manufacturing.

MC Machinery Systems Inc. hosts grand opening event at new headquarters

October 4, 2017 - MC Machinery Systems hosted more than 1,000 customers, visitors and team members for the grand opening of their new headquarters last month. The event was one of the first opportunities for customers and partners to explore the 175,000-square-foot facility, which includes a 50,000-square-foot showroom among many other modern amenities.

CCAI partners with Workshops for Warriors

October 4, 2017 - The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) and Workshops for Warriors entered into an agreement on September 6, 2017, to develop an industrial finishing certificate program for Workshops for Warriors students. The program, Finishing for Warriors, is scheduled to be launched in 2019.

Southern Steel Group of Australia selects Steel Manager III Metal Center Software

September 29, 2017 - 4GL Solutions announced today the signing of license agreements with the Southern Steel Group headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

GF Machining Solutions to acquire leading software specialist

September 28, 2017 - In line with its strategy to digitalize its offering, GF Machining Solutions has agreed to purchase 100 percent of the shares of Symmedia GmbH, Bielefeld (Germany). The privately owned company has been specializing in software for machine connectivity solutions for the past 20 years.

Industrial fabricator Miller Welding & Machine celebrates Manufacturing Day with free tours

September 27, 2017 - Miller Welding & Machine Company, a strategic metals manufacturing partner for OEMs, will open its doors to the public as part of Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 6. Tours will run every 30 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT at its two Brookville, Pa., locations.

Value Fastener announced simplified shopping experience

September 27, 2017 - Value Fastener has announced a new e-commerce site that allows users, from hobbyists to purchasing managers in need of quick parts for a production line, to quickly and easily locate the parts and products they need.

ESAB Welding and Cutting to donate portion of equipment sales to support hurricane relief efforts

September 27, 2017 - To support Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief efforts, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announced that with every shipment of select products between now and December 31, 2017, ESAB will make a contribution to assist the rebuilding efforts.

Beckwood to showcase LAUNCHTM Virtual Press Designer at FABTECH 2017

September 25, 2017 - This year’s booth theme, “Imagine the Possibilities” showcases LAUNCHTM, Beckwood’s exclusive virtual press design technology. Via a user-friendly interface, visitors can work with Beckwood’s Solutions Team to input a variety of variables (bed size, tonnage, speed, heat parameters, etc.) and generate a preliminary sketch of their new machinery in real-time on the show floor.

Uni-Roller S2 stock lubricator to debut at FABTECH

September 25, 2017 - Lubrication system manufacturer Unist Inc. will reveal an update to its proven Uni-Roller® stock lubricators at the Fabtech tradeshow this November.

New PEMA local sales office opened to the United States

September 25, 2017 - To reinforce its local presence and respond to the strong growth in the markets, Pemamek Ltd. has opened a branch office to Houston.

Alliance moves and expands operations

September 20, 2017 - Alliance Machine and Engraving LLC has completed its move to a new 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Customized to accommodate three core competencies - engraving, machine assembly and roll fabrication, the modern plant also has room for expansion into additional market segments.

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