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MRI Steel Framing implements STRATIX software and executive dashboard

January 18, 2018 - MRI Steel Framing, a manufacturer of heavy duty, cold formed steel framing components, has implemented the STRATIX metal service center software and executive dashboard from Invera, a metal industcy software specialist.

Lincoln Electric expands education offerings with LEEPS program

January 17, 2018 - Lincoln Electric announces its newest education initiative – the Lincoln Electric Education Partner Schools (LEEPS) program. This multi-tiered program supports welding instructors at every level – from junior high school to technical college and beyond. At each level, participating instructors may obtain Lincoln Electric qualifications and other benefits by meeting specific program requirements.

Taylor Tool celebrates 100 years

January 16, 2018 - Established in 1918,  J.A.M. Taylor Tool Co. Limited is a family owned, fourth generation Canadian manufacturing company specializing in quality cutting tools comprising of taps, reamers and dies.

Beckwood engineers two 13-ton servo-driven electro-mechanical presses

January 15, 2018 - Beckwood Press Company has been awarded a contract to manufacture two 13-ton servo-driven electro-mechanical presses for use by a leading footwear manufacturer in a trimming application.

Guild International gains new ownership with employee purchase

January 11, 2018 - Guild International announces new ownership with the purchase of the company by three long-term employees: Joseph Thomas, formally VP of Operations, has been named President; William Maruschak will continue as Chief Financial Officer; and Mark Wagner, formally Sales Engineer, has been named Vice President of Sales.

Mazda, Toyota create U.S. joint venture, plan to build new assembly plant

January 10, 2018 - Mazda and Toyota have selected Huntsville, Alabama, as the site of a joint-venture assembly plant able to to build 300,000 vehicles a year. Production will be split evenly between two lines; one will manufacture Mazda's crossover model that will be introduced to the North American market and one will manufacture the Toyota Corolla.

Fives acquires Konecranes Machine Tool Service division

January 10, 2018 - Fives Machining Systems Inc., Hebron, Kentucky, a global machine tool and complete manufacturing solutions provider, has acquired Konecranes Machine Tool Service division, one of the USA’s leading providers of machine tool service.

Eriez launches new website

January 5, 2018 - Eriez announces the launch of its redesigned and mobile-friendly website, www.eriez.com. The updated website offers improved functionality and easier navigation to provide users with a more intuitive experience.

Camfil APC launches website for direct purchase of high-performance dust collector filters

January 4, 2018 - Camfil APC has launched an eCommerce site that stocks high-performance retrofit filters for most leading dust collector brands. CleanFactoryAir.com features HemiPleat premium retrofit filter cartridges, which are guaranteed to last longer than standard filters.

Associated Equipment Company acquires American Weldquip

January 3, 2018 - Associated Equipment Company has purchased American Weldquip of Sharon Center, Ohio effective January, 2nd 2018. American Weldquip is an American manufacturer of MIG Guns and Robotic Torches as well as related accessories.

Fives expands its offer in tube and pipe machinery

December 21, 2017 - Fives, a global industrial engineering group, has acquired the intellectual property (IP) and know-how of Italy’s Imec Engineering’s Tube and Pipe division.

Metalforming manufacturing companies anticipate a spike in business conditions: report

December 21, 2017 - Metalforming manufacturing companies anticipate a spike in business conditions during the next three months, according to the December 2017 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report. Prepared monthly, the report is an economic indicator for manufacturing, sampling 120 metalforming companies in the United States and Canada.

Lincoln Electric hosts 2017 Advanced Motorsports Welding Seminar

December 18, 2017 - Lincoln Electric hosted its annual Advanced Motorsports Welding Seminar at the company’s world headquarters in Cleveland on Nov. 28-29. Representatives from NASCAR, IndyCar, the National Hot Rod Association and off-road racing gathered to learn about the latest in motorsports welding techniques and procedures.

ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc. to supply state-of-the-art multi-blanking line to Steel Technologies, Mexico

December 12, 2017 - ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc., a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Steel Technologies, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, to supply a new multi-blanking line for their facility in Pesquería, Nuevo León, Mexico. The line will process 150 in. by 74 in. wide material with an incoming coil capacity of 60,000 lbs.

Dengensha America opens new Resistance Welding Test Lab & Training Center

December 7, 2017 - Among many new capabilities, the new Test Lab & Training Center enables Dengensha engineers to better analyze specific customer application requirements to better determine best parameters for more customized equipment.

Walter Surface Technologies announces the winner of its “Test Drive Flexsteel. Take Home a Mustang” contest

December 7, 2017 - Dale Binder, a parts technician at Foremost in Calgary, Alberta (Canada), has won the contest and will drive off in style in his orange fury 2018 Mustang GT Fastback.

John Ratzenberger makes keynote at KeyedIn Manufacturing Day event

December 6, 2017 - Manufacturing is the BACKBONE of the United States and the foundation of civilization, says John Ratzenberger, star of "Cheers", numerous Pixar films, and a national advocate for the manufacturing industry. Ratzenberger gave the keynote address at a recent Mfg Day event in San Jose, hosted by KeyedIn.

AP&T receives 2017 Quality Innovation Award

December 5, 2017 - AP&T, which is headquartered in Ulricehamn, Sweden, has received a prestigious award for its unique production solution for the forming of high-strength aluminum. The 2017 Quality Innovation Award was conferred by SIQ — Swedish Institute for Quality.

Cincinnati Inc. expands additive manufacturing efforts with acquisition of new Valence Robotics Corp.

November 30, 2017 - Cincinnati Incorporated and New Valence Robotics Corporation announced today the closing of CI’s acquisition of NVBOTS. All employees of NVBOTS will be retained and the base of operations will remain in Boston, MA for the foreseeable future. Other terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Call for abstracts for the AWS 2018 IBSC in New Orleans

November 28, 2017 - Brazing and soldering professionals are invited to submit abstracts describing original, previously unpublished work for consideration. The work may pertain to current research, actual or potential applications, or new developments. 

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