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Smart Press Shop takes shape at Porsche

January 14, 2021 - Fully networked servo press line for joint venture between Porsche and Schuler to be put into operation in 2021.

Rio Tinto enters scandium market

January 14, 2021 - Rio Tinto will become the first producer of high-quality scandium oxide in North America, with construction of a new commercial scale demonstration plant underway at its Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (RTFT) metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec.

KUKA wins major Mercedes-Benz contract

January 14, 2021 - KUKA has won a major automation contract from German premium car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz for the engineering and construction, as well as the assembly and commissioning, of several body-in-white production lines.

Brochure from TAB Industries showcases cutting, fabricating, key services

January 14, 2021 - Entitled, “Now, Your Metal Parts and Products Get Delivered On-Spec, On-Deadline Every Time”, the brochure captures the company's key systems in action such as a 3300 W Bescutter Fiber Optic Laser cutting system, a U.S. Industrial hydraulic CNC brake press, MIG and TIG welding, 3D solid modeling, and a multi-stage powder coating line.

The largest manufacturer of cooling and heat transfer equipment chooses Thermatool’s HAZControl Technology HF welder to fill demand

January 12, 2021 - The stabilized power output is available from 50 kW to 2000 kW, which allows manufacturers to produce 1.5 in. diameter pipes in the morning and 3.5 in. pipes in the afternoon, combined with Thermatool’s easy-to-use operator console that stores recipes for future use.

Manufacturing industry asked to participate in survey of reshoring opportunities

January 6, 2021 - The Association For Manufacturing Technology is asking industry, including OEMs, job shops, technology suppliers and distributors, to participate in an online survey to help in “Rebuilding the Supply Chain.” The survey is open through February 28, 2021.

JM Performance Products leverages high torque design for live tooling coupling bolts on Mazak CNC lathes

January 5, 2021 - In response to a special order request, JM Performance Products has recently expanded their product offering to include coupling bolts for live tooling on Mazak Corp. CNC lathes.

United Grinding Expands Customer and Community Outreach for 2021

January 4, 2021 - Company launches video series, student scholarships and digitization presentations.

Walter Surface Technologies acquires Drillco and Triumph

January 4, 2021 - Through these acquisitions, Walter is expanding its cutting tool product offering to metalworkers complementing its high-end metalworking products.

LVD announces new trade name for North America sales and service division

January 4, 2021 - LVD announces LVD North America, the new trade name for the Sales and Service division of Strippit, Inc. for the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Effective immediately, the LVD North America trade name replaces the LVD Strippit brand and reflects alignment with the broader LVD Group organization.

GF Machining Solutions shifts sales model in several states to improve customer access and support

December 22, 2020 - Effective January 1, 2021, GF Machining Solutions will directly support California, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota Washington and Wisconsin, which were previously served by Ellison Technologies.

Profile Precision Extrusions expands new facility

December 22, 2020 - Profile Precision Extrusions announced it has completed its move into a new 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. The new building is located in Phoenix and is more than twice the size of PPE’s former facility.

Customs finds shipments from Kingtom to be subject merchandise

December 17, 2020 - U.S. Customs and Border Patrol issued its final determination in one of the Kingtom Enforce and Protect Act investigations. In the decision, CBP found that Kingtom and their U.S. importers evaded duties by co-mingling Chinese and Dominican extrusions.

Coherent and II‐VI Inc. enter into supply agreement

December 16, 2020 - Coherent and II‐VI Incorporated announced that they have entered into a supply agreement creating a collaboration to enable faster process development and streamlined production services for automotive laser welding applications.

Automatic Feed Service Team Announces 25-Year Anniversary

December 16, 2020 - Automatic Feed Company has recognized its Service Department for providing 25 years of installations, repairs, maintenance, upgrades, and training for its coil processing equipment. To date, AFCO has performed nearly 15,000 services and repairs from this department requiring nearly 104,000 labor hours.

Contractors Steel acquires Borrmann Metal Center

December 15, 2020 - Midwest-based Contractors Steel, a portfolio company of UPG Enterprises LLC has acquired Los Angeles-based Borrmann Metal Center, a leading light structural and specialty metal service center.

MC Machinery launches Minds on Manufacturing Podcast

December 14, 2020 - The first episode is available now and features Joe Gibbs Racing Technical Sponsorship and Marketing Director Mark Bringle, who gives a behind-the-scenes look at the manufacturing processes that have propelled NASCAR drivers including Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, Marvin Truex, Jr., and Erik Jones to victory.

Lincoln Electric introduces VRTEX OxyFuel cutting feature

December 10, 2020 - Cutting feature enables users to practice torch cutting safely and virtually.

Ohio Laser adds TRUMPF flat sheet laser cutting system

December 10, 2020 - Ohio Laser has recently installed a 3rd 12Kw L5030 flat sheet laser cutting system in a 3030 automated storage and retrieval system. 

Desktop Metal is now the only publicly traded pure-play Additive Manufacturing 2.0 company

December 10, 2020 - Desktop Metal and Trine Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, announced they have completed their business combination; the combined company begins trading on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “DM” on December 10, 2020.

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Company Profiles

AIR FILTRATION

IRONWORKERS

NESTING SOFTWARE

SERVICE CENTERS

Camfil APC - Equipment Trilogy Machinery Inc. Metamation Inc. Admiral Steel
Camfil APC - Replacement Filters

LASER TECHNOLOGY

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

Alliance Steel
Donaldson Company Inc. AMADA AMERICA, INC. Messer Cutting Systems Inc.

SOFTWARE

BENDING/FOLDING

Mazak Optonics Corp.

PLATE

Enmark Systems Inc.
MetalForming Inc. MC Machinery Systems Inc. Peddinghaus Lantek Systems Inc.
RAS Systems LLC Murata Machinery, USA, Inc.

PLATE & ANGLE ROLLS

SecturaSOFT

BEVELING

TRUMPF Inc. Davi Inc. SigmaTEK Systems LLC
Steelmax Tools LLC

LINEAR POSITION SENSORS

Trilogy Machinery Inc. Striker Systems

COIL PROCESSING

MTS Sensors

PRESS BRAKE TOOLING

STAMPING/PRESSES

Bradbury Group

MATERIAL HANDLING

Mate Precision Tooling AIDA-America Corp.
Burghardt + Schmidt Group Fehr Warehouse Solutions Inc. Rolleri USA

STEEL

Butech Bliss UFP Industrial

PRESS BRAKES

Alliance Steel
Red Bud Industries

MEASUREMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

AMADA AMERICA, INC.

TUBE & PIPE

Tishken Advanced Gauging Technologies Automec Inc. BLM Group

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

MC Machinery Systems Inc. Prudential Stainless & Alloys
Mayfran International Cincinnati Inc. SafanDarley

WATERJET

DEBURRING/FINISHING

LVD Strippit

PUNCHING

Barton International
ATI Industrial Automation Scotchman Industries Inc. Hougen Manufacturing Flow International Corporation
Lissmac Corp. Trilogy Machinery Inc.

SAWING

Jet Edge Waterjet Systems
Osborn

METAL FORMING

Behringer Saws Inc. Omax Corp.
SuperMax Tools FAGOR Arrasate USA Inc. Cosen Saws

WELDING

Timesavers MetalForming Inc. DoALL Sawing American Weldquip

HYDRAULIC PRESSES

MICROFINISHING TOOLS

HE&M Saw Strong Hand Tools
Beckwood Press Co. Titan Tool Supply Inc. Savage Saws T. J. Snow Company
Triform

 

 

 


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