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Joining Technologies celebrates 20 years

Joining Technologies Inc., East Granby, Conn., a provider of industrial laser systems, recently marked its 20th anniversary. >

ESAB partners with KUKA Robotics

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has partnered with KUKA Robotics Corp., Shelby Township, Mich., to create products and services for robotic arc welding customers. >

Lincoln Electric adds three businesses

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., Cleveland, announced the acquisition of three businesses from ITT Corp. >

SigmaTek upgrade offers increased efficiency

The CAD/CAM nesting software company SigmaTek Systems LLC, Cincinnati, announced the upcoming release of SigmaNest version 10. >

Koike Aronson buys welding positioner manufacturer

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome, Arcade, N.Y., purchased the majority of shares of Biondi Máquinas Dispositivos e Ferramentas Ltda, Jaboticabal, Brazil, a welding equipment manufacturer. >

Simulation software now available with presses

Pryer Technology Group, Tulsa, Okla., announced it will provide Triform sheet hydroforming presses with ESI Group’s PAM-STAMP 2G forming simulation software. >

Michigan Seamless Tube expands pickling capabilities

Michigan Seamless Tube, South Lyon, Mich., a manufacturer of carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube, is nearing completion on a 9,600-sq.-ft. pickling house. >

Helm Instrument celebrates 50 years

Helm Instrument Co., a manufacturer of strain gauge technology, process control systems, force transducers and software for the metal forming industries, recently marked its 50th anniversary. >

Boschert expands offerings

Boschert Precision Machinery, Butler, Wis., now offers Alucobond, an aluminum composite material. >

Wilson Tool acquires Toolspress

Wilson Tool International, Swindon, U.K., bought press brake tooling manufacturer Toolspress SRL, Parma, Italy. >

A taxing issue

What will happen to Section 179? The tax incentive offers several advantages to manufacturers who purchase and install capital equipment in 2012, but the future of Section 179 is uncertain for 2013. >

Lincoln Electric supplies welding equipment for TV show

Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, was selected to provide products for the automobile design and fabrication show, “Overhaulin’.” >

Ohio Laser dedicates new facility

In September, Ohio Laser, Plain City, Ohio, dedicated its new 24,000-sq.-ft manufacturing and fabrication facility to allow more room for raw material. >

ARKU: healthy demand for leveling

Cincinnati-based ARKU Coil Systems Inc., a leveling center and coil line producer, expects 2012 to be a record year. >

FastCAM has representation in Europe

FastCAM, Chicago, has obtained the expertise of service engineer, Tomasz Sulek in Poland. >

SME releases “Manufacturing Education Strategy” to fill job skills gap

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers released its national action plan at IMTS 2012 at Chicago’s McCormick Place in September. >

American Punch Co. announces recertification

In September, Cleveland-based American Punch Co. received recertification in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 in manufacturing processes. >

Even with customer-specified keyways, American Punch offers same-day shipping

Cleveland-based American Punch Co. has announced same-day shipping on stock oblong and square tooling, if ordered by noon Eastern time. >

Flexible robotic welding solution wins award

Cotterman Co., a Croswell, Mich.-based manufacturer of steel rolling ladders, has received the W.W. Grainger Inc. Partners in Performance Supplier of the Year award for 2011. >

Schmolz+Bickenbach expands tooling inventory

Schmolz+Bickenbach USA, Inc., Brea, Calif., has begun stocking tooling materials in its existing California warehouse, one of seven locations. >

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Camfil APC - Equipment Trilogy Machinery Inc. Metamation Inc. Admiral Steel
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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 EMH Crane Rolleri USA Nidec Press & Automation
Butech Bliss Fehr Warehouse Solutions Inc.

PRESS BRAKES

STEEL

Red Bud Industries UFP Industrial AMADA AMERICA, INC. Alliance Steel
Tishken

MEASUREMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

Automec Inc.

TUBE & PIPE

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

Advanced Gauging Technologies MC Machinery Systems Inc. BLM Group
Mayfran International

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

SafanDarley HGG Profiling Equipment Inc.

DEBURRING/FINISHING

Cincinnati Inc.

PUNCHING

Prudential Stainless & Alloys
ATI Industrial Automation LVD Strippit Hougen Manufacturing

WATERJET

Lissmac Corp. Scotchman Industries Inc.

SAWING

Barton International
Osborn Trilogy Machinery Inc. Behringer Saws Inc. Jet Edge Waterjet Systems
SuperMax Tools

METAL FORMING

Cosen Saws Omax Corp.
Timesavers FAGOR Arrasate USA Inc. DoALL Sawing

WELDING

HYDRAULIC PRESSES

MetalForming Inc. HE&M Saw American Weldquip
Beckwood Press Co.

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Savage Saws Strong Hand Tools
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