Filter Content

Destacker designed for automotive industry

April 21, 2015

AP&T offers the DST-DH Destacker DoubleHead, which delivers the rapid production speeds required in the automotive industry. The destacker can work twice as quickly as a conventional destacker, says the company, and is intended for use with blanks for large vehicle parts (A-Class) such as doors,...

Continue Reading

Fume extraction replacement filters feature twice the filter media as previous models

April 20, 2015

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced new replacement filters for its FILTAIR® 130 portable fume extractor. The FILTEK™ XL filters provide double the life cycle compared to previous filter styles for half the cost, while maintaining the same weld fume capture efficiency, according to the...

Continue Reading

TimkenSteel commissions world's largest jumbo bloom vertical caster

April 20, 2015

TimkenSteel, a provider of alloy steel products and services, held an open house ceremony April 17 to celebrate the commissioning of its jumbo bloom vertical caster, the largest of its kind in the world, according to the company, at the Faircrest Steel Plant in Canton, Ohio. The $200 million...

Continue Reading

Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer bonds to steel pipe to enhance strength

April 20, 2015

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Co., has partnered with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co. Ltd. Composites Co. to introduce Strand Sheet® carbon fiber technology to the North American market. The product comprises hundreds of factory-made carbon fiber/epoxy...

Continue Reading

Schuler delivers monoblock servo press to Gnotec Kinnared

April 20, 2015

Göppingen, Sweden-based Schuler has delivered a monoblock servo press to Swedish automotive supplier Gnotec Kinnared AB. The type MSD-400 machine is the first servo press that Schuler has ever delivered to Scandinavia. The press manufacturer also supplied a coil line and roll feed with the press....

Continue Reading

All-electric CNC tube benders designed for 24/7 production

April 20, 2015

Horn Machine Tools Inc. has introduced a line of all-electric CNC benders in capacities from 2 to 10 in. The machines are based on the design of the HMT hybrid benders, with the clamp and pressure die now equipped with large electric servomotors. The available Quad Stack design allows the user...

Continue Reading

Dynabrade acquires National Detroit Pneumatic Tools

April 20, 2015

Industrial abrasive power tool manufacturer Dynabrade Inc. has acquired the assets of National Detroit Inc., Rockford, Ill., a maker of pneumatic abrasive power tools. Production operations will be relocated to Dynabrade’s Clarence, N.Y., headquarters. National Detroit’s product line...

Continue Reading

Ultrasonic flaw detector handles weld inspection to corrosion monitoring

April 20, 2015

GE Measurement & Control offers the new Krautkramer USM Vision+ ultrasonic flaw detector, which can be operated in both conventional and phased-array modes. With fast, intuitive access to all relevant ultrasonic parameters, the unit can be used for applications from weld inspection to corrosion...

Continue Reading

Local Motors announces winners of LITECAR Challenge

April 20, 2015

With more than 250 conceptual designs submitted, Phoenix-based vehicle designer, builder, and seller Local Motors, in partnership with the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), has announced the winner of the Lightweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign...

Continue Reading

Echelon Capital purchases Republic Storage brand, closes factory

April 20, 2015

Chicago-based Echelon Capital has acquired the Republic Storage locker brand and customer list. Republic Storage closed on April 10, eliminating 300 jobs. About 25 core office employees from Republic Storage have been hired for a new company, Republic Storage Products, which will maintain its...

Continue Reading

United Performance Metals debuts redesigned website

April 20, 2015

United Performance Metals, a supplier of stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys, and cobalt alloys in Hamilton, Ohio, has introduced a redesigned website at www.upmet.com. The mobile-friendly website provides quick access to the company’s product catalog, which offers search and...

Continue Reading

World demand for industrial fasteners to rise 5.4 percent annually through 2018

April 17, 2015

Worldwide demand for industrial fasteners is forecast to climb 5.4 percent annually through 2018 to $93.8 billion, accelerating from the 2008-2013 pace. According to the “World Industrial Fasteners” study released by ReportLinker, increases in motor vehicle, machinery, and other durable goods...

Continue Reading

Tregaskiss sponsors winning FIRST Robotics team headed to world competition

April 17, 2015

Windsor, Ont.-based Tregaskiss, a manufacturer of robotic GMAW guns, peripherals, and consumables, partnered with Vincent Massey Secondary School of Windsor, Ont., to sponsor its robotics team for the Windsor-Essex Great Lakes Regional FIRST® Robotics tournament on April 2-3, 2015. The event...

Continue Reading

D&S Mfg. celebrates 50 years in business

April 17, 2015

D&S Mfg., a manufacturer of large plate metal fabrications and complex weldments in Black River Falls, Wis., will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an open house on Saturday, May 16, 2015. It will feature guided plant tours, a photo gallery, and refreshments. Mike Dougherty, president, said,...

Continue Reading

Pilz, TÜV Nord provide international certified machinery safety training

April 17, 2015

Pilz and TÜV Nord have teamed up to provide CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert training. The four-day, intensive training class deals with complex technical issues surrounding machinery safety and helps participants understand the life cycle, from legislation, standards, and safeguarding...

Continue Reading