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Denso to build new warehouse in Tennessee

August 27, 2015

Global auto supplier Denso has announced that it is adding 500 jobs and investing $400 million to expand its electronics manufacturing capabilities and build a new warehouse at its Denso Mfg. Tennessee (DMTN) manufacturing facility in Maryville. The new 186,528-sq.-ft. warehouse allows the...

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Building a “third hand”

August 27, 2015

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Sometimes you need a third hand to stabilize parts for welding. Here’s how to build one from scratch.

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CSS opens office in Europe, launches translated websites

August 27, 2015

CSS, a supplier of metal springs, stampings, machined components, and assemblies based in Farmington, Conn., has opened a new sales and marketing office located in Netherlands. This office provides on-the-ground support for customers and partners located throughout Europe. The company also has...

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Tube bending machine features swiveling bending head

August 27, 2015

Lang Tube Tec offers a new, fully electric, CNC tube bending machine with automatic change of bending direction. The 25CNC-EMR R/L features a swiveling bending head and shifting of the clamping unit and pressure die support to achieve short cycle times. According to the company, this provides a...

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Online directory connects industrial equipment users and providers

August 27, 2015

An online directory has gone live at www.findadistributor.com to help manufacturing and supply chain professionals find North American distributors of lifting, moving, storage, and delivery technologies. Companies providing a product or service related to material handling and storage in North...

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Zero-Waste-to-Landfill

September 23, 2015
  • Bridgestone-Firestone Inc.
  • Wilson, NC
  • If it’s not already an important mantra in your manufacturing facility, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” will become one as more and more landfills reach capacity. To learn how you can manage waste better while improving your bottom line, plan to participate in the Sustainable Manufacturer Network’s Workshop Sept. 23 in Wilson, NC. The event will focus on approaches manufacturers can implement to achieve zero-waste-to-landfill.

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    Cutting lubricant formulated for use on aluminum

    August 27, 2015

    Unist Inc. has expanded its line of MQL lubricants with a new oil formulated for use with aluminum. Coolube® 2210AL is derived from natural vegetable oils, is machinist- and environmentally friendly, and contains no VOCs. According to the company, the oil provides exceptional lubricity and...

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    Water displacement spray features flexible straw for precise applications

    August 27, 2015

    WD-40 Co. has introduced the WD-40® EZ-REACHTM, which features an attached, 8-in., flexible straw. The straw bends and keeps its shape, allowing users to deliver the water displacement spray around corners and in...

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    Böhler-Uddeholm hires sales representative

    August 26, 2015

    Böhler-Uddeholm, Elgin, Ill., a manufacturer of tooling for metal forming and stamping dies, has named Ayse Hoops as sales representative based in Dallas, responsible for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Hoops has several years of experience in industrial sales and extensive knowledge of heat...

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    New rail crossing between U.S. and Mexico now open

    August 26, 2015

    The West Rail Bypass International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas, now is open. The bridge is the first new international rail crossing between the U.S. and Mexico since 1910 and connects Brownsville with Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The West Rail project, which broke ground in December 2010,...

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    Nidec Minster Corp. adds Arisa S.A.

    August 26, 2015

    Nidec Minster Corp., Minster, Ohio, has announced that Arisa S.A. of Logrono, Spain, now is a Nidec Group Company. The Minster Group will manage and integrate the skills, synergies, and assets of Arisa S.A. into a broader global product offering. Arisa manufacturers mechanical and servo presses,...

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    Pferd hires customer service manager

    August 26, 2015

    Abrasive and industrial brush provider Pferd Inc., Milwaukee, has hired Janet A. Schweitzer as customer service manager. Having previously worked for the Wm. K. Walthers Co. and C&H Distributors, Schweitzer has more than nine years of experience in customer sales and service and nine years of...

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    Oshkosh Defense lands $6.7 billion contract from Pentagon

    August 26, 2015

    Oshkosh Defense, Oshkosh, Wis., has been awarded a contract to build the joint light tactical vehicle (JLTV) by the Pentagon. The $6.7 billion contract will span eight years, calling for the production of 17,000 vehicles for use by the Army and Marine Corps. The company plans to hire about 100...

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    Small wind market worth $1.89 billion by 2019

    August 26, 2015

    According to a report published by MarketsandMarkets, Pune, India, the small wind power market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 19.5 percent from 2014 to 2019 to reach $1.89 billion by 2019. "Small Wind Market by Type(Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine, Vertical Axis Wind Turbine), by Application...

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    Perforated Tubes completes warehouse in Michigan

    August 26, 2015

    Perforated Tubes Inc. has completed construction of a 32,000-sq.-ft. warehouse next to its manufacturing plant in Ada, Mich. The warehouse opens up manufacturing space previously used for storing raw materials and finished products. The company provides perforated metal pipe to the automotive,...

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