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White paper reveals how effective data searches improve product development

August 28, 2015

Only one in seven new product initiatives launch successfully, according to management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. A new white paper from Lakewood, Ohio-based Onix makes it clear that product development inefficiencies are impeding and disrupting manufacturers' success. The white paper,...

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Sapa Extrusions installs extrusion presses at Midwest plants

August 28, 2015

Sapa Extrusions-North America has announced the installation of new extrusion presses at its Yankton, S.D., and Elkhart, Ind., plants. The new presses have been moved from other Sapa locations and should begin extruding aluminum before the end of 2015. To meet capacity requirements, the Yankton...

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The need for growth--of the employee

August 28, 2015

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Metal fabricators that want to grow the business should focus on employee growth. The rest will take care of itself.

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Kennametal appoints VP/CFO

August 28, 2015

Kennametal Inc., based in Latrobe, Pa., has appointed Jan Kees van Gaalen to the position of vice president and CFO. He replaces Martha Fusco, who has served as interim CFO since February 2015. She will continue in her role as vice president and corporate controller. Van Gaalen has more than 30...

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Abtex Corp. fills two management positions

August 28, 2015

Dresden, N.Y.-based Abtex Corp. has hired Lyell Adler as controller and Shirley Bendura as purchasing agent. Adler, who oversees all financial operations and controls, worked previously at Mettler-Toledo High-Speed, where he held a similar position. He has more than two decades of financial...

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Software offers new functions for mechanical joining simulation

August 28, 2015

Simufact Eng. has released Simufact.forming 13 software. It provides improvements in postprocessing, evaluation, depiction of the simulation results, result precision, software stability, and speed, says the company. With user-friendly mathematical formulas, users can generate their own result...

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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 the Netherlands. This office provides on-the-ground support for customers and partners located throughout Europe. The company also...

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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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