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TigerStop launches new website

September 1, 2015

Vancouver, Wash.-based TigerStop has launched a completely new company website at www.tigerstop.com. The new site presents the benefits of incorporating or improving upon lineal cutting, drilling, punching, or boring automation in a variety of manufacturing environments. Visitors can search by...

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AISI presents Steel Champion Award to Ohio senator

September 1, 2015

AK Steel, West Chester, Ohio, has announced the U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, was presented with the AISI 2015 Congressional Steel Champion Award at AK Steel’s Zanesville, Ohio, works. The award recognizes Portman for his dedication to and support of the U.S. steel industry and its employees....

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Welding nozzle protects weld zone and laser beam delivery optics

September 1, 2015

The new Laserdyne SmartShield™ welding nozzle protects against excessive oxidation in the weld area on such materials as aluminum alloys, copper alloys, titanium alloys, nickel-based superalloys, and stainless steels. The nozzle is suitable for use on the 3- to 7-axis 795, 430BD, and 430 Vera...

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Piab upgrades website

September 1, 2015

Piab, a provider of industrial vacuum technology, has launched a new website at www.piab.com. The suction cup section has been upgraded with a new selection guide. The product data sheets have been redesigned with the ability to compare products for performance on-screen, with differences...

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MSCI’s economic summit to offer insight for 2016 planning

September 1, 2015

On Sept. 9-10, 2015, Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), Rolling Meadows, Ill., will offer Economic Summit Forecast: 2016, which will cover economic volatility in the U.S. and abroad, how global forces will impact the metals market, and foreign trade. The conference, to be held at the...

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Laboratory Testing announces continuation of A2LA accreditation

September 1, 2015

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), Hatfield, Pa., has been approved for continued accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025-2005. The scope of the accreditation also has been expanded for mechanical testing and calibration...

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Nordson Pipe and Tube Continuous Coater

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The Nordson dry filter continuous coater delivers consistent, high-quality finishes with rapid return on investment. A compact, integrated finishing system, it requires minimal floor space and adapts easily to in-line production methods. It is completely automated and offers the clean operation of a self-contained spray system, while allowing you to coat pipe and tube at extremely high line speeds.

Hot-stamping line produces up to 4 million parts per year

September 1, 2015

Schuler has introduced PCHflex technology, a further development of the pressure-controlled hardening process. In the press-hardening method, parts are heated to 1,700 degrees F and then simultaneously cooled and hardened in the subsequent forming process to give them high rigidity. PCHflex...

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Band saw removes material at 70 sq. IPM

September 1, 2015

Behringer Saws Inc. has introduced the series HBM 500SC automatic horizontal band saw capable of removing more than 70 sq. IPM of material. It can cut materials including carbon steels, tool steels, stainless, and high-alloy steels nearly four times faster than conventional band saws, according to...

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Saar-Hartmetall launches expanded website

August 31, 2015

Saar-Hartmetall USA, Covington, Ky., a subsidiary of Germany-based parent company Saar-Hartmetall GmbH, has launched a new and expanded website at www.shmusa.com. The new website presents the company’s three main product lines: tube and pipe scarfing tools, bar and wire peeling tools, and...

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Acme Mfg. opens second manufacturing facility in Michigan

August 31, 2015

Acme Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of integrated centerless and robotic belt grinding systems and automated polishing, buffing, deburring, and grinding systems, has added a second manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Mich. The 45,000-sq.-ft. building will accommodate additional manufacturing...

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Shimco breaks ground at new Ontario headquarters

August 31, 2015

Shimco, a manufacturer of precision parts and gap-management systems, has begun construction of a 25,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Cambridge, Ont. Its current headquarters will relocate from Markham, Ont., to Cambridge in December. The manufacturing facility will incorporate increased automation,...

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Central Tube and Bar opens expanded facility in Oklahoma

August 31, 2015

Central Tube and Bar (CTB) has opened a 55,000-sq.-ft. facility in Tulsa, Okla. Steady growth in its regional customer base and the addition of new processing equipment motivated the search for a larger facility. The company is a supplier and processor of tube and bar products, including round,...

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Automated barrier door, steel fencing form safety cell around robots

August 31, 2015

The Rite-Hite Machine Guarding Defender Cell restricts access and provides guarding around potentially dangerous automated and automatic processes, including stretch-wrap machine operations. The four-sided safety cell incorporates RoboGuard steel wire fencing; point-of-operation guarding; and a...

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Bunzl Distribution acquires Steiner Industries

August 31, 2015

Bunzl Distribution, a St. Louis-based nonperishable goods supplier, has acquired Steiner Industries Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer and wholesaler of personal protection equipment (PPE) for U.S. industrial distributors supplying the welding and industrial sectors. This is Bunzl’s third...

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