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Goodfellow establishes wholly foreign owned enterprise in China

April 23, 2014

Coraopolis, Pa.-based Goodfellow Corp., a supplier of metals, ceramics, and polymers to research and industrial markets, has transformed its Chinese business activities from a representative office in Shanghai to a wholly foreign-owned enterprise. The new trading company is located in larger...

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CNC tube bender designed for high-value, low-volume manufacturing

April 23, 2014

Horn Machine Tools has introduced manually operated EvBend CNC tube bending machines, offered by Unison. By combining CNC rotary draw bending with manually operated bending, the machine provides an entry point to CNC bending for low-volume, high-precision manufacturers of high-value tubular parts,...

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Pyramid roll forms contoured, conical, tapered parts

April 23, 2014

The JMT Aircraft Roll is a pyramid roll that can form the leading edge of aircraft wing skins and other contoured, conical, and tapered parts used in aircraft construction. The distance between the lower rolls can be adjusted to change the radius of the bend, while the elevation of each end of...

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Protective safety eyewear offers bifocal vision

April 23, 2014

Conqueror® MAG by Gateway Safety is bifocal safety eyewear that provides protection for those who have trouble focusing on small things up-close, such as blueprints, schematics, small parts, equipment settings, and tools. The eyewear features a soft rubber nosepiece and ergonomic, contoured...

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Arc Welding 101: Passing a weld test

April 23, 2014

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Q: Why do good welders fail weld tests? Anonymous A: Sometime around 1981, when unemployment rates were near 9 percent and after I had moved around from one bad job to another, I was given the opportunity to take the welder qualification test at Cyde Iron Works in Duluth, Minn. Passing the test...

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Portable metrology arm features new wrist design

April 23, 2014

Hexagon Metrology has introduced the next generation of Romer Absolute Arm, a multiuse, portable metrology tool for inspections in the tube and pipe bending industry. It features a redesigned tube inspection configuration, a new wrist design, and increased stability. The CMM can be used to...

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WIN Eurasia Metalworking 2014

June 5-8, 2014
  • Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center
  • Istanbul
  • Discover a complete range of products and services, from machine tools to precision tools, automation components and customized systems. Come to learn, network and sign deals at this in-depth showcase for the latest products and trends in Metal Working, Welding and Surface Treatment. The synergy of this mega-event is certain to be a magnet for international attendees. WIN 2012 attracted 119.000 professionals from all over the world. This year's show is predicted to break attendance records - register today and be sure to come with plenty of business cards. This is an event that you can't afford to miss!

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    Ultrathin abrasive cutoff wheels leave no burrs, burns

    April 23, 2014

    Flexovit USA Inc. has introduced Razor Thin abrasive cutoff wheels. The ultrathin wheels offer fast, smooth cutting, giving maximum cuts with minimal kerf loss while providing reduced cutting resistance and sparks, the company reports. The wheels are offered in Type 27 and Type 1 shapes and in...

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    TRUMPF appoints managing director in Mexico

    April 22, 2014

    TRUMPF Inc., a producer of fabricating machinery and industrial lasers in Farmington, Conn., has named Alberto Pancardo as the new managing director of TRUMPF Mexico. He is responsible for sales and service of the company’s machine tools and power tools in Mexico, as well as the production of...

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    Chrysler Group’s Trenton Engine receives WCM bronze status

    April 22, 2014

    Chrysler Group LLC's Trenton Engine Complex in Trenton, Mich., has been awarded bronze status for its results in implementing world class manufacturing (WCM). Trenton is the fifth North American facility to achieve the first WCM award milestone. The plant received the bronze designation about...

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    From the Web 4.22.14

    April 22, 2014

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    Among today’s Fab Top 5 items published on the Web in the previous week are stories about Tesla building electric cars in China … but there’s also good news for the U.S.; a certain gun accessory is outselling guns; a fab shop and a mega manufacturer have joined forces in a multimillion dollar... Continue Reading

    Mazak Optonics names GM of customer service

    April 22, 2014

    Laser cutting system supplier Mazak Optonics Corp., Elgin, Ill., has appointed Mark Dilling as general manager of customer service. He is responsible for all issues related to customer satisfaction, including equipment installation, machine training, technical services, and parts delivery....

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    SMTCL-Americas partners with California State Polytechnic University

    April 22, 2014

    Machine tool manufacturer SMTCL-Americas, Los Angeles, has entered into a partnership with the California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, Calif., to provide equipment to create a machine lab where engineering students can manufacture components for class projects and international...

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    Bystronic announces Ultimate Challenge Event

    April 22, 2014

    Bystronic Inc. will pair its ByAutonom 3015 6-kW CO2 laser cutting machine and its BySprint Fiber 3015 high-power fiber laser cutting machine in the Ultimate Challenge Event, June 4-5, 2014, at its North American Headquarters in Elgin, Ill. Attendees to the event can send in their 14-ga. and...

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    Correlated Magnetics, Industrial Magnetics announce Polymagnet supply partnership

    April 22, 2014

    Correlated Magnetics Research (CMR), Huntsville, Ala., and Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI), Boyne City, Mich., have formed a partnership through which IMI can offer CMR’s custom-engineered Polymagnet® systems and advanced magnetics design and assembly services for industrial applications....

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