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Paramount acquires Numerical Productions Inc.

March 16, 2015

Oak Park, Mich.-based Paramount Precision Products has acquired the CNC machining company Numerical Productions Inc., Indianapolis. Paramount intends to expand its precision machining services to manufacturing companies located throughout the Midwest. Paramount Precision Products is a supplier...

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Kennametal VP/CFO to retire

February 19, 2015

Latrobe, Pa.-based Kennametal Inc. has announced that vice president and CFO Frank Simpkins will retire from the company March 31, 2015. The firm has named Vice President and Corporate Controller Martha Fusco to serve as interim CFO. Simpkins, who joined the company in October 1995 as business...

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Wrobel Eng. completes 2014 capital improvements

February 17, 2015

Wrobel Eng., a provider of precision CNC machining and sheet metal fabrication services in Avon, Mass., has completed its 2014 capital improvement plan targeting new technologies, equipment upgrades, facility improvements, and workforce initiatives. The company has added onboard inspection to...

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Roll Machining Technologies adds milling center

February 16, 2015

Roll Machining Technologies and Solutions has added a Doosan DNM 650 milling center to its facility in Romeoville, Ill. The machine, equipped with a spindle motor, features an 18.5-kW, 12,000-RPM, direct-drive spindle; 30-position tool changer; the FANUC i-series control; and a 4.27- by 2.2-ft....

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OSG’s Train the Nation tour returns for 2015, 2016

February 16, 2015

OSG USA Inc., a manufacturer of taps, end mills, drills, and indexable cutting tools in Glendale Heights, Ill., has announced that its Train the Nation training tour is back for 2015 and 2016. The training is an eight-discipline course covering all aspects of machining 3-D parts. Company experts...

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Knuth Machine Tools appoints senior regional sales manager

February 2, 2015

Knuth Machine Tools USA, Lincolnshire, Ill., a supplier of machine tools and accessories, has promoted Steve Gutman to the position of senior regional sales manager. He has been with the company for eight years, serving previously as a sales representative and most recently as the Midwest and...

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Morris Midwest to hold open house March 17-18

January 26, 2015

Morris Midwest, a division of Morris Group Inc., will hold Morris Madness, its fourth annual open house and technology show, on March 17-18, 2015, in Roselle, Ill. More than 20 precision machine tools from Okuma, Tsugami, and Hardinge Group will be under power, in addition to tooling and...

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Dielectric Corp. acquires Centerline Machine

January 23, 2015

Dielectric Corp., Menomonee Falls, Wis., has announced its acquisition of Waupaca, Wis.-based Centerline Machine Inc., a provider of machined and fabricated parts and products made of steel, composites, and exotic alloys. The acquisition enables Dielectric to offer machining in a variety of...

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Okuma America names controls product specialist

January 22, 2015

Charlotte, N.C.-based Okuma America Corp., a CNC machine tool manufacturer, has appointed Brad Klippstein as controls product specialist. He is responsible for educating and training customers and distributors about the company’s PC-based, open-architecture THINC®-OSP CNC. The CNC is capable...

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Dynamic Fabrication president donates $100,000 to National Tooling and Machining Foundation

January 21, 2015

Dynamic Fabrication Inc. (DFI) President Mike Kartsonis has announced his donation of $100,000 to the National Tooling and Machining Foundation (NTMF). The contribution supports the National Tooling and Machining Association’s (NTMA) education teams and assists in funding programs and...

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Pathfinder Tech renews NIMS accreditation

January 20, 2015

Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School, Palmer, Mass., has renewed the NIMS accreditation of its machine tool technologies program. The accreditation focuses on skills from the NIMS Machining Level I National Standard, with an emphasis on manual milling skills, manual turning...

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Konecranes Machine Tool Service adds two staff members

January 16, 2015

Konecranes Machine Tool Service, Springfield, Ohio, a provider of machine tool maintenance, rebuilding, retrofitting, and repair services, has hired Jim Foust and Tim Ellis. Together, the new staff members have more than 70 years of direct experience with Giddings & Lewis machine tools. Foust...

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William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School renews NIMS accreditation

January 15, 2015

William M. Davies Career and Technical High School, Lincoln, R.I., has renewed the NIMS accreditation of its machine technology program. This accreditation reaffirms the school’s pledge to uphold national industry metalworking standards as set forth by NIMS, further enabling the program to...

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Okuma America names MP Systems as Partner of the Year

January 14, 2015

Charlotte, N.C.-based Okuma America Corp., a provider of CNC machine tools, has named MP Systems as Partner of the Year amongst all members of Partners in THINC. MP Systems is a manufacturer and supplier of high-pressure coolant systems used in CNC manufacturing. In a survey of Okuma...

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Madison Comprehensive High School, Madison Adult Career Center renew NIMS accreditation

January 14, 2015

Madison Comprehensive High School and Madison Adult Career Center, both located in Mansfield, Ohio, have renewed the NIMS accreditation of their precision machining and CNC technology programs. With this accreditation, the programs reaffirm their ongoing commitment to uphold the national...

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