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Mazak adds distributor in western Canada, goes direct in B.C.

July 28, 2015

Machine tool manufacturer Mazak Corp., Florence, Ky., has added a new Canadian distributor effective Aug. 1. Based in Edmonton, Alta., Moretti Machine Tools Inc. is responsible for serving customers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. The firm will offer training, conduct machine...

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Norsk Titanium appoints president/CEO

July 27, 2015

Norsk Titanium AS (NTi), a Norway-based manufacturer of titanium components for industrial applications, has appointed Warren M. Boley Jr. as president and CEO. Boley will lead the company as it seeks to establish the world’s first industrial-scale direct metal deposition (DMD) manufacturing...

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H.C. Starck receives Boeing’s 2014 Silver Performance Excellence Award

July 27, 2015

Global materials supplier H.C. Starck has announced that its Fabricated Products Division has received the 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award, issued annually to suppliers who have achieved superior supplier performance. The company maintained a Silver composite rating for each month of...

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Sinterite hires sales engineer

July 27, 2015

Sinterite, a Gasbarre Furnace Group company based in St. Marys, Pa., has hired Josh Parslow as sales engineer. He has worked in the powder metal industry since earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford. Sinterite designs, manufactures, and services custom...

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Fine Tubes appoints procurement specialist

July 24, 2015

Fine Tubes, a manufacturer of precision metal tubing in Plymouth, U.K., has appointed Amanda Clark as procurement specialist. She is responsible for managing the procurement of indirect services and material supplies, supporting the purchase of raw materials, and identifying and implementing new...

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Mazak Optonics partners with Federal Equipment

July 24, 2015

Mazak Optonics Corp., Elgin, Ill., has partnered with Federal Equipment as its New York distributor. Based in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., Federal Equipment will offer Mazak’s laser cutting systems to manufacturers and job shops in Long Island, all boroughs of New York City, and West Chester...

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Hurco announces acquisition of two machine tool companies

July 24, 2015

Hurco Companies Inc., Indianapolis, a manufacturer of metal cutting machine tools with integrated control technologies, has announced that, through a wholly owned subsidiary, it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Waconia, Minn.-based Milltronics Mfg. Co. Inc. Milltronics designs and...

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Dorner breaks ground on facility expansion

July 24, 2015

Dorner Mfg. Corp. has broken ground on a 25,000-sq.-ft. facility expansion in Hartland, Wis. The expansion was necessitated by years of sustained growth of its low-profile belt conveyor systems and support services. It the past 18 months, the company has added about 65 new employees and added a...

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Omron Foundation donates $25,000 to Illinois FIRST to promote STEM education

July 23, 2015

Omron Foundation Inc., Hoffman Estates, Ill., has donated $25,000 to Illinois FIRST® to promote hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for students ages 6 to 18. More than 300,000 youth and more than 120,000 mentors, coaches, and volunteers from more than 60...

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LENOX marks 100 years in business

July 23, 2015

Cutting tool manufacturer LENOX® celebrates 100 years in business in 2015. Founded in 1915 as LENOX American Saw, the company started as a hacksaw blade manufacturer with a 10-employee team. Today the firm employs more than 900 people and sells its products in more than 70 countries. In 1959...

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CenterLine celebrates 20 years in business

July 22, 2015

CenterLine Precision Tube Bending, Dublin, Calif., marks its 20th anniversary in 2015. The company provides mandrel tube bending, roll bending, coiling, wire-rod forming, swaging, expanding, flaring, beading, grinding, machining, annealing, furnace/induction brazing, and...

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Talan adds 600-ton stamping press

July 22, 2015

Talan Products, a metal stamper and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts in Cleveland, has installed a remanufactured Minster Hevi-Stamper 600-ton press. It has a bed size of 132 by 54 in., a 12-in. stroke, and a speed of 0 to 50 SPM. The press handles HSLA steel coil up to 36 in. wide by...

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Proto Labs expands 3-D printing service into new facility

July 22, 2015

Maple Plain, Minn.-based Proto Labs Inc. has acquired a new facility to expand its 3-D printing service. The 77,000-sq.-ft. facility will allow the digital manufacturing company to house all of its stereolithography (SL), selective laser sintering (SLS), and direct metal laser sintering (DMLS)...

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Wallover Oil adds process engineer

July 22, 2015

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has hired Vincent Landino as process engineer. Landino has more than 10 years of experience as a manufacturing engineer, OEM design engineer, quality control engineer, and process engineer. He...

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Industrial Perforators Association updates online Knowledge Center

July 22, 2015

The Milwaukee-based Industrial Perforators Association (IPA) has refreshed the look and functionality of its online Knowledge Center. The site, at www.iperf.org/knowledge-center, serves as a central resource of education and information on how to apply, specify, buy, design, and build with...

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