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Service Stampings Inc. adds finishing machine

April 24, 2015

Service Stampings Inc., a short-run metal stamping manufacturer and steel fabricator, has added a Timesaver finishing machine to its facility in Willoughby, Ohio. The machine allows for west sanding to produce completely clean parts and gives the company the ability to achieve difficult...

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World Steel Association releases short-range outlook for 2015-2016

April 24, 2015

The World Steel Association (worldsteel), London, has released its short-range outlook for 2015 and 2016. The organization forecasts that global apparent steel use will increase by 0.5 percent in 2015 following growth of 0.6 percent in 2014, and by 1.4 percent in 2016. Hans Jürgen Kerkhoff,...

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DeWys Mfg. Inc. adds powder coat system

April 24, 2015

Precision metal fabricator DeWys Mfg. Inc. has added a $1.75 million powder coat system to its facility in Marne, Mich. The paint line features a 900-ft. conveyor system, touchscreen control panels, and customer-specific racking and load design capabilities. Features include a five-stage...

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DeVilbiss announces return to racing

April 24, 2015

Toledo, Ohio-based Finishing Brands, manufacturer of DeVilbiss industrial finishing equipment, has announced a return to racing with the sponsorship of the DeVilbiss CRP Audi R8 LMS Ultra. This sponsorship brings a new look to the car’s exterior, featuring the company logo and spray gun on the...

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Buffalo Mfg. Works resource center provides applied R&D services

April 24, 2015

Buffalo Mfg. Works resource center has opened in Buffalo, N.Y. The center, made possible through a $45 million state investment, provides applied R&D services that are essential for the future success of the region’s economy. It is designed to give manufacturers in western New York an affordable...

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Weiler Corp. expands headquarters

April 23, 2015

Weiler Corp., a provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has expanded its office space in Cresco, Pa. The expansion is part of a larger initiative that includes the launch of a redesigned website, investment in capital equipment, a new brand...

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U.S. Coast Guard Academy retains first place in second annual inter-academy recycling contest

April 23, 2015

For the second year, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) has received top honors in the Great American Can Roundup's (GACR) Commander-in-Chief's Challenge. As the top recycling service academy for the 2014-2015 challenge, all 896 cadets of the USCGA's eight companies participated in the...

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Trilogy Machinery appointed as exclusive distributor for Warcom press brakes, shears

April 23, 2015

Belcamp, Md.-based Trilogy Machinery Inc. has been named as the exclusive North American distributor for press brakes and shears manufactured by Warcom, Brescia, Italy. The firm produces a variety of press brakes, including high-speed, precision hydraulic, and all-electric models, as well as...

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SigmaTEK names CFO

April 23, 2015

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, Cincinnati, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting software, manufacturing shop floor automation, and systems integration, has hired Allan Abram as CFO. He is responsible for directing the company’s global financial operations, including accounting, finance, human resource, mergers...

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Roofinox America names VP of sales

April 23, 2015

Eatontown, N.J.-based Roofinox America Inc., a supplier of stainless steel coil for roll formed roofing panels, has named David H. Rowe as vice president of sales. He previously worked for Englert Inc. as a salesperson and later in management positions in both regional and national sales,...

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Laser Mech’s Replacement Parts & Service moves to new facility

April 23, 2015

Laser Mechanisms' spare parts group, Laser Mech® Replacement Parts & Service (RPS), has moved into its own facility after experiencing significant growth over the past several years. The new 20,000-sq.-ft. structure, located adjacent to the company’s world headquarters and manufacturing...

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Spartacus 3D, CTIF sign cooperation agreement for additive manufacturing

April 23, 2015

French companies Spartacus3D (Farinia Group), a start-up specializing in additive manufacturing, and CTIF, a provider of casting, materials, and metal products, have signed a cooperation agreement to join their skills and resources in the development of additive manufacturing. The agreement will...

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Bank of the West reveals opportunities, challenges for small, midsized U.S. manufacturers

April 23, 2015

Bank of the West, San Francisco, has announced the publication of "Made Here: The Business Outlook for U.S. Manufacturing," written by the bank's Chief Economist Dr. Scott Anderson. The paper highlights the bright economic outlook for small to midsized U.S. manufacturers, the challenges they face,...

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Linde wins Red Dot Award for cylinder valve design

April 23, 2015

Linde Gases, a division of The Linde Group, Munich, has announced that its EVOS™ Ci gas cylinder valve has won the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2015. Product entries are assessed on a number of criteria, including degree of innovation, functionality, build quality, ergonomics, durability,...

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Georgia Manufacturing Alliance announces launch of Savannah chapter

April 23, 2015

The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance has announced the official launch of the Savannah chapter, hosted at Dirtt Environmental Solutions on April 17, 2015. Laura Lee Bocade, relationship and business development manager with Dirtt and founding director of the Savannah chapter, helped coordinate...

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