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Industrial Innovations hosts U.S. congressman visit

August 27, 2014

Industrial Innovations was visited by U.S. Rep Bill Huizenga, R-Mich., at its Grandville, Mich. Facility to discuss how Congress can help boost U.S. manufacturing competitiveness through legislation. Huizenga and Troy Turnbull, owner of the company, originally met in Washington D.C. in March 2014...

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Coe Press appoints CFO

August 27, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, a manufacturer of coil handling and servo roll feed equipment in Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the appointment of Dave Boissonneault to CFO. The firm has created the position in response to growth in its coil processing business and the addition of its cu-to-length...

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3M names VP of Personal Safety Division

August 27, 2014

3M, St. Paul, Minn., has named Jose Varela vice president and general manager of its Personal Safety Division. In this role, Varela oversees the company’s global safety business and more than 40 major platforms, including respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, protective...

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AMTI names senior outside sales rep

August 26, 2014

Houston-based Alloy Metals and Tubes Intl. (AMTI) has announced that Christopher Salinas has joined the company as senior outside sales representative. He is responsible for selling instrumentation tubing, as well as tubing used in measurement while drilling (MWD) and logging while drilling (LWD)...

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Heidenhain hires product specialist for automation division

August 26, 2014

Heidenhain Corp., Schaumburg, Ill., has hired Jonathan Dougherty as the North American product specialist, automation division. He is responsible for automation product support, including the company’s rotary encoders, slip rings, and resolvers. The company markets such products from not only the...

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Bead Industries marks 100 years of manufacturing with book release

August 26, 2014

Bead Industries reached its 100-year anniversary in August 2014. In May the company commemorated the occasion with a centennial celebration at its Milford, Conn., facility, which was attended by more than 150 people including current employees and their families, board members, former employees,...

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Arcam receives orders from Germany, Italy

August 26, 2014

Arcam, a provider of additive manufacturing equipment for the production of metal components, based in Mölndal, Sweden, has received an order for an EBM system from TU Freiberg in Germany and an order for a Q10 system from ProtoService in Italy. The EBM system will be used for materials and...

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Air Products licenses cryogenic machining technology to Advanced Research Systems

August 26, 2014

Air Products, Lehigh Valley, Pa., has licensed its proprietary cryogenic machining technology to Advanced Research Systems Inc. (ARS), Macungie, Pa., a manufacturer of industrial and research cryogenic equipment. The technology license agreement gives ARS extensive rights to the patented ICEFLY®...

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USITC releases decision on import of OCTG

August 25, 2014

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). Washington, D.C., has determined that a U.S. industry is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports of certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from India, Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam that the U.S....

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Jason Inc. combines with Quinpario Acquisition Corp.

August 25, 2014

Quinpario Acquisition Corp. has announced the completion of its business combination transaction to acquire Jason Inc., a global family of manufacturing businesses within the finishing, seating, components, and automotive acoustics markets. As part of the transaction, Quinpario has changed its name...

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Resilience Capital Partners makes equity investment in Hynes Industries

August 22, 2014

Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm focused on investing in and improving lower midmarket companies in a variety of industries, has announced an investment in Hynes Industries Inc. and Hynes Kokomo LLC, which will operate as a newly formed platform company that will...

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Manufacturing Leadership Awards accepting nominations for 2015

August 22, 2014

Frost & Sullivan's Manufacturing Leadership Council (MLC), Mountain View, Calif., has announced that nominations for the 2015 Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards are open. The awards honor companies and individual leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. In addition, the...

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Hypertherm names market manager for Mexico operations

August 22, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has named Takeshi Yamamoto as market manager for its operations in Mexico. He also is responsible for leading the expansion of the company’s waterjet and integrated cutting systems business within...

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Chief Fabrication to open powder coating operation in Nebraska

August 22, 2014

Chief Fabrication, a division of Chief Industries Inc. in Grand Island, Neb., will open a newly built powder coat facility in August 2014. Once in full production, the facility will be one of the largest powder coat operations in the country, according to the manufacturer. The facility will...

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Cimcool metalworking fluid approved for use at Boeing

August 22, 2014

Cimcool Fluid Technology has announced that CIMTECH® 320Z with InSol™ Technology, a synthetic metalworking fluid, has been approved under Boeing BAC5008 RevU. The fluid is designed for heavy-duty machining of nonferrous and ferrous metals, including 6000 and 7000 series aluminum, stainless...

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