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TigerStop launches new website

September 1, 2015

Vancouver, Wash.-based TigerStop has launched a completely new company website at www.tigerstop.com. The new site presents the benefits of incorporating or improving upon lineal cutting, drilling, punching, or boring automation in a variety of manufacturing environments. Visitors can search by...

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AISI presents Steel Champion Award to Ohio senator

September 1, 2015

AK Steel, West Chester, Ohio, has announced the U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, was presented with the AISI 2015 Congressional Steel Champion Award at AK Steel’s Zanesville, Ohio, works. The award recognizes Portman for his dedication to and support of the U.S. steel industry and its employees....

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Piab upgrades website

September 1, 2015

Piab, a provider of industrial vacuum technology, has launched a new website at www.piab.com. The suction cup section has been upgraded with a new selection guide. The product data sheets have been redesigned with the ability to compare products for performance on-screen, with differences...

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MSCI’s economic summit to offer insight for 2016 planning

September 1, 2015

On Sept. 9-10, 2015, Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), Rolling Meadows, Ill., will offer Economic Summit Forecast: 2016, which will cover economic volatility in the U.S. and abroad, how global forces will impact the metals market, and foreign trade. The conference, to be held at the...

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Laboratory Testing announces continuation of A2LA accreditation

September 1, 2015

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), Hatfield, Pa., has been approved for continued accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025-2005. The scope of the accreditation also has been expanded for mechanical testing and calibration...

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Saar-Hartmetall launches expanded website

August 31, 2015

Saar-Hartmetall USA, Covington, Ky., a subsidiary of Germany-based parent company Saar-Hartmetall GmbH, has launched a new and expanded website at www.shmusa.com. The new website presents the company’s three main product lines: tube and pipe scarfing tools, bar and wire peeling tools, and...

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Acme Mfg. opens second manufacturing facility in Michigan

August 31, 2015

Acme Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of integrated centerless and robotic belt grinding systems and automated polishing, buffing, deburring, and grinding systems, has added a second manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Mich. The 45,000-sq.-ft. building will accommodate additional manufacturing...

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Shimco breaks ground at new Ontario headquarters

August 31, 2015

Shimco, a manufacturer of precision parts and gap-management systems, has begun construction of a 25,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Cambridge, Ont. Its current headquarters will relocate from Markham, Ont., to Cambridge in December. The manufacturing facility will incorporate increased automation,...

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Central Tube and Bar opens expanded facility in Oklahoma

August 31, 2015

Central Tube and Bar (CTB) has opened a 55,000-sq.-ft. facility in Tulsa, Okla. Steady growth in its regional customer base and the addition of new processing equipment motivated the search for a larger facility. The company is a supplier and processor of tube and bar products, including round,...

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Bunzl Distribution acquires Steiner Industries

August 31, 2015

Bunzl Distribution, a St. Louis-based nonperishable goods supplier, has acquired Steiner Industries Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer and wholesaler of personal protection equipment (PPE) for U.S. industrial distributors supplying the welding and industrial sectors. This is Bunzl’s third...

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Arcam opens sales/support office in Massachusetts

August 31, 2015

Arcam AB, a supplier of additive manufacturing systems based in Mölndal, Sweden, has opened Arcam Cad to Metal Inc., a sales and service facility covering the needs of the company’s North American EBM® business, in Woburn, Mass. The 5,500-sq.-ft. facility offers sales, support, spare parts,...

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Trico announces addition to international business development team

August 31, 2015

Trico Corp., a provider of lubrication management products and services, has announced the addition of Alejandro Soto to the international business development team. In this position, he focuses on channels of distribution in Latin America. Soto has more than 10 years of experience in growing,...

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White paper reveals how effective data searches improve product development

August 28, 2015

Only one in seven new product initiatives launch successfully, according to management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. A new white paper from Lakewood, Ohio-based Onix makes it clear that product development inefficiencies are impeding and disrupting manufacturers' success. The white paper,...

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Sapa Extrusions installs extrusion presses at Midwest plants

August 28, 2015

Sapa Extrusions-North America has announced the installation of new extrusion presses at its Yankton, S.D., and Elkhart, Ind., plants. The new presses have been moved from other Sapa locations and should begin extruding aluminum before the end of 2015. To meet capacity requirements, the Yankton...

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Kennametal appoints VP/CFO

August 28, 2015

Kennametal Inc., based in Latrobe, Pa., has appointed Jan Kees van Gaalen to the position of vice president and CFO. He replaces Martha Fusco, who has served as interim CFO since February 2015. She will continue in her role as vice president and corporate controller. Van Gaalen has more than 30...

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