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Simonds Saw names president

January 5, 2017

Simonds Intl. has announced that David Miles has been named president of Simonds Saw LLC, a Fitchburg, Mass., manufacturer of metal cutting saw and file products. He succeeds Ray Martino, who continues to serve as CEO of Simonds Saw and president/CEO of Simonds Intl. Miles has served as vice...

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BLM Group supplies end machining center, CNC saw to Tube Fabrication Industries

September 29, 2016

BLM Group USA, Wixom, Mich., a manufacturer of tube and flat sheet processing equipment, has sold a BC80 CNC end machining center and a CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine to Tube Fabrication Industries, a fabricator of aluminum and carbon steel tubular components in Logansport, Ind. The end...

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Hydmech donates band saw to submarine restoration project

July 25, 2016

Hydmech, a manufacturer of metal sawing equipment in Woodstock, Ont., has donated a VCS-20VSD band saw to the Maritime Park Association in San Francisco for its restoration of the USS Pampanito, a World War II submarine and U.S. Historic Landmark. The submarine offers an immersive educational...

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Behringer Saws appoints western regional sales manager

June 30, 2016

Behringer Saws Inc., Morgantown, Pa., has appointed Ken Bartelli to the position of western regional sales manager. He is responsible for the sale of the company’s band saws, circular cold saws, and material handling equipment in California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada,...

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DoALL launches exploded-view parts ordering capabilities online

March 3, 2016

DoALL metal cutting band saw owners now can order repair, replacement, and service parts at from online parts manuals that highlight exploded views. Visitors to the site can use index pages in the online parts manuals to highlight the part or assembly description...

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Metal Cutting Specialists, Houston Water Jet earn ISO 9001:2008 certification

February 8, 2016

Houston-based companies Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet have both earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. Metal Cutting Specialists provides saw cutting services, while Houston Water Jet offers waterjet...

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Plus Ten Stainless announces redesigned website

December 15, 2015

Plus Ten Stainless, Benicia, Calif., has introduced a redesigned website at The mobile-friendly, updated website offers quick access to the company’s product catalog. Features include immediate search and quote access, comprehensive technical information, and details...

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Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet announce new location in Houston

August 4, 2015

BLP Holdings LLC has announced a new, 155,000-sq.-ft. facility in Houston, Texas, that will house both its Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet divisions under one roof. Located at 7208 Gessner Road, the facility will be operational in November 2015. “With more than 45 band saws and...

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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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Behringer Saws ships semiautomatic band saws to Ellwood Specialty Steel

May 28, 2015

Behringer Saws Inc., Morgantown, Pa., has shipped two semiautomatic band saws to Ellwood Specialty Steel (ESS), New Castle, Pa., a steel producer for the tool, mold, and die industry. The saws are used to cut large forged steel parts at the facility. The HBP-800 features a rigid box-type...

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Kasto delivers band saw to Aerodyne Alloys

April 30, 2015

Kasto Inc., Export, Pa., has delivered a Kasto Tec AC4 KPC high-performance band saw to South Windsor, Conn.-based Aerodyne Alloys, a subsidiary of O’Neal Steel. The saw is used to cut and process large-diameter specialty alloys. Aerodyne has purchased 18 saws from Kasto over the past 12...

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Saw Service of Washington named as Lenox Certified Weld Center

March 2, 2015

Saw Service of Washington Inc. (SSW), located in Bellingham, Wash., has completed all requirements to become one of 45 LENOX® Certifi¬ed Weld Centers in North America and the only one in western Washington. SSW runs two welding production lines with capabilities up to 2.0 in. Its LENOX...

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Simonds Saw’s European manufacturing partner WESPA receives ISO 9001 certification

November 17, 2014

Simonds Saw, Fitchburg, Mass., has announced that its European band saw blade technology partner, WESPA®, located in Melsungen, Germany, has received ISO 9001 quality certification. WESPA is a manufacturer of sawing tools and products, including a variety of carbon and bimetal band saw blades...

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TigerStop wins AWB Manufacturing Excellence Award

October 31, 2014

Vancouver, Wash.-based TigerStop, a manufacturer of automated stop/gauge and pusher systems, has taken top honors in the innovation category in the Association of Washington Business (AWB) 2014 Manufacturing Excellence Awards. According to AWB, TigerStop has maintained a competitive advantage...

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Grasche USA launches new website

August 1, 2014

Grasche USA, a manufacturer of saw plates and steel cores based in Hickory, N.C., has launched a website at It provides an overview of the company’s history, capabilities, and product lines. Customers can request a quote online and download PDFs of complete stock price lists,...

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