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Sioux Corp. quality management system certified to ISO 9001:2008

January 29, 2015

Sioux Corp., a manufacturer of industrial pressure washers, steam cleaners, water heating and chilling systems, steam generators, and related custom equipment in Beresford, S.D., has announced that its quality management system now is certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards. The certified quality...

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Metal Sales metal wall panels clad condo building in Los Angeles

January 29, 2015

Metal Sales™ Mfg. Corp., Louisville, Ky., has provided T2630 perforated and solid metal wall panels for Cloverdale749, a 10,500-sq.-ft. residential structure located in Los Angeles. “We specified metal because we know it works well in the Southern California climate,” said Lorcan...

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Dengensha America adds customer sales and service support for southern states

January 29, 2015

Bedford, Ohio-based Dengensha America has appointed Curtis Dietrich as southern sales associate, responsible for customer relations, sales, service, and support in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. Dietrich has opened an office in Cincinnati to...

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Singapore agency establishes facility for sustainable production technologies

January 28, 2015

Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) has launched a new facility that allows companies to breathe new life into old product components by reusing them in their manufacturing processes. Located at Singapore's first eco-business park, JTC CleanTech Two@ CleanTech Park,...

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Coldwater Machine opens South Carolina office

January 28, 2015

Coldwater, Ohio-based Coldwater Machine Co. has announced the opening of a sales office in Greenville, S.C. The company offers custom machines and automation equipment such as robotic workcells, vision inspection systems, and assembly lines, as well as solid-state welding technologies including...

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NAM names board of directors

January 27, 2015

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Washington, D.C., has announced a new board of directors. Gregg Sherrill, chairman and CEO of Tenneco Inc., has been named as chair, and John F. Lundgren, chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker Inc., will serve as vice chair for a two-year...

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Durable goods orders declined 3.4 percent in December

January 27, 2015

New orders for manufactured durable goods in December decreased $8.1 billion or 3.4 percent to $230.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This decrease, down four of the last five months, followed a 2.1 percent November decrease. Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 0.8...

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EFD Induction Group names VP of operations

January 26, 2015

EFD Induction Group, Skien, Norway, a provider of induction-based industrial heating systems, has appointed Artur Pająk as vice president of operations. Pająk previously worked as director of business line interior for Kongsberg Automotive and in operations and engineering roles for Star...

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MEC announces changes to senior leadership team

January 26, 2015

Mayville Engineering Co. Inc. (MEC), Mayville, Wis., a provider of metal fabrication, laser and plasma cutting, stamping, forming, machining, welding, tube bending and forming, painting, polishing, brazing, cleaning, assembly and kitting, prototyping, and product testing and validation, has...

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Camfil APC promotes four to sales management posts

January 22, 2015

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), Jonesboro, Ark., a global manufacturer of dust-, fume-, and mist-collection equipment, has promoted four members of its sales management team to new positions. John Dauber, who joined the company in 1998 and most recently headed up the U.S./Canada sales team,...

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Electron Beam Technologies appoints plant manager

January 22, 2015

Kankakee, Ill.-based Electron Beam Technologies Inc., an OEM supplier of coaxial/composite welding cables and conduit systems for automation, has named Jay Flahive as plant manager. Flahive has more than 17 years of experience in industrial management, including a background in lean Six Sigma...

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NIMS announces record number of certifications pursued for metalworking jobs

January 21, 2015

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), a standards and skill certification body for the metalworking industry in Fairfax, Va., awarded a record number of credentials in 2014 to individuals seeking to enter into or advance in jobs in the industry. In 2014 NIMS issued 18,947...

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Wrightspeed moves to new location in California

January 21, 2015

Tesla Motors co-founder Ian Wright has announced plans to relocate his company, Wrightspeed, from San Jose, Calif., to Alameda Point, Calif. Wrightspeed designs and manufactures range-extended electric powertrain units that can be installed in existing delivery and garbage trucks to make the...

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Tech Air acquires McGinnis Welding Supply

January 20, 2015

Tech Air, Danbury, Conn., a distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related welding supplies, has acquired McGinnis Welding Supply. Tech Air is owned by CI Capital Partners and Tech Air management. McGinnis is a distributor of industrial, specialty, and medical gases with...

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Drew Industries acquires EA Technologies

January 20, 2015

Drew Industries Inc., Elkhart, Ind., a supplier of components for RVs and manufactured homes, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Lippert Components Inc. (LCI®), has acquired the business and certain assets of EA Technologies LLC. EA Technologies, also of Elkhart, is a manufacturer...

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