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GMI Group names quality assurance director

December 7, 2016

Houston-based GMI Group has hired Eric Berger as quality assurance director to oversee and improve processes. He has extensive experience as an auditor and quality manager. The company, a provider of precision machining, product distribution, and metallurgical testing, also has obtained newly...

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Horizontal machining center supports flexible mounting of various fixtures

December 7, 2016

Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the KIWA-Japan Triple H40 horizontal machining center with a column traverse structure. The machine can support flexible mounting of various fixtures and rotary tables based on the application. The stationary table design enables long workpieces to be...

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Milling machine prepares circumferential seam joints

November 15, 2016

Pemamek offers the Pema CM 55 milling machine for joint preparation of circumferential seams. According to the company, the machine increases welding quality and efficiency, with features designed to help reduce the defect rate.The unit offers precise groove preparation and root opening even in...

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Alro Industrial Supply acquires Triad Industrial Sales assets

November 11, 2016

Alro Industrial Supply, Jackson, Mich., has announced its acquisition of certain assets of cutting tool distributor Triad Industrial Sales, Kernersville, N.C. Alro Industrial Supply is a provider of cutting tools, abrasives, coolant, welding supplies, and MRO products. The company is part of Alro...

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Methods 3D opens seven U.S. additive manufacturing labs

November 4, 2016

Methods 3D Inc., a newly formed subsidiary of Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., has completed additive manufacturing laboratories in each of Methods Machine Tools’ seven technology centers: Sudbury; Detroit; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Phoenix; San Francisco; and Los Angeles. The labs are...

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NSA Industries to expand to New Hampshire

October 21, 2016

NSA Industries LLC, a metal fabricating, machining, and powder coating company based in St. Johnsbury, Vt., has announced plans to expand in Groveton, N.H., and hire up to 60 people by mid-March 2017. The firm has $3 million in new equipment ready to move to Groveton when the building is ready in...

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Lincoln Tech receives $50,000 donation from Haas Automation

October 12, 2016

Lincoln Educational Services Corp. has announced that Lincoln Tech in Mahwah, N.J., has received a third grant from the Gene Haas Foundation to promote career training for computerized manufacturing at its campus. The foundation presented the school with a check for $50,000—bringing its...

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Oberg Industries partners with Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering on additive manufacturing research

September 8, 2016

Oberg Industries, a manufacturer of complex tooling and precision machined or stamped metal components in Freeport, Pa., and the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering have formed a two-year partnership in which Oberg will have full-time employees on-site to manage technical...

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Spirit Mfg. to close Wisconsin facility

September 7, 2016

Spirit Mfg., a wholly owned subsidiary of HyPro Inc., has announced plans to close its facility in New Berlin, Wis. The company is a contract manufacturer of machined parts for OEMs. Layoffs are slated for November, affecting 60 employees. Many employees are being offered positions at HyPro’s...

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Brixey & Meyer Capital acquires Stillwater Technologies

August 30, 2016

Dayton, Ohio-based Brixey & Meyer Capital (BMC) has announced it has acquired Stillwater Technologies, a Troy, Ohio-based supplier of precision machining and resistance welding systems to the communications, aerospace, defense, automotive, and energy sectors. Stillwater currently has about 90...

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Electric hand-held beveling tool offers new milling head design

August 30, 2016

Saar-Hartmetall USA has announced the availability of its upgraded SMA30E hand-held beveling tool. It features a new milling head design that uses dice-shaped inserts that now have eight cutting edges instead of the typical four cutting edges. The new milling head design also allows for quick...

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Vertical machining center has 16- by 14-in. work envelope

August 25, 2016

Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Feeler HV-1100V vertical machining center. It features a dedicated trunnion, 4+1 axis configuration, and a 13.8-in. rotary table. The trunnion—Autocam with roller cam technology—offers a 16- by 14-in. work envelope. The tilting A axis has a full...

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Cutting fluid offers extra lubricity for hard-to-machine materials

August 25, 2016

Walter Surface Technologies has released the new Coolcut S-50™ soluble cutting fluid for reducing heat buildup and friction on workpieces. EP additives in the liquid provide extra lubricity for cutting of high-tensile steel, stainless steel, titanium, aluminum, and copper alloys. The fluid also...

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Reamers suitable for high-volume production

August 24, 2016

Allied Machine & Eng. Corp. offers ALVAN® expandable precision reamers for high-volume production. The line is available through an exclusive supply agreement with S.C.A.M.I., the Italy-based manufacturer. Offered with carbide, cermet, polycrystalline diamond (PCD), and cubic boron nitride (CBN)...

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Coolant-through threadmills suitable for blind hole applications

July 28, 2016

Allied Machine & Eng. Corp. offers a line of coolant-through threadmills, designed to improve chip evacuation when threading blind holes. According to the company, they reduce tool deflection and provide straight, precise thread forms. Inch-shank and metric-shank versions are offered. The...

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