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PennEngineering marks 75 years in business

March 9, 2017

PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2017. Founded in 1942, the company pioneered the first self-clinching fastener for thin metal assemblies.The firm now offers a diverse selection of fastening products for the electronics, computer, data/telecom, consumer...

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Coldwater Machine named a Level 1 FANUC integrator

February 1, 2017

Coldwater, Ohio-based Coldwater Machine Co., a manufacturer of assembly automation and special machines for the appliance, automotive, and aerospace industries, has been named a Level 1 integrator as part of its strategic partnership with FANUC America Corp. This enhanced status provides Coldwater...

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PennEngineering’s ATLAS Products division wins Fastenal Supplier Award

January 10, 2017

The ATLAS® Products division of PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has won a first-place Supplier Award for 2016 from Fastenal®, a Winona, Minn.-based distributor of threaded fasteners. The award in the Direct Ship class of Fastenal’s annual Supplier Scorecard program recognizes outstanding...

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Electron Beam Eng. founder Trillwood dies

December 16, 2016

Electron Beam Eng. Inc., an electron beam and laser beam welding company in Anaheim, Calif., has announced that its founder, Richard Trillwood, died on Dec. 6, 2016. Trillwood began his career as an apprentice engineer in England in the 1950s, earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical...

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MTI partners with LIFT to deliver largest linear friction welding machine to Detroit

December 13, 2016

Manufacturing Technology Inc. (MTI), South Bend, Ind., has announced it will develop North America’s largest linear friction welding machine (in terms of force capacity and tooling envelope) for LIFT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow—for use in lightweight metals R&D projects, based in...

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Weld Systems Integrators named as master distributor and importer for Tecna

November 22, 2016

Weld Systems Integrators Inc. (WSI), Warrensville Heights, Ohio, has been named as a master distributor and importer for Tecna SpA, a manufacturer of resistance spot welding machinery, portable weld guns, test and measurement accessories, and spring-driven tool balancers.WSI is a manufacturer and...

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Dengensha opens customer service and support center in Cincinnati

November 2, 2016

Resistance welding equipment provider Dengensha America Corp., Bedford, Ohio, has opened a customer service and support branch office in Cincinnati. Staffed with a sales manager, service engineer, and customer service and support specialists, the new location is initially focused on supporting the...

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Industrial fasteners market growth projected at 4 percent CAGR to 2020

October 18, 2016

Pune, India-based Sandler Research, in its recently published “Global Industrial Fasteners Market 2016-2020,” predicts the market to grow at a CAGR of 4.05 percent through 2020. According to the report, the emergence of self-clinching fasteners will help drive market growth. The fasteners,...

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U.S. industrial fastener market to return to sustainable growth levels in 2020

September 29, 2016

The Freedonia Group, Cleveland, has released “Industrial Fasteners,” a study that analyzes the U.S. industrial fastener market. According to the study, the market is expected to return to sustainable growth levels through 2020, following a surge in demand experienced during the recovery-fueled...

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Accurate Screw Machine achieves AS9100C certification

September 28, 2016

Accurate Screw Machine (ASM), a division of MW Industries Inc., has achieved AS9100 Rev. C certification for its Fairfield, N.J., manufacturing plant. The firm manufactures custom electronic hardware, fasteners, and precision machined components for the aerospace and general industrial...

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T.J. Snow releases 2017 resistance welding seminar schedule

September 21, 2016

Chattanooga, Tenn.-based T.J. Snow has released its resistance welding seminar schedule for 2017. The class covers the basics of resistance welding, covering topics such as industry terms, force delivery systems, welding transformer operation, and setup. Classes are scheduled for the following...

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Coldwater Machine partners with Ohio State for vaporizing foil actuator welding project

September 14, 2016

Coldwater Machine Co., a Coldwater, Ohio-based manufacturer and integrator of assembly automation and machines for the automotive, appliance, energy, and aerospace industries, has been selected as a manufacturing and collaboration partner to help commercialize The Ohio State University’s...

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D&S Industrial Fasteners opens Pennsylvania storefront

August 15, 2016

D&S Industrial Fasteners, a distributor of fasteners, safety equipment, chemicals, power tools, and industrial products, has opened its first retail storefront in Washington, Pa. The storefront will hold a two-day grand opening on Aug. 18-19 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will feature...

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Nelson Fastener Systems acquires TOG Mfg.

August 8, 2016

Fastener manufacturer Nelson® Fastener Systems, Elyria, Ohio, has announced that TOG® Mfg., North Adams, Mass., has joined its family of companies. TOG, a producer and distributor of specialty fasteners, rotor studs, valve components, and custom bushings, employs 36 people. Its name,...

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Marlin Steel adds wire/strip forming and welding machine

August 8, 2016

Baltimore-based Marlin Steel has added an Ultimat UMW-100 wire and strip forming and welding machine to its factory floor. The machine uses medium-frequency direct current (MFDC) welding to bond metals quickly and efficiently while minimizing burrs, the company states. MFDC machines rectify the...

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