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Sandvik appoints president for Sandvik Machining Solutions

March 15, 2017

Sandvik has appointed Klas Forsström as president for Sandvik's business area Sandvik Machining Solutions and as a member of the group executive management.Forsström has been with the Sandvik group for about 25 years. He most recently served as president of Sandvik Coromant, a supplier of metal...

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Grainger offers cutting tool reconditioning

March 14, 2017

Grainger, a supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products based in Orlando, Fla., has launched a cutting tool reconditioning service. The service repairs worn end mills and drill bits, restoring cutting edges to original specifications. It focuses on high-speed steel and carbide round...

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Kennametal leaders receive Women In Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards

March 2, 2017

Pittsburgh-based Kennametal Inc. has announced that two of its female leaders, Binky Sargent and Lena Siegel, have received honors at the fifth annual Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards presented by The Manufacturing Institute.The awards honor...

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Global Mfg. Industries purchases Paramount Machining Solutions

March 1, 2017

Global Mfg. Industries has acquired Oak Park, Mich.-based Paramount Machining Solutions, a provider of precision CNC machining and prototype services to the automotive, industrial, and aftermarket industries. Global Mfg. will continue operations in the facility under the Paramount Precision...

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UTI welding and CNC machining programs approved by U.S. Dept. of Education

February 10, 2017

Universal Technical Institute Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of transportation industry technician training, has received approval from the U.S. Dept. of Education to launch welding technology and CNC machining programs. CNC machining classes begin in fall 2017 at the company's NASCAR...

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Fischer Special Tooling launches website

February 10, 2017

Mentor, Ohio-based Fischer Special Tooling has launched a new website at that highlights the company’s carbide tooling, including form cutting tools, internal grinding arbors and quills, custom form gauges, trepan form tools, and form milling cutters. The tooling is...

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Atlas Technologies adds a large-frame VMC to Michigan plant

February 6, 2017

Atlas Technologies has installed a Haas large-frame vertical machining center at its Fenton, Mich., facility. The VF-12 machine has been added to the 51,000 sq. ft. of in-house manufacturing space that currently provides custom welding and fabrication and contract manufacturing services. The unit...

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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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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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