Tube and Pipe Fabrication News

The tube and pipe fabrication technology area covers sawing (band, circular, and friction) and other cutting processes, such as abrasive, flame, laser, oxyfuel, plasma, and waterjet. It also discusses forming processes, including bending and end forming. Finally, it includes a handful of miscellaneous processes, such as trimming, beveling, finning, grooving, threading, and spinning.

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Lantek to provide software for Promotech pipe cutting machines

July 18, 2016

Lantek Systems Inc., Mason, Ohio, has reached an agreement with Polish company Promotech to supply its sheet metal software with Promotech’s pipe profile cutting machines. The equipment can cut pipes up to nearly 5 ft. dia. and about 39 ft. long with oxyfuel or plasma. Promotech manufactures...

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Rattunde to host open house marking 10th anniversary

July 18, 2016

Rattunde, a builder of tube and bar processing machinery, will host a technology open house at its Caledonia, Mich., headquarters to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. The open house runs 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sept. 15-16, 2016, and with an anniversary celebration on Sept. 15 at 5:00 p.m. At...

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Nivora Group acquires Dynobend B.V.

June 30, 2016

Netherlands-based Dynobend B.V., a provider of equipment and software for precision cold forming of tube, wire, and profiles, has been acquired by the Nivora Group. Nivora Group comprises the SafanDarley, Bewo Cutting Systems, and Style CNC Machines brands. It has factories in four locations...

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Precision Pipe & Products supplies culvert rehabilitation system to Chapel Hill, N.C.

June 28, 2016

Precision Pipe & Products Inc., Birmingham, Ala., has announced that its INFRASTEEL® culvert rehabilitation system has been chosen by Chapel Hill, N.C., for its Booker Creek Culvert At Elliot Road Rehabilitation Project. The company will provide an INFRASTEEL 180- by 105-in. slip-liner to...

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Epic Piping expands in Middle East

June 6, 2016

Baton Rouge, La.-based pipe fabricator Epic Piping has announced the start of operations at a 400,000-sq.-ft. facility in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The addition of the facility allows the company, which currently operates four facilities across North America, to expand production to more...

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Schwarze-Robitec restructures sales department

May 4, 2016

Tube bending machine manufacturer Schwarze-Robitec, Cologne, Germany, has named Heike Ahlers as sales and marketing manager and has announced the retirement of former Sales Manager Jürgen Korte. Ahlers joined the company in 2013. She was significantly involved in 2015 with the opening of the...

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BLM Group USA to host Tube Innovation Week

April 4, 2016

BLM Group USA, a manufacturer of tube processing equipment, will host a weeklong event focused on its new technologies. Tube Innovation Week, to be held June 6-10, 2016, at the company’s Wixom, Mich., headquarters, will feature the latest technologies in laser tube cutting and tube bending....

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R&B Machining names account manager

March 24, 2016

R&B Machining Inc., Wilmington, Ohio, has hired Kevin Hughes as its new account manager. He focuses on increasing sales of the company’s tube bending and forming tooling, tube end forming machines, and automation business. Hughes has more than 20 years of outside sales experience selling...

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Mathey Dearman adds to sales team

March 24, 2016

Mathey Dearman, Tulsa, Okla., has announced the addition of Daniel Bartyzel to its extended sales team. He joined Intermountain Marketing Group, Lone Tree, Colo., as an outside sales representative, responsible for accounts in New Mexico and Colorado. Bartyzel attended Technical Vocational...

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STI-SPFA presents Hall of Fame, Member Service Awards

February 24, 2016

STI-SPFA has presented the Hall of Fame Award to Tim Woofter, owner and president of Stanwade Metal Products, Fowler, Ohio, and the Member Service Award to Larry Dildine, president of Phoenix Forging Co. in Catasauqua, Pa. The Hall of Fame Award honors individuals who have made outstanding...

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BLM Group USA delivers tube/sheet processing machine to Advanta Industries

February 10, 2016

BLM Group USA, Wixom, Mich., has announced the sale of its LC5 laser tube and flat sheet processing machine to Petersburg, Mich.-based Advanta Industries for its Manning, S.C., facility. Advanta Industries designs and manufactures returnable steel racks and offers custom packaging systems using...

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Mathey Dearman announces staff addition at Mike Charles and Associates

February 4, 2016

Mathey Dearman, Tulsa, Okla., has announced the addition of Michael Moore to the staff of Mike Charles and Associates Inc., a Mooresville, N.C.-based distributor of Mathey Dearman products in North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. Moore has worked previously for Lincoln Electric and...

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Lang Tube Tec names International Technologies as U.S. partner

January 12, 2016

Lang Tube Tec GmbH, a manufacturer of electric tube and pipe bending machines based in Germany, has selected International Technologies Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., as a U.S. sales and service partner. Lang Tube Tec provides a variety of bending machines for carbon steel, stainless steel,...

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Tri Tool adds Northwest regional sales manager

January 4, 2016

Tri Tool Inc., Rancho Cordova, Calif., has hired Bill Baxter, formerly of Geary Pacific and Western Tool Supply, as Northwest regional sales manager, working with Val Astle. Their regional territory comprises Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Nevada (except...

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Mathey Dearman adds Delco Sales Northwest to sales team

December 17, 2015

Tulsa, Okla.-based Mathey Dearman, a manufacturer of cutting and beveling machines for tube and pipe, has announced the addition of Delco Sales Northwest to its team, operated by Sjon Delmore, Paul Drake, and Steve Roberts. They will work jointly with existing representative, Dan Enz. Delmore...

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