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MetalForming names Capital Machine Technologies as sales rep

October 8, 2014

MetalForming Inc., Peachtree City, Ga., the exclusive North American distribution partner for Schroeder-Fasti of Wessobrunn, Germany, has named Tampa, Fla.-based Capital Machine Technologies as the exclusive representative of Schroeder-Fasti industrial folding machines throughout the southern U.S....

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Greer Steel adds to management team

October 8, 2014

Dover, Ohio-based Greer Steel Co., a provider of cold-rolled strip steel, has expanded its management team. Scott Rummel has been named plant manager. He has more than 16 years of experience as an operations manager, including managing operations in flat-rolled steel sheet finishing. He also has...

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Compact, automated cutting machine includes two oxyfuel torches, one plasma station

October 8, 2014

ESAB Cutting Systems has introduced SGX, a compact, automated cutting machine for plasma and oxyfuel cutting. Designed for small fabricators and manufacturers, the machine carries up to three tool stations, including up to two oxyfuel torches and one plasma station that can be equipped with the...

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Waiting for a mega-payday

October 8, 2014

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Mega-payday isn't the day a lucky lottery winner claims the Mega Millions proceeds. It's one of 15 or so Fridays every year that 90 million people receive a check of some sort, whether it’s from an employer, the Social Security Administration, or some other government agency. Some retailers have a vested interest in the mega-payday cycle, but the reasons for this expose the downside to current economic trends.

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Waterjet software introduces new 3-D pathing capabilities

October 8, 2014

Flow Intl. Corp. has released FlowXpert™ 2015 3-D CAD/CAM software. The platform expands on the 2-D FlowMaster® intelligent software suite. It includes design powered by Spaceclaim, an integrated 3-D CAD/CAM programming tool with Flow Sequencer. Geometry analysis is waterjet-specific. Users...

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TRUMPF FABTECH 2014 Preview

TRUMPF Inc.

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The Power to Perform. An overview of the products TRUMPF will have on display at FABTECH Nov 11-13 in Atlanta. See laser cutting, punching, bending, automation, laser marking, software, services and portable power tools. See you in Atlanta! Visit our web site at www.us.trumpf.com.

Manual slide tables work with hand-operated or pneumatic pressesflow

October 8, 2014

The MST 80 and MST 100 manual slide tables from mäder pressen GmbH handle loads up to 12 or 30 kN. They slide with Teflon® slideways on hardened and ground guide columns. In the end position, the slide tables engage in a retaining mechanism. Depending on the application, all of the...

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Arc Welding 101: Sorting out SAW

October 8, 2014

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Q: What is the procedure qualification test for manufacturing pipe using submerged arc welding?Sandesh P. A: Pipe is manufactured by one of these four methods: electric resistance welding (ERW)/high-frequency induction (HFI) welding, seamless (plug/mandrel mill and extrusion), spiral welding, and...

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Ironworker apprentices participate in annual competition

October 7, 2014

Toronto Local 721 of the Ironworkers Union recently hosted a competition for ironworker apprentices. The annual competition allows apprentices and staff to come together and share best practices. Competing apprentices displayed their knowledge, dexterity, and skills in eight different areas: a...

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Coldwater Machine Co. establishes Solid State Joining Center

October 7, 2014

Coldwater Machine Co., Coldwater, Ohio, a manufacturer of equipment and tools for multiple industries, has announced the establishment of its Solid State Joining Center, a business unit dedicated to the development of technologies that address the challenges of joining lightweight and dissimilar...

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Egar Tool & Die installs Industrial Innovations lubrication system

October 7, 2014

Egar Tool & Die, a manufacturer of automotive stamping dies, production stampings, and welded assemblies, has added an Industrial Innovations Pro-Mix centralized lubrication mixing system and Spra-Rite spray applicators to its Cambridge, Ont., facility. The plantwide system mixes and applies thick,...

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Geometric Ltd., COEP to promote 3-D printing

October 7, 2014

Geometric Ltd., Mumbai, India, a provider of product life cycle management, global engineering services, and offshore software product development, has signed a memorandum of understanding with College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) in India and Colorado State University (CSU), Fort Collins, Colo.,...

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IMI Sensors launches online store

October 7, 2014

Depew, N.Y.-based IMI Sensors, a division of PCB Piezotronics, a manufacturer of vibration, pressure, force, load, torque, and acoustic sensors, has updated its website at www.imi-sensors.com with product search and cable configuration tools and improved e-commerce functions. The new Product...

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FerrouSouth adds light-gauge stretcher leveler

October 7, 2014

FerrouSouth, a supplier of toll slitting, precision leveling, and stretcher leveling services for hot-rolled steel products to OEMs and service centers, has installed a light-gauge stretcher leveler at its Iuka, Miss., facility. According to the company, the Red Bud machine, which features a...

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Lincoln Electric acquires Easom Automation Systems

October 7, 2014

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., Cleveland, has acquired Easom Automation Systems Inc., Detroit. Easom is a privately held integrator and manufacturer of automation and positioning systems serving heavy fabrication, aerospace, and automotive OEMs and...

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