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Nozzle changer added to fiber laser cutting system

July 15, 2015

LVD Strippit has introduced an optional nozzle changer for its Electra FL 2-, 3-, and 4-kW high-speed fiber laser cutting systems. The nozzle changer offers storage for 10 nozzles. With the unit, the laser cutting machine can select the correct nozzle for every job, requiring no operator...

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Falcon Steel boosts transmission pole production

July 15, 2015

Falcon Steel is expanding its in-house transmission pole production capacity to meet increasing demand for steel pole structures in power-delivery applications. The company has added five pole section fitting and welding stations at its Haltom City, Texas, facility and launched a process...

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De-Sta-Co consolidates U.S. manufacturing operations

July 15, 2015

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., has announced it will consolidate several U.S. manufacturing operations for its workholding and automation products to a new site in Mount Juliet, Tenn. Consolidation will occur in multiple phases over the next 18 to 24 months. It includes phasing out...

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Cartridge collector handles high airflows with low pressure drops

July 15, 2015

AAF International® offers the OptiFlo® RC cartridge collector. Features include a patented active mandrel to help improve filtration efficiency, a quick-release door for simplified maintenance and minimized leakage, and a cartridge support mechanism for cleaning efficiency. The unit is...

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Schuler breaks ground on engineering/technology center

July 15, 2015

Metal forming equipment manufacturer Schuler has started construction of the Schuler Innovation Tower (S.I.T.) at its base in Göppingen, Germany. The 12-story engineering and technology center will provide space for 750 employees. The company reports that the $44 million project is the biggest...

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Cutting oil made for cutting fine threads, drilling deep holes

July 15, 2015

Wallover's Wococut 508 cutting oil is suitable for cutting fine threads in small-diameter screws, drilling small-diameter holes in 306 stainless steel, and heavy-duty screw machining. The product uses chlorine, active sulfur, and synergistic fatty additives to reduce the chance of burrs...

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Building a manufacturing workforce

July 15, 2015

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Alexandra Industries, a producer and fabricator of aluminum extrusions in Alexandria, Minn., recognized the need to get involved in the local school district to boost the image of manufacturing in the eyes of students. But it didn't just volunteer to send over speakers. It heavily influenced the curriculum at the new high school and donated new manufacturing technology.

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Vance Metal marks 135 years in business

July 14, 2015

Geneva, N.Y.-based Vance Metal, a large-capacity metal fabricator and weld shop, celebrates 135 years of business in 2015. The company was founded Aug. 7, 1880, when James R. Vance started Vance Boiler Works with a newly patented boiler. The company made its first winery tank in the early 1990s...

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Videoscope handles diverse inspection environments

July 14, 2015

Olympus has introduced the series C industrial videoscope. According to the manufacturer, the compact, portable instrument delivers high-quality still images and videos and high durability for use in diverse inspection environments. The videoscope features eight brightness settings, glare...

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Synalloy names senior VP/CFO

July 14, 2015

Spartanburg, S.C.-based Synalloy Corp., a producer of stainless steel pipe and steel storage tanks and a distributor of seamless carbon pipe and tube, has hired Dennis M. Loughran as senior vice president and CFO. Loughran has 11 years of experience with Reynolds Metals Co. and previously...

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Remy to be acquired by BorgWarner

July 14, 2015

Remy Intl. Inc., Pendleton, Ind., has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by BorgWarner Inc., a provider of powertrain components and systems. Remy Intl. is a manufacturer, remanufacturer, and distributor of alternators, starter motors, and electric traction motors for the automotive...

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Emulsion mist collectors offer high collection efficiency

July 14, 2015

A new line of Handte EM Profi emulsion mist collectors from Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) offers high collection efficiency while operating 24/7. The units can clean up contaminants generated during milling, drilling, tapping, turning, and grinding processes that use emulsion mist coolants....

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Schaefer Ventilation releases video about confined-space ventilators

July 14, 2015

Schaefer Ventilation Equipment, Sauk Rapids, Minn., a manufacturer of ventilation and thermal comfort products, has released a sales video for Americ® confined-space ventilators. The video, available at www.schaeferventilation.com/products/americ-confined-space-ventilators/, demonstrates...

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Palm dip glove offers ANSI cut level 5 protection

July 14, 2015

Wells Lamont Industrial has introduced an ANSI cut level 5 palm dip glove with the FlexTech™ Y9216. It offers protection for applications such as metal fabrication, metal handling, metal stamping, automotive manufacturing, recycling and salvage, and HVAC. The palm is dipped in a sandy nitrile...

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PCI names executive director

July 14, 2015

Following the retirement of Executive Director Dave Lurie, the Powder Coating Institute (PCI), Montgomery, Texas, has hired Goyer Management Intl. (GMI) to provide complete management services of the association. GMI has hired Trena Benson as the new PCI executive director. Benson has more than...

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