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Ryerson acquires Laserflex

January 20, 2017

Ryerson Holding Corp., Chicago, a distributor and value-added processor of industrial metals, has acquired The Laserflex Corp., a privately owned metal fabricator with locations in Columbus, Ohio, and Wellford, S.C. Laserflex, which specializes in laser fabrication metal processing and welding,...

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TigerStop hires CEO of worldwide operations

January 19, 2017

TigerStop LLC, Vancouver, Wash., a manufacturer of automation equipment used in material cutoff, drilling, boring, ripping, positioning, and pushing, has hired Rakesh Sridharan as its new CEO of worldwide operations. Sridharan previously worked for Leatherman Tool Group as vice president of...

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CML USA names new sales reps

January 19, 2017

Davenport, Iowa-based CML USA Inc., manufacturer of Ercolina tube, pipe, and profile bending and metalworking machinery, has announced two additions to its sales force. Mike Storto, based in Denver, serves as regional sales representative for Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Nick Tapply,...

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Dallas Industries delivers two complete feed lines to Adient

January 19, 2017

Dallas Industries, Troy, Mich., a manufacturer of coil handling and press feeding equipment and controls, has delivered two complete feed lines, along with two reels and retrofit coil guide rolls for existing systems, to the Adient (formerly Johnson Controls) facility in Athens, Tenn. Both new...

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Stainless Sales Corp. equipment auction scheduled for Feb. 2

January 19, 2017

The assets of Stainless Sales Corp., Addison Ill., will be sold at an auction hosted by PPL Group, Northbrook, Ill. Theater-style bidding for all of the equipment will start at 10 a.m. on Feb. 2 at 2301 Windsor Court, Unit B, in Addison. Included in the live and online auction will be steel coil...

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CK Worldwide celebrates 50th anniversary

January 18, 2017

CK Worldwide Inc., Auburn, Wash., marks its 50th year in business in 2017. Established in 1967 as Conley & Kleppen, the company provides a variety of products for GTAW. “It all started with the simple idea of entrepreneurship; we saw the way torches were being made and thought to ourselves, we...

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Research and Markets releases report on welding consumables market through 2022

January 18, 2017

Globally, growing demand from major end-use industries such as automotive and building and construction is expected to remain one of the key growth drivers for the welding consumables market through 2022, according to a new report from Dublin-based Research and Markets.Geographically, Asia-Pacific...

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Materion awarded two patents for alloy fabrication process

January 18, 2017

Mayfield Heights, Ohio-based Materion Performance Alloys has received two patents for processes that improve the fabrication of BrushForm® 158 (BF 158), the strip form of the company’s high-strength, copper-nickel-tin ToughMet® alloy. The patents cover new manufacturing technologies that...

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Duval Precision Grinding receives upgrade to Tier 1 vendor status for GE

January 18, 2017

Duval Precision Grinding, Chicopee, Mass., has been approved as a Tier 1 vendor for General Electric (GE). The company provides ID grinding, OD grinding, surface grinding, jig grinding, and CNC grinding services for a variety of industries.With this status, Duval Precision Grinding will work...

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NBT awards 15 scholarships

January 18, 2017

Fifteen students pursuing careers in manufacturing earned $1,500 or $2,500 toward their postsecondary studies from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.® (FMA), Elgin, Ill. For the spring 2017 semester, NBT awarded manufacturing...

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Speyside Equity Fund I LP acquires Midland Stamping and Fabricating

January 18, 2017

Speyside Equity Fund I LP, an investor in specialty chemicals, industrials/metal forming, and food ingredients businesses, has acquired Midland Stamping and Fabricating Corp., Schiller Park, Ill., from Advanced Alloy Processing. Midland is a provider of contract metal stampings and fabrications to...

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Rockford Systems announces 2017 schedule for machine safeguarding seminars

January 18, 2017

Rockford Systems, a provider of machine-safeguarding products and services in Rockford, Ill., has announced the 2017 scheduling of its machine safeguarding seminars.The three-day seminars foster greater understanding of current OSHA and ANSI safety standards, while familiarizing participants with...

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MFG.com report assesses expected impact of Trump policies on U.S. manufacturing

January 18, 2017

Marietta, Ga.-based MFG.com, an online manufacturing marketplace, has released the report, “How Will President Trump’s Policies Affect U.S. Manufacturing?” Based on a survey of both buyers (OEMs) and suppliers (small to midsize manufacturers) in the MFG.com marketplace, the report gauges the...

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Lincoln Tech launches welding training programs in Texas, Tennessee

January 18, 2017

Lincoln Educational Services Corp., Grand Prairie, Texas, a provider of specialized technical training, has introduced two new training options for spring 2017. A welding technology program now is available in Nashville, and the Grand Prairie, Texas, campus—an AWS Educational Institute...

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ITA Grant Committee accepting 2017 STEM scholarship applications

January 18, 2017

The Northglenn, Colo.-based International Titanium Association (ITA) Grant Committee now is accepting applications for four individual academic scholarships in 2017. The scholarships are open to students who plan to enroll in a full-time science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM)...

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