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Oxylance announces distribution and sales agreement with Castolin Eutectic of Canada

January 2, 2015

Birmingham, Ala.-based Oxylance has announced a distribution and sales agreement with Castolin Eutectic of Canada. Oxylance Sure Cut systems and underwater cutting and welding rods now are carried in Castolin Eutectic’s distribution centers for delivery to the Canadian marketplace. Oxylance...

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The Bradbury Co. announces two staff promotions

January 2, 2015

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., has announced the promotion of Mike Meuli to project engineering manager and Jeremy Croley to Plant 2 manager. Employed with the company since 1997, Meuli previously held the position of Plant 2 manager. In his new role, Meuli monitors and evaluates...

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Menges Roller launches new website

December 24, 2014

Menges Roller Co., Wauconda, Ill., a provider of industrial rollers for the steel and aluminum coil converting and coating industries, has launched a new website at www.mengesroller.com. The website includes several videos, industry links, social media links, and various means of interfacing...

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Trilogy Machinery appointed exclusive U.S. distributor for Sunrise ironworkers

December 24, 2014

Trilogy Machinery Inc., Belcamp, Md., has been named the exclusive U.S. distributor for Sunrise ironworkers, punching machines, and CNC machines. The companies have been in cooperation since 2009. Allen Kao, president of Sunrise Fluid Power of Taiwan, said, “We are thrilled with the progress...

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Rafter ships weld squeeze box to mechanical tubing producer

December 24, 2014

Rafter Equipment Corp., Strongsville, Ohio, a manufacturer of tube mills, pipe mills, roll forming machines, and cutoff machines, has shipped an RT-2000 HFI weld squeeze box to a North American producer of mechanical tubing. The box is part of an upgrade to the customer's existing Yoder M-2 tube...

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MetoKote opens facility in North Carolina

December 24, 2014

Lima, Ohio-based MetoKote Corp., an applicator of protective coatings, has opened its newest facility in Mebane, N.C. MetoKote was approached by GKN Driveline in Roxboro, N.C., in October 2012 to collaborate with GKN on the coating of its steel drive shafts. MetoKote has coated parts for GKN...

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Elliott signs agreement to distribute LVD Strippit machines in Canada

December 23, 2014

Elliott Matsuura Canada Inc., a supplier of metalworking machinery in Oakville, Ont., has partnered with LVD Strippit to distribute its line of metal fabricating equipment, such as laser cutting systems, punch presses, press brakes, guillotine shears, and midlevel automation systems. Elliott...

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Fabral names plant manager

December 23, 2014

Fabral, a provider of metal roofing and wall panels for architectural, commercial, post-frame, industrial, transportation, and agricultural applications, has appointed Jonathan Williams as plant manager at its Lancaster, Pa., facility. He has more than 30 years of manufacturing experience and 15...

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Ball Corp. names leader of global metal beverage packaging

December 23, 2014

Broomfield, Colo.-based Ball Corp. has hired Erik Bouts as senior vice president of the corporation and COO of global metal beverage packaging, effective Feb. 1. He will be based in Zurich. Bouts most recently was president of Owens-Illinois, Europe. Before that he was CEO at The Glidden Co., a...

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Forecast 3D celebrates 20 years in business

December 23, 2014

Forecast 3D, a Carlsbad, Calif.-based 3-D printing and short-run manufacturing service provider, marks its 20th anniversary. In 1994 co-founders and brothers Corey and Donovan Weber started the business in their garage with a single stereolithography 3-D printer. They built prototypes and...

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Heung IL USA to build first U.S. manufacturing facility in North Carolina

December 22, 2014

Heung IL USA Corp., a subsidiary of South Korea-based Heung IL Industrial Co. Ltd., will open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Statesville, N.C., creating 30 full-time jobs. The company will invest $2.3 million in the facility, which will be co-located on the grounds of the existing Doosan...

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Illinois Material Handling acquires Chicago Lift Truck

December 22, 2014

Material handling equipment dealer Illinois Material Handling, Elk Grove Village, Ill., a division of Wolter Group LLC, has acquired Chicago Lift Truck, a family-owned material handling dealership located in Chicago. Much of the staff will assume positions under Illinois Material Handling. Chris...

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TRUMPF expands to Querétaro, Mexico

December 19, 2014

In response to increased sales in Mexico, Farmington, Conn.-based TRUMPF Inc. has opened a facility in Querétaro. The location allows faster response times for spare parts, sales support, and service technicians. Sofia Cardenas, facility supervisor of the new warehouse, said, “As an...

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TeraDiode signs purchase and supply agreement with Panasonic Welding Systems

December 19, 2014

TeraDiode, Wilmington, Mass., has announced the signing of a purchase and supply agreement with Panasonic Welding Systems (PWS), Osaka, Japan. Under the multiyear agreement, TeraDiode will supply PWS 4-kW, high-brightness TeraBlade™ laser engines, which will allow PWS’s robotic welding and...

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Sioux Corp. receives Pillar of the Industry Award

December 19, 2014

Sioux Corp., Beresford, S.D., has received the Pillar of the Industry Award from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers for its dedication and support of the U.S. manufacturing industry and the I Make America campaign. Sioux was one of only 34 companies nationwide to receive the award. The...

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