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Global 3-D printer market to reach CAGR of 56 percent until 2020, says study

February 22, 2016

According to “Global 3D Printer Market 2016-2020,” a research study released by London-based Technavio, the global 3-D printer market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 56 percent to 2020. Automotive is the largest segment of the global 3-D printers market, says the report. Sales of...

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O'Neal Mfg. Services names president

February 19, 2016

O’Neal Mfg. Services (OMS), a Birmingham, Ala., firm that offers outsourced manufacturing of fabricated metal components and welded subassemblies, has hired Larry Whitehead as president. He has extensive experience leading several large steel-related fabricating and manufacturing businesses over...

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RoboVent unveils Clean Air Initiative

February 18, 2016

RoboVent, a provider of clean air technologies for manufacturing based in Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced a new program to help industry leaders and plant managers understand and address air quality issues in manufacturing facilities. The RoboVent Clean Air Initiative will include a...

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Talan receives 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing Award

February 18, 2016

Talan Products Inc., a metal stamper and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts based in Cleveland, has announced it has received a 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing Award in recognition of its regional leadership in manufacturing practices and innovation. According to CEO Steve Peplin, the...

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CFO survey reveals confidence among U.S. midsized industrial manufacturers for 2016

February 18, 2016

Prime Advantage, a group purchasing organization for midsized manufacturers, has announced the findings of its eighth edition of the CFO Survey, revealing the financial projections and top concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The results show that optimism in manufacturing among the...

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Caterpillar announces new responsibilities for officers

February 18, 2016

Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill., has announced several administrative changes. Doug Hoerr, previously vice president with responsibility for the Wear Components & Aftermarket Distribution division, has been named as vice president with responsibility for the Material Handling & Underground...

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Superior Machining & Fabrication upgrades machine shop to serve aerospace sector

February 17, 2016

As part of Superior Machining & Fabrication’s expansion into the aerospace sector, the Muenster, Texas-based manufacturer has upgraded its 110,000-sq.-ft. machine shop. Changes include the addition of CAD/CAM software, a larger 5-axis bridge mill for hard metals, and a 5-axis SNK bridge mill....

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MEC receives FMA 2016 Industry Award

February 17, 2016

Mayville Engineering Company Inc. (MEC), Mayville, Wis., a contract manufacturer offering metal fabrication, tube bending, tanks, and prototyping, has received the FMA 2016 Industry Award from Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill. The award is presented to a top...

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Lincoln Electric releases 2016 training seminar schedule for all instruction levels

February 17, 2016

Through its Welding School and Technical Training department, Lincoln Electric has announced it will offer a diverse selection of educational programming at its Cleveland headquarters throughout 2016. Multiday seminars will offer training on topics from welding basics and specific alloy...

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Gear Motions names VP of Buffalo operations

February 17, 2016

Precision gear manufacturer Gear Motions has named Paul Andruszko vice president of its Buffalo, N.Y., operations, which includes its Oliver/Pro-Gear and Niagara Gear divisions. Andruszko joined Gear Motions in 1988 as a manufacturing engineer in the company’s Niagara Gear division. He has...

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Weldaloy names senior account executive for aerospace industry

February 17, 2016

Weldaloy, Warren, Mich., a provider of custom copper, aluminum, and other nonferrous metal forgings, has added David Pascoe to the sales team, serving as a senior account executive to further develop the aerospace industry business. Pascoe has more than 25 years of experience in global sales in...

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Bystronic recognized as John Deere Partner-level supplier

February 17, 2016

Bystronic, Elgin, Ill., has been recognized as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status, Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating, recognizes Bystronic’s dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality, as well...

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Tectorius updates website

February 16, 2016

Tectorius®, a provider of preapplied sealants, adhesives, and lubricants in Shelby Township, Mich., has launched an updated website at www.tectorius.com. Visitors now can review information about the company and its products in German, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, and Chinese. The company serves...

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Gilchrist Metal Fabricating recognized by U.S. Army

February 16, 2016

Gilchrist Metal Fabricating Co., Hudson, N.H., has been recognized for "outstanding recent support" provided to the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site (RTS) in Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. In 2015 the company provided a number of precision machined and fabricated parts on a...

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CRP Industries CEO elected Import Vehicle Community Executive Leadership Council

February 16, 2016

CRP Industries Inc., Cranbury, N.J., has announced that CEO Daniel N. Schildge has been elected to the Import Vehicle Community Executive Leadership Council. CRP Industries Inc. is the parent company of CRP Automotive, a provider of OE-quality replacement parts for European and Asian vehicle...

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