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Titan Metal Fabricators names managing director for Engineered Products group

January 12, 2017

Titan Metal Fabricators Inc. has appointed Jeff Thomas as managing director of the Engineered Products division at its headquarters in Camarillo, Calif. Thomas has more than 15 years of experience in the fabrication of process equipment and 40 years of experience in general management and...

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NAM elects new board, prepares to be powerful voice with new administration

January 12, 2017

The board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Washington, D.C., kicked off its new two-year term on Jan. 1. Following an election in which manufacturing issues and manufacturing voters were front and center, the new NAM leaders are poised to be influential voices with...

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Fairmont Supply launches e-commerce website

January 11, 2017

Fairmont Supply, a distributor of industrial MRO supplies based in Washington, Pa., has launched a new e-commerce website at www.fairmontsupply.com with expanded products and brand resources. Visitors can select and buy a variety of specialty products in the areas of safety, general industrial,...

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Camfil APC expands lab for new dust collection standard testing

January 11, 2017

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist, and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory in Jonesboro, Ark., to include a climate-controlled facility with a new, full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in...

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Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT build additive manufacturing center at ASU

January 11, 2017

Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT have partnered with the Polytechnic School at Arizona State University to build a 15,000-sq.-ft. additive manufacturing research facility on the Polytechnic campus. The facility holds more than $2 million of plastic, polymer, and 3-D metal printing...

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Coldwater Machine named exclusive manufacturer of LSP Technologies laser peening systems

January 10, 2017

Coldwater, Ohio-based Coldwater Machine Co. (CMC), a manufacturer of assembly automation and machines for the automotive, appliance, energy, and aerospace industries, has entered into an exclusive manufacturing agreement with LSP Technologies, a provider of laser peening and bond inspection...

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Export-enabling Country Commercial Guides available

January 10, 2017

The U.S. Commercial Service offers the 2016 U.S. Country Commercial Guides (CCG). The guides cover more than 140 countries and contain information on high-demand industry sectors, economic overviews, selling techniques, investment climate considerations, trade financing options, and business travel...

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Fiat Chrysler to add 2,000 jobs in U.S.

January 10, 2017

Fiat Chrysler has announced plans to modernize plants in Warren, Mich., and Toledo, Ohio, part of a $1 billion investment that is expected to create 2,000 jobs. The Michigan plant will be prepared for production of the Jeep® Wagoneer® and Grand Wagoneer® SUVs. The Ohio plant will receive new...

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Miro Mfg. to expand in Wisconsin

January 10, 2017

Miro Mfg. Inc., a Waukesha, Wis., metal fabricator serving the power generation and lawn and garden markets, has announced plans to expand into an existing 19,700-sq.-ft. building. The renovated facility is expected to open in May 2017, creating 10 to 15 jobs. The company currently employs 48...

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GE Additive Education Program accepting applications from schools for 3-D printers

January 9, 2017

Cincinnati-based GE is accepting applications from schools for the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). The company will invest $10 million over the next five years in two educational programs to develop pipelines of future talent in additive manufacturing. Enabling educational institutions to...

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AT&F upgrades Wisconsin facility

January 9, 2017

AT&F has announced recent upgrades to its Manitowoc, Wis., facility, including a new plasma and oxyfuel cutting table with a 5-axis beveling head and improvements to a large-capacity boring bar. In addition to the equipment upgrades, the firm has added a certified weld inspector. The new cutting...

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OSHA issues final rule to lower beryllium levels

January 9, 2017

A new rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) dramatically lowers workplace exposure to beryllium, a material that can cause lung diseases. The new beryllium standards for general industry, construction, and shipyards will require...

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Emuge introduces tool reconditioning in Massachusetts facility

January 9, 2017

Emuge Corp. has introduced tool grinding and reconditioning services based out of its West Boylston, Mass., headquarters for U.S. and Canadian customers. The facility is equipped with CNC grinding machines and inspection equipment for reconditioning of the company’s taps, drills, and end mills,...

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T&M opens Detroit office

January 6, 2017

T&M Associates, a Middletown, N.J.-based national consulting, environmental, engineering, and construction management company, has opened an office in Detroit that will link with the company’s office in nearby Novi, Mich., to provide consulting and technical expertise.From this regional hub, the...

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RIT picked to lead new Manufacturing USA institute on clean energy

January 5, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Rochester, N.Y., has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy, as part of its Manufacturing USA initiative, to lead its new Reducing Embodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute, a national coalition...

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