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Hydrostatic pipe machine to test beyond the standard API grades

September 8, 2016

Fives has installed a hydrostatic pipe tester at the Vallourec plant in Düsseldorf-Rath, Germany. Pipe testing machines at tube plants are designed to help reduce delays on the finishing floor during the testing phase. The test hold time is varied to suit the specific standard to which the pipe is...

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Nickel alloy welding consumables market expected to rise to $5.87 billion by 2024

September 8, 2016

Albany, N.Y.-based Transparency Market Research has released “Nickel Alloy Welding Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024,” a report that states that the global nickel alloy welding consumables market will exhibit a 6.6 percent CAGR...

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Ci Metal Fabrication adds six employees

September 8, 2016

Ci Metal Fabrication, a custom industrial metal fabricator in Meridian, Miss., has announced the addition of six new employees. Trevor Bunyard, Andrew Driver, Frank Davidson, Chris Winstead, and Jack Weir have been hired as fitters/welders responsible for positioning, aligning, and welding...

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Miller, Hobart to host Welding and Heating Technology Conference Sept. 21

September 8, 2016

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. and Hobart, in conjunction with E.H. Wachs, will host the third annual Welding and Heating Technology Conference at the ITW Welding Technology Center in Houston on Sept. 21, 2016. This free event will feature educational seminars with keynote speakers, panel and roundtable...

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Pferd to host Manufacturing Day event on Oct. 7

September 8, 2016

Pferd Inc., a manufacturer of brushes, abrasives, and power tools, will host a Manufacturing Day event on Oct. 7, 2016, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at its Milwaukee facility. Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing, occurring on the first Friday in October, meant to inspire the next...

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Roll grooving tool digitizes pipe grooving

September 8, 2016

Victaulic has introduced the RG5200i roll grooving tool. The fully automatic tool transmits instant feedback on the quality of the pipe and the pipe groove. The tool, which roll grooves Sch. 40 carbon steel pipe from 4 to 60 in. dia., is designed to meet ANSI specifications and the American Water...

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Portable vacuum conveys granulated abrasive

September 8, 2016

Marco has introduced the Vacmaster® 23T portable abrasive vacuum. The trailer-mounted unit conveys granulated materials from a work area to a container for recycling or disposal. It is equipped with a Tier 3 or Tier 4 Final diesel engine and blower combination to move up to 23 tons of dry...

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Cutting and Welding Equipment Manufacturer

September 8, 2016

By: Koike Aronson Inc.

See first hand Koike Aronson's cutting and welding manufacturing plant in Arcade, New York. The 167,000 square foot factory is quite impressive. Watching this virtual tour gives you a great idea as to what it is that we do to assist industries such as, general fabrication shops, job shops, construction companies, pipe and vessel, shipbuilding, energy, heavy equipment manufacturers, steel service centers, transportation and of course the education facilities that teaches and shapes our future workers of the cutting and welding industry.

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USITC announces determinations concerning cold-rolled steel flat product imports

September 7, 2016

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has announced its determinations in its antidumping and countervailing duty investigations concerning imports of cold-rolled steel flat products from Brazil, India, Korea, Russia, and the U.K., which the U.S. Department of Commerce has determined are...

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Welding jacket combines flame resistance with breathability

September 7, 2016

Magid® has expanded its clothing line to include a flame-resistant welding jacket. It features Aramax® fabric sleeves for ANSI Cut Level 4 protection and a breathable mesh back panel to help prevent heat exhaustion. The flame-resistant mesh material provides protection while allowing body heat to...

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United Performance Metals welcomes two new staff members

September 7, 2016

Hamilton, Ohio-based United Performance Metals, a distributor of stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys, and cobalt alloys, has announced the addition of two new staff members.Joe Angelillo has joined the inside sales team as account manager. Madison Mutlu has joined the marketing...

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Tubelite appoints VP of marketing

September 7, 2016

Walker, Mich.-based Tubelite Inc., a fabricator of architectural aluminum products, has promoted Mary (Olivier) Avery to vice president of marketing. Avery joined the company 10 years ago as manager of client services. She was promoted to manager of client services and marketing in 2009, then to...

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Waukesha Metal Products to celebrate Manufacturing Day

September 7, 2016

Waukesha® Metal Products will once again open its doors to students, educators, elected officials, and community members on Oct. 7, 2016, the fifth annual Manufacturing Day.As part of the nationwide event, the company will host facility tours and presentations from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at its...

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Spirit Mfg. to close Wisconsin facility

September 7, 2016

Spirit Mfg., a wholly owned subsidiary of HyPro Inc., has announced plans to close its facility in New Berlin, Wis. The company is a contract manufacturer of machined parts for OEMs. Layoffs are slated for November, affecting 60 employees. Many employees are being offered positions at HyPro’s...

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Prime Controls named as 2016 Manufacturing Award honoree

September 7, 2016

Prime Controls, Dayton, Ohio, a manufacturer of double-metal-sheet sensors and controls for the canmaking, automotive, and appliance industries, has been named by the Dayton Business Journal as one of its 2016 Manufacturing Award honorees. The Manufacturing Awards recognize the best manufacturing...

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