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Solar Atmospheres presidents receive MTI awards

November 3, 2016

Souderton, Pa.-based vacuum heat-treating company Solar Atmospheres has announced that Corporate President Roger Jones has won the 2016 M. Lance Miller Legend Award from the Metal Treating Institute (MTI), Jacksonville Beach, Fla. The award recognizes current or former MTI members for their...

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EDAC Technologies acquires Flanagan Industries

November 3, 2016

EDAC Technologies, Cheshire, Conn., has acquired Flanagan Industries, an aerospace engine component manufacturing business located in Glastonbury, Conn.EDAC Technologies is a precision manufacturing company serving the aerospace and industrial markets. Core competencies include in-house design and...

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Amada: Flexibility Through Setup Time Reductions & Offline Programming

Amada: Flexibility Through Setup Time Reductions & Offline Programming

November 3, 2016

By: AMADA AMERICA, INC.

The degree of flexibility goes up dramatically when you utilize a machine like the HG ATC." - Tom Bosko, Plant Manager, TROX USA, Inc., Cumming, GA

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Sintavia achieves AS9100 certification

November 2, 2016

Sintavia LLC, Davie, Fla., has received AS9100 Revision C certification for the metal additive manufacturing process within the aerospace and defense industry. The company has all phases of its manufacturing, postprocessing, analysis, and testing on-site, giving it the ability to control a...

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Smithco to relocate manufacturing operations to Texas, Mexico

November 2, 2016

Smithco Eng., a subsidiary of Hudson Products, has announced plans to combine its Tulsa, Okla., manufacturing operations with those of Hudson Products in Beasley, Texas, and Monterrey, Mexico. The company’s current staff of 115 will be reduced to about 20. The relocation is expected to be...

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DESTACO appoints new president

November 1, 2016

DESTACO, an Auburn Hills, Mich.-based provider of automation, workholding, and containment systems, has appointed Byron J. Paul as president. Paul previously worked at John Crane, first as vice president of global strategy and later as managing director, Asia Pacific. He also worked at Boston...

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Ametek acquires Laserage Technology Corp.

November 1, 2016

Ametek Inc., Berwyn, Pa., has announced its acquisition of Laserage Technology Corp., a Waukegan, Ill.-based provider of laser fabrication of tube and flat stock for the medical device market. Laserage has manufacturing facilities in Waukegan and Milipitas, Calif. The company joins Ametek as part...

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FTC Kissimmee opens Construction Trade and Technology Education Center

November 1, 2016

Florida Technical College Kissimmee Campus has opened its new Construction Trade and Technology Education Center. The facility, equipped with tools, machinery, and virtual reality simulators, is a training ground for such disciplines as welding, HVAC, and...

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ISM ROB: Manufacturing sector up slightly overall in October; primary metals and fabricated metal products still contracting

November 1, 2016

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October, and the overall economy grew for the 89th consecutive month, said the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business®.The report was issued Nov. 1 by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the...

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Prime Controls wins several Dayton Business Journal Manufacturing Awards

November 1, 2016

Dayton, Ohio-based Prime Controls, a manufacturer of double-metal-sheet sensors and controls, was one of the top winners at this year’s Dayton Business Journal’s 2016 Manufacturing Awards. The awards, given in seven categories, recognize the best manufacturing companies in Ohio’s Miami Valley...

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Pliers provide no-mar clamping pressure

November 1, 2016

Strong Hand Tools® has introduced Strong Grip® Combo Tip pliers. The tool has one round tip (top jaw) for direct, firm clamping pressure in tight spaces, and one swivel pad (bottom jaw) for a wider contact surface area that won’t dent delicate workpieces. The wide jaws provide workpiece...

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CMC Steel Fabricators to purchase steel fabrication business of Associated Steel Workers

October 31, 2016

CNC Steel Fabricators Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Commercial Metals Co., Irving, Texas, has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire the steel fabrication business of Associated Steel Workers Ltd. (ASW). Honolulu-based ASW's steel fabrication business fabricates uncoated black...

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DeWys Mfg. participates in Manufacturing Day 2016

October 31, 2016

Precision metal fabricator DeWys Mfg. Inc., Marne, Mich., participated in Manufacturing DaySM for the fourth year in a row, opening its doors to the public to help promote the skilled trade industry and the advanced manufacturing processes the company provides its customers. The company hosted 155...

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Wyoming Machine co-presidents receive NAWBO Lifetime Achievement Awards

October 31, 2016

Wyoming Machine (WMI), a sheet metal fabricator in Stacy, Minn., has announced that owners and sisters Traci and Lori Tapani, who serve as co-presidents, have received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Minnesota Chapter. The award recognizes...

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Tool cart keeps modular fixturing clamps and components within reach

October 31, 2016

Strong Hand Tools® offers the BuildPro® tool cart for organizing clamps and components in the BuildPro® modular fixturing kits. The cart offers dedicated placement for each clamp and component. A large front pegboard panel stores frequently used straight-edge stops. A bridge channel beneath the...

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