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SHRM LINE: Hiring expected to decline in manufacturing and services at start of 2016

January 7, 2016

In January, the hiring rates will fall in manufacturing and services compared with the previous year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for January 2016. In January, for the first time in seven months, the...

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Lloyd’s Register launches global certification framework in additive manufacturing

January 7, 2016

Lloyd’s Register, London, has released goal-based additive manufacturing (AM) guidance notes in an effort to help give operators and manufacturers in the energy and marine industries confidence in metallic equipment and components produced using AM. Chris Chung, head of strategic research at...

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T.J. Snow announces Resistance Welding Seminar schedule for 2016

January 7, 2016

T.J. Snow, a provider of resistance welding machinery and supplies based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has released its 2016 Resistance Welding Seminar schedule. The class covers the basics of resistance welding, including subjects from terms to force delivery systems, welding transformer operation, and...

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EWM opens liaison office in Istanbul

January 7, 2016

EWM AG, a manufacturer of arc welding machines and equipment based in Mündersbach, Germany, has opened a new site, EWM AG Türkiye Irtibat Bürosu, in Istanbul, Turkey. At the new showroom, visitors can receive machine demonstrations, consulting, technical training, and equipment maintenance...

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OMAX names distribution partners

January 6, 2016

Kent, Wash.-based abrasive waterjet technology provider OMAX® Corp. has signed exclusive distribution agreements with Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery to market, sell, and support its OMAX JetMachining® Centers and MAXIEM® JetMachining Centers. With its main office in...

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Dorner appoints Southeast regional sales manager

January 6, 2016

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., a manufacturer of conveyors and related equipment, has appointed Lincoln Frazier as Southeast regional sales manager. Frazier brings to the position strong sales and regional management experience from an extensive career in the automation and packaging...

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Performance Fabricating expands in Michigan

January 6, 2016

Performance Fabricating has announced plans to expand its metal fabrication operations in Fenton, Mich., with a new, 100,000-sq.-ft. building that will house the corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility. The project is expected to generate $9 million in private investment and create 52...

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Mills Products earns Inventor’s Award for hydroformed heavy truck handle

January 6, 2016

Metal fabricator Mills Products, Athens, Tenn., has won the 2015 Paccar Inventor’s Award for a hydroformed stainless steel truck handle. The grab handle competed against submissions from Paccar’s global staff of 22,000 in the annual competition to identify the most inventive project of the...

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Methods Machine Tools announces staff changes

January 6, 2016

Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., a supplier of precision machine tools, 3-D printing technology, automation, and accessories, has announced two staff changes. The firm has hired Benjamin Fisk as general manager, 3D additive manufacturing. Fisk has more than 15 years of experience in...

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Ascent Aerospace acquires Gemcor

January 6, 2016

Santa Ana, Calif.-based Ascent Aerospace, an integrator of aircraft assembly line systems, has acquired Gemcor, West Seneca, N.Y. Gemcor is a manufacturer of automated fastening systems used in the subassembly of aircraft wings, fuselages, and...

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Prab launches Spanish-language website

January 6, 2016

Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Prab, a manufacturer of engineered conveyors, chip and fluid management, and wastewater systems, has launched a comprehensive Spanish-language website at www.prab.com.mx. The website offers information on methods for automatically processing all types of metal scrap and...

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Ohio Laser adds leveler

January 6, 2016

Ohio Laser has added an Arku FlatMaster® 55 hydraulic precision leveler to its facility in Plain City, Ohio. This equipment allows the company to offer leveled and nearly stress-free, punched, laser-cut, and flame-cut parts in thicknesses from 0.002 to 0.47 in. Other services include laser...

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Fenn appoints swager sales/application engineer

January 6, 2016

Fenn LLC, a provider of metal forming machinery in East Berlin, Conn., has appointed Matt DeLilla as swager sales/application engineer. He also leads the company’s swager rebuild and upgrade program. DeLilla graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical...

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ESAB filler metals meet Buy America requirements

January 6, 2016

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has announced that its welding filler metals meet the Buy America provision, making them eligible for use in public projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The company has launched a dedicated web page about the filler...

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FD Machinery to supply tube mills, flying saw to APL Apollo

January 6, 2016

China-based FD Machinery has announced it will supply two CNC-CFS (direct forming square) ERW tube mills and a double-car flying saw to APL Apollo, located in Delhi, India. The automated tube mills allow the operator to change tube size in 5 min. by entering four parameters on a touchscreen....

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