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AP&T, Cell Impact sign cooperation agreement for high-velocity bending

March 19, 2015

AP&T and Cell Impact AB have signed a long-term cooperation agreement with focus on production lines for formed plates for heat exchangers, fuel cells, and electrolyzers. The cooperation initiative entails Cell Impact's high-velocity impact units being integrated with AP&T's complete production...

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Superior Tube and Fine Tubes appoint sales manager

March 19, 2015

Superior Tube, Collegeville, Pa., and Fine Tubes, Plymouth, U.K., manufacturers of precision tubing for critical applications, have announced the appointment of Erik Latranyi as sales manager – Americas. Based at Superior Tube’s head office, Latranyi focuses on developing a stronger...

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PPG earns recognition as John Deere Partner-level supplier

March 19, 2015

Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2014 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. PPG supplies electrocoat, liquid and powder coatings, and pretreatment chemicals to John Deere’s global operations. The...

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Gasbarre Products names general manager for Sinterite/C.I. Hayes

March 18, 2015

Gasbarre Products Inc., DuBois, Pa., has announced the hiring of Mark Saline as general manager of Sinterite and C.I. Hayes, furnace manufacturing companies within the Gasbarre Furnace Group. Saline has nearly 30 years of technical and business experience in the powder metallurgy industry. He...

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Metaldyne named as GM 2014 Supplier of the Year

March 18, 2015

Metaldyne LLC, Plymouth, Mich., a manufacturer of highly engineered, metal-based components for engine, transmission, and driveline applications in the automotive and light-truck markets, has been named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for 2014. This is the second consecutive year the company...

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Vari-Form announces partnerships

March 17, 2015

Vari-Form, a provider of pressure-sequence hydroforming in Troy, Mich., has announced several international joint-venture partnerships. In Europe, the company is working with joint-venture partner EMARC SpA of Piemonte, Italy, to design automotive products using EMARC manufacturing facilities in...

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Senvol launches searchable 3-D printing database

March 17, 2015

New York-based Senvol, a firm that conducts analytics for the additive manufacturing industry, has launched a database at www.senvol.com/database of industrial additive manufacturing machines and materials. Users can search the database by more than 30 fields, such as machine build size,...

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Transition to welding robotics inevitable across industries globally, says study

March 16, 2015

Modernization needs in the competitive global market and the rising emphasis on energy efficiency are steering industries toward automation. This trend is driving the uptake of welding robots over manual welding methods. While demand from the automotive and transportation industry will be robust,...

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Timken awards scholarships valued at $540,000 to 17 children of employees worldwide

March 16, 2015

North Canton, Ohio-based Timken Co., a manufacturer of bearings, transmissions, motors, gearboxes, chain, and related products, as well as powertrain rebuild and repair services, has awarded scholarships to 17 sons and daughters of Timken associates in 11 locations around the world. The Timken...

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Paramount acquires Numerical Productions Inc.

March 16, 2015

Oak Park, Mich.-based Paramount Precision Products has acquired the CNC machining company Numerical Productions Inc., Indianapolis. Paramount intends to expand its precision machining services to manufacturing companies located throughout the Midwest. Paramount Precision Products is a supplier...

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Kansas City Assembly plant comes online as second U.S. factory building 2015 Ford F-150

March 16, 2015

Ford has announced the start of production of the 2015 F-150® at Kansas City Assembly plant, which joins the Dearborn Truck plant in building the vehicle. The light-duty pickup truck features a high-strength aluminum-alloy body. In addition to producing all F-150 models and cab configurations,...

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Evana Automation ships robotic material handling system to medical device manufacturer

March 16, 2015

Evansville, Ind.-based Evana Automation Specialists, a systems integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, has shipped a robotic material handling system to a medical device manufacturer. The system transports wire-shaping fixtures to one of several heat-treat furnaces, a...

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Hobart Institute adds career development representative

March 16, 2015

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT), Troy, Ohio, has named Calvin Scharrer as career development representative. He previously served as a high school admissions representative at Lincoln College of...

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Arcam collaborates with GKN Aerospace

March 16, 2015

Arcam AB, Mölndal, Sweden, has received an order from GKN Aerospace in the U.K. for two Arcam Q20 Electron Beam Melting® (EBM) systems for manufacturing aerospace components. The companies, which have formed a joint technology development partnership, are collaborating to facilitate the...

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Rexroth hydraulic service centers earn ISO 9001 quality certification

March 13, 2015

Two regional Bosch Rexroth Corporation mobile and industrial hydraulic service centers in Houston and Dallas have earned ISO 9001:2008 quality certifications. The Houston facility develops custom drive and control systems; offers technical and product support; and provides repair, warranty, and...

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