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RoMan Mfg. appoints COO

June 22, 2015

RoMan Mfg., Grand Rapids, Mich., a manufacturer of water-cooled, high-current, low-voltage welding power sources, has promoted Nelson Sanchez to the newly created post of COO. Sanchez, who joined the company in 2013, previously served as chief financial officer. In his new role, Sanchez oversees...

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum named 2015 Steel Service Center of the Year

June 22, 2015

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, has been named the 2015 Service Center of the Year by American Metal Market. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is the largest metals service center company in North America. In 2014 the company achieved record sales of $10.45 billion, with an average order...

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Mate Precision Tooling hires VP of North American sales

June 22, 2015

Mate Precision Tooling, a manufacturer of sheet metal fabrication tooling based in Anoka, Minn., has hired Kevin Jordan as vice president of North American sales. He has more than 20 years of sales leadership experience for both public and private companies. Jordan has held executive leadership...

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Mathey Dearman appoints Equipment Corps as certified service center

June 22, 2015

Mathey Dearman Inc., Tulsa, Okla., a manufacturer of pipe cutting and beveling machines and pipe alignment and re-forming clamps, has partnered with Equipment Corps, Stoney Creek, Ont., to participate in its certified service center program. The program provides factory-quality inspection, repair,...

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Solar Atmospheres corporate president wins Heat Treating Achievement Award

June 22, 2015

Souderton, Pa.-based Solar Atmospheres Inc. has announced that Corporate President Roger Jones has received the 2015 Heat Treating Society (HTS) George H. Bodeen Heat Treating Achievement Award. The award recognizes distinguished and significant contributions to the field of heat treating through...

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Ivy Tech president recognized by national certification organization

June 22, 2015

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) has given the first MSSC Authorized Center (MAC) Award to Thomas J. Snyder, president of Ivy Tech Community College, the statewide community college system in Indiana. The award recognizes U.S. schools that are leaders in assessing individuals...

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Tweet/Garot Mechanical’s operations manager wins Community Champion award

June 22, 2015

Tweet/Garot Mechanical Inc., Green Bay, Wis., has announced that Operations Manager Hope Voigt, who serves as chairwoman of the Green Bay-based House of Hope, has been selected as a Molina Healthcare Community Champion. The award honors unsung heroes that work in the community and inspire others...

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DeWys Mfg. Inc. adds six summer interns, co-op students

June 22, 2015

Precision metal fabricator DeWys Mfg. Inc., Marne, Mich., has announced the addition of six summer interns and co-op students. This is the fifth summer that DeWys Mfg. has offered opportunities to students looking for experience in their field of study. Intern programs include not just welding...

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Schuler to provide two laser blanking lines to Daimler

June 22, 2015

Schuler, located in Göppingen, Germany, has received an order for two laser blanking lines from Daimler AG for its Mercedes-Benz facility in Kuppenheim, Germany. The two lines cut blanks out of a moving sheet metal coil, which then are formed into car body parts in subsequent steps. Fiber...

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Manufacturing Day welcomes Kronos, MSC Industrial Supply as sponsors

June 19, 2015

The Manufacturing DaySM co-producers have welcomed back Kronos and MSC Industrial Supply as sponsors for a second consecutive year. Both companies recently pledged their support to this national movement. Kronos renewed its Silver sponsorship, and MSC Industrial Supply renewed its Bronze...

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Germany’s ebm-papst energy scouts journey to U.S. on green mission

June 19, 2015

Energy scouts from ebm-papst in Mulfingen, Germany, recently completed a one-week visit to the U.S. The students spent time at the company’s U.S. subsidiary—ebm-papst Inc. in Farmington, Conn.—where they presented their expertise to colleagues and shared their experiences with more than 200...

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Fabricated Products Inc. reaches 1.5 million safe hours

June 19, 2015

Fabricated Products Inc. (FPI), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Doe Run Co., has achieved 1.5 million hours without a lost-time accident. This milestone, reached in May 2015, represents more than 16 years of safe work at its Casa Grande, Ariz., facility and 10 years of safe work at its Vancouver,...

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ARaymond expands in Michigan while marking 150th anniversary

June 19, 2015

ARaymond has invested more than $12 million in building and equipment to expand its Rayconnect Inc. manufacturing operations in Rochester Hills, Mich. The plant produces quick-connect fittings for fluid-handling systems for the automotive, heavy truck, recreational, off-road vehicle, and industrial...

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Ergodyne to host 18th annual golf tournament to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

June 18, 2015

Safety products provider Ergodyne, St. Paul, Minn., will host its 18th annual 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament™ at the Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake, Minn., on July 20, 2015. This fundraiser brings together manufacturers, distributors, reps, and end users from all over the...

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Women in Manufacturing launches community chapter in Chicago

June 18, 2015

Women in Manufacturing™ (WiM), Cleveland, has launched a community chapter in Chicago. The newly established chapter will host an event in downtown Chicago on Thursday, July 9, 2015, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Carnivale restaurant. WiM Illinois is directed by Beth Falls, employee benefits...

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