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Main Steel names general manager of Wheeling facility

June 17, 2008

Main Steel Polishing, Tinton Falls, N.J., has promoted Albert Orengo to general manager of its facility in Wheeling, Ill.Orengo, who has worked at Main Steel for 17 years, served previously as...

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SAF appoints fabrication production manager

June 17, 2008

SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. Inc.), Atlanta, has promoted Howard Mount to production manager responsible for all of the company's metal fabricating operations, including shears, brakes,...

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Schaffner receives Masco supplier award

March 11, 2008

Schaffner Mfg. Co., Pittsburgh, a producer of custom metal finishing products, recently was named a winner of Masco Corporation's 2007 MASTAR awards. The Masco Supplier Team Recognition Program awards...

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American Trim, DuPont CoatingSolutions collaborate on coating technology

February 12, 2008

American Trim, Lima, Ohio, has acquired a physical vapor deposition (PVD) chamber designed to allow processing of a chromelike finish without the use of hexavalent chrome and electroplating.The PVD...

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Bayloff appoints CEO

January 15, 2008

Bayloff Stamped Products, a third-generation, family-owned automotive stamping company, has appointed Tom Carey as CEO and president.Carey implements initiatives designed to enhance customer service...

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FABTECH hosts 31,000 visitors, covers 461,627 sq. ft.

January 15, 2008

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show at McCormick Place in Chicago hosted more exhibiting companies and covered more exhibit space than any previous FABTECH. Filling 461,627 sq. ft....

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FABTECH Intl. & AWS Welding Show returns to Chicago

October 9, 2007

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show, the largest North American showcase of metal forming, fabricating, stamping, tube and pipe, and welding equipment and technology, will return to...

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ATI Industrial Automation opens new Detroit office

October 9, 2007

ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, N.C., a developer of robotic peripheral equipment, recently opened a new office in Orion Township, Mich., near Detroit. The office houses the company's sales, customer...

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BTD Manufacturing acquires Pro Engineering

August 7, 2007

BTD Manufacturing Inc., Detroit Lakes, Minn., has acquired Pro Engineering, Minneapolis. The transaction involved an exchange of cash for assets.An operating company of Otter Tail Corp., BTD offers...

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Wheelabrator Plus names service manager

August 7, 2007

Wheelabrator, LaGrange, Ga., a provider of surface preparation and finishing products, has named Allen Austin as service manager for Wheelabrator Plus, the after-sales division of Wheelabrator Group....

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AGA launches online life-cycle cost calculator

July 10, 2007

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has introduced a Web-based software program that automatically calculates the life-cycle cost of many common coating systems in...

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Vulcanium staff completes CEF qualification

July 10, 2007

Every sales and engineering staff member of Vulcanium® Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has passed the Certified Electroplater-Finisher (CEF) exam.Salesman Sam Stella is a CEF 3. Salesmen Terry...

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Main Steel Polishing relocates Dallas facility

July 10, 2007

Main Steel Polishing Co. Inc., Tinton Falls, N.J., has announced the relocation of its Dallas plant to a newer, larger facility in Arlington, Tex.The 70,000-sq.-ft. building has three...

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FIN-X '07 keynote presentation addresses decline of U.S. manufacturing

June 12, 2007

Management consultant, trainer, and author Michael P. Collins will address the decline of U.S. manufacturing when he presents the keynote address at the FIN-X '07 conference and expo for industrial...

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Mate appoints president, vice chairman

June 5, 2007

Dean A. Sundquist, chairman and CEO of Mate Precision Tooling, has announced the appointment of Jack Schneider to the newly created position of vice chairman and Kevin Nicholson to the position of...

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