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Chirch Global Mfg. LLC relocates in Illinois

July 29, 2013

Chirch Global® Mfg. LLC, a manufacturer of metal stampings and sheet metal fabrications, has moved from McHenry, Ill., to a new 30,000-sq.-ft. building in Cary, Ill. The company reports that the move lowers its fixed costs and brings it closer to many local customers....

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Dielectric adds fabrication equipment for expanded capabilities

July 29, 2013

Dielectric Corp., Menomonee Falls, Wis., a provider of custom plastic and nonferrous metal parts, subassemblies, and finished products, has added an initial-pinch power roller to its line of fabrication equipment. The roller allows the company to process and roll smaller components to tighter...

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Beloit Precision to expand in Wisconsin

July 29, 2013

Metal fabricator Beloit Precision, Beloit, Wis., has received approval from the Beloit City Council to purchase 3.3 acres of land for an 18,000-sq.-ft. addition. The company serves the automotive, electronics, telecommunication, medical, and military industries....

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MachineTools.com launches new platform with machine model database

July 24, 2013

MachineTools.com, an online and mobile marketplace for new and used machinery and tooling, has launched the first redesign of its website since its creation in 1999. The new site features a 160,000-model database, which includes specs, manufacturer information, and for sale listings, as well as...

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Jefferson Southern to expand in Georgia

July 24, 2013

Jefferson Southern Corp., a Tier 1 supplier of structural steel parts to Honda, has announced plans for a $22.8 million expansion of its production facility in Rockmart, Ga. The expansion will add 81,000 sq. ft. to the plant, as well as new presses and an expanded recycling system, creating 40 new...

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GFPE partners with Siemens to provide advanced STEM training

July 24, 2013

The Georgia Foundation for Public Education (GFPE), a state-chartered, not-for-profit organization that works with the Georgia Department of Education (GaDoE) to promote innovative educational programs, has partnered with Siemens Industry Sector in the U.S. to develop advanced educational courses...

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ATW Companies expands Metalform manufacturing operations - TheFabricator.com

ATW Companies expands Metalform manufacturing operations

July 24, 2013

ATW Companies, Warwick, R.I., a provider of engineered metal manufacturing systems, has announced that its Metalform product line has expanded its manufacturing capabilities, adding resistance welding, spot welding, and robotic plasma welding equipment. The new welding equipment is expected to...

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Advanced manufacturing techniques drive growth, profitability for middle-market manufacturers

July 24, 2013

The nation's 33,000 middle-market manufacturing companies are increasingly leveraging advanced manufacturing techniques to generate increased revenue and productivity growth. A new report released by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM), Columbus, Ohio, and the National Association of...

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Workshops for Warriors graduates first class of certified Flow waterjet operators

July 23, 2013

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., and Workshops for Warriors® have announced that its first class of U.S. military veterans has completed a 2.5-day training course to become Flow certified waterjet operators. The course covered FlowMaster® software and operator training. In January 2013 Flow...

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Sanford Industrial acquires Hansen Metal Fabricators

July 23, 2013

Sanford Industrial Contractors, a supplier of rigging and millwright services in Farmington, N.Y., has announced the acquisition of Hansen Metal Fabricators, also of Farmington. The acquisition allows Sanford to expand its capabilities in heavy metal welding and fabrication. The company operates...

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Matheson introduces Youth Reach Program

July 23, 2013

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., a provider of gases, gas-handling equipment, purification systems, engineering and gas management services, and on-site gas generation, has introduced a Youth Reach Program in support of welding education. The program has three goals: to draw attention to the...

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Report highlights importance of ERP systems

July 23, 2013

Epicor Software Corp., a provider of business software systems for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and service organizations, has announced that a new IDC Manufacturing Insights report has uncovered how important a customer-oriented strategy is for successful manufacturers. The report also...

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Oddello Industries announces expansion

July 23, 2013

Oddello Industries, a Tennessee-based manufacturer of metal, tube, pipe, composite, and MDF components for OEMs in a variety of industries, has expanded its tube stamping and cutting operation. As part of the expansion, the company recently added a programmable process that couples a piercer from...

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Aerobraze Engineered Technologies names business development manager - TheFabricator.com

Aerobraze Engineered Technologies names business development manager

July 23, 2013

Aerobraze Engineered Technologies, a division of Wall Colmonoy that manufactures engineered components, has named Brian Martin as the business development manager for its Oklahoma City sales team. He is responsible for developing relationships with new and existing accounts in the aerospace,...

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Benton Steel expanding in Tennessee

July 22, 2013

Metal assembly and preparation company Benton Steel Fabrication has announced plans to expand with a 400,000-sq.-ft. building in Dunlap, Tenn. The new building, to be located behind the company’s current operations, is expected to be completed in October....

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