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Ask the Stamping Expert: How can I get a die to run in two different presses?

April 11, 2016

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Q: When I move a die from one press to another, the die runs fine in the first press but will not run in the second press. The presses are the same size, stroke, and speed range, although one is a few years older than the other. What can I do to ensure the die runs in both presses. A: There are...

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Program teaches 112 high school girls about succeeding in STEM professions

April 11, 2016

On April 9, 112 high school girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers from 16 Milwaukee-area schools had the opportunity to engage with and learn from successful women in a variety of STEM professions. This Prep-Pro (Preparing to be a Professional) Workshop...

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Dorner appoints industry manager - assembly automation

April 11, 2016

Hartland, Wis.-based Dorner Mfg. Corp. has appointed Clinton Anderson as industry manager – assembly automation. In this position, he is responsible for further developing and growing the company’s Precision Move and 1100 series conveyors and SmartFlex® pallet systems within the automation...

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Rolark Stainless Steel announces retirement of senior sales manager

April 11, 2016

Rolark Stainless Steel Inc., a stainless steel distributor and processor, has announced the retirement of Senior Sales Manager Richard Wargalla effective June 3, 2016. A 30-year employee of the company, Wargalla was a founding partner of the Montreal facility in 1995. The company also has...

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Scientific Dust Collectors launches new website

April 8, 2016

Scientific Dust Collectors, Alsip, Ill., has launched a new website at www.scientificdustcollectors.com. It provides information on the company’s baghouse dust collectors, cartridge dust collectors, cyclones, and bin vents. The firm has added a new section on engineering capabilities,...

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MC Machinery Systems names national sales manager

April 8, 2016

Wood Dale, Ill.-based MC Machinery Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp., has named Fred Puzon as national sales manager responsible for managing all sales and product development activities in the company’s Machining Technologies department. Puzon, who has been in the...

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LIA Past President David Belforte to deliver opening keynote speech at LME 2016

April 8, 2016

David Belforte, lifetime member and past president of Orlando, Fla.-based Laser Institute of America and industrial laser applications pioneer, will provide the leading keynote address, a comprehensive overview of the industrial laser market, to kick off the fifth annual Lasers for Manufacturing...

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ESAB announces winners of 2015 student cutting, welding, and essay contest

April 8, 2016

Florence, S.C.-based ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced the six winners of its 2015 “A Cut Above” contest for students in welding and cutting programs at secondary and postsecondary schools. Three individual winners won a $250 cash prize for their essays describing how cutting...

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Caster Connection CEO named Ohio Small Business Person of the Year

April 8, 2016

Caster Connection, a manufacturer and distributor of casters and wheels in Columbus, Ohio, has announced that Sally Hughes, CEO, has been named as the 2016 Ohio Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Each state’s winners have been invited to attend...

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American Galvanizers Association announces 2016 Excellence Award winners

April 7, 2016

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has announced the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards. More than 120 projects were submitted representing the versatility of hot-dip galvanizing. All submissions were judged online by a panel of architects and...

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Technology enables 7DoF measurement

April 7, 2016

Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence has released software and a new Ethernet real-time feature pack for the Leica Absolute Tracker AT960 and AT930, which enable 7DoF measurement for laser tracker-based machine control and robotic guidance. This technology adds a time dimension to the measurement data...

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Advanced Heat Treat Corp. reorganizes sales/marketing department

April 7, 2016

Waterloo, Iowa-based Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a provider of heat-treat and metallurgical services to companies worldwide, has reorganized its sales and marketing department with the implementation of a new technical services team to assist customers with quote requests, certifications and...

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Building memories

April 7, 2016

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Do any of your earliest memories involve work? Josh Welton remembers using a drawknife and a hatchet to help his parents prepare wood for a log home. It was a communal labor of love that likely fostered his love of making things by hand.

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JR Custom Metal to add powder coat facility in Kansas

April 7, 2016

Metal fabricator JR Custom Metal Products has announced plans to add a powder coat facility at its Wichita, Kan., headquarters. The 24,000-sq.-ft. addition is expected to be completed by the end of 2016, creating 13 to 20...

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Constellium inaugurates University Technology Center at Brunel University

April 7, 2016

Amsterdam-based Constellium N.V. has announced the opening of the Constellium University Technology Center (UTC) at Brunel University London, a dedicated center for the design, development, and prototyping of aluminum alloys and automotive structural components. Featuring industrial-size...

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