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Lean Learning Center announces 2008 class schedule

December 11, 2007

The Lean Learning Center, Novi, Mich., a provider of lean curriculum and consulting, has announced its 2008 class schedule. All courses are taught at the center, which the organization says is the...

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SBRB reports fewer manufacturers preparing for growth in next 12 to 24 months

December 11, 2007

Fewer small manufacturing businesses indicated during the third quarter of 2007 that they are planning for expansion during the next 12 to 24 months, according to the most recent quarterly survey...

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Chemetall Oakite earns Good Corporate Citizen award for third straight year

December 11, 2007

Chemetall Oakite, New Providence, N.J., has been recognized by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County for the third consecutive year as a Good Corporate Citizen for its compliance with...

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Applied Manufacturing Technologies joins Save Your Factory initiative

December 11, 2007

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Inc. (AMT), Orion, Mich., a supplier of automation design, engineering, and process consulting services, has joined the Save Your Factory initiative.The...

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Bosch Rexroth celebrates 40 years of business in the U.S., names VP of automation sales

November 6, 2007

Bosch Rexroth Corp., Hoffman Estates, Ill., marked 40 years of operation in the U.S. with a celebration in September at the company's industrial hydraulics facility in Bethlehem, Pa. Current and...

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Orbitform appoints Northwest sales representative

November 6, 2007

The Orbitform Group, Jackson, Mich., has named Sanson Northwest, Lynnwood, Wash., as sales representative for Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia. The company represents Orbitform's line...

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Trucktruth.com provides lift truck news and research

November 6, 2007

Trucktruth.com, sponsored by Hyster Co., Greenville, N.C., launched as an online resource for lift truck manufacturers, buyers, operators, and dealers. The site integrates lift truck news, tips, and...

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Bosch Rexroth technology group offers ergonomics check list

October 9, 2007

The Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies group for Bosch Rexroth Corp., Buchanan, Mich., offers the "Manual Workplace Systems 7-Step Ergonomic Checklist," a guide to designing a work area that fits...

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MTI Systems, ProfitKey form partnership

October 9, 2007

MTI Systems, West Springfield, Mass., a provider of cost-estimating software for manufacturing applications, has announced a partnership with ProfitKey Intl., Salem, N.H., that will embed MTI's...

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Offshore Group to hold annual manufacturing summit

October 9, 2007

The Offshore Group, a provider of outsourced manufacturing support services, has announced plans to hold the 13th annual Manufacturing in Mexico Summit at the Camino Real Hotel in Saltillo, Coahuila,...

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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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EMMA plans fall metal manufacturing conference in Chicago

August 7, 2007

The Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association (EMMA), a division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM), Glen Ellyn, Ill., will hold its fall conference at the...

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Omnova employee earns first lean gold certification

August 7, 2007

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Dearborn, Mich., the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), Arlington Heights, Ill., and the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing, Logan,...

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Great Lakes Air Systems expands role of Iowa office

June 12, 2007

Great Lakes Air Systems, Clawson, Mich., a provider of welding air filtration, has expanded the capabilities of its Council Bluffs, Iowa, office to include service and maintenance of dust collection...

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CPC brings hazard and exposure plans online

June 12, 2007

Compliance Publishing Corp., a publisher of employee safety compliance information, has released a program that allows online creation, modification, and publication of the OSHA-required Hazard...

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