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Manufacturing Day welcomes AWS and Herbalife as Silver sponsors

July 8, 2015

Manufacturing DaySM has added American Welding Society and Herbalife as sponsors at the Silver level. This is the third consecutive year that AWS has sponsored the event; Herbalife has joined as a first-time sponsor. Manufacturing Day sponsors provide the resources to support manufacturers...

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Ophir Optics receives certification to AS9100

July 8, 2015

Ophir Optics, a manufacturer of precision infrared and laser optics, has received certification to the AS9100 quality systems standard of ISO 9001:2008. The company, which produces infrared components, lenses, and motorized zoom lens systems and laser optics, serves the defense, security,...

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Anticorrosion additives are nontoxic, water-soluble

July 8, 2015

Cortec’s CorShield® S-69 nontoxic, water-soluble powders and liquids are designed using the company’s VpCI® technology. These corrosion preventives serve as an alternative to traditional corrosion inhibitor formulations. Free of nitrites, phosphates, amines, and heavy metals, they prevent...

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LMC adds automated turning cell

July 8, 2015

LMC Workholding, a provider of chucks, cylinders, and workholding devices, has added an automated turning cell to its production equipment at its Logansport, Ind., manufacturing facility. The new Mazak MY350 and FANUC Automation R2000-265kg turning cell and robot are used to load parts weighing up...

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Robot designed for small, medium-sized companies

July 8, 2015

Comau has introduced the Racer3 high-speed, 6-axis articulated robot featuring a payload of 6.6 lbs. and a reach of 25 in. Built from high-strength aluminum, the robot can be mounted on benches, walls, ceilings, or inclined supports. The compact, rigid robot has applications in assembly,...

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Wilson Tool announces exclusive agreement with LVD Strippit

July 7, 2015

Wilson Tool International®, White Bear Lake, Minn., a manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components, has announced that the company has entered into an exclusive agreement with metal fabricating equipment manufacturer LVD Strippit, Akron, N.Y. As...

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Standard gantry cranes come in various configurations, capacities

July 7, 2015

Engineered Material Handling (EMH) has introduced a line of standard gantry cranes. They are available in single- or double-leg configurations and in 3-, 5-, 7.5, and10-ton capacities. Spans are 20 to 56 ft. Users choose the configuration and capacity and use a chart to choose the most suitable...

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Tech Air acquires L&M Welding Supply

July 7, 2015

Tech Air, a Danbury, Conn.-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related welding supplies, has acquired L&M Welding Supply Inc., Mobile, Ala. L&M is a distributor of welding supplies and industrial equipment to the military, shipbuilding, and power industries on the...

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Synalloy's Brismet unit adding heavy-wall pipe capability

July 7, 2015

Synalloy Corp., a producer of stainless steel pipe, steel storage tanks, and specialty chemicals and a distributor of seamless carbon steel pipe and tube, has announced that its Brismet unit is adding a heavy-wall welded pipe production shop in Bristol, Tenn. The heavy-wall shop will feature a...

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SSAB launches 2015 University Challenge for high-strength steel applications

July 7, 2015

SSAB’s University Challenge is an opportunity for students to present their ideas for new, innovative products using high-strength steels. Applications for the annual competition will be accepted through Oct. 15, 2015. Students, either groups or individuals, can submit a design study, a...

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Marlin Steel recertified to ISO 9001:2008

July 7, 2015

Marlin Steel, Baltimore, has announced its recertification under the ISO 9001 standard. The company is a manufacturer of custom sheet metal and wire...

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Aro Metal Stamping changes ownership

July 7, 2015

Aro Metal Stamping Co. Inc., Roselle, Ill., has been purchased by Erica Wiegel, formerly of Wiegel Tool Works Inc. in Wood Dale, Ill. Aro Metal Stamping is a producer of high-volume, precision metal stampings and assemblies, including heatsinks, shields, covers, busbars, clips, springs,...

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Glebar moves headquarters within New Jersey

July 7, 2015

Grinding system manufacturer Glebar Co. has consolidated its plants and office in Franklin Lakes, N.J., into a larger headquarters and manufacturing facility in nearby Ramsey, N.J. The move was prompted by significant domestic business growth and international expansion over the last two years,...

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Industrial batch ovens deliver hydrogen embrittlement relief of aerospace parts

July 7, 2015

Wisconsin Oven Corp. has shipped three gas-fired batch ovens to an aerospace parts manufacturer for hydrogen embrittlement relief of chrome-plated landing gear. During the hydrogen embrittlement relief process, various parts are placed on a pallet in the heat-treating oven for periods up to 24...

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Behind the hype of additive manufacturing

July 7, 2015

Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3-D printing, is here to stay. It won’t change the world overnight, but for the right application, an additive process can be a true game-changer.

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