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Capital Machine Technologies expands into three southern states

June 2, 2016

Capital Machine Technologies has announced the expansion of its machine sales and service in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The firm distributes fabricating machinery and robotic welding systems from such manufacturers as Mazak, Messer, Flow, Safan, AccurPress, Hyd-Mech, Faccin,...

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UniCarriers Americas expands management team

June 2, 2016

UniCarriers Americas Corp., Marengo, Ill., has hired Cliff Pinto as senior manager of logistics and trade compliance. He has more than 20 years of experience, with roles in logistics, trade compliance, and operations. Before joining the company, he spent five years as a logistics manager for...

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Schmolz + Bickenbach expands global sales and services network

June 2, 2016

Germany-based long steel products provider Schmolz + Bickenbach Intl. has announced it is expanding its global sales and service presence with increased sales, warehouses, and processing capacities in the U.S., Asia, and Scandinavia markets. According to the company, the sales offices will push...

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Corded grinder line introduced

June 2, 2016

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced a line of corded grinders for cutting, grinding, sanding, and cleaning applications. They feature an ergonomic, antivibration side handle; a tool-free guard; and a safety clutch that neutralizes momentum and eliminates backlash. The Mini-Grinder™ and...

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How to maximize rebates on lighting upgrades

June 2, 2016

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If you are considering a lighting retrofit, chances are you're already aware that tax incentives and rebates are available, and you're counting on them to shorten your ROI.

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Look Trailers opens Pennsylvania facility

June 2, 2016

Middlebury, Ind.-based Look Trailers has opened a facility in Mountain Top, Pa. The 84,000-sq.-ft. plant is the fifth manufacturing facility for the company, which produces Look, Pace American, and Cargo Express enclosed cargo trailers. At full production, the new facility will have two...

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Dallas Industries launches redesigned website

June 2, 2016

Dallas Industries, a Troy, Mich.-based manufacturer of coil handling and press feeding equipment and controls for the stamping industry, has announced the launch of a redesigned website at www.dallasindustries.com that works on mobile, tablet, and desktop devices. The site details the...

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Cincinnati Incorporated establishes direct sales operations in several states

June 2, 2016

Cincinnati Incorporated (CI), a provider of equipment for metal fabrication, laser cutting, automation, and additive manufacturing, continues its expansion of direct sales and service operations to offer company-backed sales and service experience regionally. As part of this expansion, the...

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Modules combine bearing, angle encoder technologies

June 2, 2016

Heidenhain has introduced the MRP 2000, 5000, and 8000 angle encoder modules, which merge bearing and angle encoder technologies. The modules contain bearing sets not conventionally available and can be integrated with various encoder types to yield highly stiff modules. The bearing combines a...

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A big leap into big tube cutting

June 2, 2016

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If Richards Sheet Metal Works had taken the conventional path, it would have invested in a new flat-sheet cutting laser, especially considering its 5-kW workhorse was more than a decade old. But Richards isn’t a conventional metal fabricator. Today it has one of the largest tube cutting lasers in the country.

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SHRM LINE: Healthy hiring expected in June, mixed compared to a year ago

June 2, 2016

In June, the rate of job creation will drop in manufacturing and rise modestly in services compared with the previous year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM®) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE®) survey for June 2016. Job creation rates will be...

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Titanium powder designed for additive manufacturing

June 2, 2016

Puris LLC offers Puris 5+™, a proprietary titanium powder formulation designed for additive manufacturing. The high-strength, low-oxygen formulation is a custom composition of Ti6Al4V that meets all the specifications of Grade...

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Fabricators and their power hammers

June 2, 2016

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Power hammers are pieces of equipment that hark back to the earliest days of metal fabricating. Today’s power hammers allow fabricators to lean on the technology, not purely on brawn, to deliver the shaping blows. While power hammers are not found in many precision sheet metal shops, many operations do employ them. In fact, they are a key part of the operation.

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Abrasive saw replaces two separate saws

June 1, 2016

The model K20RS 20-in. abrasive saw from Kalamazoo Industries, initially built to a customer’s specifications, can be operated chop style for cutoff or radial style to cross-cut wide parts. The saw head moves lengthwise for wide cuts and locks in place for chop action. The saw is designed to...

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TCI Powder Coatings hires director of quality

June 1, 2016

TCI Powder Coatings, Ellaville, Ga., a subsidiary of RPM Intl. Inc., has named Nancy Wright as director of quality. A Six Sigma Black Belt, Wright has more than 20 years of experience in various roles with quality and process improvement. She has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from NY State...

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