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Pallet truck attachment helps improve order picking ergonomics

May 8, 2015

The PalletPal Walkie from Southworth Products mounts to any standard electric walkie or walkie/rider pallet truck. It uses a calibrated spring mechanism to adjust the height of a pallet load as boxes are added or removed. The top layer of the load is always at a working height that allows employees...

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D&S Mfg. marks 50 years in business with open house

May 8, 2015

D&S Mfg. has invited the public to an open house on May 16 at its 150,000-sq.-ft. facility in Black River Falls, Wis., to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The event will include guided plant tours, a photo gallery, and refreshments. “We have come a long way since my dad purchased a local...

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Industrial glove maintains cut resistance through 14 washings

May 8, 2015

Aquila® offers the RE05F industrial glove. It is suitable for use in metal fabrication and stamping plants, recycling centers, and for handling oiled parts. The glove features a 13-ga. Alkimos® level 5 cut-resistant liner for abrasion resistance and a double-layer nitrile coating for...

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Weiss Sheet Metal marks 50 years in business

May 7, 2015

Avon, Mass.-based Weiss Sheet Metal, a second-generation, privately held family business that provides customized metal fabrication work for architectural, commercial, and residential use, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in business. The company held a celebration event on April 24 to mark the...

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JMT names national sales manager

May 7, 2015

JMT, a provider of machine tools to the metal fabrication industry based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has promoted Shane Reynolds to national sales manager. He replaces Ken Bartelli, who recently retired from the industry. For the past four years, Reynolds has served as the company’s regional...

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The unique characteristics of dual-phase steels

May 7, 2015

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The microstructure of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) can be tailored to produce specific properties that are engineered for each application. This is why usage of AHSS grades is growing in the automotive industry, and dual-phase (DP) steels are leading the way.

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Marking tool’s pins can be changed by user

May 7, 2015

Markator offers the BZ-Marker marking tool. The user can pull out and change the marking pins with pliers rather than having to send the marking tool to the manufacturer to change the pins. The tool marks a variety of materials. It can be seated into a collet or a Weldon toolholder and...

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Tri Tool Services appoints VP

May 7, 2015

Tri Tool Services, Rancho Cordova, Calif., has appointed Robert Korey as vice president of field services, overseeing Tri Tool Services, Tri Tool Power Services, welding operations, OEM shop services, and OEM training. He is based at the company’s Gulf Coast Service Center in Stafford, Texas....

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Novelis inducted into Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Circular Economy 100

May 7, 2015

Novelis, a provider of aluminum rolling and recycling, has been inducted into the Circular Economy 100 (CE100), a global platform that brings together companies, innovators, cities, and regions to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. As part of its membership in the CE100, Novelis...

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Fan moves air up to 120 ft. while remaining quiet

May 7, 2015

Big Ass Fans® offers the Black Jack fan. Its 6.5-ft. frame fits through standard interior doorways and plugs into any 110-V power supply, drawing 7 amps at top speed. The fan moves air up to 120 ft. but is quiet enough not to drown out nearby conversations. Wet rated, the fan can be hosed down...

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Mitutoyo America opens M3 Solution Center in Massachusetts

May 7, 2015

Mitutoyo America Corp., Aurora, Ill., has opened a new M3 Solution Center in Marlborough, Mass. At the 7,600-sq.-ft. facility, visitors can schedule appointments for product demonstrations, gain assistance with application challenges and metrology systems, and attend product and educational...

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Methods Machine Tools appoints general manager, Illinois operations

May 7, 2015

Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., a supplier of precision machine tools, automation, and accessories, has appointed Don E. Miller as general manager to head up the company’s operations in Elgin, Ill. Miller has more than 25 years of sales and management experience in manufacturing...

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Building your brand with social media

May 7, 2015

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Josh Welton’s social media efforts have helped him make money as an artist. Which applications does he use, and how does he use them?

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Vacuum generator’s pad attachment allows handling of round loads

May 7, 2015

Anver Corp. has introduced a compact, ergonomic vacuum generator with a vacuum pad attachment that mirrors the contour of dome-shaped, round loads with smooth or semitextured surfaces. The VPF series vacuum generator is a below-the-hook system designed for a single operator to safely handle...

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Radan adds seven employees

May 7, 2015

Radan, part of the Vero Software Group and a provider of PC-based CAD/CAM systems for the sheet metal industry, has added seven new members to its sales and support teams. The company has hired Jason Ascheman, Chris Streau, Jim Frick, and Mark White to serve on the sales team. Radan also...

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