Assembly and Joining

Assembly is much more than welding. This technology area covers adhesive mixing, metering, and dispensing equipment; hardware-insertion presses; clamps; fixtures, holders, jigs, and vises; part counters; part feeders; and part positioners.

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FABTECH hosts 31,000 visitors, covers 461,627 sq. ft.

January 15, 2008

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show at McCormick Place in Chicago hosted more exhibiting companies and covered more exhibit space than any previous FABTECH. Filling 461,627 sq. ft....

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PennEngineering files complaints against fastener manufacturers

December 11, 2007

PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has served complaints on six fastener manufacturers that attended the National Industrial Fastener Show/West in Las Vegas in November.The complaint alleges that the...

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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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ATI Industrial Automation opens new Detroit office

October 9, 2007

ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, N.C., a developer of robotic peripheral equipment, recently opened a new office in Orion Township, Mich., near Detroit. The office houses the company's sales, customer...

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Misumi USA Inc. names president, expands marketing management team

October 9, 2007

Misumi USA Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., has appointed Masanori Suzuki as president. Previously Suzuki served as general manager of the strategic planning dept. for Misumi Corp. in Japan, the parent company...

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LAI named on Inc.list of fastest-growing companies

October 9, 2007

Inc. Magazinenamed LAI Intl. Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of contract manufacturing services, to its inaugural list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The magazine...

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Structural adhesives form strong bond with signage

September 11, 2007

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Sign-makers have long sought a way to improve durability and aesthetics and reduce the labor-intensive steps associated with welding, taping, and fastening. Today's adhesives can structurally bond metals to plastics with unique design, production and costs benefits, thereby making them an alternative to welding and mechanical fasteners for sign industry fabrication.

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Servo-press workstations can be customized

September 11, 2007

Promess Inc. has introduced a line of customizable servo-press workstations, based on the company's electromechanical assembly press (EMAP), intelligent control, and sensor technologies integrated...

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Rivet machine designed for delicate applications

September 11, 2007

AIM Joraco offers a line of delicate rivet machines based on its standard line of Toggle-Aire® presses.The machine is a fully pneumatic press integrated with AC-powered, cam belt-driven rivet...

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Barnes Aerospace expands operations

September 11, 2007

Barnes Aerospace, Windsor, Conn., a division of Barnes Group Inc., has expanded its large fabrication operations in Ogden, Utah, with a 120,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility that will produce...

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Standard pin clamp enhanced

August 7, 2007

Humphrey Products Co., working with Japanese partner Koganei, has added a vanadium carbide coating to the pin on its standard pin clamp and redesigned the power lock cylinder.The company applied the...

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BTD Manufacturing acquires Pro Engineering

August 7, 2007

BTD Manufacturing Inc., Detroit Lakes, Minn., has acquired Pro Engineering, Minneapolis. The transaction involved an exchange of cash for assets.An operating company of Otter Tail Corp., BTD offers...

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Fastener Fair Stuttgart offers networking opportunities

July 10, 2007

More than 350 exhibitors from 36 countries plan to host visitors at Fastener Fair Stuttgart 2007. The two-day event opens Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. at Messe Stuttgart Killesberg in Stuttgart,...

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Press manually installs self-clinching fasteners

May 8, 2007

The PEMSERTER® Series 4® manual press can install self-clinching fasteners in applications in which automated systems would be impractical.The pneumatic-powered press uses shop air. An 18-in....

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Bosch Rexroth launches new Web site

May 8, 2007

Bosch Rexroth has launched a new Web site intended to help automotive companies and their suppliers improve productivity, reliability, and efficiency in all areas of manufacturing, the company...

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