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Norsk Titanium, Clarkson University launch additive manufacturing training/research initiative

October 24, 2016

Norsk Titanium US Inc., a supplier of aerospace-grade, additive-manufactured, structural titanium components, has joined forces with Clarkson University, Potsdam, N.Y., to develop new research projects relating to advanced metal additive manufacturing (AM) through Norsk’s proprietary Rapid Plasma...

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Wesco Intl. VP/corporate controller retires

October 24, 2016

Pittsburgh-based Wesco Intl. Inc. has announced the retirement of Timothy A. Hibbard, vice president and corporate controller. The company is a provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products; construction materials; and supply chain management and logistics...

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PMF Industries completes expansion in Pennsylvania

October 24, 2016

PMF Industries has completed a new, 14,000-sq.ft. expansion at its 140,000-sq.-ft. facility in Williamsport, Pa. The facility now includes a hot-spinning operation and Class 1000 clean room area, along with the company’s existing mechanical polishing, electropolishing, and passivation operations....

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Bet on FABTECH® 2016

October 24, 2016 | By Amanda Carlson

Whether your company is preparing for growth, a slowdown, a process upgrade, or hiring new workers, FABTECH brings together every aspect of the metal fabricating industry in one location to educate, inform, entertain, and provide networking opportunities to you.

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No-drip spray nozzle fits in tight spaces

October 21, 2016

Exair offers the 1/4 NPT No Drip internal-mix, deflected flat-fan atomizing spray nozzle. It atomizes fluid and sprays at a right angle to the nozzle orientation, which allows spray to be placed where it is needed when the mounting and work areas are limited. The nozzle works the same way as the...

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Worximity Technologies, Datahex partner to speed up digitalization of manufacturers

October 20, 2016

Montreal-based Worximity Technologies and Datahex have reached a strategic partnership agreement to help North American manufacturers participate in Industry 4.0 by connecting their equipment, teams, and processes to highlight essential data to improve productivity and competitiveness. Worximity...

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Blue Blade Steel announces senior management promotion

October 20, 2016

Blue Blade Steel, a harden and temper mill in Kenilworth, N.J., has promoted Jeremiah Shaw Jr. to the position of vice president of sales and administration, joining his father, President Jerry Shaw Sr., and Vice President of Operations Don Lindewirth on the senior management team. Jeremiah has...

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MöllerTech to build manufacturing facility in Alabama

October 20, 2016

Germany-based automotive supplier MöllerTech has announced plans to build a 150,000-sq.-ft. facility near Woodstock, Ala. The $46.3 million plant, which will produce interior parts for Mercedes-Benz SUVs, is expected to create 222 jobs. Full production is anticipated by the end of 2019.The...

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Glendale Mfg. opens plant in Arizona

October 20, 2016

Glendale Mfg. Co., the manufacturing arm of truck and trailer manufacturer U-Haul Intl., has opened a new, 114,000-sq.-ft. plant in Glendale, Ariz. The company will satisfy and expand upon the steel fabrication, welding, and powder coating operations that have been fulfilled at AMFORM (American...

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MFG.com implements geographic location verification of facilities

October 20, 2016

Marietta, Ga.-based online manufacturing marketplace MFG.com has announced the implementation of safeguards to protect users of its global platform from unknowingly engaging in commerce or competing with foreign companies. All manufacturers now are required to certify the geographic location of...

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Engagement, modern manufacturing, and why we work

October 20, 2016 | By Tim Heston

Variety is the spice of life, and it also may be the seed from which employee engagement can grow

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PC-to-controls communication software available for online download

October 20, 2016

Schaumburg, Ill.-based Heidenhain Corp. now offers its TNCremo software package—designed for communication between PCs and Heidenhain controls or programming stations—via direct online download. Past versions were available only on DVD.The free standard version offers data transfer and...

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Positioner, turning rolls offered

October 19, 2016

Koike Aronson offers the MD positioner and MD turning rolls. The positioner features internally geared slew rings, variable-speed AC drives, manual height-adjusting bases, and through-holes for purging. The turning rolls feature rubber tires, single-wheel drive or optional dual-wheel drive, and...

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Strong manufacturing value chains bolster U.S. economy

October 19, 2016 | By Dan Davis

Manufacturing Day is the perfect time to let the general public know that manufacturing's value chain has a much greater impact on the U.S. economy than they are likely to know.

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Meritor donates $5,000 to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in North Carolina

October 19, 2016

Meritor Inc., Troy, Mich., a global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, and aftermarket systems for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, has announced its donation of $5,000 to help with relief efforts in southeastern North Carolina, where many people were left homeless from Hurricane...

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