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Amada: Flexibility Through Setup Time Reductions & Offline Programming

Amada: Flexibility Through Setup Time Reductions & Offline Programming

November 3, 2016

By: Amada America, Inc.

The degree of flexibility goes up dramatically when you utilize a machine like the HG ATC." - Tom Bosko, Plant Manager, TROX USA, Inc., Cumming, GA

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Virtek to open office in U.K.

November 3, 2016

Waterloo, Ont.-based Virtek Vision Intl., a provider of laser templating and quality inspection systems, has announced plans to open a European office in Manchester, U.K.The new office will showcase a product showroom featuring core technology with the ability to run on-site product demos for...

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Fastener designed for high-volume applications

November 3, 2016

Bryce Fastener Inc. offers the patented StykFit™ tamper-proof fastener, suitable for high-volume applications in which security and fast assembly are required. The fastener is fast-indexing, even while the driver bit is rotating, the company states. It is nonmagnetic, so it works with stainless...

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VED slide calibrates video machines

November 2, 2016

Heidenhain offers a video edge detection (VED) calibration slide for calibrating the pixel size of a camera within a video measuring machine. The standard glass calibration slide allows the user to find the pixel size of the current magnification and camera setup and teach it to a controller. This...

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Sintavia achieves AS9100 certification

November 2, 2016

Sintavia LLC, Davie, Fla., has received AS9100 Revision C certification for the metal additive manufacturing process within the aerospace and defense industry. The company has all phases of its manufacturing, postprocessing, analysis, and testing on-site, giving it the ability to control a...

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Banker Steel awarded contract for One Vanderbilt project in NYC

November 2, 2016

Banker Steel, a structural steel fabrication and erection company in Lynchburg, Va., has been awarded the structural steel framing contract for the One Vanderbilt project in New York City. Slated for completion in 2020, One Vanderbilt will be a 1,464-ft.-high, 1.6 million-sq.-ft. building located...

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U. S. Steel to sell U.S. Steel Canada to Bedrock Industries Group

November 2, 2016

U. S. Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, has agreed to proposed terms with Bedrock Industries Group LLC regarding the sale and transition of ownership of U. S. Steel Canada Inc. (USSC) to Bedrock. In 2014 USSC applied for relief from its creditors pursuant to Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act...

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Smithco to relocate manufacturing operations to Texas, Mexico

November 2, 2016

Smithco Eng., a subsidiary of Hudson Products, has announced plans to combine its Tulsa, Okla., manufacturing operations with those of Hudson Products in Beasley, Texas, and Monterrey, Mexico. The company’s current staff of 115 will be reduced to about 20. The relocation is expected to be...

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3M Personal Safety Division launches safety blog

November 2, 2016

The 3M™ Personal Safety Division, St. Paul, Minn., has launched Safety Now & Next, a new blog that serves as a resource for worker health and safety news, tips, and questions.The blog provides information on many PPE topics, such as active safety, fall protection, head and face protection,...

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Self-contained blowtorch redesigned

November 2, 2016

Gala Gar has changed the design of its Aerogala self‐contained blowtorch, adding a faster, more reliable ignition and a safety catch to prevent undesired ignition. The blowtorch is designed for professional work both in DIY and plumbing. It handles soft and hard welding of up to 0.87 in. dia. The...

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Gel knee pads designed for static and mobile kneeling applications

November 2, 2016

Ergodyne has released the new ProFlex® gel knee pads. They are available in short, long, extra-long, and round styles. The updated pads offers two different gel technologies that are suitable for either static or mobile kneeling applications. Lightweight gel technology and EVA foam in the 347,...

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Dengensha opens customer service and support center in Cincinnati

November 2, 2016

Resistance welding equipment provider Dengensha America Corp., Bedford, Ohio, has opened a customer service and support branch office in Cincinnati. Staffed with a sales manager, service engineer, and customer service and support specialists, the new location is initially focused on supporting the...

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DESTACO appoints new president

November 1, 2016

DESTACO, an Auburn Hills, Mich.-based provider of automation, workholding, and containment systems, has appointed Byron J. Paul as president. Paul previously worked at John Crane, first as vice president of global strategy and later as managing director, Asia Pacific. He also worked at Boston...

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Ametek acquires Laserage Technology Corp.

November 1, 2016

Ametek Inc., Berwyn, Pa., has announced its acquisition of Laserage Technology Corp., a Waukegan, Ill.-based provider of laser fabrication of tube and flat stock for the medical device market. Laserage has manufacturing facilities in Waukegan and Milipitas, Calif. The company joins Ametek as part...

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Coe installs fineblanking coil processing equipment at UTIL Canada

November 1, 2016

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the installation of its Fineblanking Edition HD straightener, coil reel with HD hold-down arm, and alligator-style peeler threader at backing plate manufacturer UTIL Canada. The straighteners provide the necessary roll force delivery and...

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