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Belden Universal achieves AS9100C aerospace quality certification

June 9, 2015

Belden Universal, a manufacturer of custom universal joints and mechanical power transmission products in Broadview, Ill., has announced that it has achieved AS9100C aerospace quality certification. The company initially sought the certification to meet the requirements of UTC Aerospace...

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Speedy laser mirrors withstand high laser powers for welding

June 9, 2015

Fraunhofer has developed fast, durable microelectromechanical system (MEMS) mirrors that can perform laser cutting and welding tasks. They deflect the laser beam and guide it precisely over the workpiece while withstanding high laser powers, enabling them to process aluminum and sheet steel....

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Ametek to acquire Cognex’s Surface Inspection Systems Division

June 9, 2015

Ametek Inc., Berwyn, Pa., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Surface Inspection Systems Division (SISD) of Cognex Corp. SISD, Hayward, Calif., develops and manufactures software-enabled vision systems used to inspect surfaces of continuously processed materials for flaws and...

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Corrosion inhibitor is environmentally safe for process applications

June 9, 2015

Cortec® Corp. offers VpCI®-643 corrosion inhibitor for marine and process applications. The concentrated combination of inherently biodegradable corrosion inhibitors and oxygen scavengers protects ferrous and nonferrous metals from corrosive solutions containing chlorides. The water treatment...

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Exepron Annual Conference

July 27-30, 2015
  • LA Immersive Technologies Enterprise Center
  • Lafayette, LA
  • Session participants will learn how to Plan, Schedule and Execute projects in Exepron, advanced real-time Project Management software. The workshop will include an introduction to the Critical Chain Project Management principles.

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    Flexible, compact rigging kits move loads up to 64,000 lbs.

    June 9, 2015

    The compact, flexible AeroGo air caster rigging kit contains everything necessary to move heavy, awkward, or delicate loads using compressed air. The kit can be configured to accommodate numerous and varied load requirements in a variety of applications, handling load weights as heavy as 64,000...

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    When It Pays to Spend

    June 9, 2015

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    Specialized press brake tooling increases productivity, reduces operator fatigue, solves problems

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    TWB Co. LLC to expand in Tennessee

    June 8, 2015

    TWB Co. LLC has announced plans to expand its current operations in Tennessee by locating a new, $18 million manufacturing facility in Nashville. The expansion is expected to create 41 jobs. The 120,000-sq.-ft. facility will be the company’s second location in Tennessee. It also has...

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    Steel processing market growing at 2.16 percent CAGR to 2020

    June 8, 2015

    RnRMarketResearch.com has released the 256-page report “Steel Processing Market.” The report estimates that the global steel processing market will grow about 2.16 percent for the next five years, propelled by growth in the construction and automotive industries worldwide. Construction as...

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    J.L. Becker appoints Northwest sales rep

    June 8, 2015

    Plymouth, Mich.-based J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, has appointed Marty Keylon as its Northwest sales representative, serving California, Nevada, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, and Utah. The company manufactures industrial heat-treatment equipment. Keylon has more than...

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    Rofin announces management changes

    June 8, 2015

    Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc., Plymouth, Mich., a manufacturer of laser beam sources and laser-based systems, has announced that Thomas Merk, currently COO of the Rofin Laser Micro and Marking Group, will succeed Günther Braun as president/CEO on July 1. At that time, Braun will resign as a...

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    TPJTV: Superior Joining Technologies

    Presented by TPJ - The Tube & Pipe Journal®

    Length: 3:50

    TPJ-TV host Eric Lundin interviews Thom Shelow, co-owner and vice president of Superior Joining Technologies, about the company’s joining capabilities, which include microwelding.

    ASMAG acquires OCN

    June 8, 2015

    Austria-based ASMAG has acquired machine engineering company OCN, Udine, Italy. OCN produces machines and equipment for the metals industry, specializing in extrusion run-out systems and drawing machines for brass, copper, aluminum, and steel tubes and bars. ASMAG manufactures equipment for...

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    High-volume joining process expands use of aluminum in autos

    June 8, 2015

    In partnership with General Motors, Alcoa, and TWB Co. LLC, researchers from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have transformed a joining technique called friction stir welding (FSW). The technique now can be used to join aluminum sheets of varying thicknesses,...

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    Light curtain meets worldwide safety standards

    June 8, 2015

    Omron Automation and Safety has introduced the F3SG-4RA series light curtain. According to the manufacturer, the unit meets safety standards throughout the world to protect either fingers or hands and arms. The IP67 wash-down-rated light curtain is supported by 24-hour, multilanguage, online...

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