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President Bush visits Lincoln Electric

October 14, 2008

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. welcomed President George W. Bush to its world headquarters and manufacturing plant in Cleveland on July 29.Bush toured the facility and learned about the company's...

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Orbitform Group names president

September 16, 2008

Orbitform Group, Jackson, Mich., has announced that it has named Phil Sponsler as president. He has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of engineering, manufacturing, and sales. He served...

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Motoman appoints president and CEO

September 16, 2008

Motoman Inc., Dayton, Ohio, has named Steve Barhorst as president and COO. He succeeds Craig Jennings, whose departure after nearly 19 years comes at a time when the company is shifting to a global...

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Innovation Matrix opens office in Japan

September 16, 2008

Innovation Matrix Inc., San Jose, Calif., a distributor and system integrator of automation applications, recently opened its new office in Kobe, Japan. The company says the office allows it to better...

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De-Sta-Co appoints president of automation

September 16, 2008

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., has promoted Leo McAuliffe to president of automation. McAuliffe is responsible for managing the company's global automation platform, which includes operations in...

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Xiris names Kent Corp. as sales agent

September 1, 2008

Xiris Automation Inc. has announced that Kent Corp., North Royalton, Ohio, is the exclusive North American sales agent for the Zume product family. Scheduled for launch in October, Zume is an optical...

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Bug-O Systems announces new location

August 12, 2008

Bug-O Systems Intl., a manufacturer of portable welding and cutting automation equipment, has opened a 30,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing complex near Canonsburg, Pa.The complex will produce the Bug-O...

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Abicor Binzel appoints district sales manager, account specialist

August 12, 2008

ABICOR Binzel, Frederick, Md., has added Matt Perkins as district sales manager and Brian Berry as account specialist.Perkins is responsible for the sales region that comprises Ohio and most of...

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Koike installs Thermal Dynamics plasma cutting machines

July 15, 2008

Koike-Aronson Inc., Arcade, N.Y., recently installed AutoCut and UltraCut plasma cutting systems from Thermal Dynamics, St. Louis, at its training facilities in Arcade and Houston. Koike trained all...

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Innova Robotics & Automation changes name to CoroWare

July 15, 2008

CoroWare Inc., Redmond, Wash., recently changed its name from Innova Robotics & Automation Inc.The company says it chose the new name because it represents its original vision of developing and...

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Xiris Automation appoints vice president

July 1, 2008

Xiris Automation Inc., Toronto, a producer of optical quality control equipment, has appointed Pierre Huot as vice president.Huot is involved in several of the company's sales, marketing, strategic...

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Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Bosch Rexroth sponsor LSSU robotics project

May 15, 2008

Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), Orion, Mich., has sponsored the development of a vision-based robotic workcell as a senior project at Lake Superior State University (LSSU) in Sault Sainte...

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Thermadyne appoints automation business managers

May 15, 2008

Thermadyne Industries Inc., St. Louis, a manufacturer of cutting and welding products, recently appointed Charlie Fischer, Mark Powers, and Barry McCarter as automation business managers.Fischer is...

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Bosch Rexroth to acquire fluid filter manufacturer

May 15, 2008

Bosch Rexroth, Hoffman Estates, Ill., a provider of drive and control technologies from mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics to electronics and associated service, has announced plans to acquire K. &...

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De-Sta-Co open house showcases new facility in India

April 15, 2008

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., a provider of robotic tooling, workholding, and industrial automation products, recently held an open house at its new facility in Pune, India. The event explored...

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