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Manufacturing technology orders up 3 percent year-to-date

June 9, 2014

April U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $91.53 million according to AMT - The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO program), was down 20.4 percent from March but up 9.8...

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Industrial washer’s wraparound spray bars provide 360-degree coverage

June 6, 2014

Peterson Wash and Blast Systems has released the CBW 3012 industrial washer. Its wash zone is 30 in. wide by 12 in. tall on a chain mesh belt conveyor. The redesigned unit is made for standard manufacturing applications. Belt flow speeds are adjustable from 2 to 34 FPM on a continuous...

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Fabricating thoughts from the road

June 6, 2014 | By Dan Davis

Editor-in-Chief Dan Davis picked up some interesting tidbits about ways to win employee loyalty and bringing younger workers into your company during his travels in May.

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Modular metal panel systems available in two styles

June 5, 2014

Centria has introduced Intercept™ modular metal panel systems, available in aluminum, zinc, and copper. The panels come in two styles: the V-Trac and the Entyre. The V-Trac system offers a monolithic design that can be installed vertically or horizontally. The concealed-fastener panels,...

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Leaching autoclave system cleans industrial parts, components

June 5, 2014

Designed for operation with caustic solutions at elevated temperatures and pressures, a new leaching autoclave system from WSF Industries Inc. cleans industrial parts and components by mechanical agitation of an internal basket and other processes. The new system features a 30-in.-ID by 48-in....

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Unwind system keeps stretch hood corners thick

June 5, 2014

Lachenmeier has introduced its patented Unwind System as standard on its stretch hood machine. The system gathers the film at the corners and unwinds it as the film is placed over the load. The process nearly eliminates thin and fragile film on load corners — a feature that is important for...

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AME launches online resource for manufacturing jobs

June 4, 2014

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), Rolling Meadows, Ill., has announced the debut of the AME Manufacturing Job Board, an online resource for job seekers and manufacturing companies across the country. The Job Board can be accessed at www.jobs.ame.org. For more information about...

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Karlee marks 40th year in business

June 4, 2014

Garland, Texas-based contract manufacturer Karlee will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an open house on June 13. Past and present team members, customers, suppliers, and the business community are invited to attend. The event begins with lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and an evening...

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Direct Lift provides vehicle lift to MustangMedic auto restoration show

June 4, 2014

Direct Lift®, Madison, Ind., has provided the MustangMedic auto restoration show, produced in Cathedral City, Calif., with its first vehicle lift. The 9,000-lb.-capacity DL9 two-post lift features asymmetric arms that allow access to manufacturer-recommended pickup points. The arms position...

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AAM joins Manufacturing Day as Gold Sponsor

June 3, 2014

The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) has joined Manufacturing Day 2014 as a Gold Sponsor, supplying the national initiative with resources to support manufacturers participating in the program. This is the second year that AAM has been a Gold Sponsor of the program. Manufacturing Day...

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From the Web: Fabricators in the thick of battle; how to be a preferred stamper; gearhead photos

June 3, 2014 | By Vicki Bell

Highlights for fabricators from the past week’s Web articles— How fabricators support warfighters on location; what it takes to be the stamping company of choice; rebuilding a chassis in 29 photos; how to foster innovation; and new fabricating jobs heading to South Carolina.

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Quick-change vise jaw system reduces setup time

June 3, 2014

The CARVEsmart™ quick-change vise jaw system is designed for production and toolroom applications. It presents an alternative to attaching vise jaws to a vise using face-mounted cap screws. The patented system employs three from the top, channeled clamping elements and a dovetailed jaw design...

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Kennametal receives CIO 100 Award

June 2, 2014

Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, Pa., has been named to IDG's CIO magazine CIO 100 Awards, highlighting the top 100 innovative companies that effectively use information technology to create business value. The company received this honor for its knowledge database called NOVO™, designed to support...

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Chicago metro region designated one of 12 "Manufacturing Communities"

June 2, 2014

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, Gov. Pat Quinn, D.-Ill., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D.-Ill., have announced that the Chicago metro region is one of the first 12 locations to be designated a “Manufacturing Community” through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP)...

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Manufacturing Talk Radio to cover all aspects of U.S. business, industry

June 2, 2014

Manufacturing Talk Radio™ will broadcast live across the Internet on Tuesday, June 3, at 1:00 p.m. EST with Brad Holcomb, the committee chair who prepares the Institute for Supply Management® Manufacturing Report on Business®, and Tony Nieves, committee chair of ISM's Non-Manufacturing Report...

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