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Oxygen flow regulator provides 6,500-PSI maximum flow

March 5, 2014

Uniweld Products Inc. has introduced the Mega Reg high-flow oxygen regulator. It features a machined brass body, polished chrome bonnet, and 2.5-in. single-scale gauges. The heavy-duty, single-stage regulator comes in B and C connections with delivery pressures of 250 and 500 PSI. Maximum flow...

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Valmont acquires DS SM A/S

March 4, 2014

Valmont Industries Inc., Omaha, Neb., a provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, has announced the acquisition of privately held, Denmark-based DS SM A/S, a manufacturer of heavy complex steel structures for such industries...

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OAI, DRMA to host seminar for aircraft parts suppliers March 20

March 4, 2014

The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) and the Dayton Region Manufacturers Association (DRMA) will host the seminar "Practical Tips for Suppliers of Civil Aircraft and Aircraft Parts to Increase Exports" on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Dayton Crown Plaza, Dayton, Ohio, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m....

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From the Web 3.4.14

March 4, 2014 | By Vicki Bell

Highlights for fabricators from content published on the Web during the past week— cars, guns, jobs, and politics.

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Powered hand truck features variable forward/reverse motion

March 4, 2014

Valley Craft Industries Inc. offers a new powered hand truck. It combines the design of the EZY-Rol drum truck line with high-traction pneumatic wheels for rough-surface traction; full-function, variable forward and reverse travel with reverse audible warning; and a battery-powered motor with...

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RFID module eliminates manual input to gas equipment

March 4, 2014

Witt-Gasetechnik offers an RFID module that can be retrofitted to gas mixers, gas analyzers, and leak-testing equipment. The module eliminates manual input by touchscreens, keys, and controllers and replaces bar code readers. The module can be used on all equipment that is fitted with the...

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FabSuite LLC names Integrous as distributor

March 4, 2014

FabSuite LLC has announced that it has appointed Integrous Steel Software Solutions LLC as its distributor for FabSuite steel fabrication management software products in North America. The software assists fabricators with such tasks as job/contract bidding, job input, production and shipment piece...

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Features added to lift trucks

March 3, 2014

UniCarriers Americas Corp. has added several standard features to its Nissan Forklift by UniCarriers Platinum II and GO4 series lift trucks. LED headlights now are standard, replacing halogen headlights on those models. A welded assist grip also has been added as standard to the right-hand front...

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AGC realigns global aerospace composites businesses

March 3, 2014

AGC Aerospace & Defense has announced the realignment of its global aerospace composites businesses. Formerly comprising five different legacy brands — Tods Composite Solutions, Paul Fabrications, Unitech, Hill AeroSystems, and Integrated Composites — the collection of organizations now...

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TUBE expo exhibitors agree that signs bode well for the coming year

March 3, 2014 | By Eric Lundin

It’s no secret that Düsseldorf’s biennial tube and pipe expo, TUBE®, is a good way to gauge the industry’s health. The expo is 3 percent larger in 2014 than it was in 2012, and the exhibitors interviewed for this article expect good things from the industry in the coming year. These in-depth perspectives also revealed that upheaval in the U.S. energy industry is leading to changes that will have repercussions for decades.

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An 80/20 primer

February 28, 2014 | By Dick Kallage

The 80/20 management method seeks to maximize results—such as sales or profits—by systematically deploying available resources only to the drivers that have the most impact. It sounds straightforward, but columnist Dick Kallage explains why this management approach is sometimes hard to execute.

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Uniweld Products appoints eastern regional sales manager

February 28, 2014

Uniweld Products Inc., a manufacturer of products for the welding, HVAC/R, plumbing, and alloys markets, has named Dan Langlais as U.S. eastern regional sales manager. Langlais gained 23 years of experience in the wholesale industry before transitioning to manufacturing in 2008. He has worked...

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Suhner marks 100 years in business

February 28, 2014

Suhner Industrial Products LLC celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014. The company was founded in 1914 in Brugg in the Swiss canton of Aargau. Suhner produces power/pneumatic tools and flexible-shaft machines designed for aluminum, stainless steel, moldmaking, aircraft maintenance, and...

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Schindler Elevator opens LEED-certified manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania

February 28, 2014

Schindler Elevator Corp. has opened an elevator manufacturing facility in Hanover, Pa., which the company says is the first in North America to earn gold LEED® green-building certification. The 150,000-sq.-ft. facility produces elevator doors, entrances, jambs, and cab interiors. The plant...

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Deere announces move of zero-turn mower production

February 28, 2014

Deere & Co. has announced it will move production of EZtrak™ zero-turn mowers from its factory in Horicon, Wis., to its facility in Greeneville, Tenn. According to the company, the move takes the production of the product line closer to its customer base and improves logistics for distribution....

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