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Water displacement spray features flexible straw for precise applications

August 27, 2015

WD-40 Co. has introduced the WD-40® EZ-REACHTM, which features an attached, 8-in., flexible straw. The straw bends and keeps its shape, allowing users to deliver the water displacement spray around corners and in...

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Böhler-Uddeholm hires sales representative

August 26, 2015

Böhler-Uddeholm, Elgin, Ill., a manufacturer of tooling for metal forming and stamping dies, has named Ayse Hoops as sales representative based in Dallas, responsible for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Hoops has several years of experience in industrial sales and extensive knowledge of heat...

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New rail crossing between U.S. and Mexico now open

August 26, 2015

The West Rail Bypass International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas, now is open. The bridge is the first new international rail crossing between the U.S. and Mexico since 1910 and connects Brownsville with Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The West Rail project, which broke ground in December 2010,...

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Nidec Minster Corp. adds Arisa S.A.

August 26, 2015

Nidec Minster Corp., Minster, Ohio, has announced that Arisa S.A. of Logrono, Spain, now is a Nidec Group Company. The Minster Group will manage and integrate the skills, synergies, and assets of Arisa S.A. into a broader global product offering. Arisa manufactures mechanical and servo presses,...

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Pferd hires customer service manager

August 26, 2015

Abrasive and industrial brush provider Pferd Inc., Milwaukee, has hired Janet A. Schweitzer as customer service manager. Having previously worked for the Wm. K. Walthers Co. and C&H Distributors, Schweitzer has more than nine years of experience in customer sales and service and nine years of...

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Oshkosh Defense lands $6.7 billion contract from Pentagon

August 26, 2015

Oshkosh Defense, Oshkosh, Wis., has been awarded a contract to build the joint light tactical vehicle (JLTV) by the Pentagon. The $6.7 billion contract will span eight years, calling for the production of 17,000 vehicles for use by the Army and Marine Corps. The company plans to hire about 100...

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Small wind market worth $1.89 billion by 2019

August 26, 2015

According to a report published by MarketsandMarkets, Pune, India, the small wind power market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 19.5 percent from 2014 to 2019 to reach $1.89 billion by 2019. "Small Wind Market by Type (Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine, Vertical Axis Wind Turbine), by Application...

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Perforated Tubes completes warehouse in Michigan

August 26, 2015

Perforated Tubes Inc. has completed construction of a 32,000-sq.-ft. warehouse next to its manufacturing plant in Ada, Mich. The warehouse opens up manufacturing space previously used for storing raw materials and finished products. The company provides perforated metal pipe to the automotive,...

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Gas analyzer reads down to 1 PPM

August 26, 2015

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Ltd. HFT® has introduced a Weld Purge Monitor® gas detection and analyzing instrument that reads oxygen levels from atmospheric concentration (20.94 percent) down to 1 PPM. Accurate to 10 PPM, the PurgEye® 600 offers readings in PPM or percentages. The unit’s...

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MPC certified as converter of Metalphoto equipment identification products

August 26, 2015

Metalphoto of Cincinnati (MPC) has achieved certified Metalphoto® converter status from Horizons Imaging Systems Group (ISG). This means that MPC has completed a process assessment, received recommendations, and begun implementing new processes to improve product quality and expand application...

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Meritor to supply components to Oshkosh Corp. for JLTV program

August 26, 2015

Meritor® Inc., Troy, Mich., a supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, and aftermarket systems for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, has announced plans to supply wheel ends for about 17,000 joint light tactical vehicles (JLTV) to be manufactured by Oshkosh Corp. The bevel gear hub...

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Catalog highlights surface conditioning products

August 26, 2015

Weiler Corp. has released a 52-page welding and fabrication catalog. Available in print and digital versions, it contains product information for the new Tiger® X flap disc, along with the company’s other products, including coated abrasives, bonded abrasives, and brushes. The digital...

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Optical monitor measures debris buildup on splitter blades

August 26, 2015

Eriez® has introduced the Splitter Monitor, an optical system that automatically measures debris buildup on the critical leading edge of splitter blades used in many different types of separation equipment in the recycling industry and alerting appropriate personnel when cleaning is needed. The...

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Keeping the shop humming when the boss is away

August 26, 2015

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Small-business owners are noted for never taking time off to smell the roses or enjoy the shore. Here’s what happened when one shop owner took a much needed week off.

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Pneumatic counterbalance integrates with existing press controls

August 26, 2015

ROSS CONTROLS® has introduced a 1.25-in. automatic pneumatic counterbalance for large mechanical stamping presses. The system can be integrated with existing press controls to set and maintain the correct pressure for each die set. It meets ANSI B11.1 requirements and is available in a variety of...

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