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ESAB announces restructuring plan

April 15, 2015

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced that it will take a number of steps to restructure its North American operations. The restructuring plan, which will integrate ESAB and Victor regional operations and facilities, will be deployed in phases throughout this year and into 2016. The...

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PennEngineering appoints vice president of global automotive

April 15, 2015

Danboro, Pa.-based PennEngineering®, a fastener manufacturer, has announced that Pete Beecherl has joined the company as vice president of global automotive. In this newly created position, Beecherl drives and coordinates strategic initiatives for the company worldwide across all...

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Savannah Machinery Works is Georgia Manufacturer of 2015

April 15, 2015

The Savannah Machinery Works of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPSA) has been recognized as the 2015 Georgia Manufacturer of the Year for medium-sized businesses. Gov. Nathan Deal presented the award to the leadership of MHPSA at an event held at the Georgia International Convention...

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Nu-Set Lock Mfg. becomes SCMSDC member

April 15, 2015

Woman-owned Nu-Set Lock Mfg. Co. has been accepted for membership in the Southern California Minority Supplier Diversity Council (SCMSDC). The El Monte, Calif.-based company was subjected to a comprehensive vetting process to ensure qualification authenticity. It was certified as both a WBE...

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U. S. Steel announces management changes at European, North American operations

April 15, 2015

United States Steel Corp. has announced two management changes at its European and North American operating facilities effective May 31. Scott Buckiso has been named vice president-European Solutions and president–U. S. Steel Kosice, succeeding George Babcoke, who retired following 39 years of...

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SPI acquires JK Lasers

April 15, 2015

SPI Lasers, a member of the TRUMPF Group, has acquired Rugby, U.K.-based JK Lasers, a manufacturer of fiber lasers for industrial use and former member of the GSI Group. JK Lasers has more than 40 years’ experience in laser development. Its core competence is in fiber lasers with outputs from...

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WPI appoints associate director of Metal Processing Institute

April 14, 2015

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Mass., has appointed Brajendra Mishra, PhD, as associate director of the university's Metal Processing Institute (MPI), effective in August 2015. MPI is dedicated to advancing the field of materials processing through research in the areas of metal...

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AP&T, Cell Impact ink cooperation agreement for high-velocity bending

April 14, 2015

AP&T and Cell Impact AB have signed a long-term cooperation agreement by which Cell Impact’s high-velocity impact units will be integrated with AP&T's bending and forming systems for volume production of heat exchanger and flow plates for the automotive and energy industries. The agreement...

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Mettler Toledo wins Weighing Review award

April 14, 2015

Mettler Toledo, a supplier of precision weighing instruments and services based in Greifensee, Switzerland, has been named “Best Weighing Company” and “Best Laboratory Scale/Balance” in the second annual Weighing Review Reader’s Choice Awards. The online poll included a field of 32...

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Manufacturing Matchmaking event scheduled for May 14 in Bolingbrook, Ill.

April 14, 2015

The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, in partnership with IMEC, has announced the second date in the series of Manufacturing Matchmaking events for Chicagoland manufacturers to increase sales opportunities for firms in the primary metals, metal fabricating, metalworking, and machinery industries....

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Manufacturing Day adds CNA, Reliance Steel as Bronze Sponsors for 2015

April 14, 2015

CNA Insurance and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. have pledged their support as Bronze Sponsors for Manufacturing DaySM 2015—CNA for a third year and Reliance for a second year. Scheduled for Oct. 2, 2015, Manufacturing Day is an annual national event, executed at the local level, that supports...

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CSS celebrates 75th anniversary

April 13, 2015

Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS) marks its 75th anniversary this year. Founded in 1939 as a spring manufacturer, the company now is a provider of precision springs and metal shapes for the medical, aerospace, defense, automotive, consumer, and office products industries. The family-owned and...

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Schwarze-Robitec establishes U.S. subsidiary in Michigan

April 13, 2015

Schwarze-Robitec has opened a subsidiary, Schwarze-Robitec America Inc., in Big Rapids, Mich., offering sales and service for its tube cold bending machines for diameters from 0.125 to 16 in. The firm also offers bending tools and application-specific equipment. The facility provides spare...

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Replacement of aging pipelines to drive demand for ERW pipes, says report

April 13, 2015

The comprehensive global report “Electric Resistance Welded Pipes and Tubes: A Global Strategic Business Report,” released by Global Industry Analysts Inc., San Jose, Calif., projects that the global market for ERW pipes and tubes will reach 76.8 million tons by 2020, driven by the recovery in...

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Messe Düsseldorf launches portal for metalworking industries

April 13, 2015

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, has launched the new sector portal Metsearch, offering a comprehensive product and company database for the various metalworking sectors, at www.metsearch.net. The portal, presented in German and English, features sector and company news, background...

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