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Samco appoints electrical services coordinator

June 24, 2015

Roll forming equipment manufacturer Samco Machinery Ltd., Toronto, has promoted Jim Harmer to electrical services coordinator. He coordinates all electrical development activities, including project planning, scheduling, work assignments, and reporting on electrical department metrics and...

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Delcam adds more than 80 technical tips to website

June 24, 2015

Delcam has created a section for technical tips on the website for its FeatureCAM feature-based programming software. More than 80 tips are listed in the new section, which is located at www.featurecam.com/techtips/. The tips aim to help users with all aspects of programming with FeatureCAM,...

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NBT awards grants for 24 summer manufacturing camps

June 24, 2015

Rockford, Ill.-based Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), the Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), has awarded $50,000 in grants to community and technical colleges nationwide that host summer manufacturing camps for students 12 to 16 years old. A complete listing...

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CCAT announces $1.67 million contract with U.S. Air Force

June 24, 2015

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), East Hartford, Conn., has announced a $1.67 million contract with the U.S. Air Force. The contract, which is being awarded by the Air Force Research Laboratory, provides funds for applied research on noncontact metrology technologies used...

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TRUMPF Ltd. names managing director

June 24, 2015

Annette Doyle will take on the role of managing director of TRUMPF Ltd., Luton, Bedfordshire, U.K., a subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group, effective July 1. In this role, she is responsible for business operations in the U.K., including customer service, technical training, product sales, and...

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Walter Surface Technologies meets GHS compliancy in U.S., Mexico

June 23, 2015

Walter Surface Technologies, Windsor, Conn., has announced that its chemical products, including its Bio-Circle environmental solutions line, are compliant with OSHA’s Global Harmonized System (GHS) in the U.S. and Mexico. GHS legislation, created by the United Nations, is a standardization of...

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NAPW inducts Jim Manuel Iron Works owner into VIP Woman of the Year Circle

June 23, 2015

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), Garden City, N.Y., has inducted Regina Lee Manuel, owner of Jim Manuel Iron Works, into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. "Regina Lee Manuel is a prime example of a woman determined to get a college education despite all the...

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Methods Machine Tools announces staff appointments

June 23, 2015

Methods Machine Tools Inc., a supplier of precision machine tools in Sudbury, Mass., has announced two recent staff appointments. The company has named James Kucharski as national sales manager for Nakamura -Tome turning centers in the U.S. With close to 25 years of experience, Kucharski has...

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Lucifer Furnaces equips Laboratory Testing with furnace

June 23, 2015

Warrington, Pa.-based Lucifer Furnaces has delivered a second Red Devil dual-chamber furnace to Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), a materials testing lab near Philadelphia. The furnace is a customized model RD8-KHE24 with Eurotherm 3204 programmable controllers and Honeywell UDC1200 overtemperature...

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Coldwater Machine hires regional sales manager

June 23, 2015

Coldwater Machine Co., Coldwater, Ohio, a manufacturer of precision equipment for a variety of industries, has appointed Bryan Vezina as regional sales manager for Michigan, focusing on automotive tier accounts. He is located at the newly opened Troy, Mich., sales office. Before joining the...

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AMT appoints two senior executives

June 23, 2015

AMT—The Association For Manufacturing Technology, McLean, Va., has announced two senior executive appointments. Edward Christopher has been named vice president—global services, overseeing AMT’s international offices, business development programs, and services. Christopher’s previous...

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Schuler to acquire majority stake in Chinese press manufacturer

June 23, 2015

Göppingen, Germany-based press manufacturer Schuler AG has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake of at least 51 percent in Chinese machine tool manufacturer Yangzhou Metal Forming Machine Tool Co. Ltd. (Yadon). “China is our fastest-growing sales market and the world’s largest...

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RoMan Mfg. appoints COO

June 22, 2015

RoMan Mfg., Grand Rapids, Mich., a manufacturer of water-cooled, high-current, low-voltage welding power sources, has promoted Nelson Sanchez to the newly created post of COO. Sanchez, who joined the company in 2013, previously served as chief financial officer. In his new role, Sanchez oversees...

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum named 2015 Steel Service Center of the Year

June 22, 2015

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, has been named the 2015 Service Center of the Year by American Metal Market. Reliance Steel & Aluminum is the largest metals service center company in North America. In 2014 the company achieved record sales of $10.45 billion, with an average order...

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Mate Precision Tooling hires VP of North American sales

June 22, 2015

Mate Precision Tooling, a manufacturer of sheet metal fabrication tooling based in Anoka, Minn., has hired Kevin Jordan as vice president of North American sales. He has more than 20 years of sales leadership experience for both public and private companies. Jordan has held executive leadership...

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