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Acme Mfg. opens second manufacturing facility in Michigan

August 31, 2015

Acme Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of integrated centerless and robotic belt grinding systems and automated polishing, buffing, deburring, and grinding systems, has added a second manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills, Mich. The 45,000-sq.-ft. building will accommodate additional manufacturing...

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Shimco breaks ground at new Ontario headquarters

August 31, 2015

Shimco, a manufacturer of precision parts and gap-management systems, has begun construction of a 25,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Cambridge, Ont. Its current headquarters will relocate from Markham, Ont., to Cambridge in December. The manufacturing facility will incorporate increased automation,...

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Central Tube and Bar opens expanded facility in Oklahoma

August 31, 2015

Central Tube and Bar (CTB) has opened a 55,000-sq.-ft. facility in Tulsa, Okla. Steady growth in its regional customer base and the addition of new processing equipment motivated the search for a larger facility. The company is a supplier and processor of tube and bar products, including round,...

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Bunzl Distribution acquires Steiner Industries

August 31, 2015

Bunzl Distribution, a St. Louis-based nonperishable goods supplier, has acquired Steiner Industries Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer and wholesaler of personal protection equipment (PPE) for U.S. industrial distributors supplying the welding and industrial sectors. This is Bunzl’s third...

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Arcam opens sales/support office in Massachusetts

August 31, 2015

Arcam AB, a supplier of additive manufacturing systems based in Mölndal, Sweden, has opened Arcam Cad to Metal Inc., a sales and service facility covering the needs of the company’s North American EBM® business, in Woburn, Mass. The 5,500-sq.-ft. facility offers sales, support, spare parts,...

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Trico announces addition to international business development team

August 31, 2015

Trico Corp., a provider of lubrication management products and services, has announced the addition of Alejandro Soto to the international business development team. In this position, he focuses on channels of distribution in Latin America. Soto has more than 10 years of experience in growing,...

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White paper reveals how effective data searches improve product development

August 28, 2015

Only one in seven new product initiatives launch successfully, according to management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. A new white paper from Lakewood, Ohio-based Onix makes it clear that product development inefficiencies are impeding and disrupting manufacturers' success. The white paper,...

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Sapa Extrusions installs extrusion presses at Midwest plants

August 28, 2015

Sapa Extrusions-North America has announced the installation of new extrusion presses at its Yankton, S.D., and Elkhart, Ind., plants. The new presses have been moved from other Sapa locations and should begin extruding aluminum before the end of 2015. To meet capacity requirements, the Yankton...

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Kennametal appoints VP/CFO

August 28, 2015

Kennametal Inc., based in Latrobe, Pa., has appointed Jan Kees van Gaalen to the position of vice president and CFO. He replaces Martha Fusco, who has served as interim CFO since February 2015. She will continue in her role as vice president and corporate controller. Van Gaalen has more than 30...

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Abtex Corp. fills two management positions

August 28, 2015

Dresden, N.Y.-based Abtex Corp. has hired Lyell Adler as controller and Shirley Bendura as purchasing agent. Adler, who oversees all financial operations and controls, worked previously at Mettler-Toledo High-Speed, where he held a similar position. He has more than two decades of financial...

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Denso to build new warehouse in Tennessee

August 27, 2015

Global auto supplier Denso has announced that it is adding 500 jobs and investing $400 million to expand its electronics manufacturing capabilities and build a new warehouse at its Denso Mfg. Tennessee (DMTN) manufacturing facility in Maryville. The new 186,528-sq.-ft. warehouse allows the...

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CSS opens office in Europe, launches translated websites

August 27, 2015

CSS, a supplier of metal springs, stampings, machined components, and assemblies based in Farmington, Conn., has opened a new sales and marketing office located in the Netherlands. This office provides on-the-ground support for customers and partners located throughout Europe. The company also...

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Online directory connects industrial equipment users and providers

August 27, 2015

An online directory has gone live at www.findadistributor.com to help manufacturing and supply chain professionals find North American distributors of lifting, moving, storage, and delivery technologies. Companies providing a product or service related to material handling and storage in North...

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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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