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Hypertherm adds cities to 2014 live training tour

July 28, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has added several new cities to its 2014 live training tour on advanced cutting topics. Cities added are Dallas-Fort Worth; Tulsa, Okla.; Atlanta; and Houston. The 8-hr. workshops are offered at no charge...

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Jet Edge named finalist for 2014 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards

July 28, 2014

Minnesota Business magazine recently named Jet Edge, a St. Michael, Minn.-based manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, surface preparation, and coating removal, as a finalist for the 2014 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards. Jet Edge is one of three manufacturers...

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Marmon/Keystone acknowledges top suppliers

July 28, 2014

Marmon/Keystone recently held its annual Supplier Recognition Day in Butler, Pa., to commemorate the quality performance of suppliers in 2013. Forty-eight multinational supplier representatives qualified for the celebration. Eight suppliers received the Perfect Performance Awards for achieving...

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Monomoy Capital Partners acquires the Continental-Midland Group

July 28, 2014

Monomoy Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity fund, has acquired Cont-Mid Group LLC and Tiffin Holdings LLC (CMG) from the Kaminski family, which has owned and operated the business for the past 10 years. CMG is a manufacturer of custom-engineered metal fasteners, cold-formed parts,...

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Houghton hires director of global M&A and strategic planning

July 28, 2014

Metalworking fluids and services provider Houghton Intl., Valley Forge, Pa., has hired Raymond Kelly as director of global merger and acquisition and strategic planning. He leads the company’s M&A efforts for the metalworking and adjacent business segments. Kelly has more than 23 years of...

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Safety industry raises more than $200K at charity golf tournament

July 28, 2014

Safety products provider Ergodyne, based in St. Paul, Minn., hosted its 17th annual 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament™ on July 14 at the Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake, Minn. Bringing together manufacturers, distributors, reps, and end users from all over the country, the safety...

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United Performance Metals’ Houston facility earns ISO 9001:2008, AS9100 certification

July 25, 2014

United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, has announced that its Houston facility has been audited in accordance with the requirements of AS9104-1 and conforms to the quality management system standard ISO 9001:2008 incorporating the requirements of AS9100-C. The quality management system...

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Alamo Tube to build OCTG pipe mill/finishing facility in Texas

July 25, 2014

Alamo Tube Co. has announced plans to build what it says is the country’s first tubing-specific OCTG pipe mill and finishing facility in Elmendorf, Texas, targeted to service growing demand for U.S. oilfield tubing. The plant will produce downhole tubing from 1.5 to 3.5 in. in all weights and...

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Challenge Mfg. to build two plants in Michigan

July 25, 2014

Challenge Mfg. LLC, a Tier 1 supplier in Walker, Mich., has announced plans to open two new factories in Michigan: a $65.5 million, 430,000-sq.-ft. assembly plant in Watertown Township, and a $50 million, 450,000-sq.-ft. facility in Pontiac. The new manufacturing facilities, which will provide...

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Beretta USA to close gun manufacturing plant in Maryland

July 25, 2014

Beretta USA Corp. has announced plans to close its manufacturing plant in Accokeek, Md., citing concern over a new state firearms law that could restrict the company from being able to manufacture, store, or import firearms if some provisions are reinstated in the future. The firm will transfer...

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Core Health & Fitness to expand Virginia manufacturing plant

July 25, 2014

Fitness equipment-maker Core Health & Fitness, Vancouver, Wash., has announced plans to invest $2 million to expand the former Med-Fit manufacturing plant in Grayson County, Va., creating 250 jobs. The facility has made Nautilus® fitness equipment for more than 34 years. Core Health & Fitness...

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TECHNI Waterjet celebrates 25th anniversary

July 25, 2014

Waterjet cutting machine supplier TECHNI Waterjet™ marks its 25th year in business in 2014. Founded in 1989 by Darren Reukers and Glenn Langdon in Campbellfield, Victoria, Australia, the company began by providing robotic and automation systems to the automotive industry. The firm soon found a...

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Trotec Laser Inc. adds marketing manager

July 24, 2014

Trotec Laser Inc. has hired Meredith Newman as marketing manager based in the Canton, Mich., headquarters. Having previously worked in the building materials and industrial coatings industries, she comes to the company with more than 15 years of experience in marketing. Trotec designs and...

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UniCarriers Americas participates in inaugural Forklift Safety Day

July 24, 2014

Representatives from UniCarriers Americas Corp., Marengo, Ill., a manufacturer of material handling equipment, joined other members of the Industrial Truck Association in Washington, D.C., on June 10 for the inaugural Forklift Safety Day. Members in attendance met with House members and senators to...

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Durable Mecco acquires Stamp-Rite steel stamps division

July 24, 2014

Durable Mecco, a manufacturer of industrial marking equipment, has acquired the steel stamp division of Stamp-Rite Supersine Inc. The company has named Laurie Barcaskey, a 30-year veteran of the marking industry, as account manager for this group of customers. Stamp-Rite Supersine, located in...

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