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Schuler Automation shows transfer systems in operation

May 21, 2013

Visitors from Germany and abroad attended a Technology Day held by Schuler Automation in Hessdorf, Germany, in mid-April. As well as receiving information on the latest developments in part transport, they were able to observe eight different transfer systems in operation, including the new Intra...

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Mestek announces passing of John E. Reed, CEO

May 21, 2013

Mestek Inc., Cleveland, has announced that John E. Reed, chairman of the board and CEO, died May 9, 2013. Reed began his career with The H. B. Smith Co. after earning his LL.B. degree in 1942 from Northeastern University Law School. In 1946 Reed founded the Sterling Radiator Co. After the...

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Menges Roller expands capacity with CNC lathe -

Menges Roller expands capacity with CNC lathe

May 19, 2013

Menges Roller, Wauconda, Ill., has installed a Toolmex TUR930-1100MN CNC lathe capable of manufacturing industrial rollers up to 20 ft. long and 8,800 lbs. The machine integrates seamlessly with the company's CAD department. Operators can upload completed design schematics directly to the new...

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Industrial Innovations adds Manufacturing Technology as distributor

May 19, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the addition of Manufacturing Technology LLC (M-Tech), Pelham, Ala., as a distributor for the company's industrial lubrication systems and equipment serving Alabama and Mississippi. M-Tech offers pressroom products, application engineering,...

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Greenerd delivers press to Global Parts Network -

Greenerd delivers press to Global Parts Network

May 14, 2013

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has designed, built, and delivered a 1,000-ton hydraulic coining press to Global Parts Network LLC's (GPN's) South Bend, Ind., facility. The company's second Greenerd press, it is used to coin remanufactured brake shoes in a single-stroke,...

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Tripar names new president

May 13, 2013

Tripar Inc., Montreal, has appointed Lloyd Sevack as president, taking over from his father, Ben, who founded the company in 1949 and served as its president for 64 years. Ben remains active as chairman of the board. Lloyd, a mechanical engineer with more than 30 years of applied experience in...

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Future Products marks 50 years in business

May 1, 2013

Future Products, a manufacturer of precision die tooling and machined components, is celebrating its 50th year in business. Irvin F. Swider purchased the business in April 1963, initially manufacturing punch and die buttons. Originally an eight-man operation, the company quickly added staff and...

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Beckwood Press hires director of operations -

Beckwood Press hires director of operations

April 25, 2013

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, Mo., a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems, has hired Richard Wilhelm as director of operations. He oversees all aspects of engineering, production, and customer service and support for the company's products and services. Wilhelm, who...

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Jagemann Stamping to expand

April 24, 2013

Jagemann Stamping Co., a manufacturer of deep-drawn and progressive metal stampings and fineblanking, has announced plans to add up to 50,000 sq. ft. and 100 jobs at its Manitowoc, Wis., location by 2014. The addition, a result of growth in the company's key business segments, is expected to be...

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Diemasters Mfg. receives Manufacturing Leadership Award

April 18, 2013

Diemasters Mfg. Inc., Elk Grove Village, Ill., has been awarded the 2013 ML 100 (Manufacturing Leadership) Award for New Workforce Development. Based on a company's ability to create innovative methods to bring new workers into the workplace and encourage their growth and success through training...

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Kinefac wins Global Trade Award

April 11, 2013

Kinefac® Corp., Worcester, Mass., has won the Diplomat's Award in the 18th annual Global Trade Awards from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts International Business Council (AIM-IBC). The awards recognize Massachusetts firms, institutions, and public agencies of all sizes that have...

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Bradbury Group announces promotion at Hayes Intl.

April 4, 2013

The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., has announced the promotion of Wayne Kennedy to managing director of Hayes Intl., Rotorua, New Zealand. Kennedy previously served as sales and marketing manager since 1998. The companies of The Bradbury Group, including Hayes Intl., are manufacturers and...

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Dallas Industries names representative for Southeast

April 3, 2013

Dallas Industries, Troy, Mich., a manufacturer of coil handling equipment, press feeding equipment, and controls for the stamping industry, has announced that Hicks Machine Tool Co. of Memphis, Tenn., has been named to represent the company in the Southeast. Hicks, which represents a number of...

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TCT commissions new 64-in.-wide slitter

April 1, 2013

TCT Stainless Steel Inc., a metal service center in Lebanon, Tenn., has commissioned a 64-in.-wide, heavy-gauge EMAG slitter. This line can slit 0.035 to 0.3125 ga. Maximum coil weight is 40,000 lbs., with a maximum 72-in.-OD uncoiler/recoiler. The line includes an Alcos eight-position carousel...

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Industrial Innovations installs lube management system at Tier 1 stamping plant

March 28, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the installation of its plantwide lubrication management system at a Tier 1 automotive stamping facility in Ohio. The system comprises a Triple Pro-Mix 5 system capable of mixing a lubricant at three different ratios simultaneously and four...

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