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Raytheon Missile Systems named Alabama Manufacturer of the Year

February 20, 2015

Raytheon Co.’s Missile Systems business, Huntsville, Ala., has received the Manufacturer of the Year Award from the Business Council of Alabama. The award recognizes the Raytheon Redstone Missile Integration Facility for manufacturing excellence. At the facility, located on the U.S. Army's...

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Bosch Rexroth releases schedule of 2015 hydraulics technical training courses

February 20, 2015

Bosch Rexroth is accepting registration for all courses in its training program designed for industrial hydraulics and mobile hydraulics systems engineers. The hydraulics technical training is targeted toward individuals who maintain hydraulic systems, design new systems, or want to upgrade...

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Citi announces $100 billion, 10-year commitment to finance sustainable growth

February 20, 2015

New York-based Citi has announced a commitment to lend, invest, and facilitate $100 billion within the next 10 years to finance activities that reduce the impacts of climate change and create environmental solutions that benefit people and communities. Its previous $50 billion goal was announced in...

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AWS names 2015 president/chairman

February 20, 2015

American Welding Society (AWS), Miami, has named David J. Landon, manager of welding engineering for Vermeer Corp. in Pella, Iowa, as 2015 president and chair of the board. An active member of the society for more than 30 years, he served as vice president from 2012 to 2014. Landon also has...

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Chase Machine hires electrical engineer

February 20, 2015

West Warwick, R.I.-based Chase Machine & Eng. Inc., a custom machinery design and manufacturing company, has hired Mike Verdolotti as an electrical engineer. Verdolotti previously worked at Parkinson Technologies as a controls engineer and at Yushin America as a software engineer and corporate...

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Remy Intl. enters into agreement to acquire Maval Mfg.

February 19, 2015

Pendleton, Ind.-based Remy Intl. Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all assets of Maval Mfg. Inc., a Twinsburg, Ohio, manufacturer, remanufacturer, and distributor of steering systems, components, and specialty products to the automotive service, original...

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Chemetall receives Frost & Sullivan 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids Award

February 19, 2015

Chemetall, a Baton Rouge, La.-based business unit of Albemarle Corp., has been awarded the 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids New Product Innovation Award. The firm develops, manufactures, and supplies specialty chemical products including metalworking fluids, drawing and stamping...

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Kennametal VP/CFO to retire

February 19, 2015

Latrobe, Pa.-based Kennametal Inc. has announced that vice president and CFO Frank Simpkins will retire from the company March 31, 2015. The firm has named Vice President and Corporate Controller Martha Fusco to serve as interim CFO. Simpkins, who joined the company in October 1995 as business...

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Range Kleen Mfg. appoints quality control coordinator

February 19, 2015

Range Kleen Mfg. Inc., Lima, Ohio, has promoted Peggy Patton to quality control coordinator. She has been with the company for more than seven years, originally hired as an order technician and later promoted to quality control technician. The company manufactures OEM-quality replacement drip...

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Safety Today launches new websites

February 19, 2015

Safety Today Inc. has announced the launch of its website for U.S. customers at www.safetytoday.com, as well as its sister site serving Canadian customers, www.safetytoday.ca. The company is a dedicated safety consultancy and distribution center, operating globally from headquarters in the U.S. and...

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Mobile demonstration dust collectors provide customer training and education

February 19, 2015

Jonesboro, Ark.-based Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has introduced an expanded fleet of mobile dust and fume collection systems that are available worldwide to provide training and education to customers. The trailer-mounted units are available on request and may be used for dust...

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Goodfellow introduces comprehensive custom manufacturing services

February 19, 2015

Coraopolis, Pa.-based Goodfellow, a supplier of small to medium quantities of high-quality metals and other materials for research and product design, has expanded its offering to include custom manufacturing and finishing of components to customer specifications. The company can help...

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BK Edwards Fabrication and Welding to expand in Mississippi

February 19, 2015

BK Edwards Fabrication and Welding has announced plans for an expansion at its facility in Maben, Miss. The $70,000 project will create 18 new jobs, bringing employment at the facility to approximately 50. The family-owned and -operated firm fabricates and welds a variety of stainless steel...

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Amada to open satellite center in Ohio

February 19, 2015

Amada America Inc., Buena Park, Calif., announces plans to open its newest North American satellite center on March 10, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The company also has a satellite center in Dallas and will open a third in Charlotte, N.C., later in 2015. All three centers will showcase the...

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CB Fabricating expands facilities, production capacity

February 18, 2015

Anderson, Ind.-based sheet metal fabricator CB Fabricating Inc. has announced that in less than a year it has expanded its production capacity by 75 percent, added a second shift, and hired three full-time employees to meet growing demand from clients in multiple industries. The firm added an...

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