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Schuler to deliver servo press line to Borgward

March 15, 2017

Göppingen, Germany-based Schuler has received an order for an XL servo press line from Borgward Automotive.Starting in August 2018, the servo press line at the Germany-based automaker’s plant in Beijing, Miyun, China, will produce body panels for the BX7, BX5, and BX6 car models. The 67,000-kN...

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Sandvik appoints president for Sandvik Machining Solutions

March 15, 2017

Sandvik has appointed Klas Forsström as president for Sandvik's business area Sandvik Machining Solutions and as a member of the group executive management.Forsström has been with the Sandvik group for about 25 years. He most recently served as president of Sandvik Coromant, a supplier of metal...

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Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence, Amrikart to host technology open house March 28-30

March 15, 2017

Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence, North Kingstown, R.I., has announced it will join metrology integrator Amrikart to host HxGN LOCAL Montreal, a technology open house, March 28-30, 2017, at Amrikart headquarters in Brossard, Que. The event, which will begin at 8:00 a.m. with registration and morning...

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Canexsys Networks to open manufacturing operation in New York

March 15, 2017

Canexsys Networks Inc. has announced plans to set up a manufacturing operation in Ogdensburg, N.Y. The company offers light metal fabrication and manufactures electronic circuit boards and connectors. The company expects to occupy the property this spring and hire more than 40 workers over the next...

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Chemcoaters appoints VP of sales and marketing

March 15, 2017

Gary, Ind.-based Chemcoaters Inc. has appointed Mike Tieri as vice president of sales and marketing. The company is a coil coater and manufacturer of proprietary coating chemistries at its sister company, Eco Green, also based in Gary.Tieri joined the company in 2013, most recently serving as...

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Global market for laser materials processing systems grows 6.8 percent in 2016

March 15, 2017

The global market for laser systems for materials processing increased by 6.8 percent in 2016 and reached a new record volume of $12.6 billion, according to Optech Consulting, Taegerwilen, Switzerland, a market research and consulting firm serving the laser and photonics industry.Demand in China...

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Paul Fabrications receives 2016 Rolls-Royce Fabrications Supplier of the Year Award

March 15, 2017

Paul Fabrications, Derby, U.K., a Unitech Aerospace company and supplier of fabricated and precision machined components to the aerospace and nuclear industries, has received the 2016 Rolls-Royce Fabrications Supplier of the Year Award. In late 2016, Paul Fabrications and Rolls-Royce announced a...

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ABB sells its first robot manufactured in the U.S.

March 15, 2017

ABB has sold its first robot manufactured in the U.S., an IRB 2600, produced at the ABB Auburn Hills, Mich., facility. The robot was sold by ABB Value Provider CIM Systems Inc. to Hitachi Powdered Metals USA. The compact robot, painted with commemorative red, white, and blue paint, is used for...

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Timken, Kennametal named to World's Most Ethical Companies list

March 14, 2017

The Timken Co., a provider of bearings and mechanical transmission products in North Canton, Ohio, and Kennametal, a Pittsburgh-based provider of machine tools and accessories, have been recognized as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute.Scores are generated in five key...

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Welding products market to reach $19.7 billion by 2025

March 14, 2017

The global welding products market is projected to reach a market size of $19.7 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc., San Francisco, with growth driven by rising demand from the Asia Pacific region.Increasing investments in infrastructure development, especially in...

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All Metals Fabrications adds tube laser cutting machine

March 14, 2017

Ogden, Utah-based All Metals Fabrication (AMF) has purchased a Mazak FabriGear II 220. The 4-kW laser is designed for fast cutting of heavy wall pieces of tube, pipe channel, beam, angle, and custom extrusion. The laser handles tubing up to 8 in. dia. and 6 in. square in lengths up to 24 ft. The...

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Grainger offers cutting tool reconditioning

March 14, 2017

Grainger, a supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products based in Orlando, Fla., has launched a cutting tool reconditioning service. The service repairs worn end mills and drill bits, restoring cutting edges to original specifications. It focuses on high-speed steel and carbide round...

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Concept Laser, GoEngineer partner to expand combined reach in 3-D metal printing

March 14, 2017

Concept Laser, Grapevine, Texas, has entered into a partnership with GoEngineer to expand each company’s footprint in metal additive manufacturing (AM). GoEngineer will be a marketing channel for Concept Laser’s equipment. GoEngineer provides products that combine Stratasys AM tools with...

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Seegrid names CFO

March 14, 2017

Seegrid, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of vision-guided autonomous vehicles for materials handling, has appointed Steven Barto as CFO. He has more than 30 years of experience with privately held and public technology companies.Barto most recently served as executive vice president/CFO of ITC...

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Auto/Steel Partnership appoints executive director

March 14, 2017

The Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP), a 30-year collaboration of auto companies and steelmakers based in Southfield, Mich., has named John K. Catterall, an automotive engineering veteran in body structure, chassis, and closure applications, as executive director.The A/SP leverages the intellectual and...

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