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Controx hires key account manager

March 8, 2017

Springfield, Ohio-based Controx, a manufacturer of precision cutting and forming tools for metals, composites, and other materials, has hired Todd Hammer as key account manager, western U.S. In this position, he serves high-volume users of circular blades and cutting tools in Washington, Oregon,...

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Hollaender Mfg. gains UL 2703 approval for fittings

March 7, 2017

Hollaender® Mfg., Cincinnati, has received UL 2703 Recognized Component Approval under Intertek ETL mark No. 5006508 for its Speed-Rail® solar pipe rack fittings. Testing conducted by Intertek on both galvanized steel and aluminum pipe has shown that the fittings form a safe and reliable bond...

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Lucifer Furnaces equips R. Hueter with benchtop oven for heat treating

March 7, 2017

Lucifer Furnaces Inc., Warrington, Pa., has delivered a heat-treating oven to R. Hueter Co., Beverly, Mass., a CNC machine shop that produces male and female RF connector contacts. Hueter uses the furnace primarily to achieve a specific Rockwell hardness with small lots of pins under a nitrogen...

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Smithers Quality Assessments receives aerospace accreditation for AS9100:2016

March 6, 2017

Akron, Ohio-based Smithers Quality Assessments (SQA) has received accreditation from ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) for AS9100:2016, the quality management standard used in the aerospace industry. SQA has offered AS9100 certifications since 2001.AS9100 is based on the ISO 9001 quality...

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Messer Cutting Systems hires central regional manager

March 6, 2017

Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based Messer Cutting Systems, a provider of thermal cutting gantry machines for the metalworking industry, has hired Todd Wellens as central regional manager. Wellens has more than 20 years of experience in the fabricating machine tool marketplace, as well as 10 years of...

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O’Neal Mfg. Services names GM of Iowa Laser facility

March 6, 2017

Birmingham, Ala.-based O’Neal Mfg. Services (OMS) has appointed Matt Moon to general manager of the Iowa Laser division in Cedar Falls, Iowa, a supplier of fabricated metal components and welded assemblies for OEMs. This facility offers sheet and tube CO2 laser cutting, forming, machining, and...

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Quest Machining & Fabrication acquires assets of Tatra Industries

March 3, 2017

Quest Machining & Fabrication LLC of Holbrook, N.Y., has announced the acquisition of the assets of Tatra Industries Corp. of Copiague, N.Y., which specializes in precision sheet metal fabrication. Tatra employees and management have been offered positions with Quest; the acquisition has added...

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MFG.com CEO recognized as a top supply chain professional

March 2, 2017

Marietta, Ga.-based MFG.com, an online manufacturing marketplace, has announced that CEO Bo Hagler has been named a 2017 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The annual award honors the top supply and demand chain industry professionals. Hagler was selected from more than 300 nominees....

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Morris South to hold an open house and technology show

March 1, 2017

Morris South, a division of Morris Group Inc., will hold its annual technology show and open house, Southern Tech Fest, April 4-5, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. The regional machine tool distributor will display CNC machinery from Okuma, Tsugami, Hardinge Group, and Chiron and perform live metal...

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ISM ROB: February PMI® up 1.7 percentage points from January

March 1, 2017

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February, and the overall economy grew for the 93rd consecutive month, said the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business®.The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the...

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ESAB Victor regulator wins 2017 iF Design Award

March 1, 2017

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has announced that its Victor® EDGE™ series 2.0 heavy-duty gas regulator is the winner of the 2017 iF Design Award in the Product - Industry/Skilled Trades category. The award, presented by the Hannover, Germany-based iF International Forum...

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Scotchman Industries marks 50th anniversary

March 1, 2017

Scotchman Industries Inc., Philip, S.D., celebrates 50 years in business in 2017. Founded in 1967, the firm produces metal fabricating equipment, accessories, and custom...

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Brennan Investment Group purchases National Metal Fabricators facility

February 28, 2017

Chicago-based Brennan Investment Group LLC has purchased the manufacturing and distribution facility in Elk Grove Village, Ill., currently 100 percent leased to National Metal Fabricators, a provider of sheet metal fabrication, angle ring manufacturing, and specialty custom rolling. The...

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MIG Steel Fabrication expands Tennessee production center

February 28, 2017

MIG Steel Fabrication, a subsidiary of Manufacturers Industrial Group, has announced plans to invest $1.5 million to expand its manufacturing complex in Lexington, Tenn. The firm will add new equipment to meet growing demand and plans to hire welders, pipe fitters, and salaried support staff. The...

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Greenheck receives Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award

February 27, 2017

Greenheck, a manufacturer of air movement, control, and conditioning equipment with corporate headquarters and several manufacturing facilities in Schofield, Wis., has been selected as the 2016 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year by an independent panel of judges representing industry, education,...

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