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MetalForming names Capital Machine Technologies as sales rep

October 8, 2014

MetalForming Inc., Peachtree City, Ga., the exclusive North American distribution partner for Schroeder-Fasti of Wessobrunn, Germany, has named Tampa, Fla.-based Capital Machine Technologies as the exclusive representative of Schroeder-Fasti industrial folding machines throughout the southern U.S....

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Ironworker apprentices participate in annual competition

October 7, 2014

Toronto Local 721 of the Ironworkers Union recently hosted a competition for ironworker apprentices. The annual competition allows apprentices and staff to come together and share best practices. Competing apprentices displayed their knowledge, dexterity, and skills in eight different areas: a...

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Geometric Ltd., COEP to promote 3-D printing

October 7, 2014

Geometric Ltd., Mumbai, India, a provider of product life cycle management, global engineering services, and offshore software product development, has signed a memorandum of understanding with College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) in India and Colorado State University (CSU), Fort Collins, Colo.,...

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IMI Sensors launches online store

October 7, 2014

Depew, N.Y.-based IMI Sensors, a division of PCB Piezotronics, a manufacturer of vibration, pressure, force, load, torque, and acoustic sensors, has updated its website at www.imi-sensors.com with product search and cable configuration tools and improved e-commerce functions. The new Product...

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FerrouSouth adds light-gauge stretcher leveler

October 7, 2014

FerrouSouth, a supplier of toll slitting, precision leveling, and stretcher leveling services for hot-rolled steel products to OEMs and service centers, has installed a light-gauge stretcher leveler at its Iuka, Miss., facility. According to the company, the Red Bud machine, which features a...

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NN Inc. announces staff changes

October 6, 2014

NN Inc., Johnson City, Tenn., a manufacturer of metal bearing components, has hired Jeff Manzagol as senior vice president and general manager of its Metal Bearing Components Group. He succeeds Frank Gentry, who will retire at the end of 2014 after more than 30 years with the company. Manzagol...

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AMT donates 3-D printer to Ohio high school STEM program

October 6, 2014

To celebrate Manufacturing Day, an annual event during which North American manufacturers open their doors to showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, McLean, Va., donated a 3-D printer to...

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Metal Technology Inc., nuFaktory form partnership to expand additive manufacturing

October 3, 2014

Metal Technology Inc. (MTI), Albany, Ore., and nuFaktory LLC, Springfield, Mass., have announced the formation of a strategic partnership in response to growing opportunities for additively manufactured metal components across multiple industries. The partnership combines MTI’s experience in...

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Solar Atmospheres expands into Southeast

October 3, 2014

Solar Atmospheres, Souderton, Pa., a provider of vacuum heat-treating services, has chosen a site in Greenville, S.C., for its new Solar Atmospheres Southeast division. The facility has 54,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, free-span construction, 40-ton and 30-ton bridge cranes with 24-ft....

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Walmart, Google headline FABTECH 2014 keynote presentations

October 2, 2014

FABTECH®, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event, has announced its lineup of speakers and panels that will participate in the show this November. Keynote presentations by executives from Google Enterprise and Walmart, a Veterans Day panel on how...

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Indura management team announces new U.S. business

October 2, 2014

Santiago, Chile-based Indura, an industrial gases company that became part of Air Products in 2012, has announced it no longer will maintain direct operations in the U.S. The management team heading operations for Indura in the U.S. has decided to continue serving its network of independent...

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New survey presents keys to recruiting women to manufacturing sector

October 2, 2014

Schaumburg, Ill.-based Women in Manufacturing™ (WiM), a group of nearly 500 women dedicated to attracting, retaining, and advancing women in the manufacturing sector, has released a survey, co-produced with Plante Moran, that highlights the potential for young women as manufacturing employees....

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Lampin Corp. educates students with company tours on Manufacturing Day, Oct. 3

October 2, 2014

Uxbridge, Mass.-based Lampin Corp. has announced its participation in Manufacturing Day on Oct. 3. Blackstone Valley Education Foundation, Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce, and regional high schools have partnered with manufacturing companies in the area to help increase high school...

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Census Bureau releases all 364 manufacturing reports from 2014 Economic Census

October 2, 2014

In recognition of Manufacturing Day, Oct. 3, the Census Bureau presents descriptions of its data products on the manufacturing sector of the economy. Additionally, statistics on all 364 industries in the manufacturing sector are now available from the 2012 Economic Census. The 2012 Economic...

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Buyken Metal Products, AJAC host Manufacturing Day for Kent, Wash., high school students

October 2, 2014

Buyken Metal Products, a provider of sheet metal forming, stamping, and fabrication services in Kent, Wash., and the Seattle-based Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) are partnering to celebrate Manufacturing Day on Oct. 3 at Buyken’s facility in Kent, Wash. Students will have the...

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