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Tregaskiss announces organizational change

October 10, 2006

The strategic accounts team at Tregaskiss Welding Products, Windsor, Ont., will now report to Randy Stevens, director of business development.The team is responsible for sales, service, and support to...

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Rimrock-Wolf names regional managers

October 10, 2006

Rimrock-Wolf Robotics, Fort Collins, Colo., has hired Todd McEllis as Great Lakes regional manager and Bruce Anderson as Northeast regional manager.Both McEllis and Anderson handle the sale of robotic...

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Orbitform Group names team leader

October 10, 2006

Steve Rakowski has joined Marathon Welding Automation as team leader. Rakowski is certified in SolidWorks and holds an associate degree in industrial technology. He is also ASME-certified as a...

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Robot vision system option available

September 12, 2006

FANUC Robotics America has introduced the iRVision™ integrated robot vision option for the company's R-J3iC controller.The ready-to-use vision system has a 2-D robot guidance tool to conduct...

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Tregaskiss, BDI enter joint venture, form new company

September 12, 2006

Tregaskiss Welding Products, Windsor, Ont., has entered a joint venture with Browne Distribution Intl. LLC (BDI), forming Tregaskiss Intl.Tregaskiss Intl. is responsible for the growth and support of...

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The Pareto principle at work

September 12, 2006

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You may not have heard of Vilfredo Pareto, but you likely have heard of the 80/20 rule attributed to him. In this article, robotic welding expert Jim Berge discusses how the rule, which he believes to be more accurate as 90/10, applies to implementing robotic welding and automation successfully and achieving maximum efficiency.

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Welding innovations earn Fronius "Technology of the Year Award"

August 21, 2006

Fronius has received the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Technology of the Year Award, which is bestowed upon a company that has introduced an innovative technology into the market that is expected to bring...

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Software helps control, minimize welding distortion

August 8, 2006

Pam-Assembly simulation software from ESI Group helps to control and minimize distortion during welding fabrication.The welding process is simulated on a local model in which comprehensive welding...

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Gas blends formulated for robotic, fixed automation, high-speed welding

July 11, 2006

RoboStar® shielding gases from Praxair Distribution Inc. are a family of gas blends specifically formulated for robotic welding equipment, as well as fixed automation and high-speed welding...

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Contact tips for robotic applications introduced

July 11, 2006

American Torch Tip has introduced a line of GMAW contact tips available in various materials.The tips, designed specifically for robotic applications, help decrease wear and extend the life of the...

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Welding services available

July 11, 2006

Welding Solutions Inc. markets, services, and integrates the Super-MIG™ hybrid plasma/GMAW robotic welding products developed and manufactured by Plasma Laser Technologies Inc.The company...

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Abicor Binzel names district sales manager

July 11, 2006

Abicor Binzel, Frederick, Md., has added Cecil Caldwell to its staff as district sales manager for the Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana territories.Caldwell has more than 20 years' experience in the...

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AMT restructures engineering group, hires COO

July 11, 2006

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Inc. (AMT), Orion, Mich., has named Joseph Campbell as COO and has also announced the reorganization of its engineering group into new practice areas.Campbell is...

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Servo-Robot names technical sales engineer

July 11, 2006

Servo-Robot Corp., Milwaukee, has hired David Sytkowski as technical sales engineer.Sytkowski is responsible for supporting customers from the start of a project through the production phase. He...

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RIA presents Engelberger Robotics Awards

July 11, 2006

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) announced the recipients of the 2006 Engelberger Robotics Awards, presented at the 37th International Symposium on Robotics during AUTOMATICA in Munich,...

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