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CAD/CAM software based on artificial intelligence - TheFabricator.com

CAD/CAM software based on artificial intelligence

June 19, 2013

Lantek has launched a new 2013 version of its CAD/CAM software. It features new developments for efficient nesting, punching, machining, and tube profile cutting, as well as ways to control simple to sophisticated data in a manufacturing plant. It is compatible with all machine makes and can be...

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SigmaTEK appoints VP of finance - TheFabricator.com

SigmaTEK appoints VP of finance

June 18, 2013

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, a provider of CAD/CAM nesting software and manufacturing process automation, has announced that Anthony Turner, CPA, has joined the company as vice president of finance. Turner's background includes financial management, mergers and acquisitions, accounting, and financial...

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Report says machine tool industry to be fueled by demand in emerging economies

June 18, 2013

New analysis from London-based Frost & Sullivan, "Global Machine Tools and Cutting Tools Market," finds that the machine tool market earned revenues of $15.72 billion in 2012 and estimates this to reach $21.18 billion in 2017. The research covers metal cutting, metal forming, and metal...

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Anchor Lamina names engineering manager - TheFabricator.com

Anchor Lamina names engineering manager

June 18, 2013

Anchor Lamina America Inc., a Misumi Group company in Farmington Hills, Mich., has promoted Donald L. Hahn, P.E., to the position of senior engineering manager. He leads the company’s development of new products and oversees improvements to the current product offering. Hahn most recently...

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Press hardening takes center stage at Schuler convention

June 18, 2013

Press manufacturer Schuler recently held a convention in Waghäusel, Germany, where about 80 visitors heard from industry and academic experts about the latest developments in press hardening and other lightweight construction methods. Use of press-hardened parts has grown from about 8 million...

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Weld.com launches new forum, welding contests

June 18, 2013

Weld.com has added a Weekend Warriors forum to its site. In the forum's monthly welders' contest, participants compete for prizes such as welding machines, helmets, and accessories. Currently the forum is running a contest that challenges users to submit their best welding cart design. The design...

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GSM Industrial receives ASME certification mark and National Board "R" stamp

June 18, 2013

GSM Industrial Inc., a custom metal fabricator and installation contractor based in Centerville, Pa., has received the ASME "U" Certificate of Authorization, allowing it to apply the ASME certification mark and "U" designator as required to pressure vessels and parts that it fabricates. The...

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Lincoln Electric to host July 16 seminar on laser welding

June 18, 2013

Lincoln Electric's Automation Division will hold a Laser Welding and Cutting seminar on July 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its Cleveland facility. Presenters will explain how lasers can help improve productivity, eliminate secondary processes, and add flexibility. A laser hot-wire cladding...

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AIM JORACO receives certificate, declaration of conformity for CE marking

June 18, 2013

AIM JORACO®, Smithfield, R.I., has announced that its Toggle-Aire® pneumatic, toggle-actuated presses have received European Economic Area (EEA) CE mark approval. The presses are certified to comply with the essential requirements of the machinery directive 2006/42/EC and further conform with...

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Roto-Die joins the Formtek Group

June 18, 2013

Formtek Inc. has entered into an agreement to purchase Cleveland-based Roto-Die Inc., a manufacturer of hydraulic press brakes for sheet metal. Roto-Die will join the Cleveland location of Formtek....

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Racine Metal-Fab completes plant expansion

June 18, 2013

Racine Metal-Fab Ltd.'s new metal fabrication facility in Sturtevant, Wis., is now fully operational. The 75,000-sq.-ft. plant, which employs 80 people, contains $1 million in new machinery and equipment. Another expansion is expected within two to three years. The company serves the commercial...

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Engis Corp. marks anniversaries worldwide

June 18, 2013

Engis® Corp., Wheeling, Ill., a manufacturer of superabrasive finishing systems consisting of machines, tooling, and consumable products, marks anniversaries at three of its worldwide locations in 2013. Founded in 1938, the Wheeling location marks 75 years in business this year. Engis Japan,...

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Sterling Fabrication Technology opens Dallas showroom

June 17, 2013

Sterling Fabrication Technology has opened a 5,000-sq.-ft. showroom in Dallas featuring laser, plasma, and waterjet cutting machines, as well as press brakes and finishing equipment from TRUMPF®, Hypertherm, Haeusler, Lissmac, and Virtek. Personalized virtual demonstrations are available via the...

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T.J. Snow adds second airplane for on-call resistance welding service

June 17, 2013

To facilitate response time for in-plant service calls, resistance welding equipment manufacturer T.J. Snow Co., Chattanooga, Tenn., has added a second small airplane to its transportation fleet. The two single-engine planes are used to fly to locations throughout the eastern two-thirds of the...

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E.H. Wachs adds videos to YouTube channel

June 17, 2013

E.H. Wachs, Lincolnshire, Ill., has announced that four new videos are available for viewing on its YouTube channel. The videos highlight products and tools designed to help project managers, welding contractors, and field machinists estimate production times; specify product; and learn more about...

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