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CCAT initiative wins national award

October 16, 2008

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) has received an award for Excellence in Technology-Based Economic Improvement from the State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI).The SSTI...

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Bystronic showcases Beyeler Xpert press brake at FABTECH

October 15, 2008

At the Las Vegas FABTECH/AWS/Metalform trade show, Bystronic showcased the 10,000th Beyeler Xpert press brake, a system that offers users simplified repetition accuracy. The Beyeler Xpert comes...

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Metal forming companies anticipating business decline

October 15, 2008

According to the October 2008 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies expect a severe deterioration in business conditions during the next three...

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Houghton receives Q1 award from Ford Motors in Brazil

October 14, 2008

Houghton Intl., Valley Forge, Pa., has received the Ford Q1 award, Ford Motor Co.'s highest recognition of supplier quality.Since 2004 Houghton's FLUIDCARE Division has provided chemicals and fluids...

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World Trade Commission visits Peddinghaus

October 14, 2008

Peddinghaus Corp., Bradley, Ill., hosted the Tri-City World Trade Commission in July.The commission has 18 trade commissioners representing 14 countries: Austria, Belgium, China, Canada, Great...

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Flow Intl. to begin work on Airbus contract

October 14, 2008

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent., Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, announced that it has received purchase orders for four systems...

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FABTECH, METALFORM to partner with AMT

October 14, 2008

The FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show including METALFORM will partner with The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT), McLean, Va., combining the efforts of several trade...

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American Welding & Tank acquires Certified Cylinder

October 14, 2008

American Welding & Tank LLC (AWT), Mechanicsburg, Pa., a division of Taylor-Wharton Intl. LLC, recently acquired Certified Cylinder Inc., Crossville, Tenn.AWT says the acquisition will significantly...

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Astronaut Brandenstein visits Plymouth Tube's Trent Plant

October 14, 2008

Four-time shuttle astronaut and United Space Alliance COO Dan Brandenstein visited Plymouth Tube Co.'s Trent Plant in East Troy, Wis., in recognition of the AL-6XN® tubing provided for NASA's...

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Wagner Companies hires manager of production control

October 14, 2008

The Wagner Companies, a manufacturer of handrail fittings and metal products in Milwaukee, has announced that Jackie Heinrichs has returned to the company as manager of production control. In this...

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Worldwide Superabrasives adds regional sales manager

October 14, 2008

Dan Herzog has joined Worldwide Superabrasives, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a supplier of grinding products, as the company's regional sales manager for the Midwest.He has nearly 40 years of experience in...

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MetoKote opens eighth facility in Mexico

October 14, 2008

MetoKote Corp., Lima, Ohio, has opened a new facility in San Luis Potos, SLP, Mexico. This is the eighth facility in Mexico for the company, which has a total of 38 facilities across North America,...

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ESAB opens flux plant

October 14, 2008

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has added a new flux plant to its filler metal manufacturing facility in Hanover, Pa. The company says the plant significantly upgrades its manufacturing capacity.The...

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Prima appoints European sales manager for Laserdyne systems

October 14, 2008

Prima North America Inc., the North American subsidiary of Prima Industrie S.p.A., Torino, Italy, has appointed Paolo Busti as European sales manager for Laserdyne Systems.Busti manages all Laserdyne...

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Mech-Tronics celebrates 60th anniversary

October 14, 2008

Mech-Tronics, Melrose Park, Ill., a manufacturer of products for the avionics, aerospace, and defense industries, is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Sam and Eugene DeMuro founded the privately held...

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