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Coxreels moves, expands operations

August 27, 2012

Coxreels, a manufacturer of industrial-grade hose, cord, and cable reels, has moved to a larger facility in Tempe, Ariz. The new facility has 50 percent more square footage than the company's previous plant. The facility features an updated lobby and reception area and newly constructed,...

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Coe Press Equipment establishes Spanish website

August 27, 2012

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has launched a Spanish-language version of its website at www.cpec.com/espanol/default.aspx. The site also can be accessed at www.cpec.com by clicking on the Mexican flag in the lower left corner. The site contains overview information on the company's...

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Sellstrom Mfg. names director of international, government sales

August 27, 2012

PPE provider Sellstrom Mfg. Co., Schaumburg, Ill., has announced the appointment of Christopher Sedgwick as the new director of international and government sales. He brings to the company a knowledge of welding products from his work at Genstar Technologies Inc., as well as 20 years of experience...

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Auto industry supplier voestalpine to open in Georgia

August 27, 2012

Automotive industry supplier voestalpine Metal Forming, under its automotive body parts unit, will build a $62 million manufacturing facility near Cartersville, Ga., creating 220 jobs. The plant will provide pressed parts in the body-in-white segment, as well as structural components. Part of the...

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United Performance Metals' shipping coordinator earns international trade certification - TheFabricator.com

United Performance Metals' shipping coordinator earns international trade certification

August 22, 2012

United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, has announced that Irina Garrett, shipping coordinator, has become a certified international trade specialist. The certification reflects her core competencies in international trade logistics and compliance operations. United Performance Metals, a...

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BEPeterson achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification

August 22, 2012

BEPeterson, Avon, Mass., has announced that its quality management system has been certified as compliant with ISO 9001:2008. The company provides metal fabrication services....

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Savage Saws changes logo to reflect parent corporation - TheFabricator.com

Savage Saws changes logo to reflect parent corporation

August 21, 2012

Savage Saws, East Haven, Conn., a manufacturer of chop, guillotine, plate, metallurgical, foundry, gantry, and custom-built specialty saws, is changing its logo to associate the company better with its parent corporation, Inductotherm Group. Comprising 40 companies, Inductotherm Group serves...

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Synalloy to acquire Palmer of Texas

August 21, 2012

Synalloy Corp., Spartanburg, S.C., a producer of stainless steel pipe, fabricator of stainless and carbon steel piping systems, and producer of specialty chemicals, has entered into an agreement to acquire Palmer of Texas, a manufacturer of liquid storage systems and separation equipment for the...

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Scotchman Industries to mark 45 years in business with open house

August 21, 2012

Scotchman Industries Inc., Philip, S.D., is celebrating its 45th year in business with an open house on Sept. 18, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. MDT. The company will offer tours of its 120,000-sq.-ft. factory, live machine demonstrations, and a meet-and-greet with customer service...

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O'Neal Flat Rolled Metals opens facility in Virginia

August 21, 2012

O'Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR), Brighton, Colo., has opened a new coil processing facility in Lynchburg, Va. The 135,000-sq.-ft. warehouse provides a home for the company's flat-rolled operations, focusing on the processing and distribution of carbon and nonferrous, light-gauge, flat-rolled metal...

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TMK IPSCO to move corporate headquarters to Houston

August 21, 2012

TMK IPSCO, the North American division of global pipe manufacturer TMK, will be moving its corporate headquarters from Downers Grove, Ill., to Houston. "Houston is the hub of the global oil and gas industry; it’s important for the company to be positioned there to facilitate relationships with...

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Parmatech receives ISO 9001:2008 certification for Rhode Island facility

August 21, 2012

ATW Companies, a provider of custom-manufactured metal components and services, has announced that its East Providence, R.I.-based Parmatech Corp. subsidiary has received ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system. The three-year certificate covers the manufacture of powder...

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ATC Venture Group to acquire K-W Mfg.

August 21, 2012

ATC Venture Group Inc. (ATC), Minnetonka, Minn., has announced an agreement with K-W Mfg. Co. to purchase from K-W certain assets, including equipment, contracts, and good-will in consideration, as well as a royalty agreement of 5 percent of sales of the K-W product line for each of the next five...

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Miller Electric Mfg. Co. announces winners of Welding Hero contest

August 14, 2012

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has announced the results of live online voting at millerwelds.com for the "Nominate a Hero" promotion. After more than 11,000 online votes were cast, three welders have been voted the winners of the everyday welding heroes in the campaign. The winners include a...

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Gestamp to invest $100 million in West Virginia stamping plant

August 14, 2012

Gestamp, an $11 billion international company, will invest a minimum of $100 million at the former South Charleston Stamping and Manufacturing Plant in West Virginia. The operation is expected to create 400 to 700 jobs. The site, owned by Park Corp., contains more than 1 million sq. Ft. under roof...

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