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METALCON International 2010 to be held in October

March 5, 2010

The 20th annual METALCON International Conference and Exhibition for metal construction products and technologies will be held Oct. 20-22, 2010, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Sponsored by the...

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IFH Group acquires Williams Powder Coating

March 5, 2010

The IFH Group Inc., Rock Falls, Ill., has acquired Williams Powder Coating of Prophetstown, Ill., and created a new division: Powder Coaters LLC. With the new division, "we can fabricate, sandblast,...

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Trimac to build finishing line for Rock Island Arsenal

March 5, 2010

Trimac Industrial Systems LLC, Bonner Springs, Kan., has been awarded a military contract from the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing & Technology Center in Rock Island, Iowa, the only vertically...

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M&M Mfg. hires VP of commercial business development

March 5, 2010

M&M Manufacturing Co., a Fort Worth, Texas, manufacturer of rectangular, spiral, and round duct pipe and fittings for commercial and residential applications, has hired Larry Cook as vice president of...

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Simufact Eng., Presstec Pressentechnologie form partnership

March 5, 2010

Simufact Eng. GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, a provider of software and services for bulk metal forming, and Presstec Pressentechnologie GmbH, a provider of hydraulic presses and mechanical high-speed...

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AGT, Roboweld sign joint venture

March 5, 2010

AGT of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, and Roboweld Inc. of Burnaby, B.C., have signed a joint venture to advance market exposure and adoption of robotic processes in welding and nonwelding manufacturing...

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SME recognizes young leaders

March 5, 2010

SME has announced the winners of the 2010 Society of Manufacturing Engineers Richard E. Morley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. The award, which recognizes people age 35 and younger for...

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Quality Tool adds turret punch/laser

March 5, 2010

Quality Tool Inc., a metal fabrication contract manufacturer based in St. Paul, Minn., has added the Amada® EMLK3610NT turret punch/laser system with servo-electric drive. The machine's customized...

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Globe Specialty Metals reopens Alabama facility

March 5, 2010

Globe Specialty Metals Inc., New York, has reopened its Selma, Ala., silicon metal and ferrosilicon alloys facility, which it had idled during the economic downturn. The company restarted the first of...

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Hydro Aluminum hires regional sales and technical manager

March 5, 2010

Hydro's Metal Markets North America, Linthicum, Md., has added Greg Lea to its commercial team as regional sales and technical manager for the Midwest. Lea comes to the company after operating his own...

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Feralloy Corp. announces personnel changes

March 5, 2010

Carlos Rodrguez Borjas has been promoted to executive vice president and COO of Feralloy Corp., Chicago. For the past 11 years, he has served as general director of Acero Prime, a joint venture of...

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Plasma Automation appoints Westway Machinery exclusive sales representative for Eastern Canada

March 3, 2010

Plasma Automation Inc. and sister company, Vicon Machinery LLC, have appointed Westway Machinery Ltd. as their exclusive sales representative servicing Eastern Canada. Westway Machinery Ltd. has...

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Stamtec unveils expanded service network for North America

March 1, 2010

Manchester, Tenn.-based Stamtec, a manufacturer of stamping presses, has certified several long-standing dealer partners as authorized service centers to better serve customers across North America....

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Stamtec announces promotion

March 1, 2010

Manchester, Tenn.-based Stamtec, a manufacturer of stamping presses, has promoted Patrick Thomas to service manager. Thomas served as a senior service technician and assistant service manger during...

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NAM: Manufacturers call President Obama's $1 trillion health-care proposal 'disappointing'

February 23, 2010

As President Obama offered his new health-care plan Feb. 22, National Association of Manufacturers President John Engler issued the following statement expressing concerns with the proposal: We are...

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