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Matheson opens Florida gas, welding supply store

June 26, 2012

Matheson has opened a new gas and welding supply store and depot in Fort Myers, Fla. This location is part of the company's Southeast Zone, which includes 14 local sites throughout Florida. All of the company's industrial gases, welding supplies, propane, safety equipment, and tools are available...

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ATW Companies appoints sales manager for A.T. Wall

June 26, 2012

ATW Companies Inc., a provider of custom-manufactured metal components and services, has appointed Matthew Underhay as sales manager for A.T. Wall, its precision stamping and tube drawing subsidiary in Warwick, R.I. Underhay is responsible for supporting the development of the company's sales and...

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Stripco installs new coil line - TheFabricator.com

Stripco installs new coil line

June 25, 2012

Stripco Inc., Mishawaka, Ind., has installed a Red Bud Industries EPS® (eco pickled surface) coil line. It can remove scale from hot-rolled black material up to 0.375 in. at 72 in. wide and coil weights up to 60,000 lbs. The process uses a slurry blasting mixture of water and angular steel...

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Avani Environmental Intl. announces scholarship opportunity

June 25, 2012

Avani Environmental Intl. Inc., Youngsville, N.C., a manufacturer of dust, fume, and smoke extraction and filtration equipment, has announced a scholarship opportunity for current welding students. Participants are asked to weld the Avani Environmental logo in 2-D or 3-D and submit their designs...

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Marlin Steel Wire Products certified to ISO 9001:2008

June 25, 2012

Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC, a maker of wire baskets, wire forms, and sheet metal fabrications in Baltimore, has been certified to ISO 9001:2008. The company was certified for its design in addition to its metal fabrication and wire and sheet metal products....

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Jay Mfg. names director of supply chain - TheFabricator.com

Jay Mfg. names director of supply chain

June 25, 2012

Metal fabricating company Jay Mfg., Oshkosh, Wis., has appointed Eric Meulemans as director of supply chain. In this position, he implements programs related to purchasing processes, contract and pricing negotiations, supplier selection, and continuous improvement. Meulemans has more than 20...

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Kennedy Fabricating to expand

June 25, 2012

Kennedy Fabricating Inc. has announced plans to add three buildings on a 25-acre site in Splendora, Texas. The expansion is expected to create 50 new staff members to the company's current 110 employees....

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Detroit Washers & Specials achieves ISO/TS 16949 certification, hires quality manager

June 24, 2012

Detroit Washers & Specials, Livonia, Mich., has been certified to ISO/TS 16949:2009 as administrated by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). The certification comes in response to requests from customers in the automotive and heavy truck industries. Bob Elam recently joined the...

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United Performance Metals recognized as Top Workplace

June 24, 2012

Hamilton, Ohio-based United Performance Metals has been named one of Cincinnati and northern Kentucky's Top Workplaces for the second year in a row, according to a survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics and Enquirer Media. From 127 companies participating in the program, 75 were selected for the...

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Accurate Perforating appoints marketing manager - TheFabricator.com

Accurate Perforating appoints marketing manager

June 24, 2012

Accurate Perforating has named Gary E. Huppert as marketing manager. His duties include developing a strategic marketing plan to enhance brand awareness, strengthening company position and penetrating new markets. He also is responsible for new-product development, market and product line...

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Jon DeWys named semifinalist for 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year Award

June 24, 2012

Jon DeWys, president of DeWys Manufacturing, has been named a semifinalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Ernst & Young has been celebrating entrepreneurs for 25 years through regional Entrepreneur of the Year programs. The award program is held in more than 140...

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Coe Press Equipment adds to distribution network

June 24, 2012

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the addition of Midwest Press and Automation to its distributor network serving the state of Michigan. Midwest has offices in Clinton Township and Grand Ledge and a repair facility in Caledonia. In addition to Coe's coil handling and...

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American Weldquip appoints district manager – southern region - TheFabricator.com

American Weldquip appoints district manager – southern region

June 20, 2012

American Weldquip Inc., Sharon Center, Ohio, a manufacturer of semiautomatic and robotic torches and peripherals, has appointed Charles Quillen as district sales manager – southern region. Quillen is responsible for managing activities in Tennessee, Kentucky, southern Missouri,...

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Muza Metal Products completes expansion

June 20, 2012

Muza Metal Products has completed a 47,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its plant in Oshkosh, Wis., bringing its total square footage to 225,000. The company's business has quadrupled in the past decade, with total staff increasing from 110 to 260. Muza Metal Products is a metal fabrication company...

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Triton Industries adds infrastructure, staff

June 20, 2012

In preparation for anticipated growth in the third quarter of 2012, custom metal fabricator Triton Industries Inc., Chicago, has made recent additions to its infrastructure and staff. Following a 22 percent increase in new custom metal orders in the second quarter of 2012, the company expanded its...

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