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Panasonic names director of solutions

May 9, 2006

Panasonic Factory Solutions Co. of America, Buffalo Grove, Ill., has named M. Faisal Pandit as director of solutions, responsible for all software and engineering systems.Pandit has been employed with...

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Numalliance opens U.S. distributor

May 9, 2006

Numalliance has opened Numamerica, Davenport, Iowa, as its exclusive distributor for the U.S.Forged from an agreement with North American distributor Nichols Intl. Machinery Systems Co. (NIMSCO),...

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MC Machinery Systems names marketing manager

May 9, 2006

MC Machinery Systems Inc., Wood Dale, Ill., has hired Patrick Simon as marketing manager to lead marketing efforts for all product divisions and provide support to the sales staff.Simon was previously...

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TRUMPF presents Laser Champion Award

May 9, 2006

The TRUMPF Laser Technology Center, Plymouth, Mich., has presented Frank DiPietro with the first Laser Champion Award for his lifetime achievements in advancing the use of laser technology in...

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Balzers acquires Gold Star PVD coatings operation, opens Houston facility

May 9, 2006

Unaxis has announced that its coating services business unit, Balzers, has acquired the PVD coating operations of Gold Star Coatings, a subsidiary of the industrial tooling group Star Cutter...

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Jervis B. Webb acquires Mentor AGVS

May 9, 2006

Jervis B. Webb Co., Farmington Hills, Mich., has acquired Mentor AGVS, Warrensville Heights, Ohio, a supplier of automatic guided vehicle (AGV) systems.The acquisition expands Webb's product line to...

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FKM moves North American headquarters

May 9, 2006

FKM-USA, the North American division of FKM-Walzentechnik, Duisburg, Germany, has relocated its North American headquarters to Frankfort, Ill.The new facility has 3,000 sq. ft. of office space and...

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Wolf names support engineer, regional manager

May 9, 2006

Wolf Robotics, Fort Collins, Colo., has hired Jimmy Barber as customer support engineer and has appointed Tim Ulinski as regional manager for the south central U.S.Barber performs field service,...

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Abtex updates product catalog

May 9, 2006

Abtex Corp., Victor, N.Y., has updated its fiber abrasive products catalog.The 24-page catalog includes new products and new specifications for existing products.Each product line in the new catalog...

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TRUMPF names Hart as exclusive distributor

May 9, 2006

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has named Hart Machine Tool as its exclusive distributor for machine tools in Georgia. The company continues to supply TRUMPF fabricating machinery in Alabama,...

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Airgas names new regional presidents, acquires Byrne Specialty Gases

May 9, 2006

Airgas Inc., Radnor, Pa., has named Dan Tatro as president of Airgas Nor Pac and Doug Jones as his replacement as president of Airgas Intermountain, two of 13 regional distribution companies. It has...

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Weiler adds to staff, facility

May 9, 2006

Weiler Corp. has announced plans to expand its Cresco, Pa.-based facility. The building project encompasses a 25,000-sq.-ft. addition to it offices and a 16,000-sq.-ft. addition to its distribution...

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Automatic Feed, Heinrich Georg form joint company

May 9, 2006

Automatic Feed Co. Inc., Napolean,Ohio, and Heinrich Georg GmbH Maschinenfabrik, Kreutzal, Germany, have formed Georg Automatic Feed (GAF) Ltd., a joint-venture company located in Columbus, Ohio.GAF...

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Strippit appoints laser product specialist

May 9, 2006

Strippit/LVD, Akron, N.Y., has promoted J. Matt Keever to product specialist-lasers.Keever advises and trains customers and sales representatives in the use and application of laser cutting equipment...

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Economic activity in manufacturing grew in April

May 9, 2006

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in April for the 35th consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 54th consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in the...

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