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JK Lasers, Synrad to host webinar April 18

April 2, 2012

Laser manufacturers JK Lasers and Synrad will broadcast a free, one-hour webinar on April 18 at 3:00 p.m. EST. Experts from both companies will highlight popular industrial applications before identifying the most suitable CO2 and fiber lasers from their product lines. Dr. Mark Richmond, product...

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Burr Oak Tool sales summit slated for May 15-18

April 2, 2012

Burr Oak Tool Inc., a manufacturer of fin dies, fin lines, and tube processing machinery, will host its second annual Oak Sales Summit May 15-18, 2012, in Sturgis, Mich. International representatives will be attending to take part in in-depth training and discussion with the company’s sales,...

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Jacobs awarded contract for Texas pipe manufacturing facility

April 2, 2012

Jacobs Eng. Group Inc., Pasadena, Calif., has been awarded a contract to provide project management consulting services for a new pipe rolling mill in Gregory, Texas, for Tianjin Pipe (Group) Corp. (TPCO), a manufacturer of seamless pipe in Tianjin, China. The total program value is estimated at...

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SigmaTEK adds to central U.S. region sales team

March 29, 2012

CAD/CAM nesting software provider SigmaTEK Systems, Cincinnati, has named Michel Scavuzzo and Chris Whycliffe to its central U.S. region sales team. Both are based in the Dallas area. Scavuzzo assumes the role of regional sales representative, assisting fabrication companies in evaluating nesting...

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ArcOne appoints vice president of sales - TheFabricator.com

ArcOne appoints vice president of sales

March 29, 2012

ArcOne Welding and Safety Products, Taunton, Mass., has announced the promotion of Fred Thomas to vice president of sales from senior regional sales manager. Thomas is responsible for Canada and the western region of the U.S., with more than 23 agents reporting to...

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Hypertherm retires MTC brand name

March 29, 2012

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of advanced cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has begun marketing its ProNest, TurboNest, NestMaster, and Design2Fab software under the Hypertherm name. The products, formerly marketed under the MTC brand name, support a number of different cutting processes including...

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Quality Bolt & Screw names general manager - TheFabricator.com

Quality Bolt & Screw names general manager

March 29, 2012

Quality Bolt & Screw, a division of the Elgin Fastener Group, has named Dan Brown as general manager of the Brecksville, Ohio-based manufacturer of custom-engineered, cold-headed/cold-formed bolts, pins, and studs. Brown has significant prior experience as a process/continuous improvement...

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Carr Lane Roemheld names new president

March 28, 2012

Carr Lane Roemheld has named Jason Betz as its new president, replacing General Manager Max Saunders, who retired in February. Betz served as the company's senior Swiftsure™ engineer several years ago. For the past five years, he has been working for a large stamping manufacturer in the St....

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Waukesha Metal Products' president appointed to College and Workforce Readiness Council

March 28, 2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has appointed Jeffrey Clark, president and CEO of Waukesha Metal Products, a contract metal forming company in Sussex, Wis., to his College and Workforce Readiness Council. The council was created to recommend policies and programs to improve students’ college and...

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John Force Racing adds waterjet to manufacturing facility

March 28, 2012

John Force Racing Inc. has installed a Mach 4 waterjet from Flow Intl., Kent, Wash. The machine features a HyperJet® pump rated at 94,000 PSI and Dynamic Waterjet® XD for bevel cutting and 3-D parts. The waterjet is housed in JFR's 160,000-sq.-ft. Brownsburg, Ind., facility, which currently...

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Winners of 2012 FMA/CNA Safety Awards announced

March 28, 2012

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill., has announced the 2012 FMA/CNA Safety Award winners. Open to all FMA and Tube & Pipe Association Intl. (TPA) company members, the program recognizes metal fabrication companies that have a commitment to excellence in...

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Powdermet receives 2012 NorTech Innovation Award

March 28, 2012

Powdermet Inc., Euclid, Ohio, has won a 2012 NorTech Innovation Award for its MComP™ (micro/nanocomposite) hierarchically structured supermetals. The materials offer very high strength-to-weight ratios in magnesium and aluminum alloys. The award finalists are selected annually by a panel of...

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. signs agreement to acquire assets of Worthington Steel Vonore Plant

March 26, 2012

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. has announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Precision Strip, Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of the Worthington Steel Vonore, Tennessee plant, a processing facility owned by Worthington Industries Inc. Terms were not...

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Mate launches new website

March 26, 2012

Mate Precision Tooling has established a new website at www.mate.com. The new site exhibits the company's global market presence and its full line of tooling and accessories for all CNC punch brands and models. A machine selector helps visitors select the proper tooling style, while a solutions...

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Trafimet USA becomes integral part of Trafimet Group

March 26, 2012

Trafimet USA, Hialeah, Fla., which has served as a commercial channel for Trafimet products in the North American market, has become an integral part of Trafimet Group, Vicenza, Italy. According to the company, the synergies of the new organization will allow it to provide additional product...

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