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Kennametal honors environmental health, safety excellence

November 28, 2006

Kennametal Inc., a global supplier of tooling, engineered components, and materials consumed in production processes, has presented its fifth annual Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Excellence...

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U.S. durable goods orders drop sharply in October

November 28, 2006

New orders for manufactured durable goods in October decreased $19.0 billion or 8.3 percent to $210.0 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. The decrease represents the largest drop in more...

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3M to expand superabrasives manufacturing operation

November 27, 2006

St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M recently announced plans to expand manufacturing operations for its superabrasives business. Operations currently housed in a small facility in Whippany, New Jersey, will move...

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Industry pioneer dies

November 27, 2006

Phillip Haynes, 78, a forerunner of the machine tool business in New England and North America, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23 in Essex, Conn.Born and raised in Wilmington, Ohio, Haynes attended the...

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TRUMPF breaks ground on new facility

November 22, 2006

TRUMPF Inc. broke ground Nov. 21 on a new laser building being built on its Farmington, Conn., campus. The new research and manufacturing facility will be used to develop new lasers and expand the...

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Metal formers see no change in next three months

November 20, 2006

Metal forming companies expect business conditions to remain virtually unchanged during the next three months, according to the November 1, 2006 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business...

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Fabricator Looks for Assistance

November 20, 2006

A Marinette, Wis.-based metal fabricating company is in need of help after seeing flames burn its three-story building and damage a majority of its equipment on Nov. 11.“You spend six-and-a-half...

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AWS publishes titanium welding standard

November 16, 2006

The American Welding Society (AWS) has announced its newly published standard on titanium welding, AWS G2.4/G2.4M:2007, Guide for the Fusion Welding of Titanium and Titanium Alloys. This American...

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FABTECH Intl. & AWS Welding Show attracts more than 21,000

November 16, 2006

The first FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show to take place in the Southeast recently concluded at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center. The three-day show represented the largest showcase of...

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NAM-member survey points to positive year

November 16, 2006

A National Association of Manufacturers' (NAM) 2006 Small Manufacturers Operating Survey showed respondents anticipate solid growth in the months ahead from strong sales and increases in exports and...

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HRB spot steel price weakness accelerates

November 15, 2006

SteelBenchmarker™has reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price fell $18 to $622 per ton, FOB the mill, for the seventh drop in a row. The world export HRB price for Nov. 13 also...

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Hobart Brothers names general manager, filler metals

November 14, 2006

Hobart Brothers, Troy, Ohio, recently promoted Dan Jackson to general manager for distribution filler metals. In this new role, Jackson oversees the company's stick electrode and solid wire...

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Arbill president, CEO wins award

November 13, 2006

Arbill Safety, Philadelphia, a North American supplier and manufacturer of safety products and services, has announced that Julie Copeland, president and CEO of the company, has been selected to...

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Timken to launch aerospace manufacturing in China

November 10, 2006

The Timken Co. has announced plans to launch an aerospace precision products center in the High Technology Development Zone in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province, the first investment of...

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Sheet Metal Guy launches AutoCAD site

November 7, 2006

Sheet Metal Guy LLC, Cincinnati, now has a section on its Web site dedicated to AutoCAD® users.Updated daily, www.sheetmetalguy.com/autocadprovides news and information for sheet metal...

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