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Mestek Machinery acquires ISM Machinery

March 25, 2013

Mestek Machinery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has acquired ISM Machinery, a manufacturer of spiral duct fabricating machinery in Grayslake, Ill. Mestek Machinery, through its Lockformer, Iowa Precision, Engel, and Lion brands, is a provider of automated rectangular duct fabricating machinery. Bryan...

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Pacific Press introduces redesigned website

March 25, 2013

Pacific Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., has launched a redesigned website at www.pacific-press.com. It features a new look, simplified navigation, more content, and more interactivity. The menu has been simplified and the text shortened and streamlined throughout the site. Photo and video...

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Barton Intl. launches website, e-store

March 19, 2013

Barton Intl., Glens Falls, N.Y., a supplier of abrasives and consumables for waterjet cutting systems, has established a website and e-store. The recently redesigned site at www.barton.com offers simplified navigation using graphic links to each of the company’s primary product lines: garnet...

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FMA partners with Kelly Services® to help members find skilled workers

March 19, 2013

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill., has announced an affinity partner program with Kelly Services, a staffing, outsourcing, and consulting company in Troy, Mich. The program provides FMA member companies with the opportunity to obtain skilled manufacturing...

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IPG Photonics acquires Mobius Photonics

March 19, 2013

IPG Photonics Corp., Oxford, Mass., a provider of high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, has acquired privately held Mobius Photonics, Mountain View, Calif., to help accelerate its entry into the UV laser market and deepen IPG's development team. Mobius provides high-power, pulsed UV fiber lasers...

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Service Stampings earns ISO 9001:2008 certification

March 19, 2013

Service Stampings Inc., Willoughby, Ohio, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. The company provides precision metal stamping and steel fabricating, with services from design and engineering assistance to multiple-spindle drilling and tapping, assembly, and finishing....

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Nordyne to close Missouri plants

March 19, 2013

Nordyne, St. Louis, a manufacturer of heating and cooling products, has announced it will gradually relocate its split system and furnace manufacturing lines to a new manufacturing campus in Saltillo, Mexico. The move will affect about 700 employees in the Boonville and Poplar Bluff, Mo.,...

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National Robotics Challenge to be held April 11-13

March 19, 2013

The National Robotics Challenge promotes innovation and helps stimulate creativity in students using robotic technology. Students from 70 schools across nine states will compete April 11-13 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Marion, Ohio, in one of the few open-platform educational competitions....

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Outside salesperson joins OFR Metals

March 19, 2013

O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR Metals), Birmingham, Ala., has hired Tina Feraci as the newest member of its sales team. A 30-year veteran of the flat-rolled industry, she primarily serves customers in Georgia and South Carolina. OFR Metals is a supplier of carbon, stainless, and aluminum...

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Fab-Line Machinery hosts open house - TheFabricator.com

Fab-Line Machinery hosts open house

March 19, 2013

Fab-Line Machinery LLC, St. Charles, Ill., hosted its annual customer appreciation/open house on Feb. 28. Guests traveled from Washington, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois. The event included demonstrations of the new APHS Compact, the new APHS press brake, the HGL hydraulic shear, and...

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SCA approved as supplier by GE Aviation, UTC Aerospace Systems, Moog

March 19, 2013

Solar Atmospheres of California (SCA), Fontana, Calif., is now an approved supplier to General Electric Aviation (GEA), UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS), and Moog Corp. SCA is a provider of vacuum heat-treating, vacuum brazing, and vacuum carburizing services....

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TRUMPF names new sales representative

March 19, 2013

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has named Materials Integrity Testing Inc. (MIT) as a sales representative for its fabricating machinery in the Caribbean. This territory includes Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Jamaica.Shane Simpson is the...

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Murata Machinery's Fabrication Division hires sales manager - TheFabricator.com

Murata Machinery's Fabrication Division hires sales manager

March 18, 2013

Murata Machinery USA Inc., Charlotte, N.C., has appointed Rick Dorman as western regional sales manager for the Fabrication Division, which supplies mechanical, servo-drive, laser-hybrid, and punch/plasma hybrid turret punch presses. In this position, he coordinates sales efforts with dealers in...

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J.J. Keller launches business services website

March 18, 2013

J.J. Keller & Associates Inc., Neenah, Wis., has unveiled a redesigned business services website at www.jjkellerservices.com. The site showcases the company's regulatory compliance services for the transportation, human resources, and workplace safety industries. The new site includes a brief...

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RKO Saw earns ISO 9001:2008 certification

March 18, 2013

RKO Saw, a manufacturing facility located in Cullom, Ill., has earned the ISO 9001:2008 certification in the design, manufacturing, and servicing of polycrystalline diamond (PCD)-tipped and carbide-tipped saw blades, router bits, groovers, and other cutting tools. Serving the metalworking,...

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