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AWS announces national standard

December 13, 2005

The American Welding Society has made available AWS D18.3/D18.3M:2005, "An American National Standard: Specification for Welding of Tanks, Vessels, and other Equipment, in Sanitary (Hygenic)...

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Arcos Industries announces new appointments

December 13, 2005

Arcos Industries LLC, Mount Carmel, Pa., has announced five new appointments.Cindy Henninger has been named northeast regional sales representative. She has been with the company for 12 years.Harry...

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TRUMPF names new exclusive regional distributor

December 13, 2005

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has named Icon Machine Tool as its exclusive distributor for machine tools in Illinois and eastern Iowa. The company continues to represent TRUMPF products in Missouri,...

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Beckwood Press completes expansion

December 13, 2005

Beckwood Press Co. has completed expansion of its St. Louis manufacturing plant to accommodate its growth in the hydraulic press industry.The expanded facility, which now features 40-ft. high ceilings...

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Wagner names customer service/sales representative

December 13, 2005

The Wagner Companies, Milwaukee, has named Lisa Meese as its customer service and inside sales representative.Meese is responsible for generating sales orders for the company and assists in the...

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OSHA proposes fines on Illinois manufacturer

December 13, 2005

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed $418,200 in fines for Midwest Racking Mfg. Inc., Madison, Ill., for failing to protect workers from numerous workplace hazards...

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OSHA hands down fines to railroad car manufacturer

December 13, 2005

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) handed down $130,500 in fines to Alstom Transportation Inc., Hornell, N.Y., resulting from an inspection conducted in April 2005.Alstom, a...

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FMA/TPA mourn the passing of Ivaska

December 13, 2005

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA), and the Tube & Pipe Association, Intl.® (TPA), mourn the Dec. 11 passing of Joseph Ivaska, former vice president of engineering at...

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Tucker Induction Systems names chief engineer/sales engineer

December 13, 2005

Tucker Induction Systems, Shelby Twp., Mich., has appointed Micah Black, an induction heating author and industry speaker, as chief engineer/sales engineer. In this position, Black oversees the...

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Mueller Industries to produce copper tube in China

December 12, 2005

Mueller Industries Inc. announced today that it has acquired a 50.5 percent joint venture interest in China to manufacture copper tube, primarily to serve the Chinese domestic OEM air conditioning...

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Chrysler to invest up to $1 billion in St. Louis plants

December 12, 2005

Chrysler Group has announced that it is investing up to $1 billion in its St. Louis North and St. Louis South Assembly Plants to modernize and re-tool the facilities.Currently, the North and South...

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Ford restructuring plan may cut up to 30,000 jobs

December 7, 2005

The Detroit Newshas reported that the restructuring plan Ford Motor Co. will announce next month will cut up to 30,000 hourly jobs in North America within five years and close at least 10 assembly and...

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Factory orders up 2.2 percent; durable goods up 3.7 percent

December 6, 2005

New orders for manufactured goods in October increased $8.6 billion or 2.2 percent to $399.8 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. This was at the highest level since the series was first...

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IPSCO honored for manufacturing performance excellence

December 1, 2005

IPSCO Inc.'s Alabama Steelworks has been named one of the winners of the 2005 Alabama Quality Awards. The Alabama Productivity Center and the Alabama Technology Network presented IPSCO with its...

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Carpenter Special Products Corp. acquired, renamed

November 30, 2005

WHI Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, has announced its acquisition of Carpenter Special Products Corp., a manufacturer of precision engineered metal components and assemblies. As...

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