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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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Vulcanium appoints sales director

November 7, 2006

Vulcanium Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has named Rick Piacenza as director of sales. He is responsible for managing and targeting sales efforts for both anodizing and plating systems.Piacenza directs both...

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Kubotek names Brazil-based distributor

November 7, 2006

Kubotek® USA, Marlborough, Mass., creator of geometry-based CAD software, named R&C/TASK, Sertozinho, Brazil, as a distributor of its CAD software, including KeyCreator, a 3-D solid modeling...

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Bauer appoints sales/marketing director

November 7, 2006

Bauer Welding & Metal Fabricating, St. Paul, Minn., has named Bill Remes as director of sales and marketing.Remes has more than 20 years of experience in the manufacturing capital equipment and...

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M.K. Morse hires national sales manager

November 7, 2006

Kent Hughes has been named national sales manager of industrial products for The M.K. Morse Co., Canton, Ohio. He directs the industrial sales team and works to position the company as a market leader...

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Lincoln aids UA during instructor training program

November 7, 2006

The United Association (UA) and The Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, teamed up for the 53rd UA Instructor Training Program at Washtenaw County Community College, Ann Arbor, Mich. More than 1,800 UA...

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Lackey earns WBE certification

November 7, 2006

Lackey Sheet Metal LLC, St. Louis, received notification from the City of St. Louis, Lambert Airport Authority that is has been certified as a Woman-owned business (WBE).The WBE certification allows...

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International Paint names engineering account executive

November 7, 2006

International Paint LLC, Houston, a division of Akzo Nobel, has hired Bob Bernard as engineering account executive for the high-value infrastructure markets in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and...

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OEM Fabricators receives grant for expansion

November 7, 2006

OEM Fabricators Inc., Woodville, Wis., received a grant from Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton to begin construction on a new facility in Neillsville, Wis.The 50,000-sq.-ft facility will be used to build large...

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TigerStop expands facility

November 7, 2006

TigerStop LLC, Vancouver, Wash., has added 10,000 sq. ft. to its facility, providing more space for R&D efforts and accommodating a staff increase.The expansion has made it easier for the company to...

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