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Super Steel LLC launches SS Coaters - TheFabricator.com

Super Steel LLC launches SS Coaters

January 17, 2013

Milwaukee-based contract manufacturer Super Steel has launched a contract painting division called SS Coaters. Super Steel currently does its painting in-house and saw the need to expand in the contract paint market by revitalizing its e-coat line. The paint line has significant open capacity...

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T. J. Snow adds second airplane for on-call resistance welder service

January 17, 2013

T. J. Snow Co., Chattanooga, Tenn., has added a second small airplane to its transportation fleet to facilitate response time for in-plant service calls. The company, which sells and services resistance welding equipment at Tier 1 and 2 automotive parts suppliers and other metal fabricators, has...

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S&S Technical adds to sales team

January 17, 2013

S&S Technical, Cumming, Ga., a design, engineering, and fabrication firm specializing in packaged pumping systems for all industries, has hired three new sales associates. Greg Clark brings experience in process integration and knowledge of system design to his new position. Supporting the...

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Jet Edge awarded U.S. patent for ultrahigh-pressure waterjet seal

January 16, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has announced it has received a patent for a mechanism that provides metal-on-metal sealing without the use of conventional plastic seals. This technology uses two convex, curved surfaces in single-line contact with one another to seal ultrahigh-pressure (UHP)...

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United Performance Metals names regional account manager - TheFabricator.com

United Performance Metals names regional account manager

January 16, 2013

United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, has hired Kathy Esquerra as regional account manager at its West Coast location in LaMirada, Calif. She represents the company in northern California, central California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada. Esquerra has 18 years of experience in the...

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Korean auto supplier to create 660 jobs in Georgia

January 16, 2013

Mando Corp., a global automotive parts supplier based in Seoul, Korea, has announced plans to construct a new casting facility in Meriwether County, Ga., investing $80 million and creating 660 jobs by 2020. The new, 317,000-sq.-ft. casting facility will support the company's manufacture and...

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Metal Supermarkets opens in Bolingbrook, Ill.

January 16, 2013

Metal Supermarkets® Bolingbrook, a supplier of small-quantity metals, has opened a franchise in Bolingbrook, Ill. Customers can buy any size or type of metal with no minimum order requirement. The new location serves manufacturing facilities, maintenance departments, tool- and diemakers,...

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U.S. Dept. of Labor announces winners of Worker Safety and Health App Challenge

January 16, 2013

The U.S. Dept. of Labor, Washington, D.C., has announced the winners of its Worker Safety and Health App Challenge. Prizes totaling $30,000 are being awarded to four entrants who submitted tools that best demonstrate the importance of recognizing and preventing workplace safety and health hazards...

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Hendrick consolidates executive-level management

January 16, 2013

Hendrick Mfg. has announced that it has consolidated management staff at Hendrick Mfg. in Carbondale, Pa., and Hendrick Metal Products in Elgin, Ill., because of the similarities of their business lines. Tony Rovinski has been appointed director of manufacturing and Bruce Caldwell has been named...

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Roll-Kraft updates online strip width calculator for tube and pipe producers

January 16, 2013

Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, has upgraded the tube and pipe strip width calculator that is available on www.roll-kraft.com. Users now can execute calculations directly from a web browser or mobile device without having to download any files. The website features two calculator functions. One...

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NBT announces 2013 national manufacturing camp grant winners

January 15, 2013

Nuts, Bolts, & Thingamajigs® (NBT), The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA), has announced the winners of its 2013 manufacturing camp grant awards. Ten grants, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 were awarded by NBT to community and technical colleges offering...

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U.S. clad steel plate producers obtain favorable sunset review determination in ITC antidumping case

January 15, 2013

Domestic producers of clad steel plate are applauding the U.S. International Trade Commission's determination today that revoking the antidumping duty order on imports of clad plate from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of injury to the U.S. industry. The ITC's...

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China dominates world vehicle production, U.S. remains No. 2

January 14, 2013

China will remain the primary driver of global production growth over the next four years, but the U.S. will remain the No. 2 vehicle producer in the world, according to the newly released joint Global Light Vehicle and Powertrain Forecast from WardsAuto and AutomotiveCompass. The new forecast also...

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Inductotherm Group to add Clinton Machine to group family

January 14, 2013

Inductotherm Group, Rancocas, N.J., a multitechnology, global organization serving the thermal processing industry, has announced the addition of Clinton Machine of Ovid, Mich., to the Inductotherm Group family. Clinton Machine provides material handling equipment for bar, tube, heat-treating, and...

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Morgan Corp. opens facility in Portland

January 14, 2013

Truck body designer and producer Morgan Corp., Morgantown, Pa., has opened a new manufacturing facility in Portland, Ore., expanding the company's number of manufacturing, parts, and service centers to 12 nationwide. The new, 50,000-sq.-ft. plant comprises manufacturing, distribution, and...

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