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Weber Specialties to expand in Michigan

March 13, 2013

Weber Specialties Co., Schoolcraft, Mich., a manufacturer offering metal stamping, tool and die, assembly, fabricating, welding, and powder coating, is marking its 70th year in business with a 30,000-sq.-ft. expansion. The new facility allows the company to increase the assembly and value-added...

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T&H Lemont acquires large-diameter, 5-axis turning center

March 13, 2013

T&H Lemont, an Inductotherm Group company in Countryside, Ill., has installed a Hwacheon Hi-Tech 850YMC CNC turning center. The new machine expands the company's overall diameter and length capabilities to hard turn and finish products up to 45 in. dia. and up to 100 in. long. The lathe...

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Central Steel and Wire appoints director of sales

March 13, 2013

Chicago-based metal service center Central Steel & Wire Co. has appointed Harry Kiafoulis as director of sales, East region. Based in Detroit, he is responsible for sales in lower Michigan and northern Ohio. Kiafoulis has more than 15 years of experience in the automotive and metal markets....

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OMAX recognized for leadership in educational outreach - TheFabricator.com

OMAX recognized for leadership in educational outreach

March 13, 2013

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., a designer and manufacturer of advanced abrasive waterjet technology, has received the inaugural Inspire Award from the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA). The award acknowledges the company's leadership and creativity in cultivating student interest in...

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Chicago Tube and Iron to expand Minnesota distribution center

March 13, 2013

Chicago Tube and Iron Co. (CTI), Romeoville, Ill., a distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves, and fittings, has announced plans for a $5.7 million expansion of its metals distribution center located in Eagan, Minn. The facility, home to the company's St. Paul Division, serves as a major hub...

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Centria announces leadership changes

March 11, 2013

Centria, a provider of architectural metal wall and roof systems in Moon Township, Pa., has announced that Mark Sherwin will retire from his 17-year term as president on April 1. The company has named Joel Mazur as the new president. The past president of three companies, Mazur joined the firm in...

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Oberg Industries selects new president - TheFabricator.com

Oberg Industries selects new president

March 11, 2013

Oberg Industries, Freeport, Pa., a contract manufacturer of precision metal components and assemblies, has appointed David Bonvenuto as president. He has been with the company since 2001, serving as CFO and most recently as executive vice president and general manager of the company’s...

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January U.S. manufacturing technology orders off 12.2 percent from year ago

March 11, 2013

January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $370.62 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the United States Manufacturing Technology Consumption (USMTC) program, was down 26.5 percent from December and...

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Bilsing Automation hires procurement/scheduling manager

March 7, 2013

Bilsing Automation, Clinton Township, Mich., has appointed Timothy Fry as procurement/scheduling manager, a new position developed to support the company's growth over the past five years. Responsible for material and inventory control, Fry has 30 years of experience working in the industrial...

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TECHNI Waterjet names distributor for New England

March 7, 2013

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has announced that Aquajet Cutting Technology, Bloomfield, Conn., is distributing its 2-D and 3-D waterjet cutting machinery in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. Aquajet Cutting Technology, a division of...

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Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology opens fixture facility in Michigan

March 7, 2013

Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, Maple Grove, Minn., has opened a facility in Novi, Mich., dedicated to the manufacture of inspection fixtures for automotive stampings, body-in-white, underbody, rails, closures, and exterior/interior and under-hood plastic parts. The company is a global supplier...

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CSI orders tube welding line from SMS Meer

March 7, 2013

California Steel Industries (CSI), Fontana, Calif., has placed an order with SMS Meer, Germany, for the delivery of a 24-in. HF tube welding line. The line will enable the company to expand its maximum HF tube OD from 16 to 24 in. in lengths up to 80 ft. The line is designed to produce pipes at a...

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The Metal Shop updates website

March 7, 2013

The Metal Shop LLC, Pleasant Prairie, Wis., has launched an updated website at www.themetalshopp.com. The new site has been upgraded to show more examples of the company's diverse work, including trade show fabrication and other custom projects....

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Roll-Kraft adds four employees

March 7, 2013

Roll-Kraft, a manufacturer of tooling for the tube and pipe and roll forming industries, has hired four new employees at its Mentor, Ohio, headquarters. The company has added Jacob Bohinc and Tyler Kirby to its shipping/receiving and cleaning/regrinds departments. Billy Breeding has been hired as...

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Rockford Specialties establishes new website

March 7, 2013

Rockford Specialties Inc., Rockford, Ill., has announced the launch of its redesigned company website at www.rswire.com. The site's graphics and photography highlight the company's products and services. Information and functionality have been updated. Rockford Specialties provides custom wire...

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