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Sunstone Components Group signs letter of intent to sell company

May 16, 2013

Sunstone Components Group, a provider of precision metal stamping and insert injection moldings in Temecula, Calif., has signed a letter of intent with Pancon Corp., Stoughton, Mass., to sell substantially all of the company’s assets. Sunstone’s daily operations will continue without...

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Ram-Fab awarded additional $6 million contract on international project

May 16, 2013

Synalloy Corp., Spartanburg, S.C., a holding company owning subsidiaries that engage in a number of diverse business activities including the production of stainless steel pipe, fiberglass and steel storage tanks, specialty chemicals, and fabrication of stainless and carbon steel piping systems,...

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Advanced manufacturing research conference slated for June 10-14 in Wisconsin

May 14, 2013

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host an advanced manufacturing research conference June 10-14, 2013, drawing nearly 500 academic, industrial, and governmental participants to the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, Wis. The event couples the 41st North American...

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Fronius USA names area sales manager - TheFabricator.com

Fronius USA names area sales manager

May 14, 2013

Fronius USA LLC, Portage, Ind., a manufacturer of welding equipment, recently promoted Vadim Nakonechnyy to area sales manager for the southeast region. Nakonechnyy has worked as an application engineer out of the Chattanooga, Tenn., office since April 2012. His territory includes Georgia,...

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Greenerd delivers press to Global Parts Network - TheFabricator.com

Greenerd delivers press to Global Parts Network

May 14, 2013

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has designed, built, and delivered a 1,000-ton hydraulic coining press to Global Parts Network LLC's (GPN's) South Bend, Ind., facility. The company's second Greenerd press, it is used to coin remanufactured brake shoes in a single-stroke,...

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SigmaTEK names sales manager - TheFabricator.com

SigmaTEK names sales manager

May 14, 2013

SigmaTEK Systems LLC, a Cincinnati-based CAD/CAM nesting and manufacturing process automation system provider, has appointed James Elmore as southwest region sales manager. In this position, Elmore oversees sales and works with the regional SigmaNEST team to develop customer relations in...

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Alcoa to expand North American automotive sheet capacity

May 13, 2013

Alcoa, a producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, will invest $275 million over the next three years to expand and convert capacity at its rolling mill in Alcoa, Tenn., to meet growing demand for light, durable, and recyclable aluminum sheet for automotive production. "More and more auto...

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Wagstaff Applied Technologies hires sales manager

May 13, 2013

Wagstaff Applied Technologies, Spokane, Wash., has hired Dan Payne as area sales manager. Payne has more than 15 years of experience selling specialized products. The engineering and manufacturing company serves customers in the nuclear waste management, nuclear power, hydropower, and national...

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Matsuura Machinery opens U.S. subsidiary

May 13, 2013

Matsurra Machinery Corp., Japan, has opened a U.S. subsidiary, Matsuura Machinery USA, in St. Paul, Minn., to import machines and service customers. A grand opening will take place May 14 at 11:00 a.m., followed by an open house on May 15-16 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. To register for the grand...

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Heyco Metals announces two promotions

May 13, 2013

Heyco Metals of Reading, Pa., a producer of precision-rolled stainless and copper coil, has promoted David Mandle to executive vice president and William Barry to vice president of sales and marketing. Mandle has been with the company for 10 years and previously held the position of vice...

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Tripar names new president

May 13, 2013

Tripar Inc., Montreal, has appointed Lloyd Sevack as president, taking over from his father, Ben, who founded the company in 1949 and served as its president for 64 years. Ben remains active as chairman of the board. Lloyd, a mechanical engineer with more than 30 years of applied experience in...

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Delta Steel Technologies ships widest, thickest temper mill cut-to-length line

May 8, 2013

Delta Steel Technologies, Irving, Texas, has shipped a 1- by 120-in. temper mill cut-to-length line with rotary shear to a U.S. service center. The equipment has been engineered to process the widest, thickest material ever produced on a temper mill cut-to-length line, the company reports. The...

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AccuBilt celebrates 25 years in business

May 8, 2013

AccuBilt Inc. of Jackson, Mich., marks 25 years in business in 2013. Founded in 1988, the company is a turnkey systems builder and integrator, providing design, build, installation, and support of robotic and dedicated automation systems for welding, assembly, material handling, and automation...

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CGW acquires PASCO

May 8, 2013

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels, Niles, Ill., a manufacturer and supplier of abrasive systems for the industrial market, has acquired Pacific Abrasive Supply Co. (PASCO), Buena Park, Calif. PASCO is a manufacturer of abrasive belts, sheets, discs, rolls, pressure-sensitive adhesive products, and...

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Nippon Sharyo to expand Illinois production facility

May 8, 2013

Nippon Sharyo U.S.A. Inc. has announced the expansion of its U.S. production facility in Rochelle, Ill., which started operation in June 2012. The expansion involves construction of a new building for metal fabrication and machining. The expansion is in response to a contract for bilevel passenger...

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