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Image Industries adds northeast regional applications engineer

July 15, 2008

Image Industries, Huntley, Ill., has added Elie Klachkin as regional applications engineer serving the northeastern U.S. from Maine to Virginia. His office is centrally located in New Jersey.In this...

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Flow establishes manufacturing and technology center

July 15, 2008

Flow International Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has announced plans to establish a facility for designing and...

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Kinkelder names vice president

July 15, 2008

Kinkelder USA, Rockford, Ill., an importer of steel circular sawing products, has added Mike Rans as vice president.Rans has a background in metal sawing applications, saw blade service, and...

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Prab acquires Envirodyne

July 15, 2008

Prab Inc., Kalamazoo, Mich., along with its sister company Hapman and through its parent company Kalamazoo Acquisition Corp., has acquired Envirodyne Technologies, Kalamazoo. The acquired Envirodyne...

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Innova Robotics & Automation changes name to CoroWare

July 15, 2008

CoroWare Inc., Redmond, Wash., recently changed its name from Innova Robotics & Automation Inc.The company says it chose the new name because it represents its original vision of developing and...

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FMA wins ASAE's 2008 Associations Advance America Award of Excellence

July 8, 2008

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA) is one of only 11 organizations nationally to receive an Award of Excellence in the third round of the 2008 Associations Advance America (AAA)...

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AK Steel named to S&P 500

July 2, 2008

AK Steel has been added to Standard and Poor's S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Steel Sub-Industry index."Being added to the S&P 500 is a proud milestone in the complete...

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Xiris Automation appoints vice president

July 1, 2008

Xiris Automation Inc., Toronto, a producer of optical quality control equipment, has appointed Pierre Huot as vice president.Huot is involved in several of the company's sales, marketing, strategic...

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Metal formers see little change in business conditions in next three months

June 25, 2008

According to the June 2008 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies do not anticipate improvement in business conditions in the next three months....

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Labor market expected to remain soft in July

June 24, 2008

The SHRM/Rutgers Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE®) survey of the manufacturing and private service-providing sectors, which make up more than 90 percent of the U.S. private...

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Survey shows U.S. manufacturers foresee domestic expansion

June 19, 2008

North American manufacturers consider the United States the most desirable country for expansion over the next three years, according to a survey released today by the National Association of...

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Nucor names vice president, general manager of new iron-making facility

June 19, 2008

Nucor Corp. has named John C. Farris as vice president and general manager of its new iron-making facility. Farris joined the company in 1992 and has been a vice president since 2006. He has been...

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Hydro Aluminum adds fabrication equipment, expands services at South Carolina plant

June 17, 2008

Hydro Aluminum's Extrusion Americas unit, Linthicum, Md., is in the midst of a project that increases capacity and upgrades products and services at its manufacturing facility in Belton, S.C. The...

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Gallatin Steel receives awards for employee health

June 17, 2008

Gallatin Steel, Ghent, Ky., a producer of flat-rolled carbon steel, recently was recognized as one of the Healthiest Companies in America by Interactive Health Solutions (IHS), Chicago. Gallatin Steel...

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AWS conference emphasizes uses of alternative materials, improved processes

June 17, 2008

The American Welding Society (AWS), Miami, Welding in Aircraft and Aerospace Conference will feature aircraft and aerospace industry experts. The two-day event, Sept. 16-17, will explore new products...

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