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Matheson acquires Evergreen Supply

January 11, 2013

Gas and gas handling equipment supplier Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has acquired the assets and business of Evergreen Supply Inc., Aberdeen, S.D., to enable growth and expansion in northern South Dakota. Evergreen Supply, which has a long-standing distributor relationship with Matheson, becomes...

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Accurate Perforating signs Conners Sales Group to exclusive mid-Atlantic territory

January 11, 2013

Accurate Perforating, Chicago, has signed Conners Sales Group as an independent sale representative providing architectural and building products to the mid-Atlantic region’s architectural market. Conners Sales Group represents manufacturers of glass and metal products for the architectural and...

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Elgin Fastener Group announces staff additions - TheFabricator.com

Elgin Fastener Group announces staff additions

January 11, 2013

Elgin Fastener Group (EFG), Batesville, Ind., has announced three new additions to its staff. Brian A. McDonald has been named corporate controller, located at the Batesville corporate office. A graduate of Milligan College in Tennessee, he holds an MBA from Xavier University. McDonald has more...

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Atlas Tube launches HSS online community forum

January 11, 2013

Steel tubular product and HSS provider Atlas Tube, Chicago, a division of JMC Steel Group, has launched Atlas Connection, a free online forum that provides support for professionals involved in the design and specification of HSS. By joining the site, found at www.atlasconnection.com, HSS...

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SAF-West opens anodizing line, adds capacity

January 11, 2013

With the start-up of its batch anodizing line, SAF-West, Redding, Calif., now has the same capabilities as the SAF plant in Atlanta. The Redding plant operations now include distribution of aluminum extrusions and sheet, fabrication, and anodizing for customers up and down the West Coast, with...

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Matheson announces leadership transition

January 11, 2013

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has announced that William J. Kroll, who served as chairman and CEO for the last nine years, has assumed the role of executive chairman of the board of directors. Kroll continues to lead the company's board and corporate auditing functions and serves as a member of...

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U.S. Army's Blackhorse Regiment installs Jet Edge waterjet system - TheFabricator.com

U.S. Army's Blackhorse Regiment installs Jet Edge waterjet system

January 9, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has announced that the U.S. Army's legendary 11th Armored Calvary Regiment (ACR) has installed a Jet Edge precision waterjet cutting system at its home base in Fort Irwin, Calif. The 11th ACR — the Blackhorse Regiment — is well-known for serving as...

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Updike Supply acquires H.D. Geisler

January 9, 2013

Updike Supply Co., Dayton, Ohio, has acquired H.D. Geisler Co., a distributor of metal stamping products and tooling components, also of Dayton. Geisler serves customers throughout western and central Ohio, eastern Indiana, and northern Kentucky. "We have thoroughly enjoyed growing the company...

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Leonard Automatics creates new division

January 9, 2013

Leonard Automatics, a manufacturer of textile, garment, and heat-treatment equipment in Denver, N.C., has opened a new division called Leonard Fabrication and Design. This new division offers full-service engineering, metal and plastic parts fabrication, prototyping, private label manufacturing,...

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Sellstrom Mfg. names director of business development

January 9, 2013

Sellstrom Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of personal protective equipment in Schaumburg, Ill., has appointed Chris Gill as the new director of business development. Gill has extensive manufacturing and distribution experience, as well as account management and market research awareness. Gill previously...

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Spirol receives supplier award from GM

January 9, 2013

Spirol Industries Ltd., Windsor, Ont., has received the General Motors 2012 Supplier Quality Excellence Award. GM reports that it presents the award to its product suppliers that have demonstrated the highest levels of quality performance over the previous 12 months; about 7 percent of its...

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Steel Parts Mfg. to close Indiana plant

January 9, 2013

Steel Parts Mfg. Inc., a manufacturer of precision components for automotive and heavy-duty vehicle transmissions, has announced plans to close its 185,000-sq.-ft. plant in Tipton, Ind., by March 14. The closure will eliminate 173 jobs....

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Bell Helicopter to expand operations in Tennessee

January 7, 2013

Bell Helicopter Inc. has announced plans for a $10.1 million expansion of its facility in Piney Flats, Tenn., creating up to 125 new jobs. The company has purchased a 150,000-sq.-ft. building just west of its current facility, which will accommodate customization and completions of light and medium...

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Bunting Magnetics names business strategist–metal detection

January 7, 2013

Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, Kan., a producer of precision magnetic products, has named Robert Bunting Jr. as business strategist—metal detection. In this position, he is responsible for developing the metal detection portion of the company's product line, with emphasis on the food processing...

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Dixie-Southern fabricates large-diameter stainless pipe for Tampa Bay Water - TheFabricator.com

Dixie-Southern fabricates large-diameter stainless pipe for Tampa Bay Water

January 7, 2013

Dixie-Southern, Duette, Fla., has completed fabrication of 650 ft. of 84-in.-dia. stainless steel pipe for regional utility Tampa Bay Water's Lithia hydrogen sulfide removal facility. The company helped engineer and design the large-diameter stainless steel pipe in diameters from 42 to 84 in.,...

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