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Colorado WaterJet adds 5-axis waterjet capabilities

April 18, 2013

Colorado WaterJet Co., Berthoud, Colo., has added a new Flow Mach 4C 5-axis waterjet machine to its precision machining and fabrication services, offering accurate beveling and 3-D cutting capabilities. The system's 5-axis capabilities provide up to 60 degrees of motion for intricate, precision...

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Horst Eng. acquires Sterling Machine

April 18, 2013

Horst Eng. and Mfg. Co., East Hartford, Conn., has acquired the assets of Sterling Machine Co. Inc., Lynn, Mass., a manufacturer of precision-machined components primarily for the aerospace industry. A family-owned company, Sterling employs 33 people. The operation in Lynn will continue as an...

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Diemasters Mfg. receives Manufacturing Leadership Award

April 18, 2013

Diemasters Mfg. Inc., Elk Grove Village, Ill., has been awarded the 2013 ML 100 (Manufacturing Leadership) Award for New Workforce Development. Based on a company's ability to create innovative methods to bring new workers into the workplace and encourage their growth and success through training...

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EWI joins VCSI as strategic partner

April 18, 2013

EWI, Columbus, Ohio, has announced a strategic partnership with the Huntsville, Ala.-based Von Braun Center for Science and Innovation (VCSI). The two not-for-profit organizations, which provide engineering services to customers in business and government, are closely aligned in mission and...

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AlcoTec offers aluminum welding technology program

April 18, 2013

AlcoTec's School of Aluminum Welding Technology: Theory & Practice Program is designed to incorporate both a theoretical and practical approach to welding aluminum alloys. Designed for welding engineers, product design engineers, and sales personnel, the program includes comprehensive classroom...

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Factory Automation Systems becomes RIA Certified Robot Integrator

April 18, 2013

Factory Automation Systems, Atlanta, has received the Certified Robot Integrator designation from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Ann Arbor, Mich. "In order to become certified, integrators go through a rigorous process which includes an on-site audit, safety training, and hands-on...

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Diehl Steel adds plate mill

April 18, 2013

Diehl Steel, Cincinnati, has installed a new plate mill that allows the company to custom-machine steel material up to 30 in. wide by 50 in. long by 12 in. high. The company now can machine larger sizes of tool steel, alloy steel, high-speed steel, carbon steel, powder-metal product, and stainless...

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Harris Products Group wins environmental award

April 18, 2013

The Harris Products Group manufacturing facility in Gainesville, Ga., has earned a statewide environmental award for its efforts to reduce all types of waste and prevent water pollution. The Georgia Association of Water Professionals has recognized the company with its Water Pollution...

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Trilogy takes over representation of Schwarze-Robitec in North America

April 18, 2013

Schwarze-Robitec, Cologne, Germany, has named Trilogy Machinery Inc., Belcamp, Md., as the exclusive North American representative for its tube and pipe cold bending systems for the automotive, shipbuilding and offshore, chemical, and power plant industries. In addition to customer advice and...

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AlcoTec Wire premieres new video

April 11, 2013

AlcoTec Wire Corp. has posted a new video on its website, www.alcotec.com, and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/esabweb that highlights the company's products, history, and processes. The 7-minute movie highlights the AlumaPak and MiniPak packages, which offer twist-free wire delivery; and the...

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Kinefac wins Global Trade Award

April 11, 2013

Kinefac® Corp., Worcester, Mass., has won the Diplomat's Award in the 18th annual Global Trade Awards from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts International Business Council (AIM-IBC). The awards recognize Massachusetts firms, institutions, and public agencies of all sizes that have...

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Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control receives Malcolm Baldrige Award

April 11, 2013

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Fla., has received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce. The award is given to U.S. companies for their achievements in leadership, strategic planning, customer relations, measurement and analysis, workforce...

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TRUMPF's Laser Technology Center names West Coast regional sales manager - TheFabricator.com

TRUMPF's Laser Technology Center names West Coast regional sales manager

April 9, 2013

TRUMPF Inc.'s Laser Technology Center, Plymouth, Mich., has added Gene Bonacum to its sales team as West Coast regional sales manager, promoting sales of the company's lasers and laser systems in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. Bonacum has more than 20 years of...

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United Performance Metals coil product planner earns CPIM - TheFabricator.com

United Performance Metals coil product planner earns CPIM

April 9, 2013

United Performance Metals has announced that Derek Garrett, coil product planner, has earned his Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation through the APICS, the Association for Operations Management. United Performance Metals is a supplier of specialty stainless steel...

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Element Materials Technology acquires Sherry Laboratories

April 9, 2013

Element Materials Technology, Amsterdam, has announced the acquisition of Sherry Laboratories, an independent materials testing business in Daleville, Ind. The acquisition adds nearly 300 specialized staff members and 10 facilities to the company's existing network of 30 laboratories. The...

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