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AWS opens new global headquarters

December 14, 2012

The American Welding Society (AWS) celebrated the grand opening of its new global headquarters in Doral, Fla., with an open house ceremony Nov. 30. The organization held a building dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony that welcomed more than 200 board members, international counterparts and...

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General Sheet Metal Works names general manager, remote operations - TheFabricator.com

General Sheet Metal Works names general manager, remote operations

December 14, 2012

General Sheet Metal Works, South Bend, Ind., has promoted Jeff Zelley to general manager of remote operations. He joined the company in 2006 as plant manager of its Tomah, Wis., manufacturing facility. In his new role, Zelley assumes responsibility for evaluating potential acquisitions and...

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FANUC named top innovator by Forbes and Thomson Reuters

December 13, 2012

FANUC Corp., a diversified manufacturer of CNC systems, robots, and machine tools in Hoffman Estates, Ill., has announced that it has been named to Forbes® 2012 "The World's Most Innovative Companies" list and as one of the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global InnovatorsSM. The Forbes list...

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Titanova receives Missouri entrepreneur award

December 13, 2012

Titanova, a St. Charles, Mo., direct-diode laser job shop providing a variety of laser material processing services, has received the Governor's Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2012 in recognition of new business leadership, job creation, and new technology adoption and application. The award...

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Pferd opens training center in Wisconsin

December 13, 2012

Pferd Inc. has opened the Pferd Training Academy at its manufacturing facility in Milwaukee. The facility — a safe, controlled working environment equipped with a variety of power tools and product samples — is designed to provide sales representatives with product knowledge and hands-on...

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Report shows prospects for HVAC manufacturing recovery strong in 2013

December 13, 2012

Economic prospects are looking brighter for the HVAC industry on the eve of 2013, as companies involved in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and related industries see potential for growth in a resurgence in the housing market and consumer interest and investment in green HVAC equipment,...

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American Piping Products releases online pipe dimension calculator

December 13, 2012

American Piping Products has released an online pipe dimension calculator at http://amerpipe.com/pipe-dimension-calculator/#. The company reports that this is the only calculator of its kind in the industry, built for mobile use using responsive design. The interactive chart features drop-down...

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AccuTrex Products earns AS9100 registration

December 13, 2012

AccuTrex Products, Canonsburg, Pa., has announced it now is an AS9100-registered company. AS9100 is a standardized quality management certification for the aviation, space, and defense industries, focusing on product reliability requirements. The company manufactures AccuPeel® laminated shim...

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ATW Companies relocates Metalform manufacturing operations to Rhode Island

December 13, 2012

ATW Companies, Warwick, R.I., a provider of engineered metal manufacturing systems, has relocated its Metalform product line manufacturing operations to its Rhode Island facility. Metalform now is fully consolidated with ATW's firearms and defense capabilities, which include precision CNC...

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GSM Industrial adds outside sales rep

December 13, 2012

GSM Industrial Inc. has announced the addition of Keith Shocker as an outside sales representative. He has 16 years of experience in the industrial manufacturing sector, as well as nearly 20 years in sales. Shocker most recently was a regional manager for AIS and before that served as senior...

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Maine Oxy launches online store

December 13, 2012

Maine Oxy, Auburn, Maine, has opened an online storefront at www.maineoxyshop.com featuring its welding equipment and specialty gases. Currently sale items and special monthly promotions are available online. The company plans to add more items to the store in the coming months. Maine Oxy also has...

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Atlas Tube releases new video on website

December 12, 2012

Atlas Tube has premiered the latest video in the "Designing with HSS" web series, "Use Jumbo HSS for Large Load Demands." This fourth installment in the video series, available at http://atlastube.com/jumbo-hss/designing-with-hss-jumbo-hss, explains how and why jumbo sections can help engineers...

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LAI Intl. opens new manufacturing location in Arizona

December 12, 2012

LAI Intl., a supplier of precision components and subassemblies for OEMs, has announced the opening of its new contract manufacturing location in Tempe, Ariz. The plant expands the company's footprint in the western U.S. and increases its production capabilities for precision-machined components....

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Penn Stainless Products installs Koike Aronson plasma cutting system - TheFabricator.com

Penn Stainless Products installs Koike Aronson plasma cutting system

December 12, 2012

Penn Stainless Products, Quakertown, Pa., a supplier and processor of stainless steel sheet, plate, bar, structural, pipe, and tubular products, has installed two new Koike Aronson Versagraph Millennium model 3100 plasma cutting systems. They feature Hypertherm HPR800XD HyPerformance®...

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General Sheet Metal Works names VP of manufacturing operations - TheFabricator.com

General Sheet Metal Works names VP of manufacturing operations

December 12, 2012

General Sheet Metal Works, a provider of prototype-through-production metal fabricating in South Bend, Ind., has announced the promotion of Arthur D. Harrison to vice president of manufacturing operations. In his new role, he assumes responsibility for all of the company’s current and...

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