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Metal forming companies expect slight downturn

March 20, 2007

Metal forming companies expect a slight downturn in business conditions during the next three months, according to the March 1, 2007, Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions...

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HRB spot steel price rise mixed

March 14, 2007

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for March 12 rose 2.4 percent to $611 per ton, FOB the mill for the third consecutive rise. The world export HRB price...

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LIA launches career center

March 13, 2007

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) has launched the LIA Career Center, a new online resource designed to help job seekers find opportunities in the laser technology industry.The Web site features...

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Exact JobBOSS announces new manufacturing training program

March 13, 2007

Exact Software™ has announced that the company's Exact JobBOSS division has initiated a new manufacturing training program to help its customers address the global issues that face today's...

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Bug-O appoints sales manager, Canada

March 13, 2007

Bug-O Systems Inc, Pittsburgh, a supplier of automated welding equipment, has appointed Clay Cable as sales manager for Canada.Formerly, Cable was an inside sales agent. His new duties include...

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Structural steel continues to gain parking market share

March 13, 2007

Structural steel framing use on parking garage projects continued its rise in 2006, according to industry research. The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) reported a 3 percent increase in...

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Electrex celebrates 50th anniversary

March 13, 2007

Electrex Company, Inc, Harrison Township, Mich., is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.Established in 1957 to provide electrical contracting, the company installed primary services and wired buildings,...

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Fronius USA moves to new facility

March 13, 2007

Fronius USA LLC, an Austrian-established provider of welding equipment, has relocated its North American operation to larger quarters in Brighton, Mich.Service and sales support are handled out of the...

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American Air Liquide presents President's Safety Awards

March 13, 2007

American Air Liquide recently presented awards for exceptional safety achievement at its annual senior management team meeting in Houston.For 2006, the company's President's Safety Awards honored one...

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SAV opens North American facility

March 13, 2007

Germany-based SAV, a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of mechanical, magnetic, and hydraulic work holding systems, has opened a North American Facility in South Windsor, Conn.The new facility...

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PICALO 2008 headed to Beijing

March 13, 2007

The Laser Institute of America (LIA), the organization that hosts ICALEO® (International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics) every year, has announced that its 3rd Pacific...

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Robots & Vision Show scheduled for June

March 13, 2007

The International Robots & Vision Show, originally slated for October 2-4, 2007, has been switched to June 12-14, 2007 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont (Chicago). The show will...

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Aluminum Association, Instituto del Aluminio sign statistics agreement

March 13, 2007

Leaders from the U.S. and Mexican national aluminum associations signed a memorandum of understanding clearing the way for a joint statistics program and the first North American aluminum demand...

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Bronx Taylor Wilson provides machine for Kazakhstan facility

March 13, 2007

Bronx Taylor Wilson Limited has announced that it has manufactured and shipped what it says reputedly is the world's largest 10-roll tube straightening machine constructed with five pairs of...

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Ford Foundation awards grant to Manufacturing Institute

March 13, 2007

The Ford Foundation has awarded a grant of $200,000 to The Manufacturing Institute/Center for Workforce Success (the research and education arm of the National Association of Manufacturers) for...

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