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Genesis Systems receives U.S. patent

November 8, 2005

Genesis Systems Group LLC, Davenport, Iowa, was awarded a U.S. patent on a workpiece positioner with overhead-mounted robot.The design helps to minimize floor space and helps maximize robot reach. It...

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AWS to sponsor pavilion at Weldex 2006

November 8, 2005

Nexus Media Communications and the American Welding Society (AWS) will collaborate to establish an AWS pavilion at Weldex 2006. The pavilion will feature AWS members, the society itself, and products...

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IMS Companies acquires AMCO

November 8, 2005

IMS Companies LLC, Elk Grove Village, Ill., has acquired AMCO Engineering Co.AMCO designs and manufactures cabinets and modular enclosures for the electronics industry. IMS Companies provides custom...

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Panasonic relocates to new facility

November 8, 2005

Panasonic Factory Solutions Co. of America has moved from Elgin, Ill., to a new facility in Buffalo Grove, Ill. The new facility houses the company's three industrial market units: Welding and...

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Hyd-Mech hires regional sales manager

November 8, 2005

Hyd-Mech Group Ltd., Woodstock, Ont., has named Tony Caggiano as regional sales manager for the eastern region of the U.S.Caggiano is responsible for all sales in the region, which includes Maryland,...

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Court drops initial ruling against Faro

November 8, 2005

The judge presiding over a lawsuit against Faro Technologies, Lake Mary, Fla., has withdrawn the summary ruling that the company had infringed on a competitor's patent.Romer CimCore filed a suit...

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Howard Precision Metals announces promotions

November 8, 2005

Howard Precision Metals Inc., Milwaukee, has promoted James Schumacher to vice president-purchasing and Kimberly A. Anderson to vice president-sales and marketing.Schumacher has been with the company...

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LIA announces biennial conference

November 8, 2005

The Laser Institute of America has announced the 8th biennial International Laser Safety Conference will be held March 19-22, 2007, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in San Francisco.The four-day...

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United Tube Corp. appoints vice president

November 8, 2005

United Tube Corp., Medina, Ohio, has named J.M. Bretz as vice president.In his new position, Bretz is responsible for the sales and marketing throughout the U.S. and Canada. He has been with the...

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Osborn opens Indiana facility

November 8, 2005

Osborn Intl., Cleveland, has announced the completion of its new brush manufacturing and distribution facility in Richmond, Ind.The 180,000-sq.-ft. plant produces 70 percent of all Osborn power brush...

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Hobart Institute offers FCAW courseware

November 8, 2005

The Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio, now offers a FCAW course available on three DVDs with student workbook, instructor guide, tests, and answer keys. The course includes...

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AddisonMckee breaks ground on new location

November 8, 2005

AddisonMckee, a provider of tube fabricating equipment, has broken ground on its new location in Lebanon, Ohio.Construction of the 78,000-sq.-ft. building officially began Nov. 1 and is expected to be...

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AIDA names national sales director

November 8, 2005

AIDA-America has named Robert Southwell as national sales director. Southwell previously served AIDA's North American headquarters as appliance market manager.Southwell brings 17 years of experience...

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Employment changes little in October

November 4, 2005

Both the number of unemployed persons, 7.4 million, and the unemployment rate, 5.0 percent, were little changed in October, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The unemployment rate has...

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Timken to invest $27 million in Asheboro plant

November 4, 2005

The Timken Company today announced plans to invest approximately $27 million in its Asheboro bearing plant in Randleman, N.C., enabling expanded manufacturing of tapered roller bearings, principally...

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