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Sintermetal completes expansion in Mexico

February 8, 2013

Sintermetal S.A. de C.V. has completed a $6 million expansion of its facility in Ocoyoacac, Mexico. The expansion provides room for a new area of machines that will allow the company to expand into the market of highly complex sintered parts for the production of rotors for oil pumps and variable...

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Association for Advancing Automation launches new website

February 8, 2013

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3), Ann Arbor, Mich., the umbrella trade association for the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA - Advancing Vision + Imaging, and the Motion Control Association (MCA), has launched a new website at www.a3automate.org. "The website will be used for...

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Arku Coil Systems delivers leveler to MEC - TheFabricator.com

Arku Coil Systems delivers leveler to MEC

February 8, 2013

Cincinnati-based Arku Coil Systems Inc. has sold a FlatMaster 55 precision leveler to MEC, a manufacturing and fabrication company in Mayville, Wis. The company offers metal cutting and forming, stamping, machining, tube forming, welding, painting, and assembly in 16 facilities. The leveler,...

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Bug-O Systems names industry manager for shipyards - TheFabricator.com

Bug-O Systems names industry manager for shipyards

February 7, 2013

Bug-O Systems, Canonsburg, Pa., has promoted Brad Mutschler to the new position of industry manager for shipyards. In this position, Mutschler identifies new opportunities and offers technology for production welders, engineers, and fabricators in the design and construction of ships, barges,...

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Bridge City Steel adds sales rep

February 7, 2013

Bridge City Steel, a steel service provider in Portland, Ore., has hired John Wirth to be responsible for outside sales in the southern Willamette Valley of Oregon, including Eugene, Corvallis, Albany, and Salem. Wirth has more than 30 years of experience in the steel processing industry. Bridge...

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Sellick Equipment announces staff appointments

February 7, 2013

Sellick Equipment Ltd., a manufacturer of rough-terrain and truck-mounted forklifts in Harrow, Ont., has announced several staffing changes. Dave Bristow has been named to the position of eastern region sales manager. He has more than 35 years of sales management experience in material handling...

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Victor Technologies announces welding, cutting contest winners - TheFabricator.com

Victor Technologies announces welding, cutting contest winners

February 7, 2013

Victor Technologies™, St. Louis, a provider of cutting, welding, and gas control equipment, has announced the six winners of its "Innovation to Shape the World" contest for students in welding and cutting programs at secondary and postsecondary schools. The individual winners are:...

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Lenawee Stamping to expand operations

February 7, 2013

Lenawee Stamping Corp., Tecumseh, Mich., has been awarded a $5.3 million business incentive grant from the state to expand its operations. The company will add new programs, creating about 530 jobs for local workers. The grant supplements a total $30.7 million project investment. Lenawee Stamping...

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Microprocessing lab opens at TRUMPF - TheFabricator.com

Microprocessing lab opens at TRUMPF

February 7, 2013

TRUMPF Inc., a manufacturer of fabricating machinery and lasers, has opened a new laser micromachining applications laboratory at its headquarters in Farmington, Conn. At the lab, the TruMicro team can demonstrate microprocessing technology for customers, solve specific application requests, and...

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Wallover celebrates 150th anniversary

February 7, 2013

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, marks its 150th anniversary in business in 2013. Founded in 1863, the company is the oldest independent manufacturer of lubricants in the U.S. Today the company has three manufacturing facilities and distribution across the country. A year ago Wallover...

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Shimco launches new website

February 7, 2013

Shimco, Markham, Ont., has announced the launch of its newly designed website at www.shimco.com highlighting its custom-manufactured products, including solid, laminated, edgebond, and tapered shims; laminated sheets; and precision machined parts. The site includes product descriptions, photos,...

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ThomasNet.com partners with Panjiva to give manufacturers new sales opportunites

February 7, 2013

ThomasNet.com, New York, N.Y., and Panjiva have announced a partnership to give U.S. manufacturers new opportunities to reach and do business with buyers from around the world. Panjiva is an intelligence platform for global trade professionals who want to find, evaluate, and make contact with...

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Bug-O Systems featured on "Viewpoints" TV

February 7, 2013

Bug-O Systems, a provider of operator-controlled mechanization for welding and cutting in Canonsburg, Pa., has announced the company will be featured on the "Viewpoints" TV program, hosted by Terry Bradshaw. The segment is part of the program's American Industry series, which interviews "movers and...

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Rex-Cut Abrasives redesigns website

February 4, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives, Fall River, Mass., has redesigned its website to include drop-down menus, detailed product and technical data, videos, a blog, a distributor locator, and a downloadable catalog. Products include cotton-fiber mounted points and Type 1 and Type 27 wheels; quick-change discs;...

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Big River Steel to build mill in Arkansas

February 4, 2013

Big River Steel LLC has announced plans to build a more than $1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County, Ark. The mill will employ more than 500 people at an average annual compensation of $75,000 per year....

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