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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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Congressman Bob Goodlatte visits OFR Metals - TheFabricator.com

Congressman Bob Goodlatte visits OFR Metals

February 4, 2013

O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR Metals), Brighton, Colo., welcomed U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to its Lynchburg, Va., facility Jan. 28. The congressman received a tour of the 135,000-sq.-ft. metal processing facility that processes carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum flat-rolled...

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Fronius USA promotes four employees

February 4, 2013

Fronius USA LLC, Portage, Ind., a subsidiary of Fronius Intl. GmbH and manufacturer of welding equipment, has promoted four team members. David Grant (VSP NorthEast Brighton) and Chris Bliven (Central Region) have been promoted from area sales managers to regional sales managers in their...

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Graebener-Reika establishes new headquarters in Pennsylvania - TheFabricator.com

Graebener-Reika establishes new headquarters in Pennsylvania

February 4, 2013

Graebener-Reika Inc., a provider of machinery for processing tube, pipe, bar, plate, and sheet metal, has announced the establishment of its technical and sales headquarters in Reading, Pa. The 12,000-sq.-ft. facility houses the company's engineering, sales, and service staff with on-site...

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Harris Products Group hires VP of North American sales - TheFabricator.com

Harris Products Group hires VP of North American sales

February 4, 2013

The Harris Products Group, an international manufacturing company of cutting, brazing, soldering, and welding alloys and equipment in Mason, Ohio, has named Patrick W. Fagerquist as its new vice president of sales for North America. He is responsible for all sales personnel in North America,...

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Laboratory Testing announces changes to quality department - TheFabricator.com

Laboratory Testing announces changes to quality department

February 4, 2013

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), an independent testing and metrology laboratory in Hatfield, Pa., has expanded its quality department and hired Ed Deeny as quality manager. He is responsible for customer agency, vendor, and internal audits and assists with promoting quality performance throughout...

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PennEngineering appoints new field staff

February 4, 2013

Fastener manufacturer PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has announced several appointments to its field staff. Matthew Llewellyn has been named territory manager for the U.K. and Ireland, and Matthias Kreuter becomes key account manager-automotive for Germany. Adam Smelewski serves as PEMSERTER®...

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Weld-Ed establishes summer workshop series for welding educators

February 4, 2013

The National Center for Welding Education and Training (Weld-Ed), located at Lorain County Community College in Lorain, Ohio, has announced its 2013 professional development workshop series, which includes five training modules. The hands-on, instructional workshops offer welding educators...

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ISM ROB: Economic activity in manufacturing expanded in January for the second consecutive month

February 4, 2013

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January for the second consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 44rd consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®. The report was issued February 1 by Bradley J....

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LINE survey: Manufacturing hiring to surge again in February, reach a four-year high

January 31, 2013

In February, for the second month in a row, hiring activity will reach a four-year high in manufacturing, according to the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for February 2013. In February, for the seventh consecutive month, the...

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