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ATI Industrial Automation opens new Detroit office

October 9, 2007

ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, N.C., a developer of robotic peripheral equipment, recently opened a new office in Orion Township, Mich., near Detroit. The office houses the company's sales, customer...

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Stork Materials Technology acquires laboratories in U.S. and Europe

October 9, 2007

Stork Materials Technology has acquired the assets and business of Professional Metallurgical Services Inc. (ProMet), Buchanan, Mich., and the outstanding shares of Materials Testing Technology BV...

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Misumi USA Inc. names president, expands marketing management team

October 9, 2007

Misumi USA Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., has appointed Masanori Suzuki as president. Previously Suzuki served as general manager of the strategic planning dept. for Misumi Corp. in Japan, the parent company...

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De-Sta-Co holds open house at new global headquarters

October 9, 2007

De-Sta-Co provided facility tours and interactive product demonstrations during an open house at its new global headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich., in September. To increase efficiency and minimize...

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Villacero launches Villacero Commercial Intl., upgrades Tex-Tube plant

October 9, 2007

Villacero, Monterrey, Mexico, has formed a global business venture, Villacero Commercial Intl. (VCI), to focus on North American and international expansion opportunities. The venture represents a...

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LAI named on Inc.list of fastest-growing companies

October 9, 2007

Inc. Magazinenamed LAI Intl. Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of contract manufacturing services, to its inaugural list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The magazine...

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TRUMPF acquires 100 percent of AFM, Canada

October 3, 2007

Sept. 6, 2007, TRUMPF Inc. acquired 100 percent of Advanced Fabricating Machinery (AFM), Canada. AFM was formed July 1, 1997 by TRUMPF Inc. and Robert Watson as an equal joint venture.AFM, under the...

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Flow International ranked in Deloitte's Fast 50 Program

October 1, 2007

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology, has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for Washington State, a ranking of the...

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Durable goods orders decline sharply

September 27, 2007

The U.S. Department of Commerce reported Wednesday that orders for durable goods fell by 4.9 percent in August, the biggest decline since January 2007's 6.1 percent decline.The decline was far larger...

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Nucor's Harris Steel grows rebar fabrication business

September 25, 2007

Nucor Corp. has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Harris Steel Inc. (Harris), has entered into an agreement with Barker Steel Company, Inc. (Barker), to form a new entity that combines the...

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Bystronic appoints managing director, Mexico

September 25, 2007

Bystronic has appointed Ferdinand Reyes as managing director of Bystronic Mexico, S.A. DE C.V., effective August 1, 2007.Reyes, who joined Bystronic in April 2005 as sales manager for the Mexico...

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Teeing off for a good cause

September 20, 2007

The Outside Processors Council (OPC) is hosting its Annual Scholarship Golf Classic Oct. 11-12, 2007, at the Marietta Conference Center & Resort near sunny Atlanta, Ga.The golf outing will raise...

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Metal forming companies expect business conditions to remain steady

September 19, 2007

According to the September 2007 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies expect business conditions to remain fairly steady during the next three...

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Laser Mechanisms restructures senior management

September 18, 2007

Laser Mechanisms Inc. President William Fredrick has named Mark Taggart as managing director North American operations. Taggart previously served as general manager medical operations. Fredrick also...

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Thermadyne names marketing manager

September 11, 2007

Thermadyne Industries Inc., St. Louis, a manufacturer of cutting and welding products and accessories, has named Tom Wermert as marketing manager for Americas Arc Welding.Wermert has served as the...

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