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Pacesetter Steel Service names executive VP - TheFabricator.com

Pacesetter Steel Service names executive VP

November 28, 2012

Pacesetter, an Atlanta-based processor and distributor of coated, flat-rolled steel, has appointed Aviva Leebow to the position of executive vice president. Her previous positions include vice president for people and learning leader. An adviser on the Merit Brass board of directors, Leebow is...

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FABTECH 2012 sees record turnout

November 28, 2012

A record-high first-day attendance, "sold" signs on equipment, and a packed house at education programs and special events were the hallmarks of the recently concluded FABTECH® 2012 in Las Vegas, the largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event in North America. Show...

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Future Products adds two CMMs

November 28, 2012

Future Products, a manufacturer of precision die tooling and machined components, has added new Zeiss Contura G2 AKTIV CMMs to its equipment at the headquarters in Clawson, Mich., and the Metal Punch facility in Cadillac, Mich. The CMMs measure a variety of metal components with 0.0008-in....

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Industrial Tube & Steel opens new facility

November 28, 2012

Industrial Tube & Steel Corp., Kent, Ohio, has built a larger facility to hold more steel tubing inventory and allow additional custom cutting and faster loading capabilities. The new plant doubles the amount of warehouse and office space the company had at its previous facility. High ceilings...

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Herr-Voss Stamco opens mill services facility in Indiana

November 28, 2012

Herr-Voss Stamco, Callery, Pa., has opened the RCI Midwest Division in New Ross, Ind. The facility is a maintenance shop that offers machining, chrome plating, repair services, and total equipment rebuilds. It is a sister company to Herr-Voss Stamco RCI, located in Chesterton, Ind. Built primarily...

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Corrosion Materials moves to new facility

November 26, 2012

Corrosion-resistant alloy distributor Corrosion Materials has moved its Houston operations to a new, 30,000-sq.-ft. facility. The larger plant allows the company to expand its inventory to include sheet, pipe, flanges, and fittings. The company also has increased its production capabilities to...

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Alcom to open manufacturing facility in Montana

November 26, 2012

Alcom LLC has signed a lease to establish a new, 70,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Bonner, Mont. Production of hand-built aluminum trailers is expected to begin in early 2013. The company expects to employ about 60 workers initially, expanding to 200 within the first two years of operation....

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Aris Integration to locate headquarters in Arizona

November 26, 2012

Aris Integration LLC has announced that it will establish its corporate headquarters and a manufacturing center in Tucson, Ariz. The building systems company plans to create nearly 600 jobs for manufacturing panelized wall systems that integrate light-gauge-steel structural framing,...

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Bernard, Tregaskiss partner for new branding initiative

November 26, 2012

Bernard, Beecher, Ill., and Tregaskiss, Windsor, Ont., have partnered to launch a new branding initiative. As part of this initiative, several product lines migrate between the two brands. Bernard now offers only semiautomatic GMAW guns, and the Tregaskiss brand is focused on robotic GMAW guns and...

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EWI establishes new forming center

November 26, 2012

EWI has launched the EWI Forming Center in Columbus, Ohio, established to focus on sheet metal forming and forging processes. Under the leadership of Director Ron Brown of EWI, Chairman Taylan Altan of The Ohio State University Center for Precision Forming (OSU-CPF), and Technical Director Hyunok...

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AT&F upgrades equipment

November 26, 2012

AT&F, a custom steel fabricator in Cleveland, has made upgrades to one of its large rolling systems. Improvements include a new leveling system, PLC upgrade, new gearbox, and electrical panel upgrade. The leveling system is designed to improve accuracy, while the gearbox handle more torque...

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ITT Corp. to add manufacturing plant

November 26, 2012

The ITT Corp., White Plains, N.Y., has announced plans for a $22 million expansion in Seneca Falls, N.Y. The company will add a 75,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility and increase the size of its R&D laboratory. The expansion is expected to create 50 jobs. ITT is a diversified manufacturer of...

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Bridge City Steel adds laser cutting system

November 26, 2012

Bridge City Steel, Portland, has added an Amada FOM2 4222 NT 6-kW laser for cutting mild steel up to 1.25 in. thick, aluminum up to 0.625 in. thick, and stainless steel up to 0.75 in. thick. It features a power-saving Eco mode and water-assist cutting. The shuttle table has a cutting surface of...

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Rolls-Royce expands Virginia manufacturing operations

November 26, 2012

Global power systems company Rolls-Royce has begun constructing a new manufacturing facility at Rolls-Royce Crosspointe in Prince George County, Va. The company is investing $136 million to develop an Advanced Airfoil Machining Facility (AAMF), which will create 140 new jobs. The new facility will...

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TRUMPF Inc. hires Northwest direct sales rep - TheFabricator.com

TRUMPF Inc. hires Northwest direct sales rep

November 26, 2012

Fabricating machinery producer TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has hired Christopher Gildehaus as Northwest direct sales representative. In this role, he is responsible for machine tool and power tool sales activity in the Northwest, specifically Northern California and northern Nevada. A...

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