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U.S. machine-tool sales highest in four years

January 12, 2005

According to the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA) and the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), U.S. machine tool sales in 2004 are the highest in four years, and...

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OSHA alliance focuses on machine automation industry

January 11, 2005

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) signed a national alliance Nov. 29 with the Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) to advance safety and health for workers in the...

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Orbimatic enhances Web site

January 11, 2005

Orbimatic has added new information to its U.K. Web site and increased the available languages.Additions include application-specific pages that give details of recommended system packages for each...

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Motoman appoints vice president, customer satisfaction group

January 11, 2005

Motoman Inc. has appointed Douglas Schenher as vice president of its Customer Satisfaction Group. He is responsible for field service, technical support, training, spare parts, robot refurbishment and...

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Lincoln Electric enters agreement with Penske Racing South

January 11, 2005

Lincoln Electric has formed a team supplier agreement with Penske Racing South, which fields cars for drivers Rusty Wallace, Ryan Newman, and Brendan Gaughn.Under the agreement, Lincoln provides the...

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Lenox adds marketing personnel

January 11, 2005

Lenox, a manufacturer of power tool accessories, hand tools, and band saw blades, has added three new staff members to its marketing team.John Sullivan has been named as senior product manager for the...

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J.J. Keller introduces newsletter for line supervisors

January 11, 2005

J.J. Keller & Associates Inc. has introduced "Supervisor Safety Alert," a monthly newsletter designed to help supervisors understand their role in improving worker safety awareness and holding...

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Kaiser Aluminum promotes marketing executives

January 11, 2005

Kaiser Aluminum has promoted Ron Weiss Jr., to marketing director for flat-rolled products and Tim Donnelly to national product manager for tube and pipe products.Based at the company's Trentwood,...

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Hobart Institute releases 2005 course catalog

January 11, 2005

Hobart Institute has released its 2005 course catalog. The 2005 theme is "Making the World Stronger One Weld at a Time."The 44-page publication includes explanations of all of the course offerings,...

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Houghton issues hydraulic fluid guide

January 11, 2005

Houghton Intl.'s Fluid Power Division has issued a new hydraulic fluid guide that describes the importance of dealing effectively with both heat and pressure, two of the most potentially dangerous...

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EFD Induction appoints Mexico representative

January 11, 2005

EFD Induction Inc. has appointed Rodolfo Alanis Applebaum and his company, Rofaco S.A. de C.V., to represent the company in Mexico. In this capacity, Applebaum, who has more than 17 years' experience,...

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Dofasco receives Canadian environmental program certification

January 11, 2005

Dofasco construction products steel has been certified to Environment Canada's Environmental Choice® Program and now carries the EcoLogo® symbol.The company's construction steel (galvanized...

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Audiologist joins Bacou-Dalloz

January 11, 2005

Brad K. Witt, an experienced audiologist well-known in occupational audiology and hearing conservation circles, has joined the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group as audiology and regulatory affairs...

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Safety professionals advised to use e-learning

January 11, 2005

Speaking at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety Training Symposium & Expo, e-learning expert Dr. Brandon Hall encouraged safety experts to use e-learning as a means to train...

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AddisonMckee names vice president of finance and administration

January 11, 2005

AddisonMckee Inc. has named Ken Hay as vice president of finance and administration. Hay is responsible for all accounting and finance functions, as well as overseeing inventory, human resources, and...

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