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Talan Products names sales manager

December 16, 2008

Talan Products, a high-volume metal stamping manufacturer in Cleveland, has named Fran Adler to the newly created position of sales manager. His previous experience includes positions in mechanical...

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Hobart Brothers expands manufacturing operations

December 16, 2008

Hobart Brothers Co. has announced the expansion of its manufacturing operations into a new, 65,000-sq.-ft. facility located in Troy, Ohio. The new facility will be used to increase production capacity...

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Rolled Alloys acquires Weir Materials

December 16, 2008

Rolled Alloys, Temperance, Mich., recently acquired Weir Materials, Manchester, England. The acquisition formed a new company called RA®Materials, which will offer ZERON®100, a high-strength,...

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Donaldson Co. offers new white paper on controlling hexavalent chromium

December 16, 2008

A new technical article entitled "Hexavalent Chromium: What You Need to Know," authored by Donaldson Co. Inc., Minneapolis, has been released for industrial manufacturers involved in welding,...

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Jet Edge appoints north central regional sales manager

December 16, 2008

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has appointed Eric Magnuson as...

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Laser Design named to Inc.list of fastest-growing companies for second consecutive year

December 16, 2008

Laser Design Inc., Minneapolis, a supplier of 3-D laser scanners, was named one of America's fastest-growing private companies by Inc. Magazinefor the second year in a row. The 2008 Inc. 5,000 award...

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Roll-Kraft installs new machines

December 16, 2008

Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, has installed three CNC machines. Two of the machines operate at the Mentor plant, and the other machine at the company's facility in Woodbridge, Ont. The machines are...

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Flow opens sales, customer service center in Czech Republic

December 16, 2008

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, recently opened a sales and customer service center in the Czech...

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Jervis B. Webb Co. announces retirement of president/co-CEO

December 16, 2008

Jervis B. Webb Co., Farmington Hills, Mich., a wholly owned subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd., Japan, has announced the retirement of Susan M. Webb, its president and co-CEO.Webb continues to serve on...

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Handy & Harman Precious Metals Group unites its brands

December 16, 2008

The Handy & Harman Precious Metals Group, a family of companies that supply brazing and soldering materials and technical services to OEMs and aftermarket distributors, has announced plans to unify...

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RathGibson launches new international offices

December 16, 2008

RathGibson, Lincolnshire, Ill., a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, has launched three new international offices. To provide local...

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Samco Machinery opens new office in Mexico

December 16, 2008

Samco Machinery, Toronto, recently opened an office in Mexico. The office, headed by Ricardo Orozco, is located in Monterrey business center. It provides and coordinates the company's full range of...

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NCCA members working to meet increased demand for prepaint

December 16, 2008

To meet growing demand for coil coated metal, members of the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA), Cleveland, have invested capital to build strategically located, new production facilities. The...

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HRB price direction continues mixed

December 10, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™U.S. HRB spot price for Dec. 8 dropped 11.8 percent to $614 per metric ton, FOB the mill, for the ninth consecutive decline. The world export HRB price dropped 9.2 percent...

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Heavy job losses to continue

December 9, 2008

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI)™ declined further in November. The index fell to 102.9, down 1.6 percent from the October revised figure of 104.5, and down over 13 percent...

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