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United Performance Metals develops new corporate video

January 4, 2013

United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, has created a new video titled "An Introduction to UPM." The one-minute video demonstrates the company's stainless steel sheet, stainless steel coil, and stainless steel plate processing capabilities. It also highlights the company’s online capabilities...

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Roll-Kraft produces tube, pipe floating flange roll video

January 4, 2013

Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, a provider of tooling to the tube and pipe industry, has added a video to the company website that features floating flange rolls for the tube and pipe production industry. Floating flange rolls are designed in several pieces. As they are positioned on the stand, the...

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Solidus Industries closes sheet metal fabrication plant

January 4, 2013

Solidus Industries Inc. has announced plans to close its sheet metal fabrication in Vestal, N.Y., eliminating 48 jobs. The closing is expected to be complete Jan. 25. Layoffs began Dec. 21....

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Teledyne EMS to expand Tennessee facility

January 4, 2013

Teledyne Electronic Mfg. Services has announced plans to expand its Lewisburg, Tenn., manufacturing facility to accommodate a new product line. The $9.78 million project will create 96 new jobs. The company designs, manufactures, and services products for the aerospace, computer, government,...

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Behringer names C4 Industrial as distributor

January 4, 2013

Behringer Saws Inc., Morgantown, Pa., has named C4 Industrial Inc., Tulsa, Okla., as its partner in distributing its full line of band sawing machines and circular cold saws. With locations in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. C4 provides service to Oklahoma, Texas, southern Missouri, and southern Kansas....

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Hypertherm acquires AccuStream waterjet products company

January 3, 2013

Hypertherm, a U.S.-based manufacturer of advanced cutting systems, has announced the acquisition of AccuStream, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of waterjet cutting products. "AccuStream's core values and focus on building reliable, highly precise cutting products makes the company a perfect fit for...

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LINE survey: Manufacturing sector hiring rate will reach 4-year high for month of January

January 3, 2013

In January, hiring activity will increase in both manufacturing and services compared with a year ago, according to the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for January 2013. In January, for the sixth consecutive month, the hiring...

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ISM ROB: Economic activity in manufacturing expanded in December, following one month of contraction

January 3, 2013

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December following one month of contraction, and the overall economy grew for the 43rd consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®. The report was issued January 2 by Bradley...

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Caster Concepts breaks ground on new addition

December 18, 2012

Caster Concepts Inc., a manufacturer of heavy-duty industrial casters and wheels, has broken ground on a 21,000-sq.-ft. addition to its current headquarters in Albion, Mich. Construction is expected to be completed mid-summer 2013. The addition will bring CCI's facility to about 65,000 sq. ft. The...

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Larson Tool and Stamping expands facility for new deep-draw press line

December 18, 2012

Larson Tool and Stamping Co., a manufacturer of precision metal stamping and deep-draw stamping, has added 2,500 sq. ft. of space to its Attleboro, Mass., manufacturing facility to accommodate the addition of a new deep-draw hydraulic press line. The 300-ton-capacity press line is fully automated...

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Arku starts construction on new production facility - TheFabricator.com

Arku starts construction on new production facility

December 18, 2012

Arku has begun construction on a new, $5 million production facility at its headquarters in Baden-Baden, Germany. The manufacturing area is expanding more than 16,000 sq. ft., allowing the company to build larger machines. In addition, the apprenticeship workshop for new employees will be...

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Wilson Tool appoints new executives - TheFabricator.com

Wilson Tool appoints new executives

December 18, 2012

Wilson Tool International, White Bear Lake, Minn., a provider of tooling systems for punch presses and press brakes and punch and die components for the stamping industry, has announced the appointments of Chris Lawless as president and Paul Johnson as president of new business development,...

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Mayville Eng. Co. to purchase Center Mfg.

December 18, 2012

Mayville Eng. Co. Inc., Mayville, Wis., has acquired Center Mfg. Inc., a Michigan-based manufacturer of metal products for the commercial vehicle, power sports, agriculture, construction, automotive, and military industries. As a result of the acquisition, Center becomes a division of the MEC...

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Electrolux installs Industrial Innovations lube, reclamation system in pressroom

December 18, 2012

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced that Electrolux has implemented lubrication management systems on its stamping presses at its new North American Cooking Products manufacturing center in Memphis. The system comprises a Double Pro-Mix 5 lubricating system — which mixes two...

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Free test determines viability of ultrasonic welding for metal joining processes

December 17, 2012

Sonobond Ultrasonics, West Chester, Pa., offers free, no-obligation ultrasonic metal welding viability testing. Companies send their similar or dissimilar nonferrous metals to Sonobond, which makes sample welds on its machines with the metals, allowing manufacturers to discover if the ultrasonic...

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