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Eberl Iron Works adds staff

October 22, 2012

Eberl Iron Works, a provider of custom metal fabrication, Unistrut metal framing products, traffic safety products, rooftop support systems, and systems installation in Buffalo, N.Y., has announced the addition of two new staff members. Corey Beck has joined the company's metal fabrication...

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Solar Atmospheres wins 2012 Commercial Heat Treater of the Year Award

October 22, 2012

Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, Hermitage, Pa., has received the 2012 Commercial Heat Treater of the Year Award from the Metal Treating Institute in cooperation with Industrial Heating magazine. The award is given annually to an MTI member company that makes a positive impact on its community and...

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TD Economics report heralds revival of U.S. manufacturing sector through reduced offshoring

October 22, 2012

TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, has released a report crediting the revival of the U.S. manufacturing sector as a key driver in the economic recovery, largely caused by a slowdown in offshoring activity. This slowdown has kept in the U.S. some of the jobs that used to be offshored rapidly,...

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Manufacturing Institute forms coalition to train U.S. veterans for advanced manufacturing jobs

October 22, 2012

The Manufacturing Institute, New York, has launched a coalition with GE, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Alcoa, and other business, digital, academic, and not-for-profit partners that aims to train military veterans for jobs in advanced manufacturing. The Get Skills to Work coalition focuses on...

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Automotive executive joins NanoSteel board of directors

October 16, 2012

Nanostructured steel material design company The NanoSteel® Co., Providence, R.I., has appointed automotive industry executive Bob Lutz to its board of directors. Lutz has nearly 50 years of experience as a top executive in the global auto industry. Most recently he was vice chairman of global...

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DeWys Mfg. adds fiber laser

October 16, 2012

DeWys Mfg., a Marne, Mich.-based metal fabrication company, has installed an FOL3015AJ fiber laser from Amada America Inc., designed specifically for cutting. According to the company, the machine cuts four times faster on thin metal and is three times more energy-efficient than typical CO2 lasers....

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Hobart Institute of Welding Technology adds marketing, career development rep - TheFabricator.com

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology adds marketing, career development rep

October 16, 2012

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT), Troy, Ohio, has hired Kevin Trick as marketing and career development representative. Trick completed HIWT's nine-month structural and pipe welding program in June 2008, after which he worked in the industry. In this role, he assists high school...

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LVD Strippit names manufacturing manager, assembly supervisor

October 16, 2012

LVD Strippit, a manufacturer of metal forming equipment in Akron, N.Y., has announced additions to its manufacturing management team. Lieven Decloedt has been named to the position of manufacturing manager. In this role, he is responsible for leading all machine shop, assembly, and manufacturing...

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IMS WaterJet names marketing director

October 16, 2012

IMS WaterJet Inc., Waterbury, Conn., a manufacturer of waterjet cutting systems, has hired Kevin Dokla as director of marketing. He has nearly 15 years of professional experience in marketing communications, product marketing, corporate branding, product development, strategic planning, and sales...

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Cintas website updates employers on safety standards, compliance

October 16, 2012

Cintas, Cincinnati, has launched a new website dedicated to its flame-resistant clothing line. The site also serves as an online resource to update employers regarding standards and guidelines for safety and compliance in the workplace. Two separate lines of flame-resistant clothing are offered:...

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ASTM approves standard for developing steel sheets

October 16, 2012

In a quest for lighter, more crash-resistant and fuel-efficient vehicles, the automobile and steel industries are developing steel sheets that have higher alloy content, and thus more complex hardening mechanisms, than sheets currently being used. The advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) sheets are...

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Prima Power Laserdyne announces long-term supply agreement

October 15, 2012

Prima Power Laserdyne, Champlin, Minn., has announced a long-term, multisystem supply agreement with Dynamic Precision Group – Turbo Combustor Technology (TCT) of Stuart, Fla. The agreement is for the supply of new LASERDYNE® 795XL laser systems, remanufacture of existing LASERDYNE 890 systems,...

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Deere-Hitachi to expand manufacturing capacity in North Carolina

October 15, 2012

Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corp. has announced it will invest $97 million to expand manufacturing capacity at its Kernersville, N.C., operations. The company currently employs more than 700 full-time employees and expects to add 340 full-time employees over the next four years. The...

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OMAX Corp. adding 22,000-sq.-ft. building to headquarters

October 15, 2012

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp. is adding a 22,000-sq.-ft. building to its manufacturing and corporate headquarters campus in Kent, Wash. When the expansion is completed in October 2012, the campus will encompass 130,000 sq. ft. of space spread across three buildings. The...

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Alexandria Industries names director of business developmen

October 15, 2012

Alexandria Industries, Alexandria, Minn., has announced that Tom Jensen has joined the company as director of business development, working from Denver. He has extensive experience in aluminum extrusions, secondary machining and finishing operations, and sales and business management. A graduate...

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