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Morton Manufacturing Co. acquires YSD

September 16, 2008

Morton Manufacturing Co., Libertyville, Ill., has acquired all the assets of YSD LLC. Morton provides metal safety gratings and flooring for industrial, OEM, railroad freight car, and locomotive end...

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De-Sta-Co appoints president of automation

September 16, 2008

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., has promoted Leo McAuliffe to president of automation. McAuliffe is responsible for managing the company's global automation platform, which includes operations in...

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LIA conference addresses laser safety

September 16, 2008

Laser Institute of America (LIA), Orlando, Fla., will present the International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®), an event that addresses all aspects of laser safety, March 23-26, 2009, at John...

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Mayville Engineering to purchase assets of Fabricating Specialists

September 16, 2008

Mayville Eng. Co. (MEC), a contract manufacturer in Mayville, Wis., has acquired the assets of Fabricating Specialists LLC, a manufacturer of formed tubular components and assemblies for the...

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Roll-Kraft upgrades FEA system

September 16, 2008

Citing increased demand for finite element analysis (FEA) services in the roll forming and tubing industries, Roll-Kraft has announced upgrades to its current system. Updates included integration of a...

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Industrial Metal Supply launches 3-D laser cutting and fabrication division

September 16, 2008

Industrial Metal Supply Co., Sun Valley, Calif., has created a new business unit that will provide six-axis, 3-D laser cutting and fabrication services to the company's customer base of design and...

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Red Bud to host coil processing seminar

September 16, 2008

Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, Ill., will host a coil processing seminar at the Bertram Inn and Conference Center in Aurora, Ohio, Nov. 18. Attendees will learn about blanking, multiblanking, leveling,...

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Weiler Corp. announces staff appointments

September 16, 2008

Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., has promoted Chris Weiler to president and COO and added Jim McDaniel as vice president of sales and marketing.Weiler is responsible for sales, marketing, and operations....

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HRB prices on a downtrend

September 10, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™world export price for Sept. 8 dropped 4.9 percent to $957 per ton, FOB the port of export, for the third consecutive time. The Western European HRB price dropped 4.0...

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Misumi USA to host configuration tech seminars, webinars

September 8, 2008

Misumi USA Inc. has announced that it will conduct Configuration Technical Seminars in Woburn, Mass., Oct. 21, 2008, and in Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 11, 2008. Configuration Tech Webinars will be held Oct....

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Xiris names Kent Corp. as sales agent

September 1, 2008

Xiris Automation Inc. has announced that Kent Corp., North Royalton, Ohio, is the exclusive North American sales agent for the Zume product family. Scheduled for launch in October, Zume is an optical...

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HRB prices plummet 3 to 7 percent

August 28, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™Chinese HRB ex-works price for August 25 plunged 7.4 percent to $636 per ton, for the third consecutive drop. The World export HRB price plunged 6.6 percent to $1,006 per...

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Plasma cutting system improves electrode life, cutting quality

August 27, 2008

Kaliburn has announced the expansion of its Spirit product line to include 150a and 200a models. The new systems—one a 150-amp model, the other a 200-amp—are automated high-definition...

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Commercial aircraft fuels jump in July durable goods orders

August 27, 2008

Led by a much larger-than-expected increase in the demand for commercial aircraft, July's orders for big-ticket manufactured goods saw a second consecutive strong monthly performance.The U.S. Commerce...

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Hiring, vacancies, recruiting difficulty down sharply

August 26, 2008

The SHRM/Rutgers Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE®) survey for September indicates that similar to last month, the labor market will remain soft and will be much weaker than it...

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