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Bosch Rexroth opens facility in Slovenia

November 9, 2004

Bosch Rexroth AG has opened a production site in Skofia Loka, Slovenia. The facility, which employs almost 200, produces linear, torque, and modular motors used in automotive production, newspaper...

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AK Steel receives quality award from Integris Metals

November 9, 2004

Integris Metals has presented its Award of Excellence to AK Steel for quality performance.The award recognized AK Steel's performance from the fourth quarter of 2003 through the third quarter of 2004....

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BEGNEAUD Mfg. appoints president

November 9, 2004

BEGNEAUD Mfg. Inc. has appointed Ren DeMoura as president.With the company for more than 19 years, DeMoura began his career there as a welder when the company was located on Supply Road in Lafayette....

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ARL Penn State hosts NSRP Welding Technology Panel

November 9, 2004

On September 16 and 17, 2004, the Laser Processing Division of ARL Penn State hosted a meeting of the National Shipbuilding Research Program's (NSRP) SP-7 Welding Technology Panel.The NSRP is a...

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Aristo Machines adds new personnel

November 9, 2004

Aristo Machines Inc. has hired Don Leonhard as vice president of engineering, Francis Zhang as a system design engineer, James Allman as a controls technician, and Tracy Woodall as a tool design...

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Ford Germany implements AutoForm software for part feasibility

November 9, 2004

AutoForm has announced that Ford is the first automotive OEM in Germany to implement its AutoForm-OneStep and AutoForm-DieDesigner software for stamping feasibility analysis early in the product...

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AGA offers free hot-dip galvanizing seminars

November 9, 2004

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has announced the availability of its free Galvanize It!seminar on hot-dip galvanizing for corrosion protection.Available in one-, two-, and four-hour...

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Timken names director, automotive strategy development

November 9, 2004

The Timken Co. has hired Kenneth L. Hopkins as director of automotive strategy development. He is responsible for developing the long-term strategy for the company's global Automotive Group.An...

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TRUMPF training certified as IACET CEU provider

November 9, 2004

TRUMPF Inc.'s customer training programs now are certified by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Attendees will receive continuing education units (CEUs)...

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Survivair, Willson consolidate respirator lines

November 9, 2004

Survivair® and Willson®, divisions of Bacou-Dalloz™, have announced the consolidation of their respirator lines in the Americas.Reusable respirators now will be offered under only the...

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Roll-Kraft increases production capability

November 9, 2004

Roll-Kraft has increased production capability by adding a second electrical discharge machine (EDM). The wire machine cuts materials used in the production of roll tooling and the company's auxiliary...

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Honda expansion to create 600 jobs across three states

November 9, 2004

Honda has announced plans to build a $100 million plant in the city of Tallapoosa, Ga., 40 miles west of Atlanta, to produce automatic transmissions as part of a broader North American powertrain...

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337,000 jobs added in October, none in manufacturing

November 5, 2004

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 337,000 in October, double the number economists had predicted, and the unemployment rate was about unchanged at 5.5 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of...

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Productivity growth slows

November 5, 2004

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary productivity data for the third quarter of 2004 shows a 1.9 percent growth—down from the second quarter's 3.9 percent and...

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NAM: Election bodes well for pro-growth policy-making

November 3, 2004

According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Sen. John Kerry's concession to President Bush and final votes in congressional races bode well for a new era of pro-growth...

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