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Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence forms technology partnership with Hendrick Motorsports

April 19, 2016

Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence, North Kingstown, R.I., and Hendrick Motorsports have announced a two-year technology partnership that will expand Hendrick Motorsports’ in-house capabilities with additional measurement systems, training, and expert technical support. The team is a longtime user of...

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Fidia moves North American operations to new headquarters facility in Michigan

April 19, 2016

Fidia S.p.A., based in Turin, Italy, has moved its North American operations from Troy, Mich., to a new 14,000-sq.-ft. headquarters facility in Rochester Hills, Mich. Fidia designs and builds NCs and high-speed milling machine systems for the production of complex-shaped parts for the automotive,...

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American Piping Products appoints president

April 19, 2016

St. Louis-based tube and pipe distributor American Piping Products has promoted Matt Danis from managing director/CFO to president. He previously served the company as CFO/COO from September 2009 to April 2014. Before joining the firm, Danis was CEO/CFO with WIT Postal Logistics LLC. He has a...

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American Douglas Metals launches website

April 19, 2016

American Douglas Metals (ADM), Orlando, Fla., a provider of metal manufacturing, fabrication, processing, and distribution, has launched a website at americandouglasmetals.com. The site includes a Metals Market shopping feature that allows visitors to view and purchase from an inventory of...

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HDE Technologies announces schedule of laser cutting/drilling, laser welding courses

April 18, 2016

HDE Technologies Inc., Elk Grove, Calif., has announced dates and locations for its laser cutting and drilling and laser welding courses for the remainder of 2016. “Laser Welding Technology: EQ and PQ ‐ Equipment and Procedure Qualification,” to be held June 6-10 in Minneapolis and Sept....

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Sinterite renews ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation

April 18, 2016

Sinterite, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, has announced the renewal of its ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation through May 2019, allowing the furnace-maker to continue to perform certified calibrations for furnace users. The accreditation is with the Laboratory Accreditation Bureau (LAB), based in...

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National Academy of Engineering presents 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize to WPI

April 18, 2016

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has named Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as the winner of the 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education. The award recognizes the WPI Plan, a project-based engineering curriculum developing leadership,...

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General Magnaplate to close California facility

April 18, 2016

Engineering coatings company General Magnaplate Corp. has announced it will close its Ventura, Calif., facility and will serve West Coast customers from its Arlington, Texas, and Linden, N.J., operations. The firm cites difficult business conditions created by the state of California and the...

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AMT donates 3-D printer package to Primoris Academy

April 15, 2016

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has presented a MakerGear 3-D printer to Primoris Academy, Westwood, N.J., to help advance the school’s mission of preparing students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and to interest more students in careers in...

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Manufacturers not doing enough to protect against cyberthreats, report finds

April 15, 2016

Manufacturers and distributors, like companies in other industries, face mounting cybersecurity risks. Still, some don’t do enough to address the issue and protect intellectual property and sensitive data and information, according to a new industry report from professional services firm Sikich...

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Transystems to open fifth Idaho facility

April 14, 2016

Transystems has announced plans to invest $1 million in a facility in Rupert, Idaho. The company will move the semitruck-trailer manufacturing portion of its business from Twin Falls, Idaho, to the new facility, where production is expected to begin in summer 2016. It will employ 15 to 20 people....

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Restored citizens, veterans benefiting from central Ohio's TAPP Project

April 14, 2016

Restored citizens preparing for re-entrance into society after incarceration often have a difficult time locating gainful employment, even when they have marketable skills. Today's manufacturing industry faces an acute shortage of skilled, entry-level employees, and these restored citizens could...

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Clarcor Industrial Air brings back DustHog brand

April 14, 2016

Clarcor Industrial Air, Overland Park, Kan., which now includes the United Air Specialists business, has announced it will bring back the DustHog® brand with a new logo. The brand has not been in active use for a decade. The line of dust collection equipment features such media technologies as...

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EVS Metal acquires power press brake with automation

April 14, 2016

Metal fabrication, machining, and finishing shop EVS Metal Inc. has added an Amada EG 6013 power press brake with automation to its Riverdale, N.J., manufacturing facility. The machine uses a 6-axis robot that automatically sets itself up with the correct tools to create the required bends, even in...

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Cincinnati Incorporated’s BAAM named top global innovation at JEC World 2016

April 14, 2016

Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) and development partners Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Dassault Systèmes have received the top JEC Innovation Award, presented at JEC World 2016 in Paris, for their composite innovations through Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM). BAAM is an...

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