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Welding gas/shielding gas market to be worth $9.46 billion by 2020

January 27, 2016

"Welding Gas/Shielding Gas Market by End-Use Industry (Metal Manufacturing & fabrication, Construction), Storage, Distribution & Transportation (Cylinder & packaged gas, Merchant liquid), Type (Oxygen), Application (Shielded metal arc welding) & Region - Global Forecast to 2020,” a report...

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Uniweld founder David Pearl Sr. dies

January 27, 2016

David Pearl Sr., founder of Uniweld Products Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Dec. 20, 2015, at age 97. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he founded Uniweld Products Inc. in 1949, a company that continues to manufacture welding and refrigeration equipment. To supply his growing demand for some...

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PVS Metals adds steel leveling machines

January 27, 2016

PVS Metals, a division of Owen Industries Inc. in Carter Lake, Iowa, has completed the installation of what it says is one of the world’s largest steel leveling machines equipped with stretcher/leveler technology. With the leveler working in tandem with a fully automated fiber laser tower,...

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Industrial gases market for metals, metal fabrication to reach $47.06 billion by 2020

January 27, 2016

India-based MarketsandMarkets has published "Industrial Gases—Metals & Metal Fabrication Market by Type (Oxygen, Nitrogen, Hydrogen, Others), Function (Metal Manufacturing, Fabrication), Storage (Cylinder, Merchant Liquid, Tonnage), End-use (Metal, Automotive, Aerospace, Others) - Forecast to...

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Coe Press Equipment to supply nine coil feeding lines to Goodman Mfg.

January 27, 2016

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced that it is supplying nine new coil processing lines to Goodman Mfg., a provider of air-conditioning and heating equipment. Seven of the lines comprise standard motorized uncoilers, feeds, and pull-through straighteners in widths of 30, 48,...

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PPG earns 2015 John Deere Partner-level supplier status

January 27, 2016

Pittsburgh-based PPG has announced its industrial coatings business has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence program. This status is Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating. The company supplies electrocoat, liquid and powder coatings,...

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Salem Welding expands in Ohio

January 26, 2016

Salem Welding and Supply is adding 8,000 sq. ft. to its plant in Salem, Ohio, which will result in the addition of five jobs. The facility, currently at about 40,000 sq. ft., fabricates custom steel products. The addition is expected to be in operation by the end of February...

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Mill Steel to consolidate Steel Structural Products Louisville with Indiana service center

January 26, 2016

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based flat-rolled carbon steel distributor Mill Steel Co. has announced it will consolidate its Steel Structural Products Louisville (Ky.) steel framing manufacturing operations and related corporate office with its Ports of Indiana, Jeffersonville service center. Completion of...

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Metcam, Langford Welding & Fabrication partner to launch Best Built Cages

January 26, 2016

Metcam, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, has partnered with Langford Welding & Fabrication, Roberta, Ga., to manufacture and market Best Built Cages™, a lightweight aluminum poultry cage. Chuck Langford, an experienced fabricator and...

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Family-friendly event Feb. 27 lets kids explore science, engineering through displays, presentations

January 26, 2016

Illinois Institute of Technology, Wheaton, Ill., will hold its 32nd Annual Engineers Week Expo, “Engineers Make a World of Difference,” on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This free, interactive family event, geared toward children in kindergarten through 8th grade,...

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NIMS awards record number of credentials to manufacturing students, workers in 2015

January 26, 2016

Fairfax, Va.-based National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), a standards and skill certification body for the metalworking industry, has announced that it awarded a record number of credentials in 2015 to individuals seeking to enter into or advance in jobs in the industry. Last year NIMS...

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All Metals Fabricating adds TRUMPF fiber laser

January 26, 2016

All Metals Fabricating Inc., Allen, Texas, has expanded its fleet of fabricating equipment with a TRUMPF TruLaser 5030 2-D fiber laser cutting machine featuring an 8-kW TruDisk solid-state laser and two TruStore 3030 storage towers. With BrightLine fiber, the laser can process up to 1-in. steel...

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Women in Manufacturing, CWRU partner to bring executive education, training to women

January 25, 2016

National association Women in Manufacturing™ (WiM) and Case Western Reserve University’s (CWRU) Weatherhead School of Management have announced the creation of a Leadership Lab for Women in Manufacturing, which will provide executive education and training to WiM members in mid- to high-level...

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Tri Tool names CEO

January 25, 2016

Rancho Cordova, Calif.-based Tri Tool Inc. has announced that Dr. George J. Wernette, president, and Jerri Wernette, executive vice president, have turned over the day-to-day operations of the company to their son George J. (Joe) Wernette III as CEO. He has nearly 30 years of experience at the...

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FCA adds stamping press line at Warren, Mich., plant

January 25, 2016

FCA US has added a $63 million stamping press line to its 65-year-old Warren Stamping Plant in Warren, Mich. According to the company, its last installation of a new press line was more than 15 years ago, and this investment was needed to keep up with demand. The high-speed servo tandem press...

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