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Kloeckner Metals Flat Rolled Group moves to larger facility in Illinois

February 13, 2017

Metals distributor Kloeckner Metals Flat Rolled Group, previously located in Chicago, has expanded and moved into a new, 106,000-sq.-ft. facility in University Park, Ill. The company’s value-added products include carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Tony Munno, Flat Rolled Group general...

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OSF HealthCare partners with Tekmill for health care product design, manufacture

February 13, 2017

OSF Saint Francis Inc., Peoria, Ill., has joined forces with Tekmill, a contract design engineering, rapid prototyping, and small-scale manufacturing company located in Champaign, Ill., on the campus of the University of Illinois Research Park, and become a shareholder in the company. “... our...

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Vortec releases white paper about vortex tube technology

February 13, 2017

Cincinnati-based Vortec has published a five-page white paper that discusses the basic operation of vortex tube technology and explains its proper application in heating and cooling applications. The paper, available at www.vortec.com, highlights how vortex tubes, with no moving parts, create hot...

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United Performance Metals opens facility in Hungary

February 13, 2017

United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, has announced the opening of a new, 10,764-sq.-ft. specialty metals distribution, sales, and processing facility in Budapest, Hungary. The facility, certified to ISO 9001 and AS9120 Rev A, is the company’s third location outside of the U.S. Additional...

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Hilco Global, Prestige Equipment to conduct sale of manufacturing operation

February 13, 2017

Hilco Industrial and Hilco Real Estate Acquisitions (both operating companies within Hilco Global) have joined forces with Prestige Equipment Corp. to offer for immediate turnkey sale the former power generator housing, wind turbine tower, and pressure vessel manufacturing facility and real estate...

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PIT Weld U graduates first class of general welding students

February 13, 2017

The first class of students to attend Performance Instruction and Training’s PIT Weld U Powered by Miller Welders course have completed the 176-hour course.The new course covers welding safety and includes three primary skill sets: metal cutting, GMAW, and GTAW. Students will be ready for state...

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Knapheide Mfg. to expand manufacturing operations

February 10, 2017

The Knapheide Mfg. Co., Quincy, Ill., a provider of work-ready vehicles, has announced plans to expand its operations with a new manufacturing building. “We have identified opportunities for the business to diversify, both with the products we offer and the markets we serve,” said Bo Knapheide,...

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UTI welding and CNC machining programs approved by U.S. Dept. of Education

February 10, 2017

Universal Technical Institute Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of transportation industry technician training, has received approval from the U.S. Dept. of Education to launch welding technology and CNC machining programs. CNC machining classes begin in fall 2017 at the company's NASCAR...

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Fischer Special Tooling launches website

February 10, 2017

Mentor, Ohio-based Fischer Special Tooling has launched a new website at www.fischerspecialtooling.com that highlights the company’s carbide tooling, including form cutting tools, internal grinding arbors and quills, custom form gauges, trepan form tools, and form milling cutters. The tooling is...

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Davi delivers plate rolling line

February 10, 2017

Davi has delivered a plate rolling line to a home appliance manufacturer in China. The fully automated line is assisted by the CNC iRoll PRO, which manages operations from the sheet load feeding to the final extraction of the finished piece. The 14-ft.-wide, four-roll machine can bend sheet metal...

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DeWys Mfg. celebrates 40th anniversary

February 9, 2017

Marne, Mich.-based DeWys Mfg. Inc. marks 40 years in business in 2017. The company was founded in 1977 in a small, red barn as a producer of fireplace inserts. Today the firm is a 90,000-sq.-ft. contract manufacturer with 160 customers.The company offers precision sheet metal, contract...

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BMI completes sale of large component fabricator and machine shop

February 9, 2017

BMI Mergers & Acquisitions has announced the sale of The Rose Corp. to Edmund Gaffney of Haverford, Pa. As part of the transaction, The Rose Corp. also sold its Mark Metals steel sales and service division. The Rose Corp., Reading Pa., a privately owned contract manufacturing steel fabrication...

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Walter Surface Technologies appoints president/COO

February 8, 2017

Walter Surface Technologies, Pointe-Claire, Que., a supplier to the metal surface treatment industry, has announced the appointment of MarcAndré Aubé as president/COO. Before joining the company, he was president/COO of GardaWorld Protective Services. He holds an MBA and CFA and has experience...

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LSP Technologies awarded SBIR funding to develop modeling tool

February 8, 2017

Dublin, Ohio-based LSP Technologies Inc., a provider of laser peening services, technology, and equipment, has been awarded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I funding to develop a probabilistic modeling tool that provides high-cycle-fatigue failure rate prediction models relative to...

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AMUG awards scholarships for additive manufacturing conference

February 8, 2017

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), Milwaukee, has announced the recipients of its scholarships. Dr. Haijun Gong, an assistant professor at Georgia Southern University, has been awarded the Randy Stevens Scholarship. Claire Belson, a chemical engineering student at the University of...

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