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Concept Laser installs additive manufacturing system at Faustson Tool

April 10, 2015

Concept Laser, Grapevine, Texas, has installed an M2 cusing multilaser metal additive manufacturing system at Faustson Tool of Arvada, Colo., a precision machine shop serving the aerospace, aeronautics, defense, energy, medical, and semiconductor industries. The system is equipped with a new...

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Michigan Robotics 2015 State Championship to stream live April 11

April 10, 2015

Detroit Public Television will cover the FIRST In Michigan Robotics State Championship with a live web stream of the competition on Saturday, April 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT at http://dptv.org/robotics, as well as a one-hour broadcast of the event on May 6 at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Hundreds...

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Sterling Machinery Exchange wins Business Excellence Award

April 9, 2015

Sterling Machinery Exchange has announced it has received the Business Excellence Award from Luis Aguinaga, mayor of South El Monte, Calif., for distributing top-tier U.S.-built machinery. The firm provide press brakes, shears, lathes, mills, grinders, saws, and an array of CNC...

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Kjellberg establishes subsidiary in India

April 9, 2015

Kjellberg Vertrieb GmbH, Finsterwalde, Germany, has opened a subsidiary, Kjellberg Cutting and Welding India Pvt. Ltd., in Pune, India, near Mumbai. The subsidiary offers sales and service to customers there. The company offers products and technologies for plasma and laser cutting, joining,...

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John Deere included among America's Best Employers

April 9, 2015

Moline, Ill.-based John Deere has been named to the Forbes magazine list of America's Best Employers. Deere was 38th among 500 companies included in the ranking based on independent research of American employees working for large U.S. organizations or U.S. divisions of international firms....

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Cortec recertified to ISO 9001

April 9, 2015

Cortec® Corp., a provider of corrosion-control technologies for the packaging, metalworking, construction, electronics, water treatment, and oil and gas industries in St. Paul, Minn., has announced its recertification and continuous compliance to ISO 9001. The firm has been certified since 1994....

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Camelot Metals to move Minnesota headquarters

April 9, 2015

Camelot Metals Inc., a steel fabricating company in Roseville, Minn., has announced plans to move its headquarters to a new $7.7 million, 65,000-sq.-ft. facility in Blaine, Minn. The move doubles the 30-employee company’s...

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Bystronic names sales manager for southern and Midwestern regions

April 9, 2015

Elgin, Ill.-based Bystronic Inc., a provider of laser cutting, waterjet cutting, and press brake systems and system software, has appointed Chad Jackson as regional sales manager for the southern and Midwestern U.S. regions encompassing northwest Arkansas, Colorado, southern Illinois, southern...

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CTMA announces opening of 2015 Apprentice Bursary Award program

April 9, 2015

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA), Cambridge, Ont., has announced the opening of the 2015 Annual Bursary Award program. The purpose of the program is to recognize, support, and provide encouragement to apprentices and pre-apprentices and to increase awareness of the value of...

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Industrial Innovation acquires Advance Products Corp.’s Automation Division

April 9, 2015

Industrial Innovations, Grandville, Mich., a manufacturer of industrial lubrication equipment for the metalworking industry, has announced the acquisition of Advance Products Corp.’s Automation Division, which includes its reciprocating die sprayers, spray manifold technology, robot extractors,...

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ATS to hold technology and networking event April 30 and May 1

April 8, 2015

Advanced Technology Sales & Service Inc. will hold a two-day technology and networking event at its Greensboro, N.C., headquarters on April 30 and May 1, 2015. In addition to showing the newest metal fabrication and machining technology, the event will provide networking opportunities for OEMs and...

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Wendt USA announces leadership changes

April 8, 2015

Wendt USA LLC, Buffalo, N.Y., has hired Shane Miller as national sales manager. He has more than two decades of experience selling specialty coated and nonwoven abrasive products throughout the U.S. The firm also has named Chris Cecchettini as director of sales and marketing. The company, a...

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Volkswagen AG to add 130,000 sq. ft. to expansion in Tennessee

April 8, 2015

Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany, has announced plans to add a 130,000-sq.-ft. body shop expansion to its $900 million factory expansion in Chattanooga, Tenn. The additional expansion will add $18 million to the cost of the project. The company expects the overall expansion to add 2,000 jobs...

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Oberg Industries selects director of human resources

April 8, 2015

Oberg Industries, a contract manufacturer of precision metal components, tooling, and stamping assemblies in Freeport, Pa., has announced that Joseph G. O'Brien has joined the company as director of human resources. In this position, he supervises the HR teams at the Freeport location and the...

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Nasmyth Group opens regional headquarters in California

April 8, 2015

Nasmyth Group, Coventry, U.K., a supplier of precision engineering, products, and services, has opened a new regional North American headquarters in Burbank, Calif. The 25,000-sq.-ft. facility is adjacent to Nasmyth TMF. The firm has 12 businesses in the U.K., U.S., and India serving the...

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