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Harris economist: U.S. moving toward full employment

October 21, 2004

According to the Outlook 2005 report released by Harris Bank's chief economist, the U.S. recovery train remains on track toward its destination of full employment, despite losing some steam amid...

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AK Steel announces November surcharges

October 19, 2004

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $149 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in November, a decrease of $8 from October's surcharge of $157...

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Lincoln Electric elects board chairman

October 18, 2004

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has announced that its board of directors has elected John M. Stropki as chairman of the board. Stropki, named president and CEO in June, succeeds Anthony A. Massaro,...

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Manzullo votes to help keep jobs in the U.S.

October 14, 2004

House Small Business Committee Chairman Don Manzullo (R-IL) is voting October 7 for legislation to help U.S. manufacturers grow and create jobs by providing tax relief for the work they do in the...

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U.S. manufacturers should profit from new opportunities

October 13, 2004

The passage of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 will create new opportunities for manufacturers, according to the marketing firm Provident Partners.Manufacturers should be planning to act on...

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Senior VP joins Motoman

October 12, 2004

Motoman Inc., a manufacturer of robotic systems in West Carrollton, Ohio, has named Kazumasa (Kazu) Okabe as senior vice president.Okabe has more than 30 years of experience at Yaskawa Electric Corp....

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Wolf Robotics undergoes management change

October 12, 2004

Rimrock Automation has promoted Doug Rhoda to vice president and general manager of Wolf Robotics, the company's Fort Collins, Colo.-based division. Rhoda replaces Dave Prosser, who served in that...

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Guidelines for installing steel conduit/tubing available

October 12, 2004

The Conduit Committee of the Steel Tube Institute of North America (STI) has announced the availability of a new edition of its "Guidelines for Installing Steel Conduit/Tubing," which was developed to...

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Pullmax redesigns, updates Web site

October 12, 2004

Pullmax Inc. has redesigned and updated its Web site. The new site features machine specifications and videos of the company's CNC punching systems.The site is designed to be a sales tool for the...

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Safety, health bulletin focuses on fall protection

October 12, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a safety and health information bulletin to prevent fatal accidents and injuries for workers using wire form anchorage connectors...

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New workplace fatality data released

October 12, 2004

Commenting on workplace fatality data released Sept. 22, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health John Henshaw said, "American workers remain safer than they were just a...

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Trinational occupational safety, health group sets 2005 program

October 12, 2004

The U.S., Mexico, and Canada have agreed to an active program of cooperative efforts to advance job safety and health next year under labor accords that the three nations have established under the...

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NIOSH DVD focuses on preventing workplace violence

October 12, 2004

A new training and educational DVD from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides employers, employees, safety professionals, and others with recommendations and...

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Harris Calorific adds new district managers

October 12, 2004

Harris Calorific Inc., a Lincoln Electric Co. provider of gas apparatus equipment, has added five district managers to its sales force.The new managers and their territories are Ken McGraw, north...

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FKI Logistex Warehouse and Distribution fills key executive posts

October 12, 2004

FKI Logistex® has announced the promotion of several senior-level executives to key posts in its Warehouse and Distribution North America group.In customer operations, Chuck Waddle has been...

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