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Interplex expands Bangalore, India, manufacturing facility

August 10, 2004

Interplex Industries, a provider of metal stamping and plating components, has doubled the size of its Bangalore, India, manufacturing facility.In operation since 1999, the facility, known as...

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Indalex, Ohio Valley Aluminum exchange manufacturing assets in Midwest

August 10, 2004

Indalex Aluminum Solutions Group and Ohio Valley Aluminum Co. (OVACO) have exchanged manufacturing assets in the Midwest.Indalex has assumed ownership of the OVACO aluminum extrusion plant in...

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KASTO Maschinenbau receives design award

August 10, 2004

KASTO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG's KASTOspeed 9 circular saw series has been awarded the Red Dot Design Prize in the category Machinery, plant, components. The ergonomically designed saw was developed...

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Lincoln Electric sponsors AeroShell® Aerobatic Team

August 10, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, has become a sponsor of the AeroShell® Aerobatic Team, a four-plane precision formation aerobatic team. The team has been performing at air shows since 1985...

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OSHA requests input on employer payment for PPE record

August 10, 2004

On March 31, 1999, OSHA issued a proposed rule to require employers to pay for all personal protective equipment (PPE) (with a few specific exceptions) used by their employees. Public comments were...

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Ohio firm fined for failing to protect workers from moving machine parts

August 10, 2004

Norse Dairy Systems, a division of Interbake Foods Inc. in Columbus, Ohio, is facing $122,000 in proposed penalties from the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

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OSHA forms alliance with steel group

August 10, 2004

Enhancing worker safety and health in the nation's steel industry and downstream manufacturers is the focus of a new Alliance between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and three...

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Safety and health bulletin focuses on pipeline safety

August 10, 2004

Preventing fatal accidents or injuries for workers involved in dewatering pipelines is the subject of a new Safety and Health Information Bulletin issued by the Occupational Safety and Health...

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Roll-Kraft publishes Profit Pointer bulletins

August 10, 2004

Roll-Kraft has published and released two Profit Pointer bulletins directed to the roll forming and tube and pipe industries."Roll Forming High-Strength Materials" pertains to roll forming material...

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Universal Chemical Technologies names licensee

August 10, 2004

Universal Chemical Technologies (UCT), a Stuart, Fla.-based developer of engineered coatings, has announced that Hale Chrome Service has been granted a license for practicing the process of UCT's...

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U.S. manufacturing grows 14th consecutive month

August 6, 2004

U.S. economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July for the 14th consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 33rd consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in...

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ISG to expand Cleveland Works' operations

August 5, 2004

The board of directors of International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) has approved the company's Cleveland Works' expansion. The company will add an automotive-quality hot dip galvanizing line by converting...

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Small manufacturers overlooked in latest versions of tax relief bill

July 29, 2004

In an effort to fix legislation concerning export tax breaks that were ruled illegal by the World Trade Organization (WTO), the House and Senate have passed new versions of the bill. The new versions,...

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Mass layoffs, initial benefit claims down; manufacturing's shares lowest since June 1995

July 26, 2004

In June 2004, employers took 1,379 mass layoff actions, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of...

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Manufacturing alliance group makes debut at Illinois job shop show

July 23, 2004

By Stephanie Vaughan, Associate Editor, Practical Welding Today®Building partnerships means more money, say fabricators and manufacturers.This was the message many exhibitors and attendees were...

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