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Remy Intl. enters into agreement to acquire Maval Mfg.

February 19, 2015

Pendleton, Ind.-based Remy Intl. Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all assets of Maval Mfg. Inc., a Twinsburg, Ohio, manufacturer, remanufacturer, and distributor of steering systems, components, and specialty products to the automotive service, original...

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Chemetall receives Frost & Sullivan 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids Award

February 19, 2015

Chemetall, a Baton Rouge, La.-based business unit of Albemarle Corp., has been awarded the 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids New Product Innovation Award. The firm develops, manufactures, and supplies specialty chemical products including metalworking fluids, drawing and stamping...

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Kennametal VP/CFO to retire

February 19, 2015

Latrobe, Pa.-based Kennametal Inc. has announced that vice president and CFO Frank Simpkins will retire from the company March 31, 2015. The firm has named Vice President and Corporate Controller Martha Fusco to serve as interim CFO. Simpkins, who joined the company in October 1995 as business...

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From the Web: Diversifying; restructuring; growing; and wearing a Ferrari

February 19, 2015

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Web articles for fabricators—Study confirms fabricators should diversify; restructuring helps revive businesses; Nebraska company on the growth track; and how you can wear a Ferrari

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Range Kleen Mfg. appoints quality control coordinator

February 19, 2015

Range Kleen Mfg. Inc., Lima, Ohio, has promoted Peggy Patton to quality control coordinator. She has been with the company for more than seven years, originally hired as an order technician and later promoted to quality control technician. The company manufactures OEM-quality replacement drip...

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Safety Today launches new websites

February 19, 2015

Safety Today Inc. has announced the launch of its website for U.S. customers at www.safetytoday.com, as well as its sister site serving Canadian customers, www.safetytoday.ca. The company is a dedicated safety consultancy and distribution center, operating globally from headquarters in the U.S. and...

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Mobile demonstration dust collectors provide customer training and education

February 19, 2015

Jonesboro, Ark.-based Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has introduced an expanded fleet of mobile dust and fume collection systems that are available worldwide to provide training and education to customers. The trailer-mounted units are available on request and may be used for dust...

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Goodfellow introduces comprehensive custom manufacturing services

February 19, 2015

Coraopolis, Pa.-based Goodfellow, a supplier of small to medium quantities of high-quality metals and other materials for research and product design, has expanded its offering to include custom manufacturing and finishing of components to customer specifications. The company can help...

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BK Edwards Fabrication and Welding to expand in Mississippi

February 19, 2015

BK Edwards Fabrication and Welding has announced plans for an expansion at its facility in Maben, Miss. The $70,000 project will create 18 new jobs, bringing employment at the facility to approximately 50. The family-owned and -operated firm fabricates and welds a variety of stainless steel...

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Amada to open satellite center in Ohio

February 19, 2015

Amada America Inc., Buena Park, Calif., announces plans to open its newest North American satellite center on March 10, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The company also has a satellite center in Dallas and will open a third in Charlotte, N.C., later in 2015. All three centers will showcase the...

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Power bead roller makes flanges in sheet metal up to 18 ga.

February 19, 2015

Woodward-Fab has added a new power bead roller to its line of metalworking equipment. The model WFBR24P features a 24-in. throat depth, variable speed, and a 0.25-HP gear drive. The machine is designed to make strengthening beads, ribs, or flanges in sheet metal up to 18 ga. thickness. It...

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Aqueous cleaning system achieves aerospace cleanliness standards

February 19, 2015

MecWash Systems offers the fully automatic, customizable, self-contained Midi aqueous cleaning system. According to the manufacturer, the system meets the highest cleanliness and inspection standards, including those for medical and aerospace. Suitable for cleaning applications within a...

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Adapters suitable for mold and die applications

February 19, 2015

Techniks Inc. offers the SFS12 Modular ShrinkFIT system. The adapters feature an internal drawbar design for improved holding power and faster tool changes, states the manufacturer. Suitable for mold and die applications, the adapters are available for 0.125-in. up to 0.5-in. tool shanks, as...

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5-axis boring-milling machine handles complex molds, dies

February 19, 2015

Methods Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the Yasda YBM Vi40, a 5-axis vertical CNC jig boring-milling machine for hard milling applications of complex dies, molds, and components in industries such as aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, and electronics. The machine offers simultaneous...

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Odessa, oil, and the welding arc

February 19, 2015

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Investors worry about how the drop in oil prices will affect the energy boom. The people on the front lines—including the fabricators and pipe welders—don’t seem to be terribly worried. Some even welcome a slight slowdown, because it will give everyone time to catch up.

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