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SEYI Machinery partners with ABB for stamping automation

March 9, 2017

Stamping machine manufacturer SEYI Machinery, Taoyuan City, China, has partnered with industrial robotics supplier ABB to offer metal stamping automation systems, including one press with one robot, one press with multiple robots, and multiple presses with multiple robots.In addition, SEYI will...

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PennEngineering marks 75 years in business

March 9, 2017

PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2017. Founded in 1942, the company pioneered the first self-clinching fastener for thin metal assemblies.The firm now offers a diverse selection of fastening products for the electronics, computer, data/telecom, consumer...

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CenterLine wins Gold Standard in Canada’s Best Managed Companies program

March 9, 2017

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., Windsor, Ont., a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2013, has retained its status and become a Gold Standard winner in 2017. The national award is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and MacKay CEO Forums. It...

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SHRM LINE: Manufacturing hiring rate to increase in March compared with a year ago; recruiting difficulty falls

March 9, 2017

In March 2017, employment will grow at 59.0 percent of manufacturing firms and decline at 6.5 percent. The resulting net increasing index of 52.4 (59.0 - 6.5) suggests faster employment growth in manufacturing than in March 2016 (42.6).In March 2017, employment levels will grow at 48.8 percent of...

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Global Shop Solutions celebrates 40 years in business

March 8, 2017

Global Shop Solutions, The Woodlands, Texas, a developer of ERP software, marked its 40th anniversary on April 15, 2016. Founded in 1976 by Dick Alexander, the family-owned business has grown from a small local company to a global enterprise serving discrete manufacturers around the world. In...

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J. J. Keller launches OSHA compliance analysis service

March 8, 2017

Neenah, Wis.-based safety and regulatory compliance consulting firm J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. now offers an OSHA Diagnostic Audit service. The audit begins with an on-site assessment by a J. J. Keller consultant who audits and scores a company’s performance in more than 450 areas covering...

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Olympic Steel names GM for Iowa Division

March 8, 2017

Olympic Steel Inc., a Cleveland-based metals service center providing processed carbon, coated, and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil, and plate steel and aluminum products, has hired David Stires as general manager for the Iowa Division in Bettendorf, Iowa. Stires most recently served as president...

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Dorner Mfg. appoints territory manager

March 8, 2017

Mike Herrick has been appointed as territory manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., a manufacturer of conveyors and related equipment. Herrick joined the company in September 2015 as a sales trainee. In his new position, he works with sales channel partners and key accounts in western...

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TRUMPF wins Daimler Supplier Award for Industry 4.0 and laser technology

March 8, 2017

Fabricating machinery manufacturer TRUMPF, based in Ditzingen, Germany, has received the Daimler Supplier Award 2016 in the Partnership category. The award recognizes the company for its joint development of a new laser welding procedure and for the successful implementation of Industry 4.0...

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Final beam placed on Lincoln Electric’s new welding training center

March 8, 2017

Construction on Lincoln Electric’s new, $30 million Welding Technology Center project continues to progress toward a projected 2017 opening. Crews placed the final beam on Feb. 8, completing the structural frame of the building on the company’s Euclid, Ohio, campus. When the new training center...

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Falcon Steel America supplies transmission poles to electric cooperative

March 8, 2017

Steel structure fabricator Falcon Steel America, Haltom City, Texas, has delivered 73 new steel transmission poles to a Texas-based electric cooperative. The new structures, which replaced aging H-frame wood poles, were hot-dip galvanized and feature bases coated for corrosion...

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Controx hires key account manager

March 8, 2017

Springfield, Ohio-based Controx, a manufacturer of precision cutting and forming tools for metals, composites, and other materials, has hired Todd Hammer as key account manager, western U.S. In this position, he serves high-volume users of circular blades and cutting tools in Washington, Oregon,...

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Almetals redesigns website

March 8, 2017

Almetals Inc., Wixom, Mich., has redesigned its website at www.almetals.com. It features a Find My Metal function, which helps users find the materials for their needs. The Request a Quote form then prepopulates the information. Almetals is a specialty metals slitter and processor for industries...

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Hollaender Mfg. gains UL 2703 approval for fittings

March 7, 2017

Hollaender® Mfg., Cincinnati, has received UL 2703 Recognized Component Approval under Intertek ETL mark No. 5006508 for its Speed-Rail® solar pipe rack fittings. Testing conducted by Intertek on both galvanized steel and aluminum pipe has shown that the fittings form a safe and reliable bond...

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Lucifer Furnaces equips R. Hueter with benchtop oven for heat treating

March 7, 2017

Lucifer Furnaces Inc., Warrington, Pa., has delivered a heat-treating oven to R. Hueter Co., Beverly, Mass., a CNC machine shop that produces male and female RF connector contacts. Hueter uses the furnace primarily to achieve a specific Rockwell hardness with small lots of pins under a nitrogen...

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