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Hilti named one of 100 best workplaces for millennials

August 20, 2015

Hilti Inc., a Plano, Texas-based supplier of tools and fastening systems, has been named one of this year’s 100 best workplaces for millennials in the U.S. by Great Place to Work® and Fortune. After anonymously surveying nearly 90,000 millennial-aged employees using the Trust Index® employee...

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Midland Metal Industrial merges with Midland Metal

August 20, 2015

After 15 years of operating Midland Metal Industrial and Midland Metal as two separate companies, brothers Vince and Billy Hodes have merged the companies as Midland Metal Mfg. The company supplies brass fittings; ball valves; steel nipples; malleable iron fittings; red brass, bronze, stainless...

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UniCarriers Americas announces winners of 2014 Aftermarket Excellence Awards

August 19, 2015

Material handling equipment-maker UniCarriers Americas Corp., Marengo, Ill., has announced the winners of its Aftermarket Excellence Program Awards for the past fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. The awards recognize dealers who have achieved the highest standards of aftermarket service in eight...

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Optomec partners with Viwa

August 19, 2015

Optomec, Albuquerque, N.M., has signed a distribution agreement with Viwa, based in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to represent Optomec Lens 3-D metal printers in Mexico and Central America. The 3-D metal printers are used to repair, rework, and manufacture metal components in materials such as...

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New AP&T press hardening line in operation at DTG

August 19, 2015

AP&T has delivered a press hardening line to Diversified Tooling Group, a Michigan-based manufacturer of press tools. The line is part of DTG’s new American Tooling Center in Grass Lake, Mich. The line, used to develop and test tools and for preproduction, includes an AP&T 1,200-metric-ton...

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Vollrath acquires Miguel Pujadas

August 18, 2015

The Vollrath® Co., a metal stamping and fabrication firm in Sheboygan, Wis., has acquired Miguel Pujadas® S.A., located in Santa Coloma, Spain, a manufacturer and importer of cookware, steam table pans, buffet and tabletop serving equipment, warewashing racks, and small equipment. The...

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NN Inc. announces definitive agreement to acquire Precision Engineered Products

August 18, 2015

NN Inc., Johnson City, Tenn., a diversified industrial company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Precision Engineered Products Holdings Inc. (PEP). PEP, Attleboro, Mass., is a global manufacturer of precision, customized systems serving the medical, electrical, transportation,...

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Morris South partners with Southern Virginia Center of Manufacturing Excellence

August 18, 2015

Morris South, a division of Morris Group Inc., has formally partnered with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) and The SoVA Center of Manufacturing Excellence (SoVA CME), located in South Boston, Va., to support the advancement of manufacturing in Virginia and surrounding states....

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U. S. Steel proposes permanent closure of certain operations in Alabama

August 17, 2015

Pittsburgh-based United States Steel Corp. has proposed intent to permanently close its blast furnace and associated steelmaking operations, along with most of the flat-rolled finishing operations, at Fairfield Works in Fairfield, Ala. Under this action, the blast furnace and associated...

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Weld Revolution event showcases welding torches

August 17, 2015

Weld Revolution, Red Rock Automation, and Capital Machine recently hosted a two-day event in Houston with a focus on welding productivity. More than 200 guests attended sessions that demonstrated SpinArc™ welding torches for such applications as pipeline, offshore, automotive, construction,...

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Houghton Intl. announces addition to international executive leadership

August 17, 2015

Houghton Intl. Inc., Valley Forge, Pa., a provider of metalworking fluids and services, has appointed Marcello Boldrini as senior vice president of Houghton Intl. and president of Global Metals. In this newly created position, he assumes global leadership of the company’s specialty product lines...

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Oberg Industries breaks ground on expansion project in Pennsylvania

August 17, 2015

Oberg Industries, a contract manufacturer of precision metal components, tooling, and stamping assemblies, has started construction of a multifunction facility on its Sarver, Pa., campus. The expansion will give the firm more than 80,000 sq. ft. of additional floor space to expand its...

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Clausing Industrial opens new headquarters in Michigan

August 17, 2015

Clausing Industrial has constructed a 120,000-sq.-ft. facility in Kalamazoo, Mich. The facility, equipped with fiber-optics Internet and communication technology, houses an inspection and testing area, as well as a clean warehouse to store a large inventory of machine tools ready for immediate...

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Sandvik Coromant hosts manufacturing academy for New Jersey students

August 14, 2015

Cutting tool supplier Sandvik Coromant, Fair Lawn, N.J., recently teamed up with New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, N.J., and Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, N.J., to host the Young Manufacturers Summer Academy (YMSA). The academy gave local students an inside look at and...

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Lampin appoints customer service rep

August 14, 2015

Uxbridge, Mass.-based Lampin, an employee-owned precision manufacturing service provider, has named Lori Dzivasen as customer service representative. Dzivasen has nearly 30 years of customer service experience, having worked in both the legal and medical industries....

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