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Schuler acquires Aweba

April 14, 2016

Göppingen, Germany-based forming equipment manufacturer Schuler AG has acquired Aweba, Aue, Germany. Aweba, previously held by private and institutional investors, employs about 600 people. Its products include forming, cutting, hydroforming, and die-casting dies, as well as fixtures and...

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Prima Power Laserdyne announces organizational changes

April 14, 2016

Champlin, Minn.-based Prima Power Laserdyne, a provider of multiaxis laser processing systems, has announced a number of staff changes. Dr. Aaron Montello has been named product manager for the LASERDYNE® product line. He has been a product engineer for the company for three years. Tim...

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FMA Metal Fabrication Lab at Harper College to hold open house April 26

April 13, 2016

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA) and Harper College will host an open house at the new 6,000-sq.-ft. FMA Metal Fabrication Lab on Tuesday, April 26, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The event will include tours of the new space and equipment and a presentation by FMA economic...

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Mac-Tech to host press brake bending seminar May 19-20

April 13, 2016

Mac-Tech Inc., a metal fabricating equipment distributor and service provider, will host a 1½-day press brake bending seminar, taught by bending guru Steve Benson, May 19-20 at its headquarters in Milwaukee. The event will include live demonstrations and technical presentations on press brake...

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Valmont Coatings wins seven Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards

April 13, 2016

The Coatings Segment of Omaha, Neb.-based Valmont Industries Inc. has won seven Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards from the American Galvanizing Association. The firm won in seven categories with the following projects:Original Equipment Manufacturing – The SAFER barrier project,...

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Mill Steel Co. names president

April 13, 2016

Mill Steel Co., a distributor of flat-rolled carbon steel based in Grand Rapids, Mich., has appointed Pam Heglund as president. She has 15 years of experience in the industry and has served for five years as vice president of sales and partner. Heglund joined the company in 2000 as an intern...

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U.S. exporters invited to participate in FABTECH Mexico

April 13, 2016

The U.S. Commercial Service is inviting U.S. exporters to participate in FABTECH® Mexico, the largest metalworking trade event in Mexico, to be held May 4-6, 2016, in Mexico City. As the ideal marketplace for matchmaking meetings with large-scale distributors in the field, this year’s event,...

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Lee Spring acquires Clark Spring & Mfg.

April 13, 2016

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Lee Spring has purchased the assets of Clark Spring in Hayward, Calif. Lee Spring is a global manufacturer of mechanical springs and related...

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Allied Machine marks 75 years in business

April 13, 2016

Allied Machine & Eng. Corp., a manufacturer of holemaking and finishing tooling systems based in Dover, Ohio, celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2016. The third-generation family-owned company was established in 1941 by Harold Stokey as a manufacturer of locknuts and taper sleeve adapters for...

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AEC recognizes volunteers for outstanding contributions

April 13, 2016

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), Wauconda, Ill., has presented awards to four individuals recognizing their contributions to the council. Lewie Smith, president of Jordan Aluminum Extrusions in Memphis, Tenn., and Bill Rogers, director of metallurgy and process technology for Alcoa’s...

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Epic Systems to hold STEM workshop for children on April 30

April 13, 2016

St. Louis-based engineering and fabrication firm Epic Systems Inc. has launched a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education initiative for elementary school students. The company will present a half-day, hands-on workshop for kids on April 30 at its fabrication plant to cultivate...

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FANUC America expands operations

April 13, 2016

FANUC America Corp., a supplier of robotics, CNCs, and factory automation based in Rochester Hills, Mich., will open four new facilities, relocate three facilities to larger offices, and add three new regional training centers in 2016. The company plans to:Add a manufacturing and distribution...

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Weld-Ed announces 2016 professional development workshops

April 13, 2016

The National Center for Welding Education and Training (Weld-Ed), located at Lorain County Community College in Lorain, Ohio, has announced its 2016 professional development workshop series. The series includes seven training modules—welding metallurgy; joining and cutting processes; design,...

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Triumph Group realigns into four business units, announces executive appointments

April 12, 2016

Berwyn, Pa.-based Triumph Group Inc. has consolidated from six to four business units to help eliminate redundancies and reduce costs. The four business units are Integrated Systems, Aerospace Structures, Precision Components, and Product Support. Thomas Holzthum, former corporate vice...

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Magirus appoints CEO

April 12, 2016

Germany-based Magirus, CNH Industrial’s global firefighting equipment business, has named Marc Diening as CEO. He succeeds Antonio Benedetti, who resigned at the end of 2015. Diening has several years of international experience in equipment manufacturing and senior management, including...

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