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Advanced Technical Finishing continues $10 million facility renovation - TheFabricator.com

Advanced Technical Finishing continues $10 million facility renovation

May 23, 2013

Advanced Technical Finishing (ATF) is adding 16,000 sq. ft. to its surface treatment facility in Huntsville, Ala. The $10 million renovation also includes an upgrade of the anodizing line equipment, allowing for increased capacity on Type I, II, and III anodizing, as well as installation of new...

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Böhler-Uddeholm opens PVD coating center in Ontario

May 21, 2013

Böhler-Uddeholm has opened a new PVD coating facility at the Thermo-Tech thermal processing location in Mississauga, Ont. The 9,000-sq.-ft. service center provides duplex PVD coatings to the Canadian manufacturing sector. The vertically integrated company supplies high-performance steels,...

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CGW acquires PASCO

May 8, 2013

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels, Niles, Ill., a manufacturer and supplier of abrasive systems for the industrial market, has acquired Pacific Abrasive Supply Co. (PASCO), Buena Park, Calif. PASCO is a manufacturer of abrasive belts, sheets, discs, rolls, pressure-sensitive adhesive products, and...

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Wagner Industrial Solutions adds personnel

April 4, 2013

Wagner Industrial Solutions, Elgin, Ill., a provider of liquid and powder coating application technology, has announced the hiring of four new staff members. Joseph Glassco has joined the company as a regional sales manager. He has more than 27 years of experience in the coatings industry with...

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Wall Colmonoy names staff appointments

March 14, 2013

Wall Colmonoy, Madison Heights, Mich., has named Michael Edwards as CFO and Mike Safford as controller. After obtaining his accounting degree from Wayne State University, Edwards worked in public accounting with Deloitte. He later moved into the manufacturing industry, holding senior finance and...

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Weiler names VP of strategic marketing - TheFabricator.com

Weiler names VP of strategic marketing

March 6, 2013

Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., a manufacturer of brushes, abrasives, and maintenance products, has hired Bill Dwyre as vice president, strategic marketing. He served most recently as vice president, tool products for Ingersoll Rand. In his new position, he serves as a key member of the executive...

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Weiler Corp. acquires Rei Abrasivos

February 25, 2013

Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., has acquired Rei Abrasivos, a manufacturer of vitrified and bonded abrasive products for the metalworking and foundry industries, located in Brazil. "The addition of the Rei brand and products supports our strategy in Brazil and will increase our ability to meet the...

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Wall Colmonoy marks 75th anniversary

February 18, 2013

Wall Colmonoy, Madison Heights, Mich., celebrates its 75th year in business in 2013. Founded in Detroit in 1938 by Albert F. Wall, the materials engineering company today has offices and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., U.K., and France, employing close to 400 people. The fourth-generation...

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Metabo promotes employees to new positions

February 18, 2013

Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa., a manufacturer of portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction, and welding applications, has promoted four individuals from within the company to newly created and existing positions. Promoted to vice president of finance and...

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Rex-Cut Abrasives redesigns website

February 4, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives, Fall River, Mass., has redesigned its website to include drop-down menus, detailed product and technical data, videos, a blog, a distributor locator, and a downloadable catalog. Products include cotton-fiber mounted points and Type 1 and Type 27 wheels; quick-change discs;...

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Pferd opens training center in Wisconsin

December 13, 2012

Pferd Inc. has opened the Pferd Training Academy at its manufacturing facility in Milwaukee. The facility — a safe, controlled working environment equipped with a variety of power tools and product samples — is designed to provide sales representatives with product knowledge and hands-on...

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CenterLine announces 2012 Cold Spray Leadership Award recipient - TheFabricator.com

CenterLine announces 2012 Cold Spray Leadership Award recipient

December 3, 2012

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd.'s Supersonic Spray Technologies (SST™) division, Windsor, Ont., has announced that Joe Dewhirst of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing is the 2012 recipient of its Cold Spray Leadership Award. This annual award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions made...

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Birchwood Casey Metal Finishes changes brand

November 17, 2012

Birchwood Casey® Metal Finishes, Eden Prairie, Minn., has changed its brand and logo to Birchwood® Technologies. The company manufactures turnkey metal finishing systems and processes, including low-temperature black oxide, antiquing, rust preventives, cleaners, and surface preps. Products and...

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Osborn marks 125 years in business

November 9, 2012

Osborn, a supplier of surface-treatment systems and finishing tools in Cleveland, celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2012. The company, founded by John J. Osborn in 1887, originally made horse and butcher block brushes, as well as street cleaning brooms. Today Osborn offers more than 10,000...

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Pferd parent company acquires Superior Abrasives

November 7, 2012

Pferd Inc., Leominster Pa., a subsidiary of August Rüggeberg GmbH & Co. of Marienheide, Germany, has announced that the Rüggeberg Group has acquired Superior Abrasives, Dayton, Ohio. The company now is named Superior Abrasives LLC . Pferd and Superior Abrasives LLC will operate...

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