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Controls package allows management of feed and straightener functions, setups

January 11, 2017

Coe Press Equipment’s new SyncMaster™ base controls package for integrated press lines allows operators to manage feed and straightener functions, setups, and diagnostic reviews from a single touchscreen. The controls package for integrated coil feed lines allows operators to control many of...

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Spray finishing training scheduled for May 10-12, 2017

January 11, 2017

Perrysburg, Ohio-based Owens Community College has partnered with Finishing Brands, a Carlisle Co.: Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK to present a spray finishing technology workshop on May 10-12, 2017, in Toledo, Ohio. Classes will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily and will include both...

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Camfil APC expands lab for new dust collection standard testing

January 11, 2017

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist, and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory in Jonesboro, Ark., to include a climate-controlled facility with a new, full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in...

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Wire Wizard Welding Products hires VP of engineering

January 11, 2017

Wire Wizard® Welding Products, Jackson, Mich., has hired Alex Khakhalev, PhD, as vice president of engineering. He has more than 30 years of experience in the welding industry researching, developing, and improving new welding technologies and processes. Khakhalev holds a doctoral degree in...

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Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT build additive manufacturing center at ASU

January 11, 2017

Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT have partnered with the Polytechnic School at Arizona State University to build a 15,000-sq.-ft. additive manufacturing research facility on the Polytechnic campus. The facility holds more than $2 million of plastic, polymer, and 3-D metal printing...

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Fronius MTW700i torch in action

Fronius MTW700i torch in action

January 11, 2017

By: Fronius USA LLC

Fronius' new torches feature an optimized water cooling system. Learn more. Contact us sales.usa@fronius.com / 1 877 Fronius

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CCAI national scholarship applications for 2017 now being accepted

January 11, 2017

The Chemical Coaters Association Intl. (CCAI), Taylor Mill, Ky., now is accepting applications for the 2017 Matt Heuertz Scholarship Program, which awards scholarship money to students who are currently enrolled in programs that could lead to a career in the finishing industry. The primary...

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Women in welding on the rise

January 11, 2017 | By Tom Danowski

Many skilled-labor jobs continue to go unfilled. To help alleviate the shortage, more programs are being designed to attract women to the trades. Cultivating a safe manufacturing environment that offers fair, equal wages also can help.

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Wiegel Tool Works marks 75 years in business

January 11, 2017

Wiegel Tool Works (WTW) recently held an open house at its plant in Wood Dale, Ill., to mark its 75th anniversary. The event, which included a formal banquet, was attended by more than 400 customers, suppliers, employees and their families, and industry friends. The company was founded as a tool...

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Orbital wrappers secure low-profile products for transport without pallets

January 11, 2017

The new TAB Wrapper Tornado Skinny series orbital wrapping machines from TAB Industries LLC wrap low-profile and limited-length products in plastic film for secure storage, warehousing, and transportation without the need for pallets, boxes, or containers. Suitable for wrapping bars, tubes, and...

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Die Science: What makes a topnotch metal stamping plant?

January 11, 2017 | By Art Hedrick

Some stamping plants and die-building facilities are far more productive and efficient than others. Each shop typically has its own niche, as well as its own strengths and weaknesses. So what are the key decisions managers make that result in a successful stamping or die-building shop? Staffing...

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Ask the Expert: How do we fix our slug pulling problem?

January 11, 2017 | By Thomas Vacca

Q: We are developing what we thought would be a fairly straightforward stamping. We are blanking a rectangular shape, 2.15 by 2.35 inches and 0.004 in. thick, from 301 stainless steel. A simple, single punch blanks the part through the die chase in one shot. But as we brought up the stamping speed...

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Stability casters offered as option on pallet trucks

January 11, 2017

UniCarriers Americas Corp. offers stability casters as an option on its WLX series pallet trucks. They provide additional balance for handling tall or off-center loads. Tapered roller bearings absorb vertical and horizontal forces to provide smooth swivel action and durability. A polyurethane...

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Coldwater Machine named exclusive manufacturer of LSP Technologies laser peening systems

January 10, 2017

Coldwater, Ohio-based Coldwater Machine Co. (CMC), a manufacturer of assembly automation and machines for the automotive, appliance, energy, and aerospace industries, has entered into an exclusive manufacturing agreement with LSP Technologies, a provider of laser peening and bond inspection...

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Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift to build manufacturing facility in Texas

January 10, 2017

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. has announced plans to build a 71,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility and distribution center in Houston.The building is part of a joint venture between the company and material handling equipment provider Jungheinrich AG, Hamburg,...

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