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Kansas City Assembly plant comes online as second U.S. factory building 2015 Ford F-150

March 16, 2015

Ford has announced the start of production of the 2015 F-150® at Kansas City Assembly plant, which joins the Dearborn Truck plant in building the vehicle. The light-duty pickup truck features a high-strength aluminum-alloy body. In addition to producing all F-150 models and cab configurations,...

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Evana Automation ships robotic material handling system to medical device manufacturer

March 16, 2015

Evansville, Ind.-based Evana Automation Specialists, a systems integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, has shipped a robotic material handling system to a medical device manufacturer. The system transports wire-shaping fixtures to one of several heat-treat furnaces, a...

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Hobart Institute adds career development representative

March 16, 2015

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT), Troy, Ohio, has named Calvin Scharrer as career development representative. He previously served as a high school admissions representative at Lincoln College of...

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Arcam collaborates with GKN Aerospace

March 16, 2015

Arcam AB, Mölndal, Sweden, has received an order from GKN Aerospace in the U.K. for two Arcam Q20 Electron Beam Melting® (EBM) systems for manufacturing aerospace components. The companies, which have formed a joint technology development partnership, are collaborating to facilitate the...

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Rexroth hydraulic service centers earn ISO 9001 quality certification

March 13, 2015

Two regional Bosch Rexroth Corporation mobile and industrial hydraulic service centers in Houston and Dallas have earned ISO 9001:2008 quality certifications. The Houston facility develops custom drive and control systems; offers technical and product support; and provides repair, warranty, and...

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T&H Lemont names program and marketing manager for Asian markets

March 13, 2015

Countryside, Ill.-based T&H Lemont, an Inductotherm Group company, has appointed Gavin Chen as program and marketing manager. His efforts focus on managing customer needs in Asian industrial markets and assisting with negotiations and project management for the firm’s pipe and tube technologies....

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Fine Tubes and Superior Tube name distribution partner in Japan

March 13, 2015

Plymouth, U.K.-based Fine Tubes and Collegeville, Pa.-based Superior Tube, manufacturers and suppliers of precision tubes for critical applications, have signed a two-year contract with Fusoh Aviation Co. Ltd. to act as their distribution partner in Japan for the aerospace and space sectors....

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Aget Mfg. launches website

March 13, 2015

Aget Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of industrial dust and mist collection systems in Adrian, Mich., has launched a newly redesigned website at www.agetmfg.com. The site is a combination informational outlet and e-commerce platform, allowing for customers to learn about the company and purchase...

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Braner/Loopco receives slitter order from Lane Steel

March 12, 2015

Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, Ill., has received an order for a single-loop Turret Head™ slitting line to be installed at Lane Steel Co.’s McKees Rocks, Pa., flat-rolled steel distribution and processing center. The line will have the capacity to process 60,000-lb. by 72-in.-wide...

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Machinery Marketing Intl. names fabrication equipment specialist

March 12, 2015

Chicago-based surplus equipment distributor Machinery Marketing Intl. has appointed Jim Kozlowski as account manager of fabrication equipment. Kozlowski has 12 years of industry experience. He began his career in fabrication with Gladwin Machinery & Supply Co., where he sold new and used...

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Burr Oak Tool launches new website

March 12, 2015

Burr Oak Tool Inc., Sturgis, Mich., has unveiled a redesigned website at www.burroak.com. Visitors can explore product videos and brochures, white papers, and webinars. In addition, processes have been streamlined for locating company representative contact information and requesting information on...

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Bunting Magnetics adds sales office in Kansas

March 12, 2015

Newton, Kan.-based Bunting® Magnetics Co., a producer of magnetic products for the automobile and electronics industries, has opened a regional sales office in Overland Park, Kan. The new location serves as a hub for domestic sales activities that span seven states. It also accommodates sales...

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Jet Edge names Hasmak as dealer for Turkey

March 12, 2015

Jet Edge Inc., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjets in St. Michael, Minn., has selected Hasmak as its waterjet systems dealer for Turkey. Based in Istanbul, the company also has offices in Adana and Mersen. Its three major divisions are Hasmak Representation, Hasmak Trading, and...

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Energy Department pledges $6 million to accelerate alternative-fuel vehicle market growth

March 12, 2015

The Energy Department has announced $6 million for 11 projects aimed at improving potential buyers’ experiences with alternative-fuel and plug-in electric vehicles, supporting training, and integrating alternative fuels into emergency planning. By removing barriers to market growth, these...

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Manufacturing Day launches new website

March 11, 2015

The partners responsible for producing Manufacturing DaySM at the national level have announced the refresh of its website, www.mfgday.com. The upgraded site features more resources for sponsors, companies, supporters, and volunteers to simplify participation in this year’s annual celebration of...

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