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ESAB offers free GMAW guns to fabricators who switch to its guns, wires

July 13, 2015

Welding fabricators who currently use competitive cored wires and guns can receive free Tweco Spray Master™ guns for changing over to Tweco Spray Master V-series guns with Velocity™ consumables and ESAB Dual Shield flux-cored and Coreweld metal-cored wires. The “Switch and Save a...

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Quality Industries adds powder coating system

July 13, 2015

Metalworking company Quality Industries Inc. (QI) has invested $3.7 million in a new powder coating system at its main operational facility in LaVergne, Tenn. The system comprises a Nordson ColorMax® II spray booth that changes colors in as little as 10 min.; an upgraded I-beam conveyor system...

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Dimplex Thermal Solutions aligns with three manufacturing reps

July 13, 2015

Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Dimplex Thermal Solutions, the North American chiller manufacturer of Koolant Koolers, has announced three new manufacturing representative partnerships in the industrial sector:Centro Inc. represents the company in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama as part of its...

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ClarkDietrich receives ISO-compliant EPDs for steel framing products

July 13, 2015

ClarkDietrich™ Building Systems, a West Chester, Ohio-based manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing in North America, has received third party-verified, ISO-compliant Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its steel product portfolio. Information in the EPDs is based on an...

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United Performance Metals hires director of sales

July 8, 2015

Hamilton, Ohio-based United Performance Metals, a supplier of stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys, and cobalt alloys, has hired Curt Gillingham as director of sales. He has more than 25 years of experience in the metals industry. Before joining the company, he held executive...

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TAB Industries videos show wrapping systems in action

July 8, 2015

TAB Industries LLC has released two videos showing its automated TAB Wrapper Tornado wrapping system in action at its facility in Reading, Pa. The videos show the system wrapping a 4- by 4-ft. pallet (www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAwo510IrNc) and a larger 7-ft. pallet...

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SelfLube achieves seventh zero-nonconformance ISO 9001:2008 audit

July 8, 2015

Mold and die components manufacturer SelfLube, Coopersville, Mich., has completed its ISO 9001:2008 quality audit with zero nonconformances. This is the firm’s seventh successive zero-nonconformance audit. The audit addresses five key areas: meeting expectations for on-time delivery, product...

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Ernst Blissenbach GmbH receives Top 100 Award

July 8, 2015

Ernst Blissenbach GmbH was named one of Germany’s innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) at the German SME Summit in Essen in June, earning the Top 100 Award. The company, based in Remscheid, Germany, develops systems that enable pipes to be produced with smooth internal surfaces....

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Manufacturing Day welcomes AWS and Herbalife as Silver sponsors

July 8, 2015

Manufacturing DaySM has added American Welding Society and Herbalife as sponsors at the Silver level. This is the third consecutive year that AWS has sponsored the event; Herbalife has joined as a first-time sponsor. Manufacturing Day sponsors provide the resources to support manufacturers...

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Ophir Optics receives certification to AS9100

July 8, 2015

Ophir Optics, a manufacturer of precision infrared and laser optics, has received certification to the AS9100 quality systems standard of ISO 9001:2008. The company, which produces infrared components, lenses, and motorized zoom lens systems and laser optics, serves the defense, security,...

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LMC adds automated turning cell

July 8, 2015

LMC Workholding, a provider of chucks, cylinders, and workholding devices, has added an automated turning cell to its production equipment at its Logansport, Ind., manufacturing facility. The new Mazak MY350 and FANUC Automation R2000-265kg turning cell and robot are used to load parts weighing up...

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Wilson Tool announces exclusive agreement with LVD Strippit

July 7, 2015

Wilson Tool International®, White Bear Lake, Minn., a manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components, has announced that the company has entered into an exclusive agreement with metal fabricating equipment manufacturer LVD Strippit, Akron, N.Y. As...

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Tech Air acquires L&M Welding Supply

July 7, 2015

Tech Air, a Danbury, Conn.-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related welding supplies, has acquired L&M Welding Supply Inc., Mobile, Ala. L&M is a distributor of welding supplies and industrial equipment to the military, shipbuilding, and power industries on the...

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Synalloy's Brismet unit adding heavy-wall pipe capability

July 7, 2015

Synalloy Corp., a producer of stainless steel pipe, steel storage tanks, and specialty chemicals and a distributor of seamless carbon steel pipe and tube, has announced that its Brismet unit is adding a heavy-wall welded pipe production shop in Bristol, Tenn. The heavy-wall shop will feature a...

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SSAB launches 2015 University Challenge for high-strength steel applications

July 7, 2015

SSAB’s University Challenge is an opportunity for students to present their ideas for new, innovative products using high-strength steels. Applications for the annual competition will be accepted through Oct. 15, 2015. Students, either groups or individuals, can submit a design study, a...

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