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Jet Edge receives second Manufacturing Excellence Award

April 13, 2015

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has received its second I-94 West Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing Excellence Award. The award recognizes businesses and organizations in the manufacturing and industrial services sectors that achieve excellence in service and...

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Manufacturing technology orders down in February

April 13, 2015

February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $304.74 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) program, was down 10.6 percent from January's...

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Women in Manufacturing files as national trade association

April 10, 2015

Women in Manufacturing™ (WiM), a national organization dedicated to supporting, promoting, and inspiring women in manufacturing, now is officially its own 501(c)6 national trade association. WiM originated in 2011 as a networking group powered by the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)....

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Wildeck certified as approved fabricator for Clark County, Nev.

April 10, 2015

Wildeck Inc., a manufacturer of storing, lifting, and guarding products in Waukesha, Wis., has been certified to fabricate structural steel products for use in Clark County, Nev., and other jurisdictions accepting the comprehensive TG-1 quality systems requirements. To be recognized and...

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D&S Mfg. adds bridge mill

April 10, 2015

D&S Mfg., a custom manufacturer of large-scale components, assemblies, and weldments, has announced the installation of an Okuma MCR-A5CII bridge mill in the recently completed 9,300-sq.-ft. addition at its plant in Black River Falls, Wis. The machine has a table capacity of 200 by 100 in. and...

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Morin hires two regional sales managers

April 10, 2015

Bristol, Conn.-based single-element metal wall and roof panel system manufacturer Morin, a Kingspan Group company, has named Jeff Held as regional sales manager Rocky Mountains and Bob Mohr as regional sales manager Northwest. Held has more than 30 years of experience, having served as regional...

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Metalast Surface Technology changes name to Chemeon Surface Technology

April 10, 2015

Metalast Surface Technology, a business-to-business provider offering hard-material surface engineering technology, now operates under the name Chemeon Surface Technology. The name change “formalizes a shift in the company’s vision to advance the world’s focus on environmentally...

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Lewis-Goetz acquires Action Industrial Group

April 10, 2015

Lewis-Goetz, Pittsburgh, has acquired Action Industrial Group, a South Carolina-based fabricator and distributor of fasteners, gaskets, hose products, and industrial construction tools and supplies. The acquisition adds seven Southeast locations to the Lewis-Goetz footprint, as well as considerable...

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Kuka opens new aerospace facility in France

April 10, 2015

Kuka Systems Aerospace has opened a new R&D and production facility for advanced automation systems in Le Haillan, France. The plant manufactures multifunction end effectors for robotic processes used in aircraft assembly. The company acquired the French operation Alema Automation, a...

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Future engineers create Rube Goldberg machines for Goodyear's STEM Career Day

April 10, 2015

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio, has issued a $15,000 challenge to students in grades 6 to 12 to design a Rube Goldberg™ machine using science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) principles to fill a Goodyear blimp. The challenge, which offers up to $4,000 to the high school...

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Concept Laser installs additive manufacturing system at Faustson Tool

April 10, 2015

Concept Laser, Grapevine, Texas, has installed an M2 cusing multilaser metal additive manufacturing system at Faustson Tool of Arvada, Colo., a precision machine shop serving the aerospace, aeronautics, defense, energy, medical, and semiconductor industries. The system is equipped with a new...

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Michigan Robotics 2015 State Championship to stream live April 11

April 10, 2015

Detroit Public Television will cover the FIRST In Michigan Robotics State Championship with a live web stream of the competition on Saturday, April 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT at http://dptv.org/robotics, as well as a one-hour broadcast of the event on May 6 at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Hundreds...

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Sterling Machinery Exchange wins Business Excellence Award

April 9, 2015

Sterling Machinery Exchange has announced it has received the Business Excellence Award from Luis Aguinaga, mayor of South El Monte, Calif., for distributing top-tier U.S.-built machinery. The firm provide press brakes, shears, lathes, mills, grinders, saws, and an array of CNC...

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Kjellberg establishes subsidiary in India

April 9, 2015

Kjellberg Vertrieb GmbH, Finsterwalde, Germany, has opened a subsidiary, Kjellberg Cutting and Welding India Pvt. Ltd., in Pune, India, near Mumbai. The subsidiary offers sales and service to customers there. The company offers products and technologies for plasma and laser cutting, joining,...

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John Deere included among America's Best Employers

April 9, 2015

Moline, Ill.-based John Deere has been named to the Forbes magazine list of America's Best Employers. Deere was 38th among 500 companies included in the ranking based on independent research of American employees working for large U.S. organizations or U.S. divisions of international firms....

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