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Assembly is much more than welding. This technology area covers adhesive mixing, metering, and dispensing equipment; hardware-insertion presses; clamps; fixtures, holders, jigs, and vises; part counters; part feeders; and part positioners.

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Balluff names business development support specialist

April 15, 2008

Balluff, Florence, Ky., has named Drew Stevens as business development support specialist for metal forming.Stevens, who directs the company's metal forming support programs, has been a journeyman...

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Jacobson Mfg. – Tiffin acquires Horizon Technology Group's Ohio location

January 15, 2008

Jacobson Mfg. – Tiffin LLC, Medina, Ohio, an affiliate of Continental/Midland, Jacobson Mfg., MSD Stamping, and Minuteman Distribution, has acquired the assets of HTG Tiffin LLC, Tiffin,...

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Bayloff appoints CEO

January 15, 2008

Bayloff Stamped Products, a third-generation, family-owned automotive stamping company, has appointed Tom Carey as CEO and president.Carey implements initiatives designed to enhance customer service...

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FABTECH hosts 31,000 visitors, covers 461,627 sq. ft.

January 15, 2008

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show at McCormick Place in Chicago hosted more exhibiting companies and covered more exhibit space than any previous FABTECH. Filling 461,627 sq. ft....

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PennEngineering files complaints against fastener manufacturers

December 11, 2007

PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has served complaints on six fastener manufacturers that attended the National Industrial Fastener Show/West in Las Vegas in November.The complaint alleges that the...

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FABTECH Intl. & AWS Welding Show returns to Chicago

October 9, 2007

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show, the largest North American showcase of metal forming, fabricating, stamping, tube and pipe, and welding equipment and technology, will return to...

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ATI Industrial Automation opens new Detroit office

October 9, 2007

ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, N.C., a developer of robotic peripheral equipment, recently opened a new office in Orion Township, Mich., near Detroit. The office houses the company's sales, customer...

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Misumi USA Inc. names president, expands marketing management team

October 9, 2007

Misumi USA Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., has appointed Masanori Suzuki as president. Previously Suzuki served as general manager of the strategic planning dept. for Misumi Corp. in Japan, the parent company...

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LAI named on Inc.list of fastest-growing companies

October 9, 2007

Inc. Magazinenamed LAI Intl. Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a provider of contract manufacturing services, to its inaugural list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The magazine...

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Barnes Aerospace expands operations

September 11, 2007

Barnes Aerospace, Windsor, Conn., a division of Barnes Group Inc., has expanded its large fabrication operations in Ogden, Utah, with a 120,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility that will produce...

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BTD Manufacturing acquires Pro Engineering

August 7, 2007

BTD Manufacturing Inc., Detroit Lakes, Minn., has acquired Pro Engineering, Minneapolis. The transaction involved an exchange of cash for assets.An operating company of Otter Tail Corp., BTD offers...

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Fastener Fair Stuttgart offers networking opportunities

July 10, 2007

More than 350 exhibitors from 36 countries plan to host visitors at Fastener Fair Stuttgart 2007. The two-day event opens Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. at Messe Stuttgart Killesberg in Stuttgart,...

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Bosch Rexroth launches new Web site

May 8, 2007

Bosch Rexroth has launched a new Web site intended to help automotive companies and their suppliers improve productivity, reliability, and efficiency in all areas of manufacturing, the company...

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PennEngineering hires global vice president, sales/marketing

May 8, 2007

PennEngineering® has appointed Chris Marx as global vice president of sales and marketing. In his new position, Marx oversees the company's worldwide sales and marketing functions.Marx has...

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Textron names interim president/CEO

December 12, 2006

Textron Inc., Troy, Mich., has named Joseph Gray as interim president and CEO for Textron Fastening Systems (TFS), which has been rebranded as Acument Global Technologies.Previously Gray was a member...

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