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D&S Mfg. celebrates 50 years in business

April 17, 2015

D&S Mfg., a manufacturer of large plate metal fabrications and complex weldments in Black River Falls, Wis., will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an open house on Saturday, May 16, 2015. It will feature guided plant tours, a photo gallery, and refreshments. Mike Dougherty, president, said,...

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Apache Stainless Equipment announces staff additions

April 17, 2015

Apache Stainless Equipment Corp., a manufacturer of pressure vessels, dryers, evaporators, holding tanks, and mixing vessels with heat exchange surfaces in Beaver Dam, Wis., has hired several new employees to prepare for growth in vessel and food processing equipment manufacturing. Jesse...

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AT&F to open fabrication facility in India

April 16, 2015

Cleveland-based large-scale fabricator AT&F is nearing completion of its first fabrication facility in Asia. The facility, located in Chakan, just outside Pune in the Indian state of Maharashtra, is scheduled to open in early summer 2015. The new plant will fabricate and assemble metal...

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Ficep launches updated website

April 16, 2015

Ficep Corp., Forest Hill, Md., has launched a new website at www.ficepcorp.com. The site highlights the company’s new and used equipment. It also allows visitors to view brochures, photos, and videos at the click of a...

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BorgWarner receives 2015 Silver Crescent Award for Manufacturing Excellence

April 16, 2015

BorgWarner's facility in Seneca, S.C., has received a 2015 Silver Crescent Award for Manufacturing Excellence from SC Biz News and Dixon Hughes Goodman. The award recognizes superior performance in seven categories: citizenship, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, environmental stewardship,...

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ESAB announces restructuring plan

April 15, 2015

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced that it will take a number of steps to restructure its North American operations. The restructuring plan, which will integrate ESAB and Victor regional operations and facilities, will be deployed in phases throughout this year and into 2016. The...

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Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Savannah Machinery Works is Georgia Manufacturer of 2015

April 15, 2015

The Savannah Machinery Works of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPSA) has been recognized as the 2015 Georgia Manufacturer of the Year for medium-sized businesses. Gov. Nathan Deal presented the award to the leadership of MHPSA at an event held at the Georgia International Convention...

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Nu-Set Lock Mfg. becomes SCMSDC member

April 15, 2015

Woman-owned Nu-Set Lock Mfg. Co. has been accepted for membership in the Southern California Minority Supplier Diversity Council (SCMSDC). The El Monte, Calif.-based company was subjected to a comprehensive vetting process to ensure qualification authenticity. It was certified as both a WBE...

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Manufacturing Matchmaking event scheduled for May 14 in Bolingbrook, Ill.

April 14, 2015

The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, in partnership with IMEC, has announced the second date in the series of Manufacturing Matchmaking events for Chicagoland manufacturers to increase sales opportunities for firms in the primary metals, metal fabricating, metalworking, and machinery industries....

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Manufacturing Day adds CNA, Reliance Steel as Bronze Sponsors for 2015

April 14, 2015

CNA Insurance and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. have pledged their support as Bronze Sponsors for Manufacturing DaySM 2015—CNA for a third year and Reliance for a second year. Scheduled for Oct. 2, 2015, Manufacturing Day is an annual national event, executed at the local level, that supports...

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Messe Düsseldorf launches portal for metalworking industries

April 13, 2015

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, has launched the new sector portal Metsearch, offering a comprehensive product and company database for the various metalworking sectors, at www.metsearch.net. The portal, presented in German and English, features sector and company news, background...

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Constellium unveils its newly expanded automotive structures facility in Michigan

April 13, 2015

Constellium N.V. has opened a newly expanded plant in Van Buren, Mich. The facility produces customized automotive structures and features advanced prototyping and development capabilities. The 210,000-sq.-ft. expansion project has doubled plant manufacturing capacity. The $40 million...

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Bosch Rexroth Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center opens in North Carolina

April 13, 2015

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg public school system in North Carolina has officially dedicated the new, $200,000 Bosch Rexroth Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center at the Olympic Community of Schools in southwest Charlotte. The 2,839-sq.-ft. center was initiated by a founding grant of $80,000...

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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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