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OSF HealthCare partners with Tekmill for health care product design, manufacture

February 13, 2017

OSF Saint Francis Inc., Peoria, Ill., has joined forces with Tekmill, a contract design engineering, rapid prototyping, and small-scale manufacturing company located in Champaign, Ill., on the campus of the University of Illinois Research Park, and become a shareholder in the company. “... our...

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Vortec releases white paper about vortex tube technology

February 13, 2017

Cincinnati-based Vortec has published a five-page white paper that discusses the basic operation of vortex tube technology and explains its proper application in heating and cooling applications. The paper, available at www.vortec.com, highlights how vortex tubes, with no moving parts, create hot...

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Hilco Global, Prestige Equipment to conduct sale of manufacturing operation

February 13, 2017

Hilco Industrial and Hilco Real Estate Acquisitions (both operating companies within Hilco Global) have joined forces with Prestige Equipment Corp. to offer for immediate turnkey sale the former power generator housing, wind turbine tower, and pressure vessel manufacturing facility and real estate...

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Knapheide Mfg. to expand manufacturing operations

February 10, 2017

The Knapheide Mfg. Co., Quincy, Ill., a provider of work-ready vehicles, has announced plans to expand its operations with a new manufacturing building. “We have identified opportunities for the business to diversify, both with the products we offer and the markets we serve,” said Bo Knapheide,...

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DeWys Mfg. celebrates 40th anniversary

February 9, 2017

Marne, Mich.-based DeWys Mfg. Inc. marks 40 years in business in 2017. The company was founded in 1977 in a small, red barn as a producer of fireplace inserts. Today the firm is a 90,000-sq.-ft. contract manufacturer with 160 customers.The company offers precision sheet metal, contract...

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BMI completes sale of large component fabricator and machine shop

February 9, 2017

BMI Mergers & Acquisitions has announced the sale of The Rose Corp. to Edmund Gaffney of Haverford, Pa. As part of the transaction, The Rose Corp. also sold its Mark Metals steel sales and service division. The Rose Corp., Reading Pa., a privately owned contract manufacturing steel fabrication...

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Walter Surface Technologies appoints president/COO

February 8, 2017

Walter Surface Technologies, Pointe-Claire, Que., a supplier to the metal surface treatment industry, has announced the appointment of MarcAndré Aubé as president/COO. Before joining the company, he was president/COO of GardaWorld Protective Services. He holds an MBA and CFA and has experience...

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LSP Technologies awarded SBIR funding to develop modeling tool

February 8, 2017

Dublin, Ohio-based LSP Technologies Inc., a provider of laser peening services, technology, and equipment, has been awarded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I funding to develop a probabilistic modeling tool that provides high-cycle-fatigue failure rate prediction models relative to...

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AMUG awards scholarships for additive manufacturing conference

February 8, 2017

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), Milwaukee, has announced the recipients of its scholarships. Dr. Haijun Gong, an assistant professor at Georgia Southern University, has been awarded the Randy Stevens Scholarship. Claire Belson, a chemical engineering student at the University of...

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Capital Machine to hold open house March 7-8

February 8, 2017

Tampa, Fla.-based Capital Machine has announced plans to hold an open house March 7-8 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at its Dallas Technology Center. The facility has been expanded more than 12,000 sq. ft. Fourteen machines will be displayed under power. Attendees can experience live demos and...

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Castolin Eutectic Group acquires Furnace Mineral Products Inc.

February 8, 2017

The Castolin Eutectic Group, a division of Messer Eutectic Castolin GmbH Holding with headquarters in Bad Soden, Germany, has announced the acquisition of Furnace Mineral Products (FMP) Inc., Toronto.FMP specializes in the R&D, manufacture, and application of inorganic-hybrid coatings. The company...

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Gibraltar Industries sells U.S. bar grating assets

February 7, 2017

Gibraltar Industries Inc., a Buffalo, N.Y.-based manufacturer and distributor of building products, has sold substantially all of its U.S. bar grating assets by its Amico U.S. subsidiary to Fisher & Ludlow, a subsidiary of Nucor Corp. Gibraltar continues to manufacture and distribute expanded...

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UL and Ricoh partner to deliver additive manufacturing education

February 7, 2017

UL, a global safety science organization, and Ricoh USA Inc., a technology and services company, have announced a collaboration through which the two companies will provide training to promote the proper usage and advancement of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies to their customers. The...

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LBMC releases "National Manufacturing Outlook Survey" report

February 7, 2017

LBMC PC, an accounting and business consulting firm based in Nashville, has released the results from the "National Manufacturing Outlook Survey" it conducted in conjunction with 2017 Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global). The survey gathered the expectations and opinions of more than 250...

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Hexagon to acquire MSC Software

February 6, 2017

Stockholm-based Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technologies that integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer work flows, has announced an agreement to acquire MSC Software, Newport Beach, Calif., a provider of CAE systems, including simulation software for virtual...

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