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3-Dimensional Services Group launches website

May 9, 2016

The 3-Dimensional Services Group, Rochester Hills, Mich., has launched a newly designed, responsive website at www.3dimensional.com that provides information on the company’s functional prototypes, low-volume production, and service/recall parts manufacturing capabilities to engineers and product...

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Akron Tool & Die Co. marks 75 years in business

May 9, 2016

Akron Tool & Die Co., a manufacturer of custom components for a variety of extrusion types, is celebrating 75 years of providing engineering, customized tooling, and precision machining. Robert Magee, Fred Jones, and George Foerstner established Akron Tool & Die Co. in Akron, Ohio, in 1941 to...

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MetoKote receives Supplier Performance Award from Cardington Yutaka Technologies

May 6, 2016

MetoKote Corp.'s Lima, Ohio, facility has received the Supplier Performance Award from Cardington Yutaka Technologies Inc., Cardington, Ohio. MetoKote has been providing high-temperature liquid paint services to Cardington Yutaka Technologies for its exhaust components for more than 15 years....

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Talan Products hires materials manager

May 6, 2016

Talan Products, Cleveland, a metal stamping company and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts, has hired Brad Partee as materials manager. In this role, he oversees all aspects of supply chain management and warehousing, including materials procurement and shipping/receiving. Partee spent...

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Cincinnati Incorporated provides additive manufacturing systems to Local Motors for microfactories

May 6, 2016

Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) has announced the sale of two of its Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) systems to Local Motors for production of 3-D-printed automobiles. Local Motors currently has two microfactories in Phoenix and Las Vegas. The company plans to complete two more this...

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Toolots launches e-commerce site for industrial tools, machinery

May 5, 2016

Toolots Inc., City of Industry, Calif., has launched Toolots.com, an online marketplace and distribution channel that gives visitors fast access to industrial equipment from manufacturers around the world, while streamlining the purchase, delivery, installation, and warranty of these products....

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Innovance Inc. acquires Mass Finishing Inc.

May 5, 2016

Employee-owned Innovance Inc., a holding company for contract engineering and manufacturing firm Lou-Rich Inc. and finishing equipment manufacturer Almco, has acquired all assets of Mass Finishing Inc. Mass Finishing, a supplier of high-energy centrifugal barrel finishing machines, media,...

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EOS expands U.S. presence with new facility in Texas

May 5, 2016

EOS has opened its newest U.S. facility in Pflugerville, Texas. The site includes a laboratory where application engineers interact directly with customers, a working showroom containing the company’s additive manufacturing (AM) systems, and an AM Ventures division to help bring startup ideas to...

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Comau robot wins NED Innovation Award

May 5, 2016

Southfield, Mich.-based Comau has received the 2016 NED Innovation Award from New Equipment Digest for its Racer3 robot. The robot was one of 11 innovations to receive the award from a selection of 2,000 technologies. The high-speed, 6-axis articulated robot features a payload of 6.6 lbs. and a...

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CNH Industrial publishes 2015 Sustainability Report

May 5, 2016

CNH Industrial, a producer of numerous brands of tractors and agricultural machinery, earth-moving equipment, and commercial and industrial vehicles, has published its 2015 Sustainability Report. The main environmental results for the company in 2015 are:2 percent reduction in energy...

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B&G Machine acquires W-Technologies

May 5, 2016

B&G Machine Inc., Mount Carmel, Ill., has acquired W-Technologies, a provider of hydraulic shock damper technology for heavy-gauge stamping equipment. B&G has been manufacturing the W-Technologies dampers for more than 15 years. The company will continue to market and sell the hydraulic dampers...

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SHRM LINE: Manufacturing hiring to drop slightly in May compared to a year ago

May 5, 2016

In May, fewer employers will add jobs in manufacturing and services compared with the previous year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM®) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE®) survey for May 2016. Layoff rates will also rise slightly in both sectors...

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Braner/Loopco delivers triple-turret slitter to Majestic Steel

May 4, 2016

Braner/Loopco has provided a Hi-Performance triple-turret slitting and automatic slit coil pack line for Majestic Steel’s Houston coil processing and distribution center. The slitting line can process 60,000-lb. by 72-in. coils in gauges from 0.010 to 0.250 in. at speeds to 1,000 FPM....

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UTC Aerospace Systems expands presence in Alabama

May 4, 2016

Charlotte, N.C.-based UTC Aerospace Systems has announced it is adding a manufacturing and nacelle assembly facility to its existing location in Foley, Ala. The expansion is expected to create 260 jobs. The 80,000-sq.-ft. building will house the assembly of nacelle components and propulsion...

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Hobart Institute hires new staff members

May 4, 2016

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio, has announced the hiring of two new employees. Brian Sheward has joined the company to teach students in the structural welding program and the combination structural and pipe welding program. A graduate of Hobart Institute, he has more than 25...

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