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Technavio predicts top three trends to affect global shearing machine market

March 1, 2017

Technavio’s latest report on the global shearing machine market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. The London-based global technology research and advisory company defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to...

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Morris South to hold an open house and technology show

March 1, 2017

Morris South, a division of Morris Group Inc., will hold its annual technology show and open house, Southern Tech Fest, April 4-5, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. The regional machine tool distributor will display CNC machinery from Okuma, Tsugami, Hardinge Group, and Chiron and perform live metal...

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CHL Systems to celebrate 60th anniversary

March 1, 2017

CHL Systems, Souderton, Pa., marks 60 years in business in 2017. Founded in 1957 by Clayton H. Landis as an equipment repair and installation firm, the company now designs and fabricates custom process automation equipment and services for production facilities in a variety of industries. The firm,...

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Global Mfg. Industries purchases Paramount Machining Solutions

March 1, 2017

Global Mfg. Industries has acquired Oak Park, Mich.-based Paramount Machining Solutions, a provider of precision CNC machining and prototype services to the automotive, industrial, and aftermarket industries. Global Mfg. will continue operations in the facility under the Paramount Precision...

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ISM ROB: February PMI® up 1.7 percentage points from January

March 1, 2017

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February, and the overall economy grew for the 93rd consecutive month, said the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business®.The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the...

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U. S. Steel announces executive management changes

March 1, 2017

United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, has announced that David B. Burritt, former executive vice president and CFO, has been elected president/COO. Mario Longhi, who has served as president/CEO since September 2013, remains CEO and continues to serve on the board of directors. Burritt continues to...

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ESAB Victor regulator wins 2017 iF Design Award

March 1, 2017

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has announced that its Victor® EDGE™ series 2.0 heavy-duty gas regulator is the winner of the 2017 iF Design Award in the Product - Industry/Skilled Trades category. The award, presented by the Hannover, Germany-based iF International Forum...

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TigerStop opens Mexico office

March 1, 2017

Vancouver, Wash.-based TigerStop, a provider of automation equipment used in material cutoff, drilling, boring, ripping, positioning, and pushing, has opened a new office in Mexico City.The company has appointed Gregorio Aspeitia as national sales manager for Mexico. An industrial engineer,...

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Synalloy subsidiary purchases Marcegaglia USA’s stainless pipe/tube operations

March 1, 2017

Richmond, Va.-based Synalloy Corp. has announced that its subsidiary Bristol Metals LLC has purchased Marcegaglia USA’s stainless steel pipe and tube operations. The combined business will operate as Bristol Metals LLC with facilities in Bristol, Tenn., and Munhall, Pa. “The combined capacity...

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Scotchman Industries marks 50th anniversary

March 1, 2017

Scotchman Industries Inc., Philip, S.D., celebrates 50 years in business in 2017. Founded in 1967, the firm produces metal fabricating equipment, accessories, and custom...

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Laboratory Testing names director of operations

March 1, 2017

Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), Hatfield, Pa., has named Brandon McVaugh to the newly created position of director of operations, overseeing destructive testing, NDT, and metrology for the aerospace, defense, power generation, and medical industries. The grandson of the company founder, McVaugh...

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Columbus McKinnon appoints CEO

March 1, 2017

Columbus McKinnon Corp., Amherst, N.Y., a manufacturer of material handling products, has appointed Mark D. Morelli as president/CEO. He also has been elected to the board of directors. He succeeds Timothy T. Tevens, who is retiring from serving as president/CEO since 1998. Morelli previously...

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Osborn names product marketing manager

March 1, 2017

Richmond, Ind.-based Osborn, a supplier of industrial brushes, polishing compounds, and buffs, has named Scott Scheider as product marketing manager for its Load Runners® division of standard and custom idler rollers.Scheider has more than seven years of industry experience. He previously worked...

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FABTECH 2017 to debut Tube Producers’ and Suppliers’ Pavilion

February 28, 2017

FABTECH® 2017, to be held in Chicago Nov. 6-9, will for the first time feature an expanded pavilion showcasing tubes, tube end products, and the tube trade.All these areas will be presented in a new segment—the Tube Producers’ and Suppliers’ Pavilion, organized and implemented by Messe...

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Brennan Investment Group purchases National Metal Fabricators facility

February 28, 2017

Chicago-based Brennan Investment Group LLC has purchased the manufacturing and distribution facility in Elk Grove Village, Ill., currently 100 percent leased to National Metal Fabricators, a provider of sheet metal fabrication, angle ring manufacturing, and specialty custom rolling. The...

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