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Geometric, Machining Training Solutions partner to offer training programs

December 2, 2014

Manufacturing software provider Geometric, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Machining Training Solutions (MTS), a developer of CNC simulation-based training systems in Longwood, Fla., have partnered to address the lack of skilled CAD/CAM programmers and CNC operators for advanced computerized machines....

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AGCO names Diamond Mfg. as North America Supplier of the Year

December 2, 2014

Duluth, Ga.-based AGCO, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has announced that Diamond Mfg., Wyoming, Pa., has received its 2014 North America Supplier of the Year Award. Diamond Mfg. was one of five companies to receive a supplier award. The company is a provider of...

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Almetals, Chain Oil Co. mark anniversaries

December 1, 2014

Almetals Inc. and Chain Oil Co., subsidiaries of Chain Industries with corporate headquarters in Wixom, Mich., recently marked milestone anniversaries. Almetals Inc. celebrated 30 years of doing business and Chain Oil Co. celebrated 70 years. Almetals Inc. is a specialty metals processor and...

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Superior Tube receives DDTC registration

December 1, 2014

Superior Tube, Collegeville, Pa., a manufacturer of small-diameter precision tubing for the aerospace, nuclear, medical, and oil and gas industries, has announced the extension of its registration with the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) as a manufacturer...

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USW applauds ITC for continuing investigation of welded line pipe from Korea and Turkey

December 1, 2014

The United Steelworkers (USW) union has announced its approval of the International Trade Commission’s (ITC’s) action in voting to continue investigating antidumping and countervailing duties on welded line pipe from Korea and Turkey. The USW joined the petition to impose antidumping and...

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General Sheet Metal to relocate in Indiana

December 1, 2014

General Sheet Metal, South Bend, Ind., has announced plans to move outside the city, to St. Joseph County. The metal fabricating company will build a 22.6 million, 170,000-sq.-ft. building. The expansion is expected to create 28 new...

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SUPERB Industries announces expansion, addition of 50 jobs

December 1, 2014

SUPERB™ Industries, Sugarcreek, Ohio, has been awarded a contract by Alevo Mfg., part of the Swistzerland-based Alevo SA Group, that will create at least 50 jobs and require a 12,000-sq.-ft. addition to the current facility. The project, dubbed "Operation Moonshine" because some of the...

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Molybdenum production and use increase

December 1, 2014

Global use of molybdenum in Q2 2014 increased to 139.9 million lbs., up 3 percent from 136.1 million lbs. in the previous quarter and 4 percent higher than the same quarter in 2013, according to figures released by the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA), London. Global production...

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EWI engineer wins 2014 Elihu Thomson Resistance Welding Award

December 1, 2014

EWI, Columbus, Ohio, has announced that Jerry Gould, technology leader for EWI’s Resistance and Solid State Welding group, has been selected as this year’s Elihu Thomson Resistance Welding Award recipient. The annual award recognizes outstanding contribution to the technology and application of...

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ISM ROB: Down slightly from October, manufacturing economic activity still expanding

December 1, 2014

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the 18th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month, said the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business®. The report was issued by Bradley J....

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Associated Tube Group receives third consecutive GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

November 26, 2014

Associated Tube Group, Markham, Ont., a division of Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd., has won a 2014 GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the third year in a row for its supply of the GM Gen 5 direct injection DOM tubing to GM Components Holdings LLC. The GM Gen 5 V6 and V8 are the primary engines for GM...

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M. Davis doubles fabrication capacity with purchase of Delaware facility

November 26, 2014

M. Davis & Sons Inc., an industrial contractor and fabricator in Wilmington, Del., has purchased a new fabrication facility in Newark, Del. The new shop more than doubles the company’s current capacity for manufacturing skids, tanks, and structural steel. In 2013 the firm purchased a...

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LaserCoil Technologies to supply blanking system to Worthington Specialty Processing

November 26, 2014

LaserCoil Technologies LLC, Perrysburg, Ohio, has received an order for a coil-fed blanking system from Worthington Specialty Processing (WSP), a toll processor for the automotive industry. The 2,100-mm-wide, dual-head system, featuring two 6-kW lasers, is being installed at the company’s...

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Shapiro Metals opens facility in Kansas

November 26, 2014

Shapiro Metals has opened a 35,000-sq.-ft. scrap metal facility in Wichita, Kan. The plant is the company’s ninth full-service location, focusing on nonferrous scrap collected from manufacturing and industrial customers. Equipment at the site includes a baler, roll-off containers, and other...

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NAPW names WestWind Corp. purchasing manager as 2014 Professional Woman of the Year

November 26, 2014

The National Association of Professional Women, Garden City, N.Y., has named Susan A. Willis, purchasing manager at WestWind Corp., Huntsville, Ala., as the 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for her leadership in business. Willis uses her expansive knowledge of the defense industry in her...

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