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Caster Connection CEO named Ohio Small Business Person of the Year

April 8, 2016

Caster Connection, a manufacturer and distributor of casters and wheels in Columbus, Ohio, has announced that Sally Hughes, CEO, has been named as the 2016 Ohio Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Each state’s winners have been invited to attend...

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American Galvanizers Association announces 2016 Excellence Award winners

April 7, 2016

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has announced the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards. More than 120 projects were submitted representing the versatility of hot-dip galvanizing. All submissions were judged online by a panel of architects and...

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Advanced Heat Treat Corp. reorganizes sales/marketing department

April 7, 2016

Waterloo, Iowa-based Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a provider of heat-treat and metallurgical services to companies worldwide, has reorganized its sales and marketing department with the implementation of a new technical services team to assist customers with quote requests, certifications and...

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JR Custom Metal to add powder coat facility in Kansas

April 7, 2016

Metal fabricator JR Custom Metal Products has announced plans to add a powder coat facility at its Wichita, Kan., headquarters. The 24,000-sq.-ft. addition is expected to be completed by the end of 2016, creating 13 to 20...

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Constellium inaugurates University Technology Center at Brunel University

April 7, 2016

Amsterdam-based Constellium N.V. has announced the opening of the Constellium University Technology Center (UTC) at Brunel University London, a dedicated center for the design, development, and prototyping of aluminum alloys and automotive structural components. Featuring industrial-size...

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SST installs MRO cold spray system in Latin America

April 7, 2016

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd.’s Supersonic Spray Technologies (SST™) division, Windsor, Ont., has commissioned its first cold spray installation in Latin America at Venequip SA, a private company with 11 divisions across Venezuela that sells, services, maintains, and supports heavy equipment for...

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Banker Steel acquires NYCC

April 7, 2016

Banker Steel, Lynchburg, Va., has acquired NYCC, which comprises NYC Constructors LLC, New York, N.Y., and MRP LLC, South Plainfield, N.J. The transaction expands Banker’s capabilities in the New York City commercial construction market. With more than 300 employees in New York and New Jersey,...

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MagneGas moves into new Florida headquarters

April 6, 2016

MagneGas Corp., the inventor of a process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, has moved to its new company headquarters outside Tampa, Fla. The 18,000-sq.-ft. facility contains more space to demonstrate the technology to potential customers. It also includes a larger area for R&D....

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Bohler-Uddeholm, eifeler Coatings Technology open joint service/coating center

April 6, 2016

The new joint Bohler-Uddeholm Service Center and eifeler Coatings Technology PVD Coating Center has opened in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. Tooling materials manufacturer Bohler-Uddeholm, based in Elgin, Ill., has increased its material saw cutting capabilities and capacity It also has added...

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Norsk Titanium announces supply chain services agreement with Precision Holdings

April 6, 2016

Oslo, Norway-based Norsk Titanium AS, a provider of aerospace-grade additive manufacturing technology, has announced a long-term supply chain services agreement with Precision Holdings, Windsor, Conn., a portfolio company of Texas-based private equity firm Insight Equity Holdings LLC. The deal...

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Ford to build $1.6 billion assembly plant in Mexico

April 6, 2016

Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Mich., has announced plans to invest $1.6 billion to build an assembly plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Construction is expected to begin in summer 2016. By 2020, the facility will create 2,800 jobs, the automaker reports. The plant will build small cars for export to...

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Coe Press ships coil processing line to Broan-Nutone Mexico facility

April 6, 2016

Sterling Heights, Mich.-based Coe Press Equipment has installed a new press feeding line for Broan-Nutone, a supplier of residential ventilation products, at the company’s Tecate, Mexico, facility. The new line, which feeds a SEYI-America press, comprises a 42-in.-wide ServoMaster series 3...

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Superior Tube receives Nadcap accreditation for heat treating

April 5, 2016

Collegeville, Pa.-based Superior Tube, a manufacturer of seamless and welded tubes, straight lengths, and coils in stainless steel, nickel, titanium, and zirconium, has been awarded Nadcap accreditation for heat treating. The accreditation is awarded based on one of the aerospace industry’s...

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Acieta founder steps down as company president

April 5, 2016

Thirty-three years after founding Automated Concepts Inc., the company that became Acieta LLC, a Pewaukee, Wis., provider of industry robotic system integration, John Burg has stepped down as company president. Blake Consdorf has taken over as the new divisional president of Acieta Iowa, Council...

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Bridge Tool and Die buys American Die and Mold

April 5, 2016

Buckley, Mich.-based Bridge Tool and Die, a manufacturer of carbide and steel tooling for the extrusion, deep draw, cold heading, and end form tooling markets, has purchased American Die and Mold (ADM). ADM supplies tooling for the automotive, building trades, medical, and aerospace industries....

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