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Assembly is much more than welding. This technology area covers adhesive mixing, metering, and dispensing equipment; hardware-insertion presses; clamps; fixtures, holders, jigs, and vises; part counters; part feeders; and part positioners.

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Barnes Aerospace expands operations

September 11, 2007

Barnes Aerospace, Windsor, Conn., a division of Barnes Group Inc., has expanded its large fabrication operations in Ogden, Utah, with a 120,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility that will produce...

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BTD Manufacturing acquires Pro Engineering

August 7, 2007

BTD Manufacturing Inc., Detroit Lakes, Minn., has acquired Pro Engineering, Minneapolis. The transaction involved an exchange of cash for assets.An operating company of Otter Tail Corp., BTD offers...

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Fastener Fair Stuttgart offers networking opportunities

July 10, 2007

More than 350 exhibitors from 36 countries plan to host visitors at Fastener Fair Stuttgart 2007. The two-day event opens Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. at Messe Stuttgart Killesberg in Stuttgart,...

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Bosch Rexroth launches new Web site

May 8, 2007

Bosch Rexroth has launched a new Web site intended to help automotive companies and their suppliers improve productivity, reliability, and efficiency in all areas of manufacturing, the company...

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PennEngineering hires global vice president, sales/marketing

May 8, 2007

PennEngineering® has appointed Chris Marx as global vice president of sales and marketing. In his new position, Marx oversees the company's worldwide sales and marketing functions.Marx has...

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Textron names interim president/CEO

December 12, 2006

Textron Inc., Troy, Mich., has named Joseph Gray as interim president and CEO for Textron Fastening Systems (TFS), which has been rebranded as Acument Global Technologies.Previously Gray was a member...

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ITW Red Head names engineering manager

December 12, 2006

ITW Red Head, Wood Dale, Ill., has hired Bill Dubon as engineering manager. Dubon leads the product development process and engineering initiatives.Previously Dubon was engineering manager for Pentair...

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OEM Fabricators receives grant for expansion

November 7, 2006

OEM Fabricators Inc., Woodville, Wis., received a grant from Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton to begin construction on a new facility in Neillsville, Wis.The 50,000-sq.-ft facility will be used to build large...

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Tower Fasteners expands coverage in Mexico

October 10, 2006

Tower Fasteners, Holtsville, N.Y., has announced it is expanding its coverage in Mexico.The fastener and electronic hardware distributor has entered into an agreement with Marfil Reps of Mexico for...

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QC Industries announces contest for best use of a conveyor

July 11, 2006

As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, QC Industries, Cincinnati, is holding a contest to find the best, most creative use of its low-profile conveyors.The grand prize winner receives a 26-in....

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Wayne Trail Technologies constructs new facility, enters new market segment

July 11, 2006

Wayne Trail Technologies, Fort Loramie, Ohio, has entered a new market segment and is constructing an additional, 30,000-sq.-ft. facility.The company has entered the robotics, welding, and fixturing...

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RIA presents Engelberger Robotics Awards

July 11, 2006

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) announced the recipients of the 2006 Engelberger Robotics Awards, presented at the 37th International Symposium on Robotics during AUTOMATICA in Munich,...

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Jancy Engineering hires director of market development

July 11, 2006

Jancy Engineering Inc., Davenport, Iowa, has named William Hildebrand as director of market development. Hildebrand focuses on opening untapped markets in North America and beyond.Hildebrand has more...

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Orbitform names Northwick Associates as European distributor

July 11, 2006

Orbitform Group, Jackson, Mich., has named Northwick Associates, Worcestershire, U.K., as European distributor for the company's products, including orbital forming machines, Adtech and Milford impact...

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