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Pro-Tec Coating appoints president

January 15, 2016

Leipsic, Ohio-based Pro-Tec Coating Co., a 50/50 joint venture between United States Steel Corp. and Kobe Steel Ltd., has named Richard E. Veitch as president. The company provides coated flat-rolled steel primarily to the automotive industry. Veitch joined U.S. Steel full time in 1985 as a turn...

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Superior Joining Technologies relocates in Illinois

January 15, 2016

Superior Joining Technologies Inc. has announced its relocation to a new facility in Machesney Park, Ill., with added welding capabilities. The firm provides laser welding and microscopic laser welding, NDT, multiaxis laser cutting and welding, and GTAW seam...

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Cold Jet announces acquisition of IceTech

January 15, 2016

Cold Jet®, a developer of dry ice cleaning and production systems in Loveland, Ohio, has acquired Denmark-based IceTech. Cold Jet maintains facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Spain, Japan, and China. Its dry ice cleaning systems use recycled CO2 while...

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WPI professor wins ASME Ben Sparks Medal

January 14, 2016

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Mass., has announced that Allen H. Hoffman, professor of mechanical engineering and co-director of WPI's Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC), has been selected to receive the 2016 Ben C. Sparks Medal from ASME. The award, which recognizes...

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TigerStop launches weekly blog

January 14, 2016

TigerStop, a provider of automated stop/gauge and pusher systems in Vancouver, Wash., has launched Tiger Shop, a weekly blog that aims to empower manufacturers to be globally competitive. The blog includes information and recommendations on best practices for growth and efficiency and includes...

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J.L. Becker delivers temper furnace to Tier 1 automotive supplier

January 14, 2016

J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company in Plymouth, Mich., has shipped a 36- by 72- by 36-in. gas-fired box temper furnace to a Tier 1 automotive supplier in Mexico. The furnace is designed to hold a 6,000-lb. gross load with a maximum operating temperature of 1,350 degrees F. Process...

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RDI Laser Blanking Systems adds VP of sales

January 14, 2016

Itasca, Ill.-based RDI Laser Blanking Systems has hired Zintis Rieksts as vice president of sales. He is responsible for the laser blanking systems market, including customer support, sales, and contract services. Rieksts previously served as principal of Integrated Technologies, where his...

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Handling Specialty launches new website

January 14, 2016

Handling Specialty, Grimsby, Ont., has redesigned its website at www.handling.com. The site offers a more streamlined navigation process, an expanded menu, and additional online forms to assist visitors with acquiring parts and services. The site features a detailed list of services, along with...

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Bystronic recognized as John Deere Partner-level supplier

January 14, 2016

Bystronic, Elgin, Ill., has been recognized as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status, Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating, recognizes Bystronic’s dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality, as well...

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Schuler opens Hot Stamping TechCenter in Germany

January 14, 2016

Schuler has announced the opening of its new research and demonstration center for hot stamping at its home base in Göppingen, Germany. At the Hot Stamping TechCenter, the company will showcase applications for the future of lightweight vehicle construction. Developed at the company’s...

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Jet Edge names service manager

January 14, 2016

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has promoted Josh Bauer to service manager. He began his career with the company in 2005 after graduating from Hennepin Technical College with a degree as a fluid power engineering technician. Bauer has held positions in the...

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SMDI awards innovative use of AHSS for environmental sustainability

January 13, 2016

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) based in Washington, D.C., has presented the annual Men and Women of Steel Awards to two recipients in recognition of their innovative use of AHSS. The Industry Innovator Award was...

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CERDEC to hold technology interchange meeting with industry

January 13, 2016

The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) will hold a two-day technical interchange meeting with industry to identify and align mutually beneficial R&D investments at its facility in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 31 to April 1. The...

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Metalloid appoints VP of HVAC business unit

January 13, 2016

Sturgis, Mich.-based metalworking provider Metalloid has announced the promotion of Robert Turner to vice president of the HVAC business unit. He has 39 years of experience in plant management and engineering in the HVAC market. Turner joined the company in 2013. In his new position, his focus...

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Camfil launches new website

January 12, 2016

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), Jonesboro, Ark., has launched a new website at www.camfilapc.com to showcase its dust, mist, and fume-collection equipment for a variety of manufacturing industries. Viewers can browse key industries and applications for all products, as well as installation...

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