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New Page Capital acquires Engineered Steel Products

February 10, 2015

New Page Capital, a Greensboro, N.C.-based private equity firm focused on investing in privately held companies in the Piedmont Triad region, has acquired Engineered Steel Products, a structural steel manufacturing company in Sophia, N.C. The firm, which employs 30 people, fabricates more than...

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Nelson receives Navistar Diamond Supplier Award

February 10, 2015

Nelson Global Products, Stoughton, Wis., has received Navistar's Diamond Supplier Award for 2015. Given to 26 of Navistar's 1,200 global suppliers, the award recognizes outstanding achievement in quality, delivery, technology, and cost. The company produces exhaust system components and...

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MW Industries Inc. acquires Helical Products Co.

February 10, 2015

MW Industries, a provider of highly engineered springs, specialty fasteners, machined parts, and precision components in Rosemont, Ill., has acquired Helical Products Co. Inc. Based in Santa Maria, Calif., Helical manufactures standard and custom couplings, U-joints, and machined...

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Mistras-Metco opens NDE lab in Houston

February 10, 2015

Mistras Group Inc.’s Metco, a nondestructive evaluation (NDE) services provider, recently announced the opening of its largest purpose-built NDE laboratory in Houston. The facility, one of two company locations in the Houston area, houses 13 industrial radiography scanning bullpens, the most of...

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LORD Corp. names Rudolph Bros. & Co. as distributor of the year

February 10, 2015

LORD Corp., Cary, N.C., a provider of vibration and motion control technologies, sensing systems, adhesives, and coatings, has selected Rudolph Bros. & Co. of Columbus, Ohio, as its Product Assembly Structural Adhesives Division distributor of the year for 2014. Rudolph Bros. & Co. has...

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Girl Scouts participate in hands-on STEM workshop with Cincinnati manufacturing companies

February 10, 2015

Definity Partners, Ojett, Upside Innovations, and Scarlet Oaks Career Campus of Cincinnati recently held a manufacturing and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) workshop for two troops from the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio chapter to inspire girls to explore STEM at a younger age and...

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Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing welcomes Alcoa as newest member

February 10, 2015

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), a research consortium that brings together businesses, Virginia universities, and the NASA Langley Research Center, has announced that Alcoa has joined the organization. As an Organizing Industry Member, Alcoa, a provider of lightweight...

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Combilift announces $50 million investment in new manufacturing facility

February 10, 2015

Combilift Ltd., based in Monaghan, Ireland, has announced it will invest $50 million over the next two years in a new manufacturing facility in Ireland, which will create 200 additional jobs over the next five years. Most of the new jobs will be for skilled technicians and design engineers; another...

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Bunting Magnetics names Latin America representative

February 10, 2015

Bunting® Magnetics Co., a producer of precision magnetic products in Newton, Kan., has named Ventura Process Equipment Co. as a representative in Latin America. Based in Georgia with offices in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, and Mexico, the company provides equipment for...

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Wirefab purchases fiber laser cutting machine

February 9, 2015

Worcester, Mass.-based Wirefab Inc., a manufacturer of wire and metal-based products for restaurant equipment manufacturers, bakeries, OEMs, and display industries, has purchased a new TRUMPF® 1030 fiber laser cutting machine. The machine allows the company to cut up to 0.5-in.-thick...

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VMZINC products used in new French aeronautic museum

February 9, 2015

VMZINC®-US, the international brand name of rolled zinc products manufactured and sold by the Building Products Unit of the Umicore group, Raleigh, N.C., has announced the use of its products in the new aeronautic museum, Aeroscopia, located at the Toulouse-Blagnac airport in southwest France....

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Kion North America appoints additional dealership territory to Tri-Lift NC

February 9, 2015

Kion North America Corp., Summerville, S.C., has announced the appointment of additional territory to existing full-line Linde authorized dealer Tri-Lift NC Inc. Based in Greensboro, N.C., Tri-Lift NC also operates locations in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C., and Roanoke, Va. The dealer continues...

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Next-generation skilled-welder training program set to launch

February 9, 2015

Milwaukee-based Super Steel has partnered with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (HCCW) to launch a collaborative welder skills development program to train and place the next generation of manufacturing talent in welding careers. This program is a part of the HCCW Welder Training...

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HK Laser & Systems announces new staff member

February 9, 2015

HK Laser & Systems, Lombard, Ill., has hired Rob Collins as the eastern regional sales manager for lasers and press brakes. Involved in the machine tool and manufacturing industry for more than 20 years, he was the former national laser sales manager at Murata Machinery USA Inc. Collins has...

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PTR’s job shop adds EBW system, expands metallographic lab

February 9, 2015

PTR-Precision Technologies Inc., Enfield, Conn., has added an electron beam welding (EBW) system to its job shop. The small-chamber system allows fast throughput with short pumping cycles and multistation fixtures for small components and high volumes. The system, which has full 5-axis CNC with...

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