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Rafter receives order for quick-change tube mill

December 19, 2016

Rafter Equipment Corp., Strongsville, Ohio, has received an order for a new RT-2000S HFI tube mill that will incorporate the company's patented Mill-Flip® quick-change technology. The mill will be built for a North American tube producer that requires multiple changeovers per week for JIT...

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Cincinnati Incorporated appoints new regional sales engineer

December 19, 2016

Cincinnati-based metal fabricating machinery manufacturer Cincinnati Incorporated has named Kristina Frontino as regional sales engineer for northern California, Nevada, Utah, and southern Idaho. She succeeds Mike Malatesta, who has retired after 30 years with the company. Frontino has more than...

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StampSource launches new website

December 19, 2016

StampSource, a Charlotte, N.C.-based metal stamping and fabrication manufacturer, has launched a new website at www.stampsource.com. The site features an interactive, user-friendly design and pages that explain the company’s capabilities.The company offers in-house process design and tool and die...

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Electron Beam Eng. founder Trillwood dies

December 16, 2016

Electron Beam Eng. Inc., an electron beam and laser beam welding company in Anaheim, Calif., has announced that its founder, Richard Trillwood, died on Dec. 6, 2016. Trillwood began his career as an apprentice engineer in England in the 1950s, earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical...

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Lincoln Electric general counsel to retire; successor named

December 16, 2016

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., Cleveland, has announced that Frederick G. Stueber will retire from the company as executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary in April 2017 after 22 years in that position. Stueber’s retirement caps a 36-year career in law. Before joining the company,...

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Wolff Industries products featured on USAB2C website

December 15, 2016

America's Business to Consumers Inc. (USAB2C), Reno, Nev., features products from Wolff Industries, Spartanburg, S.C., this month on its website at www.usab2c.com. The website is a virtual channel where consumers and U.S. manufacturers exchange ideas and concerns and conduct business. Visitors can...

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Big River Steel commissions melt shop, hot mill

December 15, 2016

Big River Steel has begun operations in its melt shop and hot mill in Osceola, Ark. These are the third and fourth areas of the mill to be commissioned following the batch anneal facility and temper mill. The first hot-rolled coil was purchased by Zekelman Industries for Atlas Tube, one of the...

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Metcam expands Business Solutions Division

December 15, 2016

Metcam, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, has expanded its Business Solutions Division (BSD) and now is partnering with inventors to offer end-to-end product manufacturing, sales/marketing, and delivery pipeline, either through a joint venture or...

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North Shore Steel expands to include plate rolling and press braking capabilities

December 15, 2016

Houston-based steel service center North Shore Steel has acquired the equipment assets of Houston Blow Pipe, a plate processing business also located in Houston.The acquisition includes four press brakes, one of which is a 3,000-ton press brake with a 27.5-ft. bed, as well as several plate rolling...

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New ASTM standard supports use of steel heat-treated by the induction method

December 15, 2016

A new ASTM Intl. standard will help those who both provide and use induction heat treatment to strengthen metals. While guides and specifications already exist to qualify standard heat-treating furnaces, this new standard will be the first generally accepted guide for qualification of induction...

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Peter’s Machine seeks buyer, investor, or partner

December 15, 2016

By the order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Peter’s Machine Inc., Decatur, Ill., has retained Equity Partners HG (EP) to seek a buyer, investor, or partner for the tube sheet drilling and machine shop. The company has been in business for 36 years; for the past 20 years it has specialized in...

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Tenova Core, Pomini Tenova (USA), and Tenova I2S merge operations

December 15, 2016

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the businesses of Tenova Core Inc., Pomini Tenova Inc. (USA), and Tenova I2S will operate as a single company called Tenova Inc. Thomas Bovalina, current Tenova Core president/CEO, will continue to serve in the same position for the newly formed company. Its product...

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U. S. Steel adjusts hot strip mill operating configuration

December 14, 2016

Pittsburgh-based steel producer United States Steel Corp. has announced it will adjust its hot strip mill operating configuration to support a previously announced asset revitalization process. The company will begin processing slabs on the currently idled hot strip mill at Granite City Works in...

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Wilson Tool launches new website

December 14, 2016

Wilson Tool Intl., White Bear Lake, Minn., a manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses and press brakes, as well as punch and die components for the stamping and tableting industries, has launched a new website at www.wilsontool.com. The site features enhanced search capabilities for easy...

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Phoenix Wrappers hires head of manufacturing operations

December 14, 2016

Phoenix Wrappers, a manufacturer of stretch wrapping equipment based in Montreal, Que., has appointed Luc Bergeron as head of manufacturing operations. He has more than 15 years of experience leading manufacturing organizations. Bergeron previously served as director of manufacturing at Bell...

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