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CenterLine named one of Canada’s best-managed companies

March 26, 2014

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., a provider of standard and custom production systems, component products, and technical support services for resistance, arc, and laser welding, as well as metal forming and cold spray metal coating applications, has been selected as a winner of the 2013 Canada’s Best...

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AME Institute, Kronos establish manufacturing scholarship

March 26, 2014

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)’s scholarship funding arm, AME Institute, Chelmsford, Mass., and Kronos Inc., Rolling Meadows, Ill., have established a new scholarship for students interested in manufacturing careers through the Dr. Sherrie Ford Manufacturing as a Career Path...

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AK Steel's Zanesville Works recognized for outstanding safety performance

March 25, 2014

AK Steel’s Zanesville Works has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene. The recognition is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Muskingum County Safety Council and Chamber of...

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Feed Lease hires regional sales manager

March 25, 2014

Feed Lease Corp., a provider of coil processing equipment in Auburn Hills, Mich., has hired Patrick Priestap as regional sales manager. In this position, Priestap serves the company’s dealer network, OEMs, and Tier 1 and Tier 2 customers. He has more than 25 years of experience in industrial...

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Feed Lease adds Ajacs to dealer lineup

March 25, 2014

Feed Lease Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., has added Ajacs Die Sales Corp. as an authorized dealer of its coil feeding systems. Ajacs, a distributor of tool and die components, serves western Michigan tool and die manufacturers, metal stampers, and OEM suppliers from its location in Grand Rapids, Mich....

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Voortman Steel Machinery opens Voortman Experience Center

March 25, 2014

Voortman Steel Machinery has opened the Voortman Experience Center, a showroom and training facility in Rijssen, Netherlands. All of the manufacturer’s plate-, flat-, and angle-processing machines are ready for demonstration in the showroom. The facility also includes office space and meeting...

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Kent supplies coil end welding machine to roll former in India

March 25, 2014

Kent Corp., North Royalton, Ohio, has supplied a second coil end welder to a large roll forming company in India. The coil end welder eliminates rethreading the roll form, tube, and stamping lines. The machine offers a three-blade crop shear that gives a distortion-free cut, says the company....

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Red-D-Arc Welderentals opens retail location in Germany

March 25, 2014

Red-D-Arc Welderentals™, an Airgas company based in Austell, Ga., has opened a retail location in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, the company’s first location in that country. The facility offers welding positioners, manipulators, turning rolls, and other weld automation products for sale and...

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Exotic Metals Forming to open plant in Washington

March 25, 2014

Kent, Wash.-based aerospace manufacturer Exotic Metals Forming Co. has announced plans to build a 150,000-sq.-ft. plant in Airway Heights, Wash., creating 150 jobs. The company, which currently employs 900 people, produces machined sheet metal parts for the aviation industry, including...

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Herr-Voss Stamco commissions coil processing lines at Cascadia Metals

March 25, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco®, Callery, Pa., has completed the commissioning of a cut-to-length line and a Strand Extensioner® slitting line at Cascadia Metals in Brandon, Manitoba. The slitting line processes material from 0.013 to 0.25 in. thick with an incoming coil capacity of 50,000 lbs. by 72...

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Braner/Loopco installs stretch leveler at Russel Steel

March 21, 2014

Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, Ill., has installed a high-strength stretch leveler at Russel Metals Winnipeg Manitoba in western Canada. The leveler produces panel-flat, memory-free sheet and plate from 72-in.-wide by 0.5-in.-thick coil. The leveler features a real-time stretch-strain yield point...

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Kennametal, Timken named to list of World’s Most Ethical Companies

March 21, 2014

Kennametal Inc., Latrobe, Pa., and The Timken Co., Canton, Ohio, have been named to Ethisphere® Institute's World's Most Ethical Companies™ list. This is the third year in a row that Kennametal has received the honor, and the fourth time for Timken. To determine the winners, Ethisphere, an...

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Greenkote receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

March 21, 2014

Greenkote PLC, Brook Park, Ohio, a provider of ecofriendly anticorrosion metal coatings, has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification. The certification process involved creation of a formal quality management system with defined procedures, as well as internal audits and a two-stage audit...

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Industrial Innovations relocates to larger facility

March 21, 2014

Industrial Innovations, a manufacturer of industrial lubrication equipment, has moved its operations from Wyoming, Mich., to a larger facility in Grandville, Mich. The 20,000-sq.-ft. facility is nearly triple the size of the company’s former space. The expansion accommodates the company’s...

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Samco Machinery names international sales manager

March 20, 2014

Samco Machinery Ltd., Toronto, a provider of roll forming and coil processing equipment, has promoted Jorgo Ruco to international sales manager. In this position, he manages international prospects and customers, working directly with the company’s agent base...

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