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Terex Material Handling to install Demag cranes at Airbus facility

June 27, 2014

Terex Material Handling, part of Terex Corp. in Westport, Conn., has been awarded a contract by Airbus to supply Demag crane installations for its new assembly facility in Mobile, Ala. The company will deliver 10 process cranes for the final assembly of the A320 family aircraft in three...

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Vista Metals Corp. recognized as Champion of Manufacturing by CMTA

June 26, 2014

Vista Metals Corp., Fontana, Calif., is one of seven manufacturing companies to receive recognition for being a Champion of Manufacturing from the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA). The honorees were recognized “for their commitment to California, to their workers, and...

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NN Inc. acquires RFK Valjcici Konjic

June 26, 2014

Johnson City, Tenn.-based NN Inc., a manufacturer of high-precision metal bearing components, has acquired 79.2 percent of the outstanding shares of RFK Valjcici Konjic, a manufacturer of tapered roller bearings with operations in Konjic, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. The company plans to acquire the...

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H.B. Fuller to acquire Tonsan

June 26, 2014

H.B. Fuller Co., St. Paul, Minn., has signed an agreement to purchase Tonsan Adhesive Inc., Beijing, a developer and manufacturer of engineering adhesives including silicone, epoxy, anaerobic, and cyanoacrylate technologies. The transaction is expected to close in fourth-quarter...

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Alcoa to acquire Firth Rixson

June 26, 2014

Alcoa, New York, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Firth Rixson, a provider of aerospace jet engine components based in Sheffield, U.K., from Oak Hill Capital Partners, for $2.85 billion in cash and stock. The acquisition is expected to increase Alcoa’s annual aerospace revenues by...

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Weiler establishes end user safety program

June 25, 2014

Weiler Corporation™, a provider of power brushes, abrasives, and maintenance products for surface conditioning based in Cresco, Pa., has established an end user safety program designed to ensure proper and safe use of off-hand grinding tools and consumables. The safety program includes an...

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Whirlwind Tool announces pending patent on machine tool data logging

June 25, 2014

Whirlwind Tool Co., Barnstable, Mass., has announced it has a pending patent on machine tool data logging for monitoring safety features and machine tool usage history. Machine owners and management can review "black box" operational data, including the use of various guards provided to protect...

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Talon Innovations expands in South Korea

June 25, 2014

Sauk Rapids, Minn.-based Talon Innovations Corp., a provider of precision machined products and assemblies for the semiconductor, medical device, and aerospace industries, has opened a wholly owned subsidiary near Seoul, South Korea. Talon Innovations Korea Co. Ltd. serves the company’s...

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Optomec awarded $4 million project from America Makes

June 25, 2014

Optomec, Albuquerque, N.M., has been awarded a major project from America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. The “Re-Born in the USA” project will focus on advancing additive manufacturing technology for the repair of aerospace metal components for the U.S. Air...

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Ophir-Spiricon receives Frost & Sullivan 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award

June 25, 2014

Ophir Photonics, a provider of precision laser measurement equipment and a Newport Corp. brand, has announced that Ophir-Spiricon LLC, North Logan, Utah, is one of 100 manufacturing companies to receive a 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership...

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ARC Group Worldwide acquires Kecy Corp.

June 25, 2014

ARC Group Worldwide Inc., Deland, Fla., a provider of advanced manufacturing and 3-D printing systems, has acquired Kecy Corp., Hudson, Mich. Kecy is an ISO 9001:2000-certified precision metal stamping company that uses advanced manufacturing, robotics, automation, and diemaking equipment. The...

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Ergodyne to hold 17th annual 65 Roses Golf Classic

June 24, 2014

St. Paul, Minn.-based Ergodyne, a provider of safety products and apparel, will hold its 17th annual 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament™ at the Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake, Minn., on July 14. The fundraiser brings together manufacturers, distributors, reps, and end users from...

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AutoForm opens office in Germany, names general manager

June 24, 2014

AutoForm Eng. GmbH, a supplier of sheet metal forming software in Wilen b. Wollerau, Switzerland, has opened a new office in Stuttgart, Germany. AutoForm Eng. Deutschland GmbH offers AutoForm products and services to the Germany postal codes 6 and 7, as well as Switzerland. Michael Rembrink has...

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Sunset Industrial Applications opens

June 24, 2014

Sunset Industrial Applications Inc. has celebrated its grand opening in Chambersburg, Pa. The veteran-owned small business provides contract finishing services, offering production capacities and finishes in liquid and powder coating. The company serves OEM and tier suppliers in the Mid-Atlantic...

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ThomasNet.com adds certification app to database

June 24, 2014

ThomasNet.com®, New York, has added a certification application to its free platform. Buyers now can qualify commercial and industrial suppliers classified to 67,000 product and service categories by 80 different certifications/registrations and create a shortlist of those that hold the...

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