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Vulcanium staff completes CEF qualification

July 10, 2007

Every sales and engineering staff member of Vulcanium® Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has passed the Certified Electroplater-Finisher (CEF) exam.Salesman Sam Stella is a CEF 3. Salesmen Terry...

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Jet Edge appoints sales manager

July 10, 2007

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has appointed Dirk Barrett as north central regional sales manager.Barrett is responsible for sales of the company's systems in Minnesota, western Iowa, northern...

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Staging of 2008 Tube China announced

July 10, 2007

Messe Düsseldorf has announced the Shanghai New International Expo Center will host Tube China Sept. 23-26, 2008. Messe Düsseldorf China will organize the event.Planned exhibit...

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Diamond Mfg. doubles capacity

July 10, 2007

Sister companies Diamond Mfg. Co. and Perforated Metals Plus, Wyoming, Pa., have expanded their southern division to a newly constructed, 20,000-sq.-ft. facility in Charlotte, N.C.Diamond Mfg....

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Air Liquide appoints president/CEO

July 10, 2007

Air Liquide USA LLC, Houston, has named Michael J. Graff as president and CEO and as a director of U.S. subsidiary businesses.Graff leads the company's industrial gas operations and business...

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Main Steel Polishing relocates Dallas facility

July 10, 2007

Main Steel Polishing Co. Inc., Tinton Falls, N.J., has announced the relocation of its Dallas plant to a newer, larger facility in Arlington, Tex.The 70,000-sq.-ft. building has three...

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Mitsubishi EDM/Laser hosts open house at Joe Gibbs Racing

July 10, 2007

Mitsubishi EDM/Laser, Wood Dale, Ill., sponsor to Joe Gibbs Racing, hosted an open house event May 10 at the JGR headquarters in North Carolina. Attendees were given a behind-the-scenes tour of the...

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Coe Press Equipment announces agreement with GSW Schwabe AG

July 10, 2007

Coe Press Equipment Corp., Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced a technical licensing agreement with GSW Schwabe AG, Kempen, Germany.The agreement enables Coe to market, sell, manufacture, and ...

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Ohio Gratings hires architect specialist

July 10, 2007

Ohio Gratings Inc., Canton, Ohio, has hired Jason Richter as its architect specialist.Richter manages architectural sales accounts; monitors quality standards through sales, detailing, and production;...

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OMNI-X celebrates 20th anniversary

July 10, 2007

OMNI-X Inc., Englewood, Colo., celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.Since 1987 the company has designed and manufactured consumable mandrels, wiper dies, and simple and complex multistack...

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Greer Steel honors Mittal

July 10, 2007

Greer Steel, Dover, Ohio, has named Mittal Steel USA as its 2006 supplier of the year. Greer selected Mittal's Riverdale, Ill., and Cleveland facilities for providing high-quality materials and...

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TRUMPF opens new offices in Seoul

July 10, 2007

TRUMPF officially opened its company headquarters in the TRUTEC building in Seoul, South Korea, June 12, 2007. The new offices are located in "Digital Media City," a business hub in Seoul.Four of the...

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Improving warehouse operations for tube, pipe

July 10, 2007

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Analyzing your warehouse layout might reveal severe inefficiencies. Do you have the most frequently picked items scattered around, or are they located near the packing station? Organizing the warehouse so that the most frequently picked items are close to the packing station and the least frequently picked items farther away can cut the transit time significantly.

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Anodizing process

Top five questions about anodizing architectural tube

July 10, 2007

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Anodizing combines with nature to create one of the world's best metal finishes. It is the process of electrochemically controlling, accelerating, and enhancing oxidation of an aluminum tube, creating a durable, scratch-resistant coating on the surface comparable to a sapphire. Architectural anodize finishes are limited to certain colors, and it is impossible to produce a perfect color match. Perform as much bending and forming as possible before finishing.

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Quality inspections

July 10, 2007

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To ensure quality welds, it is important to have a quality weld inspection program in place. In order to do so, a company must understand how to evaluate weld characteristics, determine weld quality, and have a welding inspector capable of performing a number of different testing methods.

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