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Personal protection clothing line introduced

November 29, 2010

Lincoln has introduced a new personal protection clothing line, Red Line™ welding apparel. The line includes five types of welding gloves: premium leather GMAW/SMAW, traditional GMAW/SMAW, leather GTAW, heat-resistant, and full-leather Steel Worker™. Four jacket options protect the arms and...

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Bronx/Taylor-Wilson ships pipe facing machines to Brazilian manufacturer

November 29, 2010

Bronx/Taylor-Wilson, North Canton, Ohio, has announced the shipment of two 16-in. facers to a pipe and tube manufacturer in Brazil. The machines are being installed in a new plant as part of a finishing line with two facing/chamfering/reaming machines to produce pipes in diameters from 6.625 to 16...

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Metal detector provides high-sensitivity metal separation - TheFabricator.com

Metal detector provides high-sensitivity metal separation

November 29, 2010

Eriez' compact E-Z Tec® 9100 metal detector provides high-sensitivity metal separation. It is used to detect and reject very small ferrous, nonferrous, and stainless steel materials. Features include balanced coil technology for sensitivity to all metals; an adjustable, air-powered reject...

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Plymouth Tube receives AME Manufacturing Excellence Award

November 29, 2010

Plymouth Tube Co.'s West Monroe, La., tubing mill has received a 2010 AME Manufacturing Excellence Award. The mill was chosen for excellence in its seamless and welded stainless steel tube production operations. The mill manufactures XtraLowStress® stainless steel feedwater heater tubing, which...

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The Metal Shop adds press brake

November 29, 2010

The Metal Shop LLC, Crystal Lake, Ill., has added a Toyokoki APB5620Wu press brake to its operations. The new machine supplements the 10-ft. 100 Accurpress already on the shop floor. The custom metal fabrication shop primarily serves the tradeshow exhibit industry....

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High-gloss coatings withstand heat to 500 degrees F

November 29, 2010

Dampney Co. Inc.'s Thurmalox® 8800 series heat-resistant, high-gloss coatings provide a decorative, porcelain-like finish on metal surfaces that withstands heat to 500 degrees F. Developed for single-coat application in OEM production lines, the silicone-based, VOC-compliant baking enamel is...

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AME completes asset purchase of Metalcut

November 29, 2010

Advanced Machine & Eng. (AME), a Rockford, Ill.-based manufacturer of machine tool components and auxiliary equipment, has announced the asset purchase of the Metalcut Carbide Saw Division of Centro-Metalcut, also of Rockford, a designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty carbide sawing systems for...

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Biodegradable synthetic fluids introduced - TheFabricator.com

Biodegradable synthetic fluids introduced

November 29, 2010

Commonwealth Oil Corp. has released a line of BioComm readily biodegradable synthetic functional fluids. These synthetic ester functional fluids consist of concrete forming fluids, heavy-duty gear and hydraulic oils, and ram type EDM fluids. The products biodegrade to their natural state within...

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Belt conveyor designed for heavy-duty industrial and packaging applications - TheFabricator.com

Belt conveyor designed for heavy-duty industrial and packaging applications

November 29, 2010

Dorner offers the new 3200 series iDrive belt conveyor. The motor, gearbox, and motor controller are integrated within the frame of the conveyor, allowing it to fit in tight spaces. The conveyor, designed for heavy-duty industrial and packaging applications, comes with indexing capabilities and...

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Wallover names new president - TheFabricator.com

Wallover names new president

November 29, 2010

Wallover Oil Co., a manufacturer of industrial lubricants and cleaners in Strongsville, Ohio, has announced that Eric Kielts will be its new president effective Jan. 1, 2011. Kielts will fill the position formerly held for 23 years by Hub Marquis, who will remain as CEO and chairman of the...

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ITW acquires North Star Imaging

November 29, 2010

North Star Imaging Inc., Rogers, Minn., has announced that it has been acquired by Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), joining ITW's Test and Measurement Group. NSI's day-to-day contact points and relationships with business partners will remain unaffected by the change of ownership....

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Super Steel to hire 60 workers

November 29, 2010

Super Steel LLC, a contract manufacturer of complex metal fabrication and assembly work based in Milwaukee, has announced plans to hire 60 employees immediately as a result of increased production levels. The work force additions will mostly be skilled manufacturing positions, including welders,...

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Medical components machining offered - TheFabricator.com

Medical components machining offered

November 29, 2010

Manchester Tool & Die Inc. offers prototype, short-run, or long-run machining for medical components. Wire EDM, CNC milling centers, and turning centers are available for medical part production, along with surface finishing and washing machines. The company also provides in-house...

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Cost estimating software enhanced - TheFabricator.com

Cost estimating software enhanced

November 29, 2010

MTI Systems has released version 11.0 of its Costimator cost estimating software, featuring several changes. Multiple tabs, customizable toolbars, and helpful images have been added to the work screen to help improve ease of use. Drag-and-drop functionality has been expanded to enable users to...

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FMA economic analyst sees optimistic signs in 2011 for small manufacturing sector

November 29, 2010

Dr. Chris Kuehl, economic analyst for the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA), sees the "beginning stages for some optimism" in the small business community, which, in turn, indicate "solid" economic news for many U.S. manufacturers in 2011. Kuehl said, "The small business...

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