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Vacuum lifter requires no external power

January 10, 2006

Anver Corp.'s mechanical vacuum lifter features a self-cycling valve and piston that create suction when lowered from a crane onto a load until the chain slackens completely and is raised again.The...

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Swedish Steel Prize 2005 winner announced

January 10, 2006

SSAB Swedish Steel, Stockholm, has named CMT the Swedish Steel Prize 2005 recipient. CMT specializes in hooklift containers for use in road transport.The panel chose the winner based on the choice of...

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Kramski hires Advance Tech Industries

January 10, 2006

Kramski North America Inc., Largo, Fla., part of the Kramski Group, has contracted with Advanced Tech Industries Inc., Arlington, Texas, to represent the company in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas,...

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Harris Calorific, Airgas form agreement

January 10, 2006

Harris Calorific Inc., Gainesville, Ga., and Airgas Inc., Radnor, Pa., have announced an agreement to jointly market gases and gas control equipment for CO2lasers used in materials processing.With the...

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AW Precision opens facility in Belgium, expands operations

January 10, 2006

AW Precision LLC, Milwaukee, has opened a manufacturing facility in Belgium known as AW Precision BVBA.The goal of the new facility is to strengthen its mainland European service to meet the demands...

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BOC adds Merriam-Graves to distributor network

January 10, 2006

The BOC Group, Murray Hill, N.J., has added Merriam-Graves, Charlestown, N.H., to its network of independent distributors.Merriam-Graves is a privately held distributor of industrial, medical, and...

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Specialty Metals opens second facility

January 10, 2006

Specialty Metals Processing has moved its corporate staff to its new Finishing Facility in Akron, Ohio.The facility was designed for precision grinding, polishing, and buffing sheet and plate and...

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Aluminum Statistical Review 2004available for purchase

January 10, 2006

The Aluminum Association, Washington, D.C., has made available for purchase the Aluminum Statistical Reviewfor 2004. The review includes information on every cycle of the aluminum production process,...

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Yaskawa Motoman Mexico celebrates 10 years in country

January 10, 2006

Yaskawa Motoman Mexico (YMM) celebrated 10 years in the country with an industrial automation exposition and other festivities. YMM is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Motoman Inc., which in turn...

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Alpine Pipe installs welding machine

January 10, 2006

Thermatool Corp., East Haven, Conn., has announced the start-up of a CFI 1200 solid-state induction welding machine at Alpine Pipe Mfg. Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.It is installed on a new pipe mill supplied...

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Praxair, Liburdi form marketing agreement

January 10, 2006

Praxair Inc., Danbury, Conn., has announced that its packaged gases subsidiary, Praxair Distribution Inc., has signed a joint marketing agreement with Liburdi Automation Inc., Dundas, Ont., and its...

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Tregaskiss names regional business manager

January 10, 2006

Tregaskiss Ltd., Windsor, Ont., has appointed Mike Russell as regional business manager for the Pacific Northwest.Russell has more than 25 years' experience in the sales and welding industry. He...

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Specialty Strip & Oscillating hires managers

January 10, 2006

Specialty Strip & Oscillating Inc., Masury, Ohio, has hired Lindsay Randall as manager of inside sales and Lana Antonelli as accounting manager.Randall has more than 30 years' experience in the steel...

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Strong Welding Products names vice president/managing director

January 10, 2006

Strong Welding Products Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has named William Shum as vice president and managing director of Rankin Industries, San Diego, a designer and producer of hardfacing...

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Ryerson Inc. confirms new name, ticker symbol

January 10, 2006

Ryerson Inc. has confirmed that its previously announced corporate name now is in effect as is the concurrent adoption of the ticker symbol "RYI" for its common stock listed on the New York Stock...

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