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Jagemann Stamping names engineering manager

April 18, 2011

Jagemann Stamping Co., Manitowoc, Wis., a manufacturer of deep-drawn and progressive metal stampings, has named Dan Myers as engineering manager fineblank/progressive tooling. He is responsible for the management and oversight of fineblanking activities, including engineering and sales...

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Laser system combines fiber technology with 12,000-IPM linear-motor axis drives

April 18, 2011

Cincinnati Incorporated has expanded its laser cutting product line with the CL-900 series fiber laser cutting system. It combines fiber laser technology with 12,000-IPM linear-motor axis drives to cut mild steel two to three times faster than conventional lasers, according to the manufacturer....

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Welding package designed for multiprocesses

April 18, 2011

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced the MultiMaster® 300, an industrial ready-to-weld package for GMAW, DC GTAW, and SMAW. It is designed for general fabrication, civil construction, repair and maintenance, and pipe welding. Proprietary Super Switch™ technology features a...

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Hand-operated grinder deburs laser-cut, punched parts - TheFabricator.com

Hand-operated grinder deburs laser-cut, punched parts

April 18, 2011

AM Machinery Sales Inc. has introduced the SwingGrinder for deburring laser-cut and punched parts. According to the manufacturer, the machine is three to four times faster than manual deburring. The hand-operated device, which features a rotating head, provides a grinding disc on one side and...

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American Weldquip appoints district manager - north central region - TheFabricator.com

American Weldquip appoints district manager - north central region

April 18, 2011

American Weldquip Inc., Sharon Center, Ohio, has appointed Marty Voss as district sales manager – north central region. In this position, he is responsible for managing activities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota. Voss joins the company with more than 25 years of process...

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GTAW glove features glide patch - TheFabricator.com

GTAW glove features glide patch

April 18, 2011

John Tillman Co. has introduced the 1338 GTAW glove, made from abrasion-resistant top-grain goatskin. It features a glide patch that protects the side of the glove and eases movement when dragging a gun. The straight thumb aids gripping on the gun, while a reinforced thumb strap adds strength....

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Corner connectors available in inside-to-inside, inside-to-outside versions - TheFabricator.com

Corner connectors available in inside-to-inside, inside-to-outside versions

April 18, 2011

80/20® Inc. has added new corner connectors to its line of T-slotted aluminum framing components. The clear-finished, die-cast zinc corner connectors are available in inside-to-inside and inside-to-outside versions. They provide a hidden 90-degree corner connection for 15, 30, 40, and 45...

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DGI Supply to acquire Midwest Industrial Tools

April 18, 2011

DGI Supply, Wheeling, Ill., a DoALL Company, has signed a letter of intent to purchase all outstanding shares of Midwest Industrial Tools Inc. The owners expect the deal to be finalized by May 1, 2011. Allan Chartier, the current president and CEO of MIT, will remain with the company through the...

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TOX® Pressotechnik building cylinders in Illinois - TheFabricator.com

TOX® Pressotechnik building cylinders in Illinois

April 18, 2011

TOX Pressotechnik is now manufacturing its TOX- Powerpackage line-Q cylinders at its facility in Warrenville, Ill. These cylinders are available in 11 models with pneumatic press force from 1 to 30 tons. The cylinders are suitable for use in clinching, mounting, fastener insertion, marking,...

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On/off magnet bars introduced - TheFabricator.com

On/off magnet bars introduced

April 18, 2011

Bug-O Systems has introduced a new line of Bug-O/Magswitch on/off magnet bars, lifting magnets, and accessories. The compact magnet bars are available for use with the company's rail systems, as well as those from other...

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Sixty jobs

April 13, 2011 | By Vicki Bell

Articles about two different companies at opposite ends of the fabricating spectrum adding 30 jobs each came to my attention this morning.  One company's plan involves a big investment by the once bankrupt, bailed-out corporation, and the other, collaboration with a state-run program and local...

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Is it North versus South when it comes to manufacturing?

April 13, 2011 | By Dan Davis

On a recent visit to Southern Fabricators Inc., Polkton, N.C., l learned how brothers Ken Carpenter Sr. and Everett Carpenter first set up shop in 1968 in a tiny 10,000-sq.-ft. facility that just so happens to be the size of its powder coating department today. Let's just say the company has done...

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HRB pricing momentum stalls; China up, U.S., World, & Western Europe down

April 13, 2011

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ Chinese HRB ex-works price for April 11 rose 3.6 percent to $628 per ton for the second consecutive rise. The United States HRB spot price slipped 0.1 percent to $969 per metric ton, FOB the mill, after rising nine consecutive times. The World export HRB price...

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Tower International acquires assets of W Industries

April 12, 2011

Tower International Inc., an integrated global manufacturer of engineered structural metal components and assemblies, today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of W Industries, a Detroit-based supplier of large metal components and assemblies, primarily to defense,...

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Gas mixer with integrated moisture measurement introduced

April 12, 2011

Witt has introduced new gas mixers with integrated moisture measurement. They continuously monitor the moisture content of the gas mixture as it is fed into the process. When a certain configurable limit of moisture is exceeded, an alarm can be triggered. The mixers feature a ceramic metal oxide...

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