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Air-cooled GTAW torches are compact, durable

December 13, 2005

Weldcraft has introduced its WP-17 and WP-27V 150-amp, air-cooled GTAW torches that have a compact and durable design.Each torch measures 7.75 in. and weighs 6 oz. and comes with heavy-duty single or...

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Shear is both portable and stationary

December 13, 2005

Metabo Corp. offers the Ku 6872, a 16-ga. shear that functions as a portable or stationary tool. The shear is suitable for burr-free cutting, shearing, and trimming of sheet metal.The unit mounts...

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Microlaser welding offered for variety of materials

December 13, 2005

LSA Laser offers precision microlaser welding of tubing, ribbon, and round wire for use in medical devices such as defibrillation leads, stents, catheterization subassemblies, and surgical...

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Angle grinders feature reduced gear noise, vibration

December 13, 2005

DeWalt offers a new line of 4 -in., heavy-duty, small angle grinders in three models.The D28402, D28112, and D28110 are constructed with a jam-pot gear case—an industry first on a grinder, the...

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Paulo Products earns ISO accreditation

December 13, 2005

Paulo Products Co., Murfreesboro, Tenn., has earned ISO/TS 16949:2002 accreditation.This is the second Paulo facility to earn the accreditation. The company's Nashville, Tenn. facility earned the...

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Dorner names COO

December 13, 2005

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has named Richard "Rich" Ryan as chief operating officer.Ryan joins the company from Rockwell Automation, where he held a variety of executive management positions....

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High-Tek Tube earns ISO certification

December 13, 2005

High-Tek Tube Corp., Littleton, Colo., has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification for its quality system and procedures. The company says the achievement is part of its long-term commitment to customer...

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MK Products names vice president of sales

December 13, 2005

MK Products, Irvine, Calif., has promoted Paco Perez to the position of vice president of sales.Perez manages the sales for the company and works with large OEM customers. He has been with the company...

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Praxair Distribution, Preco form alliance

December 13, 2005

Praxair Inc., Danbury, Conn., has announced that its subsidiary, Praxair Distribution Inc., has formed an alliance with Preco Inc. to promote and sell laser welding, cladding, and heat-treating...

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AIDA opens service center in Brazil (AP)

December 13, 2005

AIDA has announced the opening of a new service and support center in Brazil. The announcement follows last year's acquisition of the Manzoni and Rovetta divisions.AIDA Brazil offers Manzoni, Rovetta,...

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TD Center updates Web site

December 13, 2005

TD Center®, Columbus, Ind., has made several changes to its Web site, www.tdcoating.com, to provide more user-friendly navigation and updated content.The home page features a summary of the TD...

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Jervis B. Webb Co. names senior vice president

December 13, 2005

Jervis B. Webb Co., Farmington Hills, Mich., has promoted Brian G. Stewart to senior vice president and COO. He is responsible for all aspects of engineering, sales and marketing, purchasing,...

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Linde Material Handling-North America appoints staff

December 13, 2005

Linde Material Handling-North America, Summerville, S.C., has appointed Rich Bevington as regional sales manager. Mike Paul will assume responsibilities for the company's dealers.Bevington is...

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AWS announces national standard

December 13, 2005

The American Welding Society has made available AWS D18.3/D18.3M:2005, "An American National Standard: Specification for Welding of Tanks, Vessels, and other Equipment, in Sanitary (Hygenic)...

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Arcos Industries announces new appointments

December 13, 2005

Arcos Industries LLC, Mount Carmel, Pa., has announced five new appointments.Cindy Henninger has been named northeast regional sales representative. She has been with the company for 12 years.Harry...

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