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IAL announces CEO change

June 21, 2005

International Aluminum Corp. (IAL), Monterey Park, Calif., has announced that effective July 1, 2005, Ronald L. Rudy will assume the responsibilities of company chief executive officer from C.C....

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Maytag receives higher buyout offer

June 21, 2005

Appliance manufacturer Maytag Corp. announced today that it has received a preliminary nonbinding proposal from Bain Capital Partners LLC, Blackstone Capital Partners IV L.P., and Haier America...

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TRW, China South Group announce joint venture

June 20, 2005

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. and China South Industries Group Corp. (CSG) have announced the formation of a joint venture company to manufacture advanced braking and steering systems for China's...

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AK Steel announces July surcharges

June 17, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $208 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in July 2005. The company also has advised its electrical steel...

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Croydon Group announces name change

June 16, 2005

The Croydon Group Ltd., publishing affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.® (FMA), has changed its name to FMA Communications (FMAC). The new name represents the company's...

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U.S. Steel hails Senate Manufacturing Caucus formation

June 15, 2005

In a statement issued June 14, United States Steel Corp. welcomed the formation of a new caucus in the U.S. Senate focused specifically on manufacturing issues."We believe that the Senate...

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How to choose the consumables you use - Part I

June 14, 2005

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Editor's Note: This article, which covers consumables for gas metal arc welding, is the first installment of a two-part article. Part II discusses gas tungsten arc welding consumables.

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Lotion forms skin-protecting barrier

June 14, 2005

Gloves In A Bottle lotion is designed to turn the skin's outer layer into an invisible pair of gloves, forming a barrier to keep moisture-robbing irritants out while retaining the skin's natural...

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Flap brushes remove surface contaminants, oxidization

June 14, 2005

Even Cut Abrasive Co. offers flap brushes made from flexible, open-structured nylon web with embedded resin and aluminum oxide grain. The brushes are suitable for removing surface contaminants and...

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End prep blades cut dry

June 14, 2005

Esco Tool's MILLHOG® cutter blades for welding end prep tools are designed to produce a thick chip without cutting fluids.The blades feature a radical chip breaker to direct the chip away from the...

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Tube bender designed for tight-radius mandrel bending

June 14, 2005

The HMT #2E CNC bender from Horn Machine Tools is a 3.0-in.-OD-capacity, multiaxis machine that comes with all accessories needed to perform tight-radius mandrel bending.Suitable for applications such...

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Spot/projection welding machines introduced

June 14, 2005

The Taylor-Winfield Corp. has introduced new spot and projection welding machines.The line includes machines with 24-in. throat rocker arms with 25-, 30-, and 50-kVA-AC transformers and RWMA size 0...

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Multiaxis gauging amplifiers accept eight probe/gauging inputs

June 14, 2005

The L.S. Starrett Co.'s 776 Gage-Chek multiaxis gauging amplifiers accept up to eight probe/gauging inputs and provide numerous math calculations and readout versatility.The amplifiers feature an...

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Jigsaw blades fit universal, Bosch shank saws

June 14, 2005

L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced its Unified Shank™, a line of jigsaw blades that have a new shank design that is compatible with both universal shank and Bosch shank jigsaws, eliminating the...

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Aluminum wire suitable for GMAW, GTAW

June 14, 2005

Hobart Brothers now offers the Smootharc™ 4043 and 5356 spooled and cut-length aluminum welding wire for GMAW and GTAW applications. Currently available on the U.S. West Coast, the wires will be...

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