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Roundo AB merges with group of Swedish fabricating companies

January 23, 2012

Roundo AB, Hässleholm, Sweden, a manufacturer of bending rolls, has joined a group of family-owned metal fabricating companies in southern Sweden. This merger gives Roundo direct access to multiple TRUMPF® laser machines, Amada and TRUMPF CNC press brakes, as well as a high-speed plasma burning...

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United Performance Metals certified by GE Transportation Aviation

January 23, 2012

United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, having been recently audited and approved to perform laser machining and cutting for General Electric and its subtier providers, has received a GE Transportation Aviation Special Process Certification for Laser Machining/Cutting (EE02, S-422). United...

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Low-power induction welding machine designed for tube and pipe fabricators - TheFabricator.com

Low-power induction welding machine designed for tube and pipe fabricators

January 23, 2012

EFD Induction has added low-power machines to its Weldac line of induction welding machines. The welding machines have a power rating of 50 to 225 kW and smaller footprints than other machines in the line, but the same 0.95 constant power factor and IGBT transistors. They are designed for use...

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Semiautomatic mandrel bender has bending capacity to 3-in. round tube, multiple profiles - TheFabricator.com

Semiautomatic mandrel bender has bending capacity to 3-in. round tube, multiple profiles

January 23, 2012

CML USA has introduced the Ercolina® TM76 mandrel bender with a bending capacity to 3 in. round tube and multiple profiles. It is capable of bends to CLR as small as 1.5D, with USB offering unlimited storage of bend programs, material library, and job information. The machine is suitable...

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Green technology for tube end forming reduces energy, oil usage - TheFabricator.com

Green technology for tube end forming reduces energy, oil usage

January 23, 2012

AddisonMckee has introduced Hydra Green technology in its new HG70 series of tube end formers. The hydraulic equipment features a pump that is in operation only when there is a demand for pressure and flow. This helps to cut noise and energy usage in half compared to traditional hydraulic...

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Semiautomatic wire feeder designed for shipbuilding, offshore, construction, pipe welding applications - TheFabricator.com

Semiautomatic wire feeder designed for shipbuilding, offshore, construction, pipe welding applications

January 23, 2012

Designed for use in shipbuilding, offshore, construction, or pipe welding operations, the Activ8™ modular wire feeder from Lincoln Electric is small enough to fit through ship manways and light enough to carry around the site. The 27-lb., portable wire feeder can feed self-shielded FCAW...

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Modular fixturing system features extendable table surface

January 23, 2012

Bluco's modular fixturing system for welding consists of precision-machined welding tables and a reusable set of tooling components, such as patented bolts, angles, clamps, and blocks, to fixture weldments of almost any size and shape. The five-sided design of the welding table allows for...

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Modular waterjet machine introduced - TheFabricator.com

Modular waterjet machine introduced

January 23, 2012

Flow Intl. has introduced the Mach 4c waterjet machine for the production environment. The system offers a modular design expandable up to 48 ft., allowing users to increase the size of the cutting area as their business grows. It provides fast, accurate machine motion with zero backlash, the...

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Abrasive waterjet machine cuts complex parts from most materials with setup change - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet machine cuts complex parts from most materials without setup change

January 23, 2012

OMAX® Corp. offers the MAXIEM® 1530 JetCutting center. It has a table size of 12 ft. 7 in. by 5 ft. 9 in. and an XY cutting travel of 10 ft. 2 in. by 5 ft. 2 in. The abrasive waterjet machine can cut complex parts out of most materials without changing equipment setup. It comes standard...

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Trilogy Machinery introduces iPhone®, iPad® app - TheFabricator.com

Trilogy Machinery introduces iPhone®, iPad® app

January 23, 2012

Trilogy Machinery, Belcamp, Md., has introduced an Apple iPhone® and iPad® app that gives customers and dealers inside access to the company, including machine pictures, PDFs, parts inquiries, support, and sales assistance. The app is available from the Apple iTunes® store. Trilogy...

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Monaco RV to stop making RVs in Oregon

January 23, 2012

Monaco RV has announced plans to discontinue production of motorized RVs at its manufacturing plant in Coburg, Ore. Other operations will continue at the facility. The company expects to terminate about 272 employees between March and July 2012....

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Centria Coating Services appoints architectural market manager

January 23, 2012

Moon Township, Pa.-based Centria Coating Services has announced the appointment of Tom Lewis to architectural market manager. In this newly created position, he works with manufacturers and suppliers within the architectural metal wall and roof industry. A graduate of Robert Morris University with...

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IAC Industries launches new Web site

January 23, 2012

IAC Industries, Brea, Calif., has launched a new Web site at www.iacindustries.com featuring its industrial furnishings. It offers sections for getting started, customer resources, and rich media. Quick links point to the site's most popular pages. The online product catalog section has been...

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Ameritherm announces rebranding

January 23, 2012

Driven by international growth, Ameritherm, an induction heating systems provider in Scottsville, N.Y., is rebranding to Ambrell – an Ameritherm company. The Ambrell brand was introduced outside of the U.S. several years ago, and the updated branding enables Ambrell to exhibit one unified brand...

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Manufacturing deserves special treatment

January 20, 2012 | By Dan Davis

I apologize for being absent from the blog for most of the past six weeks. I guess I got wrapped up in Republican primary politics coverage. That's a joke. I also was engrossed in "Storage Wars" and "American Hoggers" on A&E. But it's kind of hard to ignore the political proceedings that are...

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