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Unist names national sales manager

June 17, 2008

Unist Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., has promoted Mark Cooper to national sales manager of all of the company's products. He oversees support of the existing independent representatives by traveling to...

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ESAB appoints vice presidents

June 17, 2008

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has named David Abe as vice president of sales, western zone; Jerry Gleisner as vice president of sales, eastern zone; George Learmonth as vice...

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Jetcam, InspecVision announce collaboration

June 17, 2008

Jetcam International s.a.r.l., Monaco, a developer of CAD/CAM software, and InspecVision Ltd., Ireland, a manufacturer of photogrammetry measuring systems for flat and folded parts, recently announced...

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Sperian Hearing Protection establishes Hearing Conservation Dept.

June 17, 2008

Sperian Hearing Protection LLC, Smithfield, R.I., has announced the formation of a Hearing Conservation Dept. to act as a focal point for the company's initiatives in research, training, and...

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Flow Intl. receives Mitsubishi supplier award

June 17, 2008

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology, has been awarded the B787 Excellent Suppliers award from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI)....

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LAI adds officers to senior management team

June 17, 2008

LAI Intl. Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a supplier of precision components and subassemblies for OEMs, has named two officers to its senior management team: Vinnie Caliendo as chief financial officer and...

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Salvagnini Group opens subsidiary in Brazil

June 17, 2008

Salvagnini, Italy, opened Salvagnini do Brasil Ltda., an operating company based in Jos dos Campos (SP), in March. The Brazilian subsidiary provides technical support, customer service, and spare...

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Ohio Gratings, American Metalco create new joint venture in Florida market

June 17, 2008

Ohio Gratings Inc. (OGI), Canton, Ohio, has announced that American Metalco, Longwood, Fla., became an Ohio Gratings company through a joint venture to focus on the Florida architectural market. Over...

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Main Steel names general manager of Wheeling facility

June 17, 2008

Main Steel Polishing, Tinton Falls, N.J., has promoted Albert Orengo to general manager of its facility in Wheeling, Ill.Orengo, who has worked at Main Steel for 17 years, served previously as...

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NanoSteel adds vice president for sales and marketing

June 17, 2008

The NanoSteel® Co., Providence, R.I., a provider of nanostructured steel alloy surface technologies for industrial applications, has added Michael Quinlan as vice president for sales and...

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SAF appoints fabrication production manager

June 17, 2008

SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. Inc.), Atlanta, has promoted Howard Mount to production manager responsible for all of the company's metal fabricating operations, including shears, brakes,...

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Chrome Moly Welding

The lowdown on low-alloy filler metals

June 17, 2008

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When welding a chromium-molybdenum alloy, selecting the optimal filler wire is critical to the long-term durability of the weld. Fortunately, matching the filler metal to the alloy is no more difficult than it is for matching a filler metal to any other family of alloys. Understanding the chemical and mechanical properties of the materials can go a long way in making strong, corrosion- and creep-resistant welds.

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No time to waste

June 17, 2008

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For the past decade or so, the headline stories have painted a grim picture for the world's economies. The Asian financial crisis (1997) was followed by a free-fall in stock prices (2000) and a recession that stalled many of the world's leading and emerging economies (2001), leaving many to wonder...

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Lubricant application nozzle

10 FAQs about preparing, applying, reclaiming lubricants

June 17, 2008

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Answers to frequently asked questions regarding lubricant preparation, lubricant application, and lubricant reclamation.

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Active leveling control interface

Applying parallelism technology in hydraulic presses

June 17, 2008

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Active leveling control (ALC) counteracts the negative effects of off-center loading; significant breakthrough shock common with high-strength steels (HSS); and reverse shock loading associated with nitrogen springs in dies.

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