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Upgrade kit designed for inverter welding systems

June 13, 2006

WeldComputer Corp. has developed an upgrade kit for existing inverter welding systems that delivers enhancements without replacing inverters.The control provides msec by msec programmability in...

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Antireflection coating enhances focusing lens life

June 13, 2006

American Torch Tip has developed an antireflection coating for its focusing lenses.The coating achieves absorption rates as low as 18 percent, allowing the lens to retain less heat for cool running...

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Michigan Seamless Tube names president/CEO

June 13, 2006

Michigan Seamless Tube LLC, South Lyon, Mich., has named Michael Rinker as president and CEO.Rinker has spent 28 years in the stainless steel industry, most recently as president of North American...

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Wall Colmonoy hires business development manager

June 13, 2006

Wall Colmonoy Corp., Madison Heights, Mich., has named Morris Warino as business development manager for Wall Colmonoy Oklahoma City, which part of the WCC Aeronautical and Aerospace Group.Morris has...

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INTECH North America challenges fabricators

June 13, 2006

TRUMPF Inc. brought 80 people from 60 companies representing 23 states, Mexico, and Canada to its INTECH North America 2006 in-house "tradeshow" and educational conference, held May 2-4 at its...

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TRUMPF names regional managers

June 13, 2006

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has appointed Dan Hoff and Carl Freehauf as regional managers.Hoff is responsible for Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, western Wisconsin, and western...

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Apolo, Lone Star Steel form alliance

June 13, 2006

Apolo Tubos e Equipamentos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a subsidiary of Grupo Peixoto de Castro, and Lone Star Steel Co., Dallas, the primary operating company of Lone Star Technologies, have entered into...

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Strippit promotes two

June 13, 2006

Strippit/LVD, Akron, N.Y., has named Don Grochocki as customer service manager-punch presses and Dan Caprio as product specialist-punching machinery.Grochocki oversees field service efforts,...

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OSU receives grant, starts new forming organization

June 13, 2006

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Center for Precision Forming (CPF).The organization will merge with the Center for...

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Coe, Sesco names service technician

June 13, 2006

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., and Sesco Products Group has hired Carlos Figarola as a service technician to provide service and support for all Coe and Sesco products in...

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ITW purchases Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH

June 13, 2006

Georg Fischer Ltd., Schaffhausen, Switzerland, has announced it has sold its capital shares of Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungst echnik GmbH, Singen, Germany, to Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview,...

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Schuler hires vice president, marketing manager

June 13, 2006

Schuler Hydroforming Inc., Canton, Mich., has named Harry Singh as vice president. Singh is responsible for all sales and operations, reporting to the board of directors.It has also named Kellie...

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New robot orders fall 30 percent in first quarter

June 13, 2006

According to statistics released by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Ann Arbor, Mich, new orders for North American robotics companies fell 30 percent in the first quarter of 2006.A 39...

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Beckwood Corp. celebrates 30 years in business

June 13, 2006

The Beckwood Corp., St. Louis, celebrated its 30th year in business at its recently expanded facility. During the ceremony President Charles P. Becker Jr. was presented with a plaque commemorating his...

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Linetec honored by governor as exemplary employer

June 13, 2006

Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle honored Linetec as an exemplary employer committed to the principles of diversity in the workplace. The State of Wisconsin's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)...

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