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Dofasco receives Canadian environmental program certification

January 11, 2005

Dofasco construction products steel has been certified to Environment Canada's Environmental Choice® Program and now carries the EcoLogo® symbol.The company's construction steel (galvanized...

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Audiologist joins Bacou-Dalloz

January 11, 2005

Brad K. Witt, an experienced audiologist well-known in occupational audiology and hearing conservation circles, has joined the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group as audiology and regulatory affairs...

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Safety professionals advised to use e-learning

January 11, 2005

Speaking at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety Training Symposium & Expo, e-learning expert Dr. Brandon Hall encouraged safety experts to use e-learning as a means to train...

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AddisonMckee names vice president of finance and administration

January 11, 2005

AddisonMckee Inc. has named Ken Hay as vice president of finance and administration. Hay is responsible for all accounting and finance functions, as well as overseeing inventory, human resources, and...

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AIDA announces new northern Ohio distributor

January 11, 2005

AIDA-America has announced a new distribution partnership in northern Ohio. Midwest Machinery Sales LLP now represents AIDA's full line of mechanical press products and turnkey packages, as well as...

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Weber Specialties forms new subsidiary

January 11, 2005

Weber Specialties Co., a manufacturer of precision metal stampings, tool and die, and assembled components, has formed Applied Coatings Solutions LLC, a new subsidiary located at 1830 Reed St.,...

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Triple-S Steel acquires structural steel distributor

January 11, 2005

Triple-S Steel has acquired R&S Steel, a western U.S. structural steel products distributor.R&S has more than 70 employees at its Denver and Lehi, Utah, locations and provides a full range of products...

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TRUMPF receives Connecticut Quality Improvement Innovation Award

January 11, 2005

TRUMPF Inc. has received a Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA) gold level Innovation Prize. The award recognizes the company's TCF 1 laser, a diffusion-cooled CO2 laser based on coaxial...

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Starrett Co. names saw division sales manager

January 11, 2005

Brian J. Rooke has joined the L.S. Starrett Co. as the North American sales manager of its Saw Division. He works with the company's regional and field sales organizations and distributor network in...

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Roll forming method simplifies curved part production

January 11, 2005

The Swedish company Ortic, together with Bemo of Germany, has developed a new method of roll forming steel sections. Dubbed Monroe, the method uses high-precision computer control and infinitely...

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Pico Chemical hires sales representative

January 11, 2005

Pico Chemical Corp. has hired Matt Freitag as a sales representative in its southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois territory.Freitag has more than 15 years' outside sales experience in the chemical,...

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United American Sales appoints western regional sales manager

January 11, 2005

United American Sales Inc., a distributor of safety products, has appointed Jon Prior as western regional sales manager. He is responsible for the company's sales in Washington, Oregon, California,...

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Implementing a stamping sensor program—uphill

January 11, 2005

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Stamper and toolmaker Ultra Tool & Manufacturing, Menomonee Falls, Wis. had been installing basic stamping die protection for 15 years. Whisker sensors, positive stops, and, in some cases, part-out sensors comprised the limited sensor system for dies that ran in automatic mode. However, this system...

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Metal formers: Keep an eye on monitoring program

January 11, 2005

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The U.S. Department of Commerce issued a call for comments in August on whether to extend the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) system and how to improve the program if it lives on. The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) of Independence, Ohio, which represents hundreds of metal...

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Tackling the costs of employer-provided health care

January 11, 2005

Editor's Note: This article is adapted from "Health Care Costs: Where Do We Go From Here?" presented by Neil Trautwein, assistant vice president, human resources policy, with the National Association of Manufacturers, at the association's Future of Manufacturing Forum July 21, 2004.

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