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Plymouth Tube to acquire Trent Tube's CWA plant

December 7, 2004

Plymouth Tube Co. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Trent Tube's cold work anneal (CWA) plant located in East Troy, Wis. Syracuse, N.Y.-based Crucible Materials Corp. is Trent Tube's parent...

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Penna Flame Industries increases capabilities

December 7, 2004

Penna Flame Industries has added induction hardening to its surface hardening capabilities.The company also now offers single-tooth contour gear hardening, a process intended to improve gear teeth...

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DOL renews partnership to protect Hispanic workers

December 7, 2004

First created in July 2001, the partnership formalizes a shared commitment by the DOL and the Consulate to educate Hispanics and immigrant workers about their rights and responsibilities in the work...

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Steel and crane company cited for safety violations

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a serious citation to Kaverit Steel and Crane, Edmonton, Alb., following the death of one of its employees...

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OSHA hygienists seek to enhance occupational health

December 7, 2004

Thirty-four industrial hygienists from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) met in Washington in October to develop ways to enhance workplace occupational health.One of OSHA's...

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OSHA recognizes Homogeneous Metals for safety, health excellence

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recognized Homogeneous Metals Inc., Clayville, N.Y., for achieving four years of excellence in worker safety and...

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Metabo names vice president of sales

December 7, 2004

Metabo Corp. has named Martin Cross as vice president of sales. Cross, who joined the company as director of corporate development in 2002, is responsible for developing and implementing sales...

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Linde Gas opens nitrogen liquefier

December 7, 2004

Linde Gas LLC has begun operating a nitrogen liquefier at its Canton Air Separation Unit (ASU) in Canton, Ohio.The liquefier converts gaseous nitrogen byproduct, previously lost during the production...

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Lincoln Electric introduces welding consumables quality program

December 7, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co. has introduced the Q-Cert Program, a quality indicator for welding consumables. The program features three levels of quality certification (Q-Cert), depending on tests,...

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Interplex opens facility in north China

December 7, 2004

Interplex Industries has opened a north China facility in Dalian, a coastal city located in Liaoning Province.Known as Interplex Electonic (Dalian) Co. Ltd., the new facility occupies 20,000 sq. m...

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Houghton and SBS form marketing, sales alliance

December 7, 2004

Houghton Intl. Inc.'s Heat Treatment Div. has formed a marketing and sales alliance with Rochester, Mich.-based SBS Corp., a manufacturer of cooling, heating, and filtration equipment.According to the...

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Bystronic appoints customer service manager

December 7, 2004

Bystronic Inc. has appointed Peter K. Kyc as technical support manager for North America. He is responsible for all customer service activities related to laser, waterjet, bending, and automation...

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Airgas acquires A&R Welding Supply

December 7, 2004

Airgas Inc. has acquired A&R Welding Supply Inc., an industrial gas and welding supply distributor with locations in San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles, Calif. The two branches now operate as Airgas...

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Aristo Machines receives ISO 9001:2000 certification

December 7, 2004

Aristo Machines Inc. received its ISO 9001:2000 Certification from ABS Quality Evaluations Inc. in Oct. The company designs, manufactures, and services tube end forming systems.

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AIDA acquires Manzoni and Rovetta

December 7, 2004

AIDA has acquired Manzoni and Rovetta. Dr. Guido Puccio, commissario of Manzoni Group S.p.A. in Amministrazione Straordinaria, and Kimikazu Aida, president of AIDA Engineering Ltd., the parent company...

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