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Littell relocates Michigan facility

January 9, 2007

Littell has relocated its Michigan manufacturing facility to a larger and more modern facility. Located in Troy, Mich., the 40,000-sq.-ft. facility houses operations and customer service.The company...

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December metal forming business conditions outlook favorable

January 9, 2007

Metal forming companies are anticipating a modest improvement in business conditions during the next three months, according to the Dec. 1, 2006 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business...

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AWS releases new resistance welding standards

January 9, 2007

The American Welding Society (AWS) has announced that it is releasing two brand-new resistance welding standards. The first, AWS D8.1M:2007, Specification for Automotive Weld Quality—Resistance...

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Cambridge Intl. appoints director, market development

January 9, 2007

Cambridge Intl. Inc., a manufacturer of metal conveyor belting and wire cloth products, has announced the appointment of H. J. (Sco) Scofield as director of worldwide market development. In this...

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Ferrous Metal Processing adds hydrogen anneal capabilities

January 9, 2007

Ferrous Metal Processing's recent addition of Ebner hydrogen anneal capabilities complements the toll processor's existing 66 in., four-high, combination cold-rolled reversing mill and allows the...

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Air Liquide appoints distributor network director

January 9, 2007

Air Liquide America L.P., which provides packaged and specialty gases in the U.S., has appointed Michael (Mike) Stoddard as director of its ALNET distributor network, effective Jan. 1.Stoddard reports...

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Precision Strip president retires

January 9, 2007

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. has announced that Tom Compton, president of its wholly-owned subsidiary Precision Strip Inc., has retired, effective Dec. 31, 2006. Joe Wolf, vice president of...

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Prima names regional sales managers

January 9, 2007

Prima North America Inc. has announced that Ted Oviatt and Robert Lauer have joined its sales organization as regional sales managers for the company's 2-D and 3-D laser cutting systems.Oviatt works...

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Mitsubishi Laser, Ncell form partnership

January 9, 2007

Mitsubishi Laser has announced its exclusive partnership with Ncell Automation, a provider of automation integration software for precision fabrication.According to Mitsubishi, the integration of...

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Structural steel industry expands Florida operations

January 9, 2007

To support a growing Florida construction market, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has expanded its marketing and technical support efforts throughout the state by adding staff in...

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Wall Colmonoy appoints Alloy Products Group Asian business manager

January 9, 2007

Wall Colmonoy Corp. has appointed Lydia Lee as Asian business manager for its Alloy Products Group, based at its corporate offices in Madison Heights, Mich. In this role, Lee concentrates on expanding...

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Hobart Institute schedules welding instructor course

January 9, 2007

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio, has scheduled its Welding Instructor Course 2007 for July 9 – 13.Designed for vocational teachers and technical instructors, the course...

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Schuler adds key account manager

January 9, 2007

Schuler Inc. has announced the addition of Barry Lewalski to its new equipment sales group as key account manager for the Tier and general stamping industry.Lewalski, who has many years of experience...

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Praxair Distribution names director, metal fabrication marketing

January 9, 2007

Praxair Distribution Inc. (PDI) has named Roch Monahan as director of metal fabrication marketing. He reports to James Baughman, vice president, metal fabrication and hardgoods supply chain.Based in...

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Eagle Precision introduces new warranty program

January 9, 2007

Eagle Precision Technologies Ltd., a provider of tube bending and forming systems, has introduced a new 5-year warranty program.The warranty covers new machinery, including the company's line of CNC...

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