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PG&E proposes enhanced economic development rate to promote jobs, economic growth

June 15, 2004

To support California's economic recovery, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has asked the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to approve enhancements to its Economic Development Incentive Rate,...

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Maytag disappointed with negotiations; halts Newton Laundry production

June 11, 2004

Negotiations between Maytag Corp. and U.A.W. Local 997 on a new labor contract covering production and maintenance employees at Maytag's Newton Laundry Products plant in Newton, Iowa, have broken off,...

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Lincoln Electric elects president, CEO

June 9, 2004

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has elected John M. Stropki, Jr. as president and CEO of the company, effectively immediately, succeeding Anthony A. Massaro, who held the position for eight years....

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Photogrammetric camera captures measurements in unstable industrial environments

June 8, 2004

The INCA3 photogrammetric camera from Geodetic Systems Inc. merges a ultrahigh-resolution CCD sensor with a compact, PC-based computer to capture field measurements in unstable industrial...

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100-W laser marker available in air-, water-cooled models

June 8, 2004

Synrad Inc. has added the firestar t100, a small-footprint 100-W laser, to its t-series lasers. It is available in both air- and water-cooled versions.The laser features fast rise and fall times,...

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Gloves offer improved chemical, liquid resistance

June 8, 2004

Perfect Fit Glove, a Bacou-Dalloz Company, has introduced the PowerCoat™ line of general-purpose PVC, nitrile, neoprene, and natural latex liquidproof, chemical-resistant gloves. The flexible...

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Welding station designed for tube, pipe prefabrication

June 8, 2004

The Tiger welding station from Orbimatic is designed for tube and pipe prefabrications. The station incorporates a clamp located on an Easi-Glide X-Y slide. The clamp rotates to allow 45-degree and...

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Autodarkening helmet has 30 percent larger window, improved out-of-position welding

June 8, 2004

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.’s Big Window Elite™ autodarkening helmets feature a 30 percent larger lens window than the company’s standard helmets and four independent arc sensors. The...

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Confined-space combustible gas detector offered

June 8, 2004

Biosystems LLC, a Bacou-Dalloz Company, offers the Cannonball3 confined-space gas detector. The system monitors combustible gases under low oxygen conditions where a dilution source of fresh air is...

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Biostable polymer quenchant prevents sticky deposit buildup

June 8, 2004

Houghton International Inc.’s Heat Treating Division has introduced Aqua-Quench™ 145. Formulated specifically for induction- and flame-hardening applications, the biostable polymer...

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Wire feeder designed for high-production shops

June 8, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co. offers the LF-72 industrial wire feeder for high-production shops. The feeder features the company’s patented die-cast aluminum two-roll Universal Wire Drive System.The...

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Cutoff wheel designed for use with hard, heavy-gauge metals

June 8, 2004

Metabo Corp. has expanded its Choice Cuts™ line of job-matched cutoff wheels with an aluminum oxide type 1 cut-off wheel for use with hard and heavy-gauge metals, such as stainless and...

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Laser cutting systems enhanced with software

June 8, 2004

Prima Laser Tools has chosen to integrate Cenit North America Inc.’s v5/LaserCUT software into its 3-D laser cutting systems.The PC/Windows®-compatible software features advanced solids,...

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Hydraulic presses' interlocked steel design absorbs, evenly distributes force

June 8, 2004

Pacific Press Technologies offers the OBM and OBL hydraulic presses with an interlocked steel design that absorbs and evenly distributes full-force capacities. Loads are transmitted to the frame by...

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Press line includes models from 30 to 4,000 tons

June 8, 2004

AIDA offers a line of stamping presses ranging in capacity from 30 to 4,000 tons. The line includes gap, straight-side, progressive-die, high-speed, transfer, and cold forming presses, as well as...

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