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Parker Hannifin announces management appointments

February 14, 2005

Parker Hannifin Corp. today announced management appointments involving two of its operating groups: Fluid Connectors and Automation.Bob Bond has been promoted to president of the Fluid Connectors...

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Auto suppliers applaud resolution on steel hearings

February 11, 2005

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) commended Rep. Joseph Knollenberg (R-Mich.) on February 10 for introducing in the House of Representatives HR 84, a resolution calling on the...

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Manzullo: Spending plan will help small businesses

February 11, 2005

House Small Business Committee Chairman Don Manzullo (R-IL) said the President's proposed budget for the coming year sets forth a sound plan to help small employers continue to grow and create jobs...

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Algoma Steel withdraws from Stelco process

February 10, 2005

Ontario-based Algoma Steel Inc. has announced that it does not intend to submit a binding offer for Stelco Inc. Algoma had been engaged in due diligence and in discussions with Stelco and its...

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Inventors Hall of Fame inducts Old Ironsides' builder

February 10, 2005

The National Inventors Hall of Fame has announced this year's class of inductees, which includes Matthias Baldwin (1795–1886), who built the historic Old Ironsides steam locomotive.Old Ironsides...

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Toro acquires Hayter Limited

February 9, 2005

The Toro Company today announced it has acquired the assets of Hayter Limited, a Spellbrook, England-based manufacturer of consumer and commercial mowing products.Under terms of the agreement, Toro...

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Fixtures bend test wrought and cast steel, other ferrous materials

February 8, 2005

Instron® offers a variety of fixtures for bend testing wrought and cast steel and other ferrous materials. These fixtures include cold bend and guided weld bend models.Two different lines of cold...

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Device wraps long products without using pallets

February 8, 2005

The fully automatic, 40-in.-dia. Stinger™ orbital stretch wrapper from Yellow Jacket LLP securely wraps small loads and bundles of long products for shipping, without the use of a pallet.The...

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Hydraulic shears have 52- to 157-in. shearing lengths

February 8, 2005

Pinnacle Machinery offers fixed-rake, swing-beam hydraulic squaring shears in capacities from 14 ga. to 1-in. mild steel, with shearing lengths from 52 in. to 157 in.The shears come with a two-axis...

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Linear system automates material positioning

February 8, 2005

TigerStop®'s linear positioner stores 99 frequently used positions and automatically positions materials. The system also stores 99 cut lists.The system has an accuracy of +/- 0.004 in....

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5,500 generator offers low dB

February 8, 2005

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. offers the Legend® 302 gas engine-driven welding generator, a low-speed generator that produces 5,500 W of peak power and 5,000 W of continuous power at 1,800 RPM. At...

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Light curtain controllers come in IP65-rated, lockable metal enclosure

February 8, 2005

Scientific Technologies Inc.'s LCM-100 series light curtain controllers come in a lockable metal enclosure that carries an environmental rating of NEMA 4, 12 (IP65).The controllers are protected from...

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Automatic cutoff length control system introduced

February 8, 2005

T&H Lemont has introduced an automatic cutoff, length control system.The controller is the equivalent of a personal computer in a rugged industrial enclosure. Programs to perform length control tasks...

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Wire has deoxiders

February 8, 2005

Hobart Brothers has formulated its FabCO® RXR, an AWS E70T-1 tubular wire with added deoxidizers to allow operators to weld through rust, mill scale, and light oil without precleaning.Designed for...

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Hydraulic press designed for various metal forming operations

February 8, 2005

The CX-series hydraulic press from Pacific Press Technologies is designed specifically for use with compression molding, RTM, RIM, and various metal forming operations. The press has a four-post...

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