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Unison completes environmental and quality accreditation

August 7, 2007

Unison, Scarborough, U.K., has achieved ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system and ISO 9001 accreditation for its quality-management systems.The company designs and...

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Thompson Companies announce appointments

August 7, 2007

The Thompson Companies, Canton, Mass., have appointed Mary Ryan as chairman and CEO, and Edward Ryan as president and COO.Both Ryans have been with Thompson for more than 20 years, each having served...

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Industrial Solutions launches new Web site

August 7, 2007

Industrial Solutions LLC, Rockaway, N.J., has introduced a new Web site for laser users at www.industrialsolutionsllc.com that now offers on-site pressure swing adsorption (PSA) nitrogen generation...

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Veridiam acquires Allied Swiss Screw Products

August 7, 2007

Veridiam, San Diego, has acquired Allied Swiss Screw Products, Oceanside, Calif.Veridiam is a provider of EDM services; milled and turned components; welded and drawn tubing; metal and tubular...

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Manufacturing survey shows industry confidence rising

August 7, 2007

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/Industry Week business outlook survey for the second quarter of 2007 points to confidence edging up from both large and small companies, after declining...

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Cutting tooling costs: Part II

August 1, 2007

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To stay competitive in today’s market, stampers must build dies from materials that adequately perform with as little maintenance as possible. Appropriate tool steels can be cold-rolled steel to solid carbide. The key is to know when to use a lower-grade steel and when to use a higher-grade tool steel.

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HRB spot steel price drop continues mixed

July 26, 2007

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for July 23 dropped 1.0 percent to $569 per metric ton, FOB the mill for the seventh consecutive time. The world export...

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Main Steel founder dies

July 25, 2007

Thomas Andrew Mallan, 73, founder and Chairman of the Board (Emeritus) of Main Steel Polishing Company, Inc, died July 19, 2007.Tom began his career in the metals industry with the G. A. Feld Co. in...

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Lifter handles thick plate

July 24, 2007

The Strong-Bac® plate lifter from The Caldwell Group Inc. handles thick plates, one at a time.Suitable for loading and unloading large, bulky plates from trucks, stock, and flame-cut tables, the...

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Autodarkening welding helmets have three arc sensors

July 24, 2007

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced two designs to its Performance Series™ line of autodarkening welding helmets.The Motorsports™ helmet features a competition yellow background with...

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Dust collector has explosion vent

July 24, 2007

Farr Air Pollution Control now offers its Gold Series® dust collector with a new explosion vent for applications involving explosive dust capture.The X-vent is NFPA-approved and CD- and...

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Pipe sander suitable for stainless pipe and tubing

July 24, 2007

The LRP 1503 VRA Boa pipe sander from CS Unitec Inc. is suitable for hand rails, pipe, and tubing manufactured from stainless steel and other ferrous and nonferrous metals.Also suitable for cleaning...

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Resistance welding inspection system introduced

July 24, 2007

Automation Systems and Design (ASD) has introduced a vision-based product designed to inspect critical features of resistance welding electrodes.The QCweld950 inspects tip diameter, angle, height,...

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LB Steel assumes ownership of Topeka Metal Specialties

July 24, 2007

LB Steel LLC, Chicago, has assumed ownership of Topeka Metal Specialties Inc., Topeka, Kan.The Topeka facility will retain its name and 70 employees, gradually adding 130 positions in the next year...

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De-Sta-Co announces appointments, promotions

July 24, 2007

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., has announced four staff appointments. The company, which designs and manufactures clamping, gripping, transfer, and robotic tooling products, has promoted Steve ...

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