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Henkel announces dates, locations for adhesive technology workshops

May 4, 2004

Henkel Corp. has announced the dates and locations for the Advanced Adhesive Technology Workshops for 2004. Seminar dates and locations are available at www.loctite.com.The one-day workshops were...

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Greer Steel announces key management appointments

May 4, 2004

Greer Steel, a cold-rolled strip steel producer, has appointed Todd Daenzer as vice president, quality and technology; Don Fleeher as vice president, purchasing; and Paul Eagle as vice president,...

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GSI Lumonics expands product line

May 4, 2004

GSI Lumonics Inc., a supplier of motion control components, lasers, and laser-based manufacturing systems, has expanded its product lines, which now include diode-pumped solid-state technologies...

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Fine Tubes appoints oil, gas marketing manager

May 4, 2004

Fine Tubes, a U.K.-based manufacturer of seamless, welded and drawn stainless steel, and nickel- and titanium-alloy tubes, has appointed Dr. Steve McCoy as oil and gas marketing manager.McCoy has a...

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Feintool names automation division head

May 4, 2004

Feintool Intl. Holding's board of directors has appointed Norbert Müller as head of the company's Automation Division. He will assume his post as a member of group management Oct. 1.A qualified...

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AISC appoints vice president of certification

May 4, 2004

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has named Roberta L. Marstellar, P.E., as vice president of certification. Previously she was director of the Steel Solutions Center, an AISC...

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Bradbury Group acquires Metform Engineering assets

May 4, 2004

The Bradbury Group, a manufacturer of roll forming equipment and integrated systems designed for metal forming applications, acting through its European subsidiary, Bradbury International U.K. Ltd.,...

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Practical Welding Today®editor recaps AWS: New technologies, new optimism

May 4, 2004

According to Practical Welding Today®Associate Editor Stephanie Vaughan, equipmentmakers typically display new equipment and technologies at tradeshows, but at the 2004 AWS Show in Chicago in...

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Amada, Minster announce strategic marketing relationship

May 4, 2004

Amada America Inc. and The Minster Machine Co. have formed a strategic marketing relationship. Under the agreement, Minster has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for the Amada line of...

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Designing for abrasive waterjet fabrication

May 4, 2004

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Thinking ahead during the design stage of a fabrication always saves manufacturing costs later. This is also true for the parts cut with a precision waterjet. Part production time, assembly time, fixturing, and weld preparation time all can be saved. Even design time can be saved by following drafting standards that permit cutting directly from the design's CAD file.

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Wise words from the mountaintop—Part 5

May 4, 2004

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Editor's Note: This is the fifth episode in a mountaintop dialogue that Gerald has been having with a "wise business guru." They have been talking about throughput and the time line of money."Now that you know the main events in the time line of money, your chore is to figure out how to make each...

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Dealing with difficult people

May 4, 2004

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Have you ever felt frustrated or irritated with a co-worker, subordinate, or boss? We've all had the occasional run-in with someone at work. Periodic disagreements, misunderstandings, and faulty communication can lead to frustration. But have you ever met that uniqueperson who causes you extreme frustration every timeyou come in contact with him or her?

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How to be successful in small business

May 4, 2004

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In November 2002 Greg Lamm was laid off from his full-time welding job.One month later he started his own microwelding business.This year he plans to purchase a laser.So how did he do it?It started with one phone call, then two, and then more phone calls from mold or tool and die shops in the...

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Troubleshooting OCTG threading: Part II

May 4, 2004

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Read Part I Editor's Note: This article, Part II of a two-part series on tube and pipe threading, explores troubleshooting related to threading cutting, insert shape, chip breaker geometry, coatings, and coolants. An examination of the cutting tools used on the finishing floor to...

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Metallurgical aspects of tube production

May 4, 2004

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Small-diameter tubing plays a crucial role in many markets, including aerospace, nuclear, medical, and industrial. From coronary stents to hydraulic aircraft controls, each application has unique requirements. To meet the requirements of customers in these industries, well-designed processing steps and adequate control are critical.

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