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NIMS, Gene Haas Foundation announce scholarships for young manufacturing talent

April 20, 2016

Fairfax, Va.-based National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), a standards and certification body serving the precision manufacturing industry, and the Gene Haas Foundation (GHF), which provides scholarships to schools for students entering technical training programs, are partnering to...

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Report focuses on challenges, market opportunities in U.S. steel sector

April 20, 2016

Global law firm White & Case and global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in collaboration with Debtwire, a fixed income intelligence service, have released “Losing strength: US steel industry analysis,” a publication that captures the latest developments and market...

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Soldering products introduced

April 20, 2016

Forney Industries offers a line of soldering items that includes nearly 130 products. Packaging is color-coded for plumbing, electrical, general, and specialty work. The product line also offers lead-free options, comprised of silver and other environmentally friendly and recyclable...

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Posco establishes operations in Indiana

April 20, 2016

Posco, a multinational steel producer based in Pohang, South Korea, has announced plans to build a wire rod processing center at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, Ind., creating up to 60 high-wage jobs by 2018. The $19 million project includes a 136,000-sq.-ft. facility, which will be the...

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FABTECH 2016

November 16-18, 2016
  • Las Vegas Convention Center
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event heads to the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV USA.

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    Articulated robot applications to lift industrial robotics market through 2020

    April 20, 2016

    According to “Industrial Robotics Market in the U.S. 2016-2020,” a market study released by London-based Technavio, the industrial robotics market in the U.S. is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 12.25 percent during the forecast period. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the market...

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    AEM launches election-themed app to educate voters on manufacturing issues

    April 20, 2016

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), Milwaukee, has launched a new smartphone game through its I Make America campaign to engage and educate voters on manufacturing issues this election season. The I Make America (IMA) Game is available to download for free through the Apple Store,...

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    Bench grinders made for heavy-duty use

    April 20, 2016

    Palmgren’s Powergrind™ XP bench grinders are designed for heavy-duty grinding, cleaning, deburring, chamfering, and sharpening jobs. According to the manufacturer, the grinders provide four to seven times longer duty cycles and eight times less speed degradation in comparison to other brands....

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    Protective gloves include touchscreen capability

    April 20, 2016

    Ergodyne has released the ProFlex® Trades series gloves. Included are a mix of eight updated and six new models. The new models feature touchscreen capability, enhanced cut resistance, and improved abrasion resistance, the manufacturer says. Incorporated technologies include abrasion-resistant...

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    Wired remote control units offered for welding machines

    April 20, 2016

    Lincoln Electric has introduced two wired remote control units for pipeline welders and those working in construction applications. The wired remote controls, available with or without a 115-VAC power duplex receptacle, include a 125-ft. detachable cable. A customizable min./max. range sets in...

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    LIFT helps launch manufacturing career program at Louisville, Ky., high school

    April 19, 2016

    Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) have announced the launch of “Manufacturing Technology: High School Career Pathways” in Kentucky. Doss High School, Louisville, Ky., in collaboration with manufacturers and government leaders, will offer a...

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    Mobile storage units offered

    April 19, 2016

    Milwaukee Tool has released a 60-in. mobile workstation and a 30-in. steel storage chest and cabinet. Both units are constructed of reinforced angle iron frame and feature 5-in. industrial casters. The workstation offers a 22-in. multiposition metal peg wall for storing frequently used items....

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    SAF installs cut-to-length aluminum coil processing line

    April 19, 2016

    SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co.) has installed a cut-to-length aluminum coil processing line in its SAF-West, Redding, Calif., plant. The heart of the line is a Herr-Voss 6-high corrective leveler to enhance processing of nonferrous coil for surface-critical sheet with the flatness important...

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    Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence forms technology partnership with Hendrick Motorsports

    April 19, 2016

    Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence, North Kingstown, R.I., and Hendrick Motorsports have announced a two-year technology partnership that will expand Hendrick Motorsports’ in-house capabilities with additional measurement systems, training, and expert technical support. The team is a longtime user of...

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    Fidia moves North American operations to new headquarters facility in Michigan

    April 19, 2016

    Fidia S.p.A., based in Turin, Italy, has moved its North American operations from Troy, Mich., to a new 14,000-sq.-ft. headquarters facility in Rochester Hills, Mich. Fidia designs and builds NCs and high-speed milling machine systems for the production of complex-shaped parts for the automotive,...

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