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Andes Coil Processors increases slitting capability

May 15, 2015

Andes Coil Processors LLC has increased the slitting capacity at its Gary, Ind., toll processing facility with the installation of a second custom slitter. The addition of the 60-in., fully refurbished machine with shape correction capabilities, which joins an existing 72-in. slitter at the...

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H-D Advanced Mfg. acquires Precision Aero

May 15, 2015

H-D Advanced Mfg. Co., a manufacturer of highly engineered components in Cleveland, has acquired Precision Aero Corp., Troy, Ohio, a manufacturer of precision machined products for aerospace wheel and brake assemblies. H-D will seek to extend Precision Aero’s products and technology into...

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TWI, Rolls-Royce collaborate to create welding engineering diploma

May 15, 2015

TWI has worked in close collaboration with Rolls-Royce to design and deliver a customized training program for the company’s welding engineers. Together, the companies have developed the Rolls-Royce welding engineering diploma, designed to equip the automaker’s welding engineers with the...

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Nonwoven abrasive wheels, brushes work on steel, brass, aluminum

May 15, 2015

Osborn has introduced a new line of JacksonLea® nonwoven abrasive wheels and brushes. The heavy-duty, nonwoven products provide consistent cleaning, finishing, and polishing on a variety of materials, including steel, brass, and aluminum, the company reports. Surface-finishing wheels are...

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SMDI announces Bar Steel Fatigue Database now at 134 iterations

May 15, 2015

The Long Products Market Development Group (LPMDG) of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), Livonia, Mich., has announced the fifth update of its online Bar Steel Fatigue Database. The total publically available grade/process combinations are now at 134 iterations. The database...

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Talking about the next generation of fabricators

May 15, 2015

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While many people turned their back on manufacturing careers, Kyle Layman couldn't wait to get started. Now he's the impetus for growth at Layman Fabrication, North Vernon, Ind., while dad gets to focus on the fabrication activity that he's always loved.

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MIE Solutions announces staff additions

May 15, 2015

MIE Solutions, Garden Grove, Calif., a manufacturing ERP software provider, has added several new staff members. Mike Afshar has been promoted to the position of Pacific and Mountain regional sales manager. He has spent the last two years as in-house account manager for the company. Susan...

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Self-clinching fasteners designed for stainless steel, high-strength aluminum alloy sheets

May 15, 2015

New microPEM® TackPin® Type T4™ self-clinching fasteners are available from PennEngineering® for installation into stainless steel or high-strength aluminum alloy sheets. The patented fasteners enable sheet-to-sheet attachment for a variety of applications in compact electronic assemblies in...

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Matheson launches Remote Operations Center

May 15, 2015

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., has opened its Remote Operations Center (ROC) at its office location in Irving, Texas. The company is a provider of industrial, welding, and safety supplies; medical, specialty, and electronic gases; gas-handling equipment; purification systems; engineering and gas...

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Four tooling configurations designed for thick-turret punch presses

May 15, 2015

Mate Precision Tooling has introduced Roller Solutions™ tooling in several configurations. Rolling Rib tooling reduces the time required to create stiffening ribs in products needing additional strengthening. Ribs may be created in any contour and can start and end anywhere on the sheet....

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AGA presents 2015 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards

May 14, 2015

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has announced the winners of the 2015 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards. More than 100 projects were submitted, representing the versatility of hot-dip galvanizing. All submissions were judged online by a panel of architects and...

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Altair Partner Alliance offers welding simulation

May 14, 2015

Altair, Troy, Mich., has announced that GeonX S.A. has joined the Altair Partner Alliance (APA), bringing access to Virfac® welding simulation software to HyperWorks® users. The software can predict residual distortions encountered by a part during the manufacturing process, as well as...

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Survey reports cloud emerging as innovation platform for manufacturing

May 14, 2015

Plex, a provider of cloud ERP for manufacturing, has announced the results of a survey examining the use of technology by more than 130 manufacturing organizations. The first “Plex State of Manufacturing Technology Study” finds a host of emerging technologies converging on the shop floor to...

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The Metal Shop announces equipment upgrades

May 14, 2015

The Metal Shop, a custom metal fabricator based in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., has announced several upgrades to its capabilities. The company has acquired a used MG CNC plate roll and upgraded the CNC; upgraded its current robotic welding cell to a Fronius welding unit; upgraded the software and...

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Welding system torch rotates welding wire in conical shape

May 14, 2015

Weld Revolution® LLC has introduced the MA-400™ air-cooled machine torch system. This rotating arc welding system includes a 400-amp, 100 percent duty cycle SpinArc™ welding torch; control box; and control cables. The welding torch connects directly to all existing wire feeders and power...

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