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Catalog highlights welding and cutting products

February 6, 2017

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has released its 2017 catalog of welding and cutting products. The literature highlights such products as Auto-Continuum™ systems for automated welding, the Multimatic™ 215 GMAW/GTAW/SMAW machine, the Maxstar® 161 portable GTAW/SMAW machine, Insight ArcAgent™ Premium...

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Keytroller’s overhead crane warning LED named as award finalist

February 6, 2017

Keytroller LLC, a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of electronic safety and weighing devices based in Tampa, Fla., has announced that its Forewarner-Maxi overhead crane warning LED spotlight has been chosen as a finalist in the Plant Engineering 2016 Product of the Year awards program.The light...

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United States Steel announces two executive appointments

February 6, 2017

Steel producer United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, has named James F. Dudek as vice president - asset revitalization and manufacturing excellence and Pipasu H. Soni as vice president - finance. Dudek has been with the company for 20 years, serving most recently as managing director of strategic...

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Hexagon to acquire MSC Software

February 6, 2017

Stockholm-based Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technologies that integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer work flows, has announced an agreement to acquire MSC Software, Newport Beach, Calif., a provider of CAE systems, including simulation software for virtual...

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LVD Strippit Next-generation Adaptive Bending System

LVD Strippit Next-generation Adaptive Bending System

February 6, 2017

By: LVD Strippit

LVD Strippit’s new Synchro-Form is the next leap in adaptive bending. Revolutionary technology that automatically maintains accuracy when bending extra-large parts with multiple bends – reducing production time up to 50%. Learn more.

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Atlas Technologies adds a large-frame VMC to Michigan plant

February 6, 2017

Atlas Technologies has installed a Haas large-frame vertical machining center at its Fenton, Mich., facility. The VF-12 machine has been added to the 51,000 sq. ft. of in-house manufacturing space that currently provides custom welding and fabrication and contract manufacturing services. The unit...

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Laser system cleans and prepares surfaces

February 6, 2017

Fonon Corp. has released the CleanTech™ product line for surface preparation, paint removal, and surface cleaning. Marketed under the Laser Photonics™ brand, the Class 1 laser system offers a safe, ecofriendly, nonabrasive cleaning process. The system removes coatings, contaminants, and...

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Hand-held oxygen analyzer networks to standard accessories

February 6, 2017

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® has introduced an updated hand-held PurgEye® 200 Weld Purge Monitor® with PurgeNet™ to allow networking to standard accessories. Typically, one accessory allows direct interface to an orbital welding machine or any other automatic welding machine so that the...

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Steel Dynamics to upgrade Roanoke Bar Division with reheating furnace, finishing area

February 3, 2017

Steel Dynamics Inc., a steel producer and metals recycler in Fort Wayne, Ind., has awarded the contract for an expansion at its Roanoke Bar Division, located in Roanoke, Va., to SMS group. The upgrade will integrate a new reheating furnace and a new finishing area into the facility. The new...

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Abicor Binzel hires key accounts manager – automotive

February 3, 2017

Abicor Binzel, a provider of manual and robotic welding torches and accessories in Frederick, Md., has hired Jason Jamiel as the new key accounts manager – automotive serving automotive manufacturing and Tier 1 suppliers.Jamiel has three decades of experience in the welding and robotics industry,...

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Jayco announces expansion in Indiana

February 3, 2017

RV manufacturer Jayco has announced plans to add more than 400,000 sq. ft. of production space and more than 300 jobs at its Middlebury, Ind., facility.Two new buildings have been completed. The plant producing the Eagle brand of travel trailers and fifth wheels will be fully operational by early...

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Metal powder trade groups appoint new executive director/CEO

February 3, 2017

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and APMI Intl. (APMI) have selected industry veteran James P. Adams to succeed C. James Trombino as executive director/CEO. Adams has worked in the powder metallurgy industry for more than 30 years, following graduation from Hennepin Technical College...

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BMG Conveyor Services rebrands to Davis Industrial

February 3, 2017

Tampa, Fla.-based conveyor belt provider BMG Conveyor Services has officially rebranded to Davis Industrial.BMG President and CEO Stephenie Davis purchased BMG in 2008. The firm launched a fabrication division in a second location under a subsidiary called Industrial Performance Group (IPG). “We...

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Extra protection added to corrosion-inhibiting coating

February 3, 2017

Cortec has added extra vapor-phase corrosion inhibitors (VpCI®) to its VpCI-368 coating. The dark brown viscous liquid dries into a firm, moisture-displacing, waxlike film that can be removed by mineral spirits or alkaline cleaners. The VpCI-368 EVP film can be used for a variety of applications...

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Big River Steel’s first full month of production sets record

February 2, 2017

Big River Steel, Osceola, Ark., has established a new production record for tons of steel produced by an SMS group-supplied, flat-rolled mini-mill during the first full month of operation. With more than 63,000 tons of hot-rolled steel produced in January, its first full month of production, the...

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