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True Position Mfg. earns ISO 9001:2015 certification

January 17, 2017

Within its first year of business, Davenport, Iowa-based True Position Mfg. Inc. has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. This service-disabled veteran-owned small business focuses on lean Six Sigma manufacturing and fabrication of metal parts. Some of the company’s capabilities are CNC...

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Blaster unit’s dual drum compartments allow continuous part processing

January 17, 2017

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has introduced the redesigned SH3660 spinner hanger blaster. This unit has an expanded 36-in.-wide by 60-in.-tall work zone. The need for a lower screw auger has been eliminated. The machine has two separate compartments in the rotating drum; one compartment is rotated...

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Concept Laser receives several awards

January 16, 2017

Concept Laser GmbH, Lichtenfels, Germany, has announced it recently received several awards in recognition of its 3-D metal printing technology.The company was named to the Growth Champions 2017 list by Focus magazine for outstanding sales growth from 2012 to 2015. In those three years, sales at...

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Laser installation kits help reduce startup time

January 16, 2017

CONCOA has introduced a series of laser installation kits that simplify the regulator, fitting, and hose installation process to decrease the time required for field startup of laser equipment. The 67B series high-flow, high-pressure regulator ejects molten metal from the kerf zone with...

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Concept Laser founder recognized for achievements

January 16, 2017

Frank Herzog, founder and president/CEO of Concept Laser GmbH, Lichtenfels, Germany, the developer of the LaserCUSING 3-D metal printing process, recently was recognized with two awards for his pioneering work and achievements, as well as his entrepreneurial ideas and activity.Herzog was named Best...

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Inert atmosphere tempering furnace reaches 1,400 degrees F

January 12, 2017

Grieve has developed No. 1041, a 1,400-degrees-F inert atmosphere tempering furnace currently used for heat-treating at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions are 48 by 72 by 48 in. 120 kW are installed in nickel-chrome wire coils supported by a stainless steel frame, while a 9,600-CFM,...

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Titan Metal Fabricators names managing director for Engineered Products group

January 12, 2017

Titan Metal Fabricators Inc. has appointed Jeff Thomas as managing director of the Engineered Products division at its headquarters in Camarillo, Calif. Thomas has more than 15 years of experience in the fabrication of process equipment and 40 years of experience in general management and...

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NAM elects new board, prepares to be powerful voice with new administration

January 12, 2017

The board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Washington, D.C., kicked off its new two-year term on Jan. 1. Following an election in which manufacturing issues and manufacturing voters were front and center, the new NAM leaders are poised to be influential voices with...

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Fairmont Supply launches e-commerce website

January 11, 2017

Fairmont Supply, a distributor of industrial MRO supplies based in Washington, Pa., has launched a new e-commerce website at www.fairmontsupply.com with expanded products and brand resources. Visitors can select and buy a variety of specialty products in the areas of safety, general industrial,...

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Camfil APC expands lab for new dust collection standard testing

January 11, 2017

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a manufacturer of dust, mist, and fume collection equipment, has doubled the size of its testing laboratory in Jonesboro, Ark., to include a climate-controlled facility with a new, full-size dust collection test rig. The new equipment is dedicated to testing in...

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Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT build additive manufacturing center at ASU

January 11, 2017

Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT have partnered with the Polytechnic School at Arizona State University to build a 15,000-sq.-ft. additive manufacturing research facility on the Polytechnic campus. The facility holds more than $2 million of plastic, polymer, and 3-D metal printing...

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Orbital wrappers secure low-profile products for transport without pallets

January 11, 2017

The new TAB Wrapper Tornado Skinny series orbital wrapping machines from TAB Industries LLC wrap low-profile and limited-length products in plastic film for secure storage, warehousing, and transportation without the need for pallets, boxes, or containers. Suitable for wrapping bars, tubes, and...

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Stability casters offered as option on pallet trucks

January 11, 2017

UniCarriers Americas Corp. offers stability casters as an option on its WLX series pallet trucks. They provide additional balance for handling tall or off-center loads. Tapered roller bearings absorb vertical and horizontal forces to provide smooth swivel action and durability. A polyurethane...

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Coldwater Machine named exclusive manufacturer of LSP Technologies laser peening systems

January 10, 2017

Coldwater, Ohio-based Coldwater Machine Co. (CMC), a manufacturer of assembly automation and machines for the automotive, appliance, energy, and aerospace industries, has entered into an exclusive manufacturing agreement with LSP Technologies, a provider of laser peening and bond inspection...

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Export-enabling Country Commercial Guides available

January 10, 2017

The U.S. Commercial Service offers the 2016 U.S. Country Commercial Guides (CCG). The guides cover more than 140 countries and contain information on high-demand industry sectors, economic overviews, selling techniques, investment climate considerations, trade financing options, and business travel...

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