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Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet announce new location in Houston

August 4, 2015

BLP Holdings LLC has announced a new, 155,000-sq.-ft. facility in Houston, Texas, that will house both its Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet divisions under one roof. Located at 7208 Gessner Road, the facility will be operational in November 2015. “With more than 45 band saws and...

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AGA releases galvanized steel studies videos

August 4, 2015

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has announced two new additions to its Galvanized Steel Studies (GSS) initiative. In June, the AGA visited two sites in North Carolina, the Charlotte Douglas Airport parking decks and the Metrolina Greenhouses. Each Galvanized Steel Study is a video...

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Survey shows manufacturers fail to take full advantage of technology

August 4, 2015

While manufacturers remain optimistic about the U.S. economy, a majority fail to either implement or leverage important technological advancements that can help them capitalize on the recovery, according to a new survey from Sikich LLP, a professional services firm. Sikich surveyed 116...

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Lincoln Electric acquires Rimrock Holdings Corp.

August 4, 2015

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Cleveland, has announced that it has acquired Columbus, Ohio-based Rimrock Holding Corp., a privately held manufacturer and integrator of industrial automation products and robotic systems with two divisions, Wolf Robotics LLC and Rimrock Corp. Wolf Robotics integrates...

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Hypertherm purchases Jabez Technologies

August 3, 2015

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, waterjet, and laser cutting systems, has purchased Jabez Technologies, Montreal, creator of Robotmaster software. Hypertherm is not making any major changes to Jabez’s operations, leadership structure, or distribution channels. Chahe...

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Rolled Alloys receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

August 3, 2015

Cincinnati-based Rolled Alloys has announced that it has received a 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Co. issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Rolled Alloys maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the...

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Wallover hires regional sales manager

August 3, 2015

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, a provider of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has named Taylor Patterson as a regional sales manager. He is responsible for sales of all company products throughout Indiana. Based in Indianapolis, Patterson brings more than five years of...

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Ergodyne, safety community raise more than $230,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

August 3, 2015

Ergodyne, St. Paul, Minn., hosted its 18th annual 65 Roses Golf Classic: A Tenacious Tournament™ July 20 to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Held at the Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake, Minn., the event brought together safety industry manufacturers, distributors, reps, and end...

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Hobart partners on Bay Bridge project for "It’s the tie that binds" campaign

August 3, 2015

Hobart, Troy, Ohio, continues to collaborate on welding projects across the U.S. as part of the company’s “It’s the tie that binds” brand campaign. The latest video to join the campaign features the reconstruction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, one of the longest spans in the...

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MHI, Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift to acquire UniCarriers Corp.

August 3, 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift Co. Ltd. are jointly acquiring 100 percent ownership of Marengo, Ill.-based UniCarriers Corp., a provider of material handling equipment with seven facilities across Wisconsin and New...

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Fronius USA adds to support staff

August 3, 2015

Fronius USA, Portage, Ind., has hired Terrence Norris as an application technician for its Portage headquarters. Norris earned his certification in structural plate welding from Calumet Welding Center after an internship at Power Construction, Chicago. He also attended the Milwaukee School of...

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MECCO announces new logo, tagline

July 29, 2015

MECCO, Cranberry Township, Pa., a provider of part marking and traceability products, has launched a new logo and tagline. According to the company, the logo visually represents the connectivity that helps its customers integrate marking systems onto the factory floor. The design is inspired by...

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Proto Labs launches rapid magnesium injection molding service

July 29, 2015

Proto Labs Inc., Maple Plain, Minn., has introduced magnesium injection molding into its current rapid manufacturing services. The process enables product designers and engineers to prototype using the same materials and processes used for the final part production. The injection molding...

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Analysis shows continuing expansion in fabricated metal product manufacturing

July 28, 2015

The IBISWorld Sector Analysis: Manufacturing shows that despite a continued decline in manufacturing’s share of the U.S. economy (as measured by value added), many manufacturing industries have continued to expand, and the U.S. remains one of the largest manufacturers in the world. Over the...

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MagneGas receives first gasification equipment order from U.S., signs MOU

July 28, 2015

MagneGas Corp., Tarpon Springs, Fla., a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Green Gas Supply LLC to expand into Louisiana and Texas with a...

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