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CONCOA founder/president dies

January 24, 2017

CONCOA, a manufacturer of pressure- and flow-control equipment in Virginia Beach, Va., has announced that Sande Dukas, founder and president of the company, died Dec. 21, 2016, at the age of 71. Dukas had guided the company since founding it in 1987. A graduate of Carnegie Institute of Technology...

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Fox Machinery updates website

January 23, 2017

Fox Machinery Associates, a distributor of metal fabricating equipment, has launched an updated website at www.foxmachinery.com. The website provides expanded information and improved accessibility. It includes a used machinery list that is updated regularly, as well as a fabricating tips section...

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FD Machinery to make first tube mill installation in North America

January 23, 2017

FD Machinery, Cleveland, has received an order for a new, HF ERW tube mill—its first tube mill installation in North America. The complete tube mill line will be equipped with an automated coil feed and butt weld system, a PLC tooling positioning system, an automated ID scarf blowout, and an...

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Solar Atmospheres invests $2 million in large vacuum furnace

January 23, 2017

Solar Atmospheres has placed an order for a large, horizontal-loading, 10-bar vacuum furnace with advanced cooling technology, built by sister company Solar Mfg. Inc. The furnace, which will have a 6-ft.-dia., 6-ft.-deep graphite and carbon fiber composite (CFC) hot zone, will be used for the heat...

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MSCI urges new administration to take action to help industrial metals supply chain

January 23, 2017

The Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) has urged the new Trump administration to take serious and immediate action to restore growth and to help the industrial metals supply chain fully recover from the lingering effects of the Great Recession and government...

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Sturbridge Metallurgical obtains Sikorsky approval

January 23, 2017

Sturbridge Metallurgical Services Inc., Sturbridge, Mass., has been approved as a materials testing lab for Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a Lockheed Martin Corporation, and its manufacturing supplier base. This approval means that Sikorsky and its manufacturers, suppliers, and vendors can use all of...

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Ryerson acquires Laserflex

January 20, 2017

Ryerson Holding Corp., Chicago, a distributor and value-added processor of industrial metals, has acquired The Laserflex Corp., a privately owned metal fabricator with locations in Columbus, Ohio, and Wellford, S.C. Laserflex, which specializes in laser fabrication metal processing and welding,...

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TigerStop hires CEO of worldwide operations

January 19, 2017

TigerStop LLC, Vancouver, Wash., a manufacturer of automation equipment used in material cutoff, drilling, boring, ripping, positioning, and pushing, has hired Rakesh Sridharan as its new CEO of worldwide operations. Sridharan previously worked for Leatherman Tool Group as vice president of...

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CML USA names new sales reps

January 19, 2017

Davenport, Iowa-based CML USA Inc., manufacturer of Ercolina tube, pipe, and profile bending and metalworking machinery, has announced two additions to its sales force. Mike Storto, based in Denver, serves as regional sales representative for Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Nick Tapply,...

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Dallas Industries delivers two complete feed lines to Adient

January 19, 2017

Dallas Industries, Troy, Mich., a manufacturer of coil handling and press feeding equipment and controls, has delivered two complete feed lines, along with two reels and retrofit coil guide rolls for existing systems, to the Adient (formerly Johnson Controls) facility in Athens, Tenn. Both new...

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Stainless Sales Corp. equipment auction scheduled for Feb. 2

January 19, 2017

The assets of Stainless Sales Corp., Addison Ill., will be sold at an auction hosted by PPL Group, Northbrook, Ill. Theater-style bidding for all of the equipment will start at 10 a.m. on Feb. 2 at 2301 Windsor Court, Unit B, in Addison. Included in the live and online auction will be steel coil...

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CK Worldwide celebrates 50th anniversary

January 18, 2017

CK Worldwide Inc., Auburn, Wash., marks its 50th year in business in 2017. Established in 1967 as Conley & Kleppen, the company provides a variety of products for GTAW. “It all started with the simple idea of entrepreneurship; we saw the way torches were being made and thought to ourselves, we...

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Research and Markets releases report on welding consumables market through 2022

January 18, 2017

Globally, growing demand from major end-use industries such as automotive and building and construction is expected to remain one of the key growth drivers for the welding consumables market through 2022, according to a new report from Dublin-based Research and Markets.Geographically, Asia-Pacific...

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Materion awarded two patents for alloy fabrication process

January 18, 2017

Mayfield Heights, Ohio-based Materion Performance Alloys has received two patents for processes that improve the fabrication of BrushForm® 158 (BF 158), the strip form of the company’s high-strength, copper-nickel-tin ToughMet® alloy. The patents cover new manufacturing technologies that...

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Duval Precision Grinding receives upgrade to Tier 1 vendor status for GE

January 18, 2017

Duval Precision Grinding, Chicopee, Mass., has been approved as a Tier 1 vendor for General Electric (GE). The company provides ID grinding, OD grinding, surface grinding, jig grinding, and CNC grinding services for a variety of industries.With this status, Duval Precision Grinding will work...

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