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Pacesetter receives 2016 Top Workplaces Award

March 31, 2016

Kennesaw, Ga.-based Pacesetter has announced it has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The award is based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics LLC. “Time and time again, our research has proven that...

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Industrial Motion Technologies Inc. wins Eriez Merwin Sales Award for third time

March 31, 2016

Industrial Motion Technologies Inc. (IMT), West Des Moine, Iowa, has received the 2015 Eriez® Merwin Sales Award. This is the third time IMT earned this award, which Erie, Pa.-based Eriez presents annually to honor the U.S. field sales office that provided exceptional sales performance and...

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Hexagon acquires Aicon 3D Systems

March 31, 2016

Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technologies based in Stockholm, Sweden, has acquired Aicon 3D Systems, Braunschweig, Germany, a provider of optical and portable noncontact 3-D measuring systems for industrial manufacturing. With over 140 employees, Aicon has a direct presence in...

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Joining Technologies names operations manager

March 31, 2016

East Granby, Conn.-based Joining Technologies Inc. has promoted Greg Miller to the position of operations manager. In this position, he oversees engineering, facilities maintenance, and manufacturing personnel and is responsible for delivering fusion welding, machining, and supply chain services to...

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SHRM LINE: Manufacturing hiring to drop slightly in April compared to a year ago

March 31, 2016

In April, the hiring rate will drop slightly in manufacturing and rise modestly in services compared with the previous year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM®) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE®) survey for April 2016. Layoff rates will drop in...

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Laser Institute of America issues call for papers for 2017 International Laser Safety Conference

March 30, 2016

Orlando, Fla.-based professional society the Laser Institute of America has issued a call for papers for the 2017 International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®), to be held March 20-23, 2017, in Atlanta. The event covers all aspects of laser safety practice and hazard control. Laser Safety...

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Talan hires engineering manager

March 30, 2016

Cleveland-based metal stamping company Talan Products Inc. has hired Fred Chordas as engineering manager. He has 31 years of experience in high-speed stamping, heavy stamping, progressive die, and transfer and line dies. In this position he assists customers in designing products for...

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PennEngineering launches newly designed website

March 30, 2016

PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has launched a newly designed website at www.pemnet.com featuring improved functionality and simplified search tools and links for access to the company’s line of fastener products, installation equipment, and engineering and technical support. New features...

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Annual PCI Custom Coater Forum scheduled for May 2-3 in Las Vegas

March 30, 2016

The Powder Coating Institute will host the annual PCI Custom Coater Forum May 2-3, 2016, in Las Vegas. The event will include the following sessions:OSHA: Being ready and surviving an inspection - John Heyer (Kettle Moraine Coatings)A primer on abrasive blasting for the custom coater: What you...

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NTC Laser joins Komatsu America Industries

March 30, 2016

The laser machine business of NTC America Corp., commonly referred to as NTC Laser, will join Komatsu America Industries LLC on April 1, 2016. Both NTC America Corp. and Komatsu America Industries are subsidiaries of Komatsu America Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill. Komatsu Americas Industries...

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Lincoln Electric’s manager of engineering services wins AISC award

March 30, 2016

Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, has announced that Duane Miller, manager of engineering services and welding design consultant, has received the Robert P. Stupp Award for Leadership Excellence from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). The award recognizes individuals who have provided...

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Deere announces joint venture with Hagie Mfg.

March 30, 2016

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. has entered a joint venture with Hagie Mfg., a provider of high-clearance sprayers. In the agreement, Deere acquires majority ownership of Hagie Mfg., which will continue producing sprayers in its current Clarion, Iowa, location. Equipment made by the joint venture...

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Tweet/Garot Mechanical announces staff additions

March 30, 2016

Tweet/Garot Mechanical, a provider of mechanical contracting services including plumbing, sheet metal fabrication, industrial ventilation, HVAC, process piping, building automation, and service work, has announced the addition of three staff members. Chris Gerrits has been hired as an engineer,...

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Airgas donates $50,000 in PPE to FSU welding engineering students

March 30, 2016

Radnor Township, Pa.-based Airgas has donated $50,000 worth of personal protective equipment to students enrolled in the welding engineering program at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich. The donation includes enough welding jackets, hoods, gloves, and safety glasses for each of the...

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Solar Atmospheres of California to expand

March 29, 2016

Solar Atmospheres of California Inc. (SCA) has announced plans to expand its Fontana, Calif., facility. The $5 million investment is part of a long-term corporate strategy to increase the firm’s West Coast development and commercial capacity. The expansion will add 25,000 sq. ft. to the...

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