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Sussex Wire names business development manager

February 27, 2017

Sussex Wire Inc., a manufacturer of cold-formed and roll formed microminiature metal parts in Easton, Pa., has appointed Nick Piergiovanni as business development manager. He is responsible for client development and commercialization in the medical device, health care consumables, fasteners,...

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Shaffer Metal Fab adds new equipment

February 24, 2017

Sidney, Ohio-based Shaffer Metal Fab, a contract manufacturer providing sheet metal fabrications, machined components, and powder coating, has added new equipment. This increased capacity is in response to growth from the core industries the company serves, including lighting, recreational...

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Jet Edge appoints engineering manager

February 24, 2017

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has promoted Michael Wheeler to engineering manager. He has served as the company’s R&D engineer for more than 10 years. Wheeler graduated from Michigan Technological University and worked in the auto industry before joining the...

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Wall Colmonoy names commercial director, European headquarters

February 23, 2017

Wall Colmonoy, a manufacturer of surfacing and brazing products, castings, and engineered components, has appointed Nathan Stroud as commercial director for its Wales-based European headquarters. Stroud joined the company in February 2013 as distribution channel manager, and later was promoted to...

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Coordinate Metrology Society conference issues call for papers

February 22, 2017

The Coordinate Metrology Society, Weatherford, Texas, has issued a call for papers for the 33rd annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference, July 17-21, 2017, in Snowbird, Utah. The society is seeking original, expert-level contributions from portable metrology practitioners on such topics as...

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John Deere opens strategic technology office at Iowa State University

February 22, 2017

Deere & Co., Moline, Ill., has announced the opening of a strategic technology office in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, Ames, Iowa. Teams working at the Deere ISU location will focus on developing integrated systems for the company’s Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry...

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Bulldog Steel Fabrication begins building expansion

February 22, 2017

Bulldog Steel Fabrication LLC, a supplier of steel fabricated parts and components, has begun work on a 15,000-sq.-ft. building expansion in Madison, Ga. The expansion, to be located at the north end of the firm’s existing 50,000-sq.-ft. facility, will house welding and painting operations.The...

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Zekelman Industries acquires American Tube Mfg.

February 22, 2017

Chicago-based Zekelman Industries has acquired American Tube Mfg. Inc., a producer of round, square, and rectangular hollow structural sections in Birmingham, Ala. Through this acquisition, Zekelman and its Atlas Tube operating division expands their presence into the structural tubing market of...

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American Cladding Technologies launches business in Connecticut

February 22, 2017

American Cladding Technologies has launched in East Granby, Conn., as a wholly owned subsidiary of Joining Technologies. Previously the laser cladding division of Joining Technologies, the new laser metal deposition company will be fully operational by April 1. The firm will offer hardfacing...

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ASMAG acquires Ingenia

February 22, 2017

The ASMAG Group, Scharnstein, Austria, a group of companies engaged primarily in machinery manufacture and plant engineering for the metal processing industry, has announced its acquisition of Ingenia, a provider of crane and handling technology in Linz, Austria. With this acquisition, Ingenia can...

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Messe Düsseldorf unveils single brand name for wire, cable, and tube events

February 21, 2017

Chicago-based Messe Düsseldorf has announced that the brand name “Join the best – worldwide” will in the future include all of the international events in its wire, cable, and tube portfolio. This brand unites 10 international trade fairs: wire and Tube China in Shanghai, wire and Tube India...

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Welser names president/CEO for U.S. branch

February 21, 2017

Welser Profile GmbH, a manufacturer of customized cold roll formed sections and tubes made from steel, stainless steel, and nonferrous materials, has named Bill Johnson as North American president/CEO. His primary responsibility is to work with existing and new customers to finalize and elaborate...

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LSP Technologies sells laser peening system to Guangdong University

February 21, 2017

Dublin, Ohio-based LSP Technologies Inc. has announced the sale of its 200-W Procudo® laser peening system to the Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT) in Guangzhou, China. The sale also includes paired workcell and robotic part manipulation equipment. GDUT will use the system to conduct...

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Phoenix Specialty Mfg. marks 110 years in business

February 21, 2017

Phoenix Specialty Mfg., a fourth-generation, family-owned company in Bamberg, S.C., will celebrate its 110th anniversary with a celebration for employees, customers, local and state dignitaries, and media on March 23. The company was founded in New York in 1907 as a short- and medium-run washer and...

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Meritor earns Diamond Supplier Award from Navistar

February 21, 2017

Meritor Inc., Troy, Mich., a global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, and aftermarket systems for the commercial vehicle and industrial markets, has announced it is one of 34 suppliers to earn Navistar's Diamond Supplier Award, which recognizes the top 2 percent of Navistar's supply chain....

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