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SMP installs polisher/grinder

August 11, 2009

Specialty Metals Processing Inc. (SMP), a toll processor of nonferrous metal in Stow, Ohio, has installed a custom-built, 72-in.-wide wet sheet/plate polisher and precision grinder.The machine...

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Katana Industries installs surface prep systems

August 11, 2009

Katana Industries Inc., Burlington, Ont., has installed a Wheelabrator 10-ft. plate machine and a Wheelabrator full-recovery airblast room at its wind generation manufacturing facility in Columbus,...

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DISA/Wheelabrator merge, announce new name

August 11, 2009

DISA and Wheelabrator have merged, and their parent organization has announced a new name: Norican Group. The company, located in Herlev, Denmark, will continue to build, develop, and promote the DISA...

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CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. hires account manager

July 14, 2009

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., Windsor, Ont., has hired Brad Dierickse as account manager. He has 20 years of practical business experience in the industrial automation sector, having held such positions...

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Lincoln Industries names vice president

July 14, 2009

Lincoln Industries, a metal fabricator and finisher in Lincoln, Neb., has selected Bill Ellerbee to serve as vice president of operations.Ellerbee joined the company last year as director of materials...

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Michigan Seamless Tube adds UV coating line

July 14, 2009

Michigan Seamless Tube, a producer of carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube, has added a new UV coating line to its South Lyon, Mich., facility, offering 100 percent solid UV coatings for...

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LISSMAC opens U.S. headquarters

June 2, 2009

LISSMAC GmbH of Bad Wurzach, Germany, a manufacturer and distributor of construction machinery; special purpose equipment, including SBM sheet metal processing machines; and handling equipment, has...

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Haven, SOCO form strategic alliance

May 21, 2009

Haven Mfg. Corp., Brunswick, Ga., a manufacturer of tube processing machines, has formed a strategic alliance with SOCO Machinery Co., Ltd. of Taiwan to sell and service respective lines of tube...

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ATI purchases Speedeburr product line

May 12, 2009

ATI Industrial Automation, an engineering-based developer of robotic peripheral equipment, has completed the purchase of the Speedeburr product line from the Norwegian-based Speedeburr AS. The line...

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MetoKote Corp. marks 40 years in coatings market

May 12, 2009

MetoKote Corp., Lima, Ohio, is celebrating 40 years as a provider of protective coating application services including electrocoating (e-coat), powder coating, and liquid paint.The company began in...

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Industrial Hard Chrome achieves ISO 9001 registration

May 12, 2009

Industrial Hard Chrome has achieved ISO 9001:2000 registration for its cold finishing, hard-chrome plating, and induction hardening of steel bar and tubing and its manufacture of precision-machined...

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Wheelabrator, DISA complete merger

May 6, 2009

DISA Group, a supplier of moulding, sand and core technologies and metal surface finishing systems, has merged with Wheelabrator Group, a provider of surface preparation equipment. Effective May 5,...

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Paulo Products Co. names quality engineer

April 14, 2009

Paulo Products Co. has appointed Bart Stoessel as quality engineer at its St. Louis facility. In this position, he leads the quality management system and works closely with customers on issues...

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B.L. Downey Co. names quality assurance manager

March 10, 2009

B.L. Downey Co. LLC, Broadview, Ill., has named Richard L. Metcalf as its quality assurance manager. Metcalf has been with the company since November 2008 and has been involved with the coatings...

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Specialty Metals Processing hires VP of sales

March 10, 2009

Specialty Metals Processing, Stow, Ohio, has hired Thomas R. Schmitt as vice president of sales.He has been in the industry since 1975, when he started his career with Crucible Steel. Since then he...

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