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Lorain County Community College to lead national welding education and training effort

April 14, 2009

Lorain County Community College (LCCC), Ohio's top-ranked community college, has been named project leader for a $4.9 million National Science Foundation (NSF) program establishing a National Center for Welding Education and Training on the LCCC campus. The Center will increase the number of...

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Hypertherm opens on-site wellness center with nursing staff

April 14, 2009

Hypertherm, a plasma arc metal cutting technology supplier in Hanover, N.H., in partnership with Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), has launched an initiative aimed at helping the company's more than 1,000 associates live healthier lives.At the heart of the initiative is a new wellness...

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Hypertherm adds sales support in western Canada

March 10, 2009

Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., has announced that Jamie Lowrie, formerly a consumable sales manager for the company, has joined Vince Tucker as a district sales manager for western Canada. Lowrie supports distributors in the Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and northern Alberta provinces, while Tucker works...

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Hypertherm presents North American sales awards

March 10, 2009

Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., has announced the winners of its 2008 North American sales awards.Hypertherm District Sales Manager Dominique Paradis and OEM Account Manager Tony Winiarz are the recipients of the Best Overall awards. Paradis received her award for support to the distribution channel,...

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Symposium raises welding awareness among high school educators

January 13, 2009

More than 100 Wisconsin high school counselors, educators, and administrators attended a recent symposium on welding careers sponsored by Miller Electric Mfg. Co., Airgas, Miron Construction, and AZCO Inc.Designed to inform attendees about the salary potential and variety of careers that can...

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MTC now a part of Hypertherm

January 8, 2009

Hypertherm, a provider of plasma arc metal cutting technology, has announced the acquisition of the core assets of MTC Software, a developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software used by the sheet and plate processing industry.MTC's software product helps companies in the metal cutting...

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Hypertherm acquires MTC

January 8, 2009

Hypertherm, a provider of plasma arc metal cutting technology, has announced the acquisition of the core assets of MTC Software, a developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software used by the sheet and plate processing industry.MTC's software product helps companies in the metal cutting...

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Hypertherm hires district sales managers

December 16, 2008

Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., has hired three district sales managers —Brian Dotson, Tom Nugen, and Corey Stahle—and has named Martin Geheran as its new product marketing manager responsible for consumable sales of non-Hypertherm cutting systems.Dotson has more than 12 years of experience...

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Thermadyne Automation Partners With Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems

November 11, 2008

Thermadyne Automation, St. Louis, has partnered with Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems, Harwood, Md. "The Thermal Dynamics Auto-Cut and Ultra-Cut machines have allowed us to tap into a customer base we weren't able to get into before," said Bill Kunz, CEO of Torchmate. The distributor provides...

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Hypertherm launches online classroom for distributors

November 11, 2008

Hypertherm, designer and manufacturer of plasma cutting systems, has launched the Hypertherm Cutting Institute, a new online classroom designed to help people learn more about the company's plasma products and plasma cutting in general.The classroom, found at www.hyperthermcuttinginstitute.com,...

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World Trade Commission visits Peddinghaus

October 14, 2008

Peddinghaus Corp., Bradley, Ill., hosted the Tri-City World Trade Commission in July.The commission has 18 trade commissioners representing 14 countries: Austria, Belgium, China, Canada, Great Britain, Hungary, Malaysia, Netherlands, Pakistan, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, and...

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Thermadyne Honors Distributor Cee Kay Supply

October 14, 2008

Thermadyne Industries Inc., St. Louis, recently honored one of its distributors, Cee Kay Supply, St. Louis, on Cee Kay's 60th anniversary. Cee Kay is an independent supplier of industrial gases, welding and cutting equipment, and supplies.Thermadyne Executive Vice President of Global Sales and...

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President Bush visits Lincoln Electric

October 14, 2008

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. welcomed President George W. Bush to its world headquarters and manufacturing plant in Cleveland on July 29.Bush toured the facility and learned about the company's welding products, including its automated welding technology. He participated in live robotic and...

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Plasma cutting system improves electrode life, cutting quality

August 27, 2008

Kaliburn has announced the expansion of its Spirit product line to include 150a and 200a models. The new systems—one a 150-amp model, the other a 200-amp—are automated high-definition plasma cutting systems that incorporate a hafnium technology.Hafnium Optimizing...

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D&S Mfg. unveils expansion plan

August 12, 2008

Michael Dougherty, president of D&S Mfg. in Black River Falls, Wis., has announced the company's initiation of a $6.4 million expansion of its production facilities. The 12-month project commenced in June."As a result of the strong sales growth we have experienced during the past several years, D&S...

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