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Structural steel industry expands Florida operations

January 9, 2007

To support a growing Florida construction market, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has expanded its marketing and technical support efforts throughout the state by adding staff in...

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Wall Colmonoy appoints Alloy Products Group Asian business manager

January 9, 2007

Wall Colmonoy Corp. has appointed Lydia Lee as Asian business manager for its Alloy Products Group, based at its corporate offices in Madison Heights, Mich. In this role, Lee concentrates on expanding...

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Hobart Institute schedules welding instructor course

January 9, 2007

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio, has scheduled its Welding Instructor Course 2007 for July 9 – 13.Designed for vocational teachers and technical instructors, the course...

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Schuler adds key account manager

January 9, 2007

Schuler Inc. has announced the addition of Barry Lewalski to its new equipment sales group as key account manager for the Tier and general stamping industry.Lewalski, who has many years of experience...

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Praxair Distribution names director, metal fabrication marketing

January 9, 2007

Praxair Distribution Inc. (PDI) has named Roch Monahan as director of metal fabrication marketing. He reports to James Baughman, vice president, metal fabrication and hardgoods supply chain.Based in...

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Eagle Precision introduces new warranty program

January 9, 2007

Eagle Precision Technologies Ltd., a provider of tube bending and forming systems, has introduced a new 5-year warranty program.The warranty covers new machinery, including the company's line of CNC...

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Serapid announces new distributors

January 9, 2007

Serapid has announced MasTech of Troy, Mich, and Schweda Machine Tool Sales of Delafield, Wis., ( a part of Concept Machine Tool Sales) as new representatives of its products.Serapid is a industrial...

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TUV Rheinland N.A. participates in workplace safety campaign

January 9, 2007

For Heinz Gall, functional safety division manager for TUV Rheinland of North America, a provider of compliance testing and certification, management system auditing and certification, field...

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U.S. Steel names general manager, Mon Valley Works

January 9, 2007

United States Steel Corp. today announced that Anton Lukac has been named general manager of Mon Valley Works, effective immediately.In his new position, Lukac is responsible for all U.S. Steel...

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Spending time with capital equipment

January 9, 2007

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Metal fabricators and formers are expected to spend more than $2.3 billion on capital equipment in 2007. The 2007 FMAC Capital Spending Survey provides more details.

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Moving to modular welding fixturing

January 9, 2007

Wrayco's progression from dedicated welding fixturing to modular fixturing has reduced storage space and maintenance, created faster setups for critical prototypes and quick-turn projects, and improved quality control.

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Meeting the Standard

January 9, 2007

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Using old roll forming technology is one thing, but it's another to use or buy equipment that does not have essential features that now are considered standard. Learn which five features must be included in roll forming equipment and why they simplify manufacturing.

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Seeing GTAW through a new lens

January 9, 2007

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Not every welder uses a gas lens on his or her GTAW torch, but gas lenses should be considered for a variety of applications and for several reasons. Knowing what a gas lens does, how to choose one, and how to install and take care of one are critical to getting the most benefits out of it

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Punching through complacency to win a bid

January 9, 2007

Anderson Metals, a sheet metal fabricator with clients such as Volvo, Deere, and Cat, needed some specialized tooling in a hurry to win over a new client, Eaton Electrical. Its main punch provider didn't have the tooling in its inventory, so Anderson had to shake off the complacency that had set in and find another supplier. Happily, it found one that had the tooling in stock.<

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Dedicated manual tube bending

Are you dedicated to manual bending?

January 9, 2007

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At a time when automated equipment is the most popular and well-known method for bending tubes, there is still a demand for dedicated manual tube bending (DMTB) units to help fill a void that the use of CNC equipment sometimes creates.

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