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Panel bender designed for small-batch production

December 7, 2004

The 2005 Performer ABT® panel bender from Salvagnini was designed for job shops and for producing a high number of parts per day in small batches. According to the company, setup takes five...

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Tool system taps threads in sheet metal

December 7, 2004

Mate Precision Tooling's Mate EasyTap® tool system automatically produces threaded holes in all types of sheet metal in thick-turret punch presses. The threaded holes are produced in prepunched...

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Band saw has double swivel head with angle scale

December 7, 2004

Hyd-Mech Group Ltd. has introduced the S 20DS double-mitering band saw. With a double swivel head and built-in stops for 90-, 45-, and 30-degree positions, the saw reduces setup and material handling...

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Guide focuses on power press safety

December 7, 2004

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Store offers the Power Press Safety Manual, which focuses on power press safety, setup, training, and maintenance safety.Other topics include ergonomics,...

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Wolf Robotics hires customer support representative

December 7, 2004

Wolf Robotics has appointed Andy Garcia as customer support representative for part sales.This new position was created to assume current parts sales administration and develop relationships with new...

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Timken elects director

December 7, 2004

The Timken Co.'s board of directors has elected Phillip R. Cox, president and CEO of Cox Financial Corp., as a director of the company.Cox founded Cox Financial Corp., a Cincinnati, Ohio-based...

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SSAB Tunnplt introduces new HSS

December 7, 2004

SSAB Tunnplåt, a developer of advanced high-strength steels, has announced its latest ultrahigh-strength, dual-phase steel, Dogal 800 DPX, a hot-dip galvanized steel that can be rebent without...

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Steel Dynamics breaks ground on Florida joist, deck plant

December 7, 2004

Steel Dynamics Inc. has announced that its New Millennium Building Systems LLC subsidiary conducted a groundbreaking ceremony Oct 22 in Lake City, Fla., embarking on construction of a new $30 million...

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Plymouth Tube to acquire Trent Tube's CWA plant

December 7, 2004

Plymouth Tube Co. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Trent Tube's cold work anneal (CWA) plant located in East Troy, Wis. Syracuse, N.Y.-based Crucible Materials Corp. is Trent Tube's parent...

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Penna Flame Industries increases capabilities

December 7, 2004

Penna Flame Industries has added induction hardening to its surface hardening capabilities.The company also now offers single-tooth contour gear hardening, a process intended to improve gear teeth...

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DOL renews partnership to protect Hispanic workers

December 7, 2004

First created in July 2001, the partnership formalizes a shared commitment by the DOL and the Consulate to educate Hispanics and immigrant workers about their rights and responsibilities in the work...

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Steel and crane company cited for safety violations

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a serious citation to Kaverit Steel and Crane, Edmonton, Alb., following the death of one of its employees...

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OSHA hygienists seek to enhance occupational health

December 7, 2004

Thirty-four industrial hygienists from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) met in Washington in October to develop ways to enhance workplace occupational health.One of OSHA's...

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OSHA recognizes Homogeneous Metals for safety, health excellence

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recognized Homogeneous Metals Inc., Clayville, N.Y., for achieving four years of excellence in worker safety and...

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Metabo names vice president of sales

December 7, 2004

Metabo Corp. has named Martin Cross as vice president of sales. Cross, who joined the company as director of corporate development in 2002, is responsible for developing and implementing sales...

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