June 13, 2012
By: Thomas F. Hazen
The nomenclature associated with some coil processing equipment suggests they might perform the same jobs, but reality suggests that flatteners, levelers, and straighteners serve completely different purposes for the metal former working with coiled materials.
Weisgram Metal Fab replaces multiple stand alone lasers with the automation river system from Mitsubishi Laser. Weisgrams’ River system includes 8 lasers with 322 shelves that can hold two million pounds of raw material. It is the second largest Mitsubishi automation system in North America.
Keeping an eye on Mexico - by Dan Davis
No matter what happens with Congressional approval of Trade Promotion Authority, Mexico is moving forward with its plan to be the manufacturing hub to not only the U.S., but the world.
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