A growing shortage of skilled manufacturing professionals is one of the biggest threats facing America’s manufacturing industries. This pressing topic will be addressed during a special “Workforce Tools and Applications” seminar, 11:20-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at Jet Edge, Inc., 12070 43rd Street N.E., St. Michael, Minn.
To honor employees’ participation in the Quality Improvement Process over the past year, all of Marmon/Keystone’s 30 locations across the United States each gathered for an afternoon of recreational outings, team building and prize giveaways on Friday, September 13.
North American Steel Alliance Board of Directors announced that with the addition of five new metal service centers as member/owners of the metal distribution industry’s first and largest cooperative, the co-op continues to grow at a steady and sustainable pace. NASA’s 121 service center owners represent approximately 375 operating locations servicing metal-consuming customers across all of the US and Canada.
MassEcon recently named LENOX, a leading manufacturer of premium band saw blades, power tool accessories and hand tools, as one of the 23 companies from across the state to have been selected as finalists for the 2013 Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards.
Jet Edge Inc. announced that Hsiang Yu Machinery Co., Ltd. has been selected as its newest waterjet systems dealer for Taiwan, R.O.C. Hsiang Yu Machinery carries Jet Edge’s full line of waterjet cutting and surface preparation equipment, including waterjet cutting machines, waterjet intensifier pumps and portable waterjetting systems.
GE’s Measurement and Control business is expanding its portfolio of inspection technologies through a new agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific, a leading global supplier of analytical instruments and laboratory equipment.
OMAX Corporation welcomed nearly 600 customers, friends, family and special guests from across the country at SHAPE THE FUTURE: OMAX’s 20th Anniversary Open House and Technology Event. In addition to live cutting demonstrations and interactive technical sessions, the event featured tours of OMAX’s recently expanded, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Kent, Wash.
Officials of Axis Pipe and Tube, Inc., The Prolamsa Group and state and local officials participated in groundbreaking ceremonies today in Bryan, TX for a new pipe and tube facility. The company will invest in excess of $150 million in this new state-of-the-art facility.
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched a blog for the CNC cutting community. ESAB Edge, The CNC Cutting Blog, will feature a variety of posts on CNC cutting systems, plasma, oxyfuel, waterjet, and laser cutting processes, and related topics.
O’Neal Industries, Birmingham, Ala., through its subsidiary United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, acquired Vulcanium Metals, Northbrook, Ill., a distributor of titanium sheet, bar, block and plate products for the aerospace and defense industries.