Month: February 2021

Superior Die Set makes personnel announcements

Superior Die Set Corp. hired Maria VanHaverbeck as global marketing manager. In this newly created role, VanHaverbeck will be responsible for building the marketing department from the ground up, which involves a strategic plan to synchronize the company’s brands. The company also promoted Rodney Yeomans to vice president of sales and marketing. Seven years ago,… Continued

Rockford Systems announces VP and GM of machine safeguarding

Rockford Systems LLC promoted Matt Brenner to vice president and general manager, machine safeguarding. In this expanded role, Brenner will assume full responsibility for the machine safeguarding business unit while continuing to oversee its sales and services groups. After joining the company in 2004, he was promoted to vice president of sales, where he built… Continued

NIST awards nearly $4 million to support AM

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded nearly $4 million in grants to help accelerate the adoption of new measurement methods and standards to advance U.S. competitiveness in metals-based additive manufacturing (AM). Through its own research and with these grants, NIST is addressing barriers to adoption of AM, including surface finish and quality issues,… Continued

MetalForming appoints president and COO

MetalForming Inc. (MFI) named William Drury president and chief operating officer. Drury brings a wealth of experience managing and leading a private company through all phases of growth and development. He became a member of MFI’s board of directors just under two years ago. “MFI is the acknowledged leader in terms of technology and equipment for… Continued

Fanuc launches cobot website

Fanuc America Corp. launched a new e-learning website to educate the industry about its CRX collaborative robot. The site provides online training modules, a deep look into a range of peripheral device and tooling partners, and the latest product information about the CRX cobot lineup. Currently, three online tutorials cover a product overview with features,… Continued

Coe Press appoints regional sales manager

Coe Press Equipment named John Kwiatkowski regional sales manager responsible for all East Coast states including New England. Kwiatkowski will be responsible for sales development and for supervising distributors in his territory, keeping them appraised of new equipment and service offerings and working with them on customer visits and equipment pricing. Prior to this appointment,… Continued

AWS launches video series

The American Welding Society (AWS) launched the “AWS ARCademy” video series to provide resources for those interested in taking steps to educate themselves about a welding career. Hosted by Joe Young and Stephanie Hoffman of the AWS Foundation, the series launched Jan. 27, and new videos are added regularly. The focus of the series is… Continued

Dengensha promotes national sales and service manager

Dengensha America named Doug Becker national sales and service manager. Becker will oversee sales, service and engineering operations in the United States and Canada. “With over 20 years of sales and account management experience in global industrial areas, that include automotive, combined with his demonstrated technical expertise, Doug is the perfect appointee as the national… Continued

LaserCoil Technologies updates website

LaserCoil Technologies LLC updated the look and content within its website to provide more comprehensive information on its coil-fed laser blanking systems. With the blanking systems now in the field for more than five years, the updated technology section of the website includes proven benefits of laser blanking from coil, as well as features specific to the… Continued

MC Machinery appoints regional sales rep

Jason Ayotte joined MC Machinery Systems Inc. as a regional sales representative in Michigan. Ayotte has worked in capital equipment sales for the past 13 years, specializing in automation, lasers, press brakes and shears. He has experience in machine design, project management and capital equipment procurement. “These positions helped me to gain valuable insight into… Continued

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