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Bystronic introduces 12-kW fiber laser

The ByStar Fiber from Bystronic Inc. features a 12-kW fiber laser and a newly designed cutting head that enables the BeamShaper option, ensuring consistent cutting quality on varied material qualities up to 1.125 in. With the 12-kW laser, cutting speeds increase up to 20 percent on average with nitrogen, compared to the previously available 10-kW… Continued

Pemamek names director of sales

Pemamek Oy named Michael Bell director of sales for its North American subsidiary Pemamek LLC. Pemamek provides welding automation technology and integrated manufacturing solutions to a range of industries, including shipbuilding, heavy fabrication, oil and gas, wind energy and boiler manufacturing. Bell will support sales of equipment and solutions throughout North America. He previously was… Continued

Hypertherm names grant winners

Hypertherm Inc. announced recipients of its 2019 Spark Something Great educational grant. The grant program, now in its fifth year, places the latest plasma technology into schools. The 2019 grant recipients were selected from a record pool of 170 applicants representing high schools, vocational schools and colleges from throughout the United States and Canada. Each… Continued

Richardson Electronics launches new website

Richardson Electronics Ltd. unveiled its redesigned website, featuring an online chat functionality allowing customers to engage with laser team experts in real time. It also features improved navigation and search. As part of the company’s strategy to expand its laser tube and consumables business worldwide, the site includes multiple foreign language options. It highlights a variety… Continued

Lincoln Electric and ORNL partner

The Lincoln Electric Co. and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) announced continued collaboration on large-scale, robotic additive manufacturing technology. The new agreement builds on ORNL and Lincoln Electric’s previous developments by extending AM technology to new materials, leveraging data analytics and enabling rapid manufacture of metal components in excess of 100 lbs. per hour. These… Continued

Trumpf Inc. announces contest winners

Last September, Trumpf Inc. began a contest to consign three TruPrint 1000 LMF systems for research purposes for one year. The contest brought in 22 applications from universities around North America that gave insight into their specific research objectives if they were to receive a TruPrint 1000 for their lab. Drexel University in Pennsylvania, Youngstown… Continued

BLM Group names regional sales manager 

BLM Group USA appointed Cody Anderson regional sales manager, Central U.S. Anderson will direct sales efforts in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa and Missouri for its laser tube cutting systems, benders and machining equipment. He brings 22-plus years of experience in fabrication and metalworking.

Coe Press announces marketing strategist

Coe Press Equipment appointed John Kwiatkowski PR/marketing strategist responsible for overseeing marketing communications programs and developing strategies for new market development. Prior, Kwiatkowski held several positions within the company, including managing the aftermarket sales and application engineering departments. He also served as a service engineer and application engineer. Kwiatkowski has more than 15 years of experience in… Continued

Weiler Abrasives celebrates 75 years

Weiler Abrasives kicked off a months-long celebration of its 75th anniversary in April. The celebration is geared toward its customers, coworkers and community to thank them for contributing to the growth and longevity of the company – once a small jewelry polishing brush business that today is a global abrasives company. Founded by Karl E.… Continued

Tooling Tech Group names CEO

Tooling Tech Group named Lee Childers CEO. Childers will lead Tooling Tech Group’s operations that provide an array of tooling solutions and automation equipment to the company’s Tier 1 and OEM customers.  Childers joined the company as COO in early 2018, bringing 33 years of experience in developing business plans, growth strategies and leading operations for… Continued

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