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MC Machinery opens N.C. tech center

MC Machinery Systmes Inc. opened a new southeast technology center in Concord, N.C., featuring a showroom and offices for service and applications employees. The facility will provide customers throughout the region with local access to direct sales, service, application and training support. The 16,000-sq.-ft. facility includes a 13,500-sq.-ft. showroom; a training area for onsite and virtual training;… Continued

Tooling Tech hires personnel

Tooling Tech Group hired Russ Senkowski as business development manager within its Die Design and Stamping division. Senkowski will be responsible for developing new customers for the progressive stamping dies and short-run production area and creating synergy with sales managers in the composites, thermoforming, die casting and automation sectors. He brings more than 30 years of… Continued

New CEO of the Stäubli Group

Stäubli announced Gerald Vogt as CEO. Vogt will take over management of the family-owned company. The 50-year-old engineer and business economist has been responsible for the global robotics business as group division manager since mid-2016 and is already a member of the group management. As division manager, he significantly expanded business for Stäubli Robotics North… Continued

Hypertherm’s 25 years with air plasma system

Hypertherm Inc. is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch of its Powermax air plasma system. In December 1995, the company rolled out the first Powermax at its New Hampshire-based manufacturing plant. Over the past 25 years, the technology has advanced and the product line has remained strong in the industry. Today, the product family… Continued

Coherent and II-VI to supply welding solutions

Coherent Inc. and II‐VI Inc. entered into a supply agreement creating a collaboration to enable faster process development and streamlined production services for automotive laser welding applications. These include high-strength alloy welding for automotive body-in-white applications and mass production copper welding for electrification applications. Coherent will provide customers with the convenience of a single point… Continued

Bystronic opens new experience center

Bystronic Inc. showcased its new Experience Center over a course of 10 days this past November. While adhering to strict Covid restrictions, guests were invited to view product lines that serve the laser cutting and bending manufacturing markets. A total of six newly released products were demonstrated including the ByStar Fiber now available with up… Continued

CI names president & CEO

Cincinnati Inc. (CI) appointed Timothy L. Warning president and CEO. Warning has a strong track record and has consistently demonstrated the ability to build highly skilled and innovative teams to the companies he has served. Most of his career was spent growing businesses for 36 years. “It is both an honor and a privilege to… Continued

Bilsing Automation offers vacuum cup chart

Bilsing Automation announced availability of its 25-in.-by-16.5-in., two-sided vacuum cup reference chart for use on the shop floor. The quick-reference guide enables users to quickly access information regarding selection of the most appropriate Bilsing traction cup for various pressroom applications. It features vacuum cup images and an accompanying chart that provides information on sizes, full… Continued

Weiler Abrasives adds brush color coding

Weiler Abrasives introduced color-coding on its popular brushes for stainless steel. The color-coding helps stop cross-contamination in operations working with carbon and stainless steel by making it easy to identify the correct wire brush. The color-coding is a visual change to an existing product line but there is no change to the performance of the… Continued

SLM Solutions offers powerful laser system

Designed for mass production, SLM Solutions’ NXG XII 600 system comes equipped with 12 1-kW lasers that can operate simultaneously. Each of the 12 optics features a double lens system with “zoom functionality,” which enables users to choose between spot sizes in the focal plane. This enhanced lens system acts to not only boost the machine’s… Continued

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