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Coe announces new PLC controls

Coe Press Equipment’s next-generation PLC Controls reduce the time required to commission new press feeding lines. A new user-friendly HMI logically guides operators through the setup process and Work Roll Advisor and Feed Roll Advisor software is now embedded into the controls, all contributing to easy setup and changeover. New features include Loop Simulation that emulates… Continued

Dengensha adds sales engineer in Atlanta

Dengensha America Corp. added Shandell Monge as sales engineer in its recently opened Atlanta office to increase resistance welding customer support in the south. Monge will add product application engineering depth and customers can rely on him for product sales, installation and technical service support. He has more than 18 years of practical work experience… Continued

Miller Electric partners with AWS on scholarships

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC is celebrating its 90th anniversary by providing 90 scholarships for welding students in 2020. Miller and the American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation will award each winning student a $2,000 scholarship to support their welding education – a total of $180,000 in scholarships. Students 18 years or older who are currently enrolled… Continued

IMI to distribute Flaig lift magnets

Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI) was named the exclusive North American distributor for Flaig Magnetsysteme’s FX and FXE lift magnet lines. IMI’s strategic accounts manager, Peter Friedrich, stated, “We are extremely excited to partner with Flaig Magnetsysteme to bring the FX family of permanent lift magnets to the North American market and to offer German innovation,… Continued

Mathey Dearman merges with two companies

Mathey Dearman Inc., B&B Pipe and Industrial Tools LLC and Tag Pipe Equipment Specialist Ltd. merged into one business. While the brand names will continue, the new organization will be named Specialized Fabrication Equipment Group, or The S.F.E. Group. The combined businesses will have an increased infrastructure and customer support providing enhanced service to customers.… Continued

Lincoln Electric and ASM announce education program

The Lincoln Electric Co. and ASM International developed a certificate program called “Welding Technology and Materials Science.” The Joint Education Program (JEP) will advance material science knowledge and offer hands-on training with various welding technologies. To ensure high standards, all coursework has been previously accredited with The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).… Continued

Arnold celebrates 100 years in Germany

Arnold recently celebrated 100 years at its headquarters in Ravensburg, Germany. The company was founded in 1919 as a mechanical workshop by Anton Arnold. It was considered a special welding plant for cast iron and aluminum. In 1985, Spectra Physics, the predecessor of Rofin Sinar, reached out to Arnold for the construction of rotary axis… Continued

HGG partners with PypeServer

Starting in 2020, PypeServer’s Enterprise software will be available as an option for HGG’s PC600 and PC900 3D pipe-profiling systems alongside HGG’s ProCAM software. PypeServer’s built-in SQL database lets workers operate more efficiently, including VDC managers, detailers, job planners, estimators, shop foremen, machine operators, welders and on-site installers. With advanced integration between HGG’s 35 years… Continued

Aida-America makes promotions

Aida-America Corp. announced several employee promotions. Steve Easterling (shown, top) was named planning manager and will oversee all materials management, including production planning and control, distribution and warehousing. Jacob Leet is now group leader of welding. In this position, Leet will determine the supplies and sequence of weldment construction required. As senior project engineer, Nick… Continued

Automotive Aluminum Advisors offers body sheet course

Automotive Aluminum Advisors LLC announced its first aluminum body sheet course designed for automakers and their suppliers. The inaugural course will be held Feb. 11-12, 2020 in Plymouth, Mich. Attendees will gain knowledge into various aspects of aluminum body sheet including alloys and applications, forming and stamping, advanced welding technologies and supply chain considerations. The training course… Continued

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