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WardJet launches new website


WardJet launched a new website, offering the best waterjet cutting solutions to help customers automate better. This includes a fresh new look and instant access to the company’s products, options, software and support. Visitors can read about specific industries served and best recommendations for products. A new featured work section highlights exciting projects from select customers. Users… Continued

Weiler donates to WFW


Weiler Abrasives continued its support of Workshops for Warriors (WFW) with a donation of $25,000. The non-profit school trains and certifies veterans, wounded warriors and transitioning service members in CNC, welding, CAD and other technical trades, as well as helps to place them in advanced manufacturing careers. This year, the school will celebrate its 1,000th graduate, and… Continued

VP of sales named at GMTA


German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) named Marius Braun vice president of sales. Braun will supervise the North American sales for various gear making and related lines of machine tools for automotive and other power transmissions, plus cleaning equipment and the newly acquired Steifelmayer line of lasers for motor lamination production. In addition, he will… Continued

Arku to host InfoDays in May


Arku Inc. announced it will host its InfoDays May 24-26, showcasing its precision levelers and deburring machines. This event will include live machine demonstrations, workshops, company tours and entertainment. Attendees are encouraged to bring a production part to be leveled (up to 1.4 in. thick) and deburred (up to 4 in. thick) on-site. They will… Continued

Messer acquires Flame Technologies

Flame Technologies

Messer Cutting Systems acquired Flame Technologies Inc., Austin, Texas. Flame Technologies produces high-quality oxyfuel welding, cutting and heating products for the U.S. and international markets. The company was family owned and founded in 1980 and has 48 employees in administration, sales and production. “We are very excited to welcome Flame Tech into the Messer world,”… Continued

Hypertherm to exhibit at Automate 2022 


Hypertherm Inc.’s robotic software team is preparing to exhibit Robotmaster offline programming software for robots at Automate 2022. The event takes place June 6-9 at Detroit’s Huntington Place convention center. The software helps manufacturers maximize productivity with easy and efficient robot programming for a variety of applications, including cutting, trimming, milling, welding, spraying, polishing, sanding, grinding… Continued

Automatic Feed appoints service manager

Automatic Feed

Automatic Feed Co. (AFCO) promoted Eric Sonnenberg to service manager, responsible for overseeing and coordinating the service department activities and sales of replacement and spare parts. Prior to this appointment, Sonnenberg was the project management coordinator. During his time with the company, he has worked as a mechanical design engineer, a service department engineer and… Continued

Samco celebrates 50th anniversary


Samco Machinery is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The ISO 9001-certified, vertically integrated company, provides innovative customized solutions built around standard modules. A world-class 164,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility has been assembled to simulate a real working environment much like many customer plants. “I had no idea that Samco would ever evolve into what it has become,” says… Continued

Beckwood Press expands leadership

Beckwood Press

Beckwood Press Co. named Rachel Palasky engineering manager. Palasky will oversee the engineering department, focusing on the cross-collaboration between departments. Her role centers around capacity planning and project management across all press projects. The company also named Tony Busch supply chain manager Busch will lead the purchasing department while directly coordinating with vendors. He will… Continued

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