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Bunting Magnetics marks 60 years

Bunting Magnetics Co. celebrated its 60th anniversary as a company in August. Founded in 1959 by Walter F. Bunting in Chicago, the company remains family owned and operated. Walter’s son, Bob Bunting, serves as current president, and Bob’s son, Robert Bunting Jr., serves as general manager of the magnet materials division. Bunting has manufacturing and… Continued

Tooling U-SME offers workforce tips

Tooling U-SME issued a new report, “6 Ways to Build a Cohesive Multigenerational Workforce: Prepare for the Future, Now.” The report guides companies on leveraging the knowledge and skills of a workforce that includes five generations of workers. “Our new multigenerational report offers easy-to-adopt tips that will help manufacturers recruit, retain and train younger tech-savvy… Continued

Bradbury names president

The Bradbury Co. Inc., a manufacturer of roll forming and coil processing systems, promoted Ryan Durst to president. Durst has been with Bradbury for 23 years, serving as vice president of sales and marketing since 2002. As president, he will focus on sales, engineering, manufacturing and service. Bradbury announced the promotion of several employees to senior… Continued

Coe Press appoints eastern manager

Coe Press Equipment appointed Bill Badgett a regional sales manager responsible the New England and Mid-Atlantic states as well as North and South Carolina. Badgett will be responsible for sales development and for managing distributors in his territory, keeping them apprised of new equipment and service offerings. Badgett brings with him extensive experience in the stamping… Continued

HGG’s lease option for 3-D profiling machinery

HGG Profiling Equipment offers leasing and lease-to-buy options for its line of 3D profiling machinery, which includes the entry-level ProCutter 600, SPC pipe-profiling machines and vessel and head cutting machines, RPC beam cutting machinery, PCL robotic profiling lines, TCL tube and pipe cutting lines, and their new ship profiler. The program allows companies the convenience… Continued

IPG Photonics and Brose develop technology

The Brose Group and IPG Photonics Corp. are collaborating on the first direct weld measurement technology for automotive seat rails. In-line coherent imaging (ICI) technology will increase manufacturing efficiency, streamline validation and minimize waste. “Our patented, in-line welding monitoring tools provide the most comprehensive and direct measurement of key manufacturing characteristics including weld depth, part… Continued

BLM Group names sales managers

BLM Group USA appointed two new regional sales managers to help develop sales of its laser tube cutting systems, benders and machining equipment. Jon Tibbets will be responsible for the western regions of Michigan and Ohio. He has a strong background in capital equipment sales. Scott Osborne will be responsible for sales in the northwest United… Continued

Bystronic Canada expands sales team

Bystronic Canada Ltd. named Pablo Berger direct sales engineer, responsible for northern and central Ontario province and the greater Toronto area. Berger brings more than 20 years of diverse manufacturing, engineering, maintenance and project management experience to Bystronic. He offers a combination of lean manufacturing experience and a solid technical background and will further strengthen… Continued

Bystronic holds Swiss in-house exhibition

Over a period of two weeks in June, Bystronic welcomed 1,200 guests from more than 50 countries to its Competence Days held at its Swiss headquarters in Niederönz. Visitors experienced trends and innovations in the fields of laser cutting, bending, automation and software. Bystronic CEO Alex Waser commented, “Events such as the Competence Days are… Continued

Trilogy Machinery named U.S. distributor for BSP

Trilogy Machinery Inc. is the U.S. distributor for tube punching machines from BSP Systems, based in Milan, Italy. “Trilogy Machinery is eager to introduce these high quality and customized tube punching machines from BSP Systems in the United States,” said Ben Flamholz, vice president of Trilogy Machinery. “BSP Systems has a unique niche in the metal fabricating market to… Continued

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