Hexagon opens Western Canada office

Hexagon Mfg. Intelligence expanded its footprint into western Canada with an office in Calgary, Alberta. The new location and staff will serve the region’s diverse range of manufacturing industries including aerospace, oil and gas, advanced composites, bus and rail and machinery. The facility will accommodate business offices and a training room, with space to offer… Continued

Tooling U-SME looks at the cost of turnover

Tooling U-SME released a report, titled “The True Cost of Turnover: Hidden Costs Go Beyond Financial to Impact Productivity and Culture,” which explores the damaging impact of the cost of turnover to manufacturers. According to the report, voluntary turnover costs organizations from hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars. The report also outlines the sources and… Continued

Industrial Magnetics acquires Clamp Mfg. Co.

Industrial Magnetics Inc. acquired Clamp Mfg. Co. Since its inception in 1973, Clamp Mfg. has been a family-owned business. A range of industries have come to appreciate the reliability of its Kant-Twist clamp and No-Mar hammer product lines in thousands of metalworking, welding, assembly and general manufacturing applications. Kant-Twist is a multi-purpose clamp, combining the… Continued

Barton announces regional manager, new website

Barton Int’l appointed David Chandler regional sales manager for the southeast territory. Chandler will assume sales responsibility for Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. He brings more than 15 years of progressive sales experience, including work in the steel fabrication and paper industries. In other company news, Barton launched a new, redesigned website… Continued

Coldwater Machine honored with PAC award

Coldwater Machine Co. received the PAC Worldwide Supplier of the Year award for build and delivery of automated machines it provided at the company’s facilities. This first-time award was inspired by the work that Coldwater provided to PAC Worldwide, a provider of packaging solutions development, manufacturing and automation. “As we made project changes, Coldwater immediately conveyed… Continued

BLM Group sponsors Penn State race team

BLM Group USA announced it is a Diamond Level sponsor of the Penn State Racing Formula SAE team for the second year. The Penn State vehicle features a combination chassis with a composite monocoque and half-steel sub-frame. BLM provided 37 profile tubing components for welding and fabrication of the steel sub-frame assembly as well as the… Continued

DoAll donates bandsaws to WFW

DoAll Sawing Products donated two bandsaws to Workshops for Warriors (WFW). WFW provides technical and vocational training for active duty and armed service veterans in manufacturing and fabrication disciplines. “I was honored to meet the people at WFW who have dedicated their careers to helping the men and women in the armed services, who keep… Continued

nLight’s Corona wins innovation award

nLight Inc. announced its Corona fiber laser was named the 2019 Prism Award winner for Industrial Lasers. The award from SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, recognizes outstanding examples of innovation in photonics. Industry expert judges review more than 150 applications for design and technology; novelty and innovation; and need, market opportunity, and… Continued

Bystronic appoints West Coast manager

Bystronic Inc. named Richard Chesnut West Coast regional manager for Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Chesnut brings more than 22 years of manufacturing, customer service and direct sales and operations management experience to Bystronic. His expertise with CNC machinery, automation, engineering, production, sales and service management will serve to further… Continued

In memoriam

In memoriam Berthold Leibinger

The manufacturing and machining world is mourning the death of a leader in the industry – Berthold Leibinger. He died in October in Stuttgart at the age of 87. Under his guidance, Trumpf became a world leader in laser cutting solutions. And while the German native was born, studied and worked in Stuttgart, Leibinger was… Continued

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