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Hydmech donates band saw to submarine restoration project

July 27, 2016 by Rob Colman

Hydmech, a manufacturer of metal sawing equipment in Woodstock, Ont., has donated a VCS-20VSD band saw to the Maritime Park Association in San Francisco for its restoration of the USS Pampanito, a World War II submarine and U.S. Historic Landmark.

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Rhino adds sales talent for push into fibre market

July 20, 2016 by Rob Colman

Wes Reeves recently joined Burlington, Ont.-based Rhino Cutting Systems as sales manager for the company’s new laser cutting systems line. Reeves has 10 years of experience in industrial laser sales. Rhino builds its fibre laser and plasma cutting systems at

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Stärke adds dealer in Western Canada

July 13, 2016 by Rob Colman

Stärke Material Handling Group has officially added LTR Mechanical to its network of independent dealerships in Western Canada. Located in Calgary, Alberta, LTR Mechanical provides sales, service and parts support to Calgary and the surrounding areas and specializes in new

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Part sorting growing pains

July 12, 2016 by Rob Colman

The speed of fiber laser cutting has made it challenging for part sorting practices to keep up

Samco Machinery
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Samco Machinery announces hiring of Sanford, Carpio

July 12, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Samco Machinery has hired Gary Sanford as project manager in its project management office and Angel Carpio as an inside sales specialist as part of the business development team. Sanford previously worked for Samco and has extensive training and experience in

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Precision Punch acquires Eastern Industries, expanding product line

July 12, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Precision Punch Corporation has acquired Eastern Industries. This acquisition combines Precision Punch’s manufacturing excellence and technical know-how with Eastern Industries’ specialized product line. Precision Punch is a manufacturer of high-precision standard and custom punches, dies, core pins, perforators, and hardened,

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Hobart to offer aluminum welding technology seminars

July 6, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Hobart will host a three-day Advanced Welding and Design workshop as part of its aluminum welding technology seminars. The program will be held at the Miller Electric Mfg. Co. Training Center in Appleton, Wis., Oct. 18-20, 2016. The program provides

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Intelligrated to be acquired by Honeywell

July 6, 2016 by Rob Colman

Material handling systems provider Intelligrated®, Mason, Ohio, has entered an agreement to be acquired by Honeywell. Intelligrated will become part of Sensing and Productivity Solutions (S&PS) in Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions business. Co-founders Chris Cole and Jim McCarthy will

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Formtek becomes North American distributor for Milltech

July 6, 2016 by Rob Colman

Formtek Inc., Cleveland, a manufacturer of equipment and tooling for metal forming, roll forming, and tube and pipe producing, has been named the exclusive North American distributor for Milltech, a manufacturer of pipe producing and finishing systems based in Daejon,

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TRUMPF to build digitally connected demonstration facility in Chicago

July 6, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Machine tool and laser manufacturer TRUMPF is building a demonstration factory in Chicago that is designed as a flexible, digitally connected production plant. The entire sheet metal process chain, from ordering of a sheet metal part to its design, production,