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Waiward Steel reaches 4 million man hours Lost Time Incident (LTI) free

October 21, 2016 by CFW Staff

Waiward Steel, an Edmonton steel fabrication and industrial construction firm and a signatory contractor of the Iron Workers (IW), just celebrated an impressive milestone. It has achieved 4 million working man hours Lost Time Incident (LTI) free. That is equal

News Energy & Resources Fabricating

Group Simoneau acquires Ontario-based Sterling Combustion

October 19, 2016 by CFW Staff

Group Simoneau, a specialist in the design and manufacture of high-performance industrial boilers, has acquired Georgetown, Ont.-based Sterling Combustion. This acquisition marks an initial milestone in the growth plan Group Simoneau has adopted to strengthen its leadership position in the

Lantek - Bystronic
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Lantek, Bystronic announce partnership

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

Bystronic, an Elgin, Ill.-based provider of sheet metal processing systems and services, has entered into a long-term technology partnership with Lantek, a Mason, Ohio, developer of software systems for the production of sheet metal, tube, and profile parts. As part

News Fabricating

AP&C breaks ground on second plant

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

AP&C, a Montreal-based powder manufacturing subsidiary of additive manufacturing equipment supplier Arcam AB, is building a second powder plant in Saint-Eustache, Que. AP&C, which specializes in plasma atomized metal powders for additive manufacturing, plans to invest up to $23.6 million

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Pferd names steel works technical sales specialist

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

Milwaukee-based Pferd Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of abrasives, brushes, and power tools, has appointed Tim Lee to the position of technical sales specialist – steel works. In this role, he works with customers on their cutting requirements, particularly large-diameter

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OMAX employee named ASME fellow

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has announced that Darren L. Stang, principal systems engineer, has been elevated to the grade of fellow by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in recognition of his outstanding engineering achievements.

Wilson Tool
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Wilson Tool names marketing director

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

Wilson Tool Intl., White Bear Lake, Minn., a manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping industry, has hired Kelli Williams as marketing director. Williams has more than 10 years of

MC Machinery
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MC Machinery Systems appoints laser automation specialist

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

MC Machinery Systems, Wood Dale, Ill., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp., has named Jason LeGrand to the newly created position of laser automation specialist. LeGrand most recently served as a divisional technology manager at O’Neal Mfg. Services, a

News Automotive Fabricating

Automotive metal stamping market expected to reach $112 billion by 2024

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

According to Research and Markets’ new report, “Automotive Metal Stamping Market Analysis by Technology (Blanking, Embossing, Bending, Coining, Flanging), by Application (Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Recreational Vehicles, Transportation) and Segment Forecasts to 2024,” the global automotive metal stamping market is expected

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ASHRAE releases new performance standard for dust collectors

October 19, 2016 by Rob Colman

Metal fabricators now have a consensus standard to use in evaluating dust collection systems. Dust collection is critical in facilities that generate hazardous substances during welding, laser and plasma cutting, and thermal spray applications. ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 199-2016 is a voluntary