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Prima Power
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Prima Power expands sales organization

August 19, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Champlin, Minn.-based Prima Power Laserdyne, a manufacturer of multiaxis laser processing systems, has added to its sales staff. Corey Hansen has joined the company as regional sales manager covering the central U.S., Canada, and Mexico. He previously served as sales

News Automotive Fabricating

Raufoss Canada announces major expansion in Quebec

August 19, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Earlier this week, it was announced that Raufoss Automotive Components Canada is expanding its facility’s product capacity, and has received $2 million from the federal government to support the plans. The repayable funds will be used to support the purchase

News Aerospace & Defence Fabricating

Dynamic Structures awarded $10 million contract for final design phase of telescope enclosure

August 19, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Empire Industries Ltd. recently announced that its Dynamic Structures division has been awarded a contract from Canadian Commercial Corporation for the final design and production readiness phases of the Thirty Meter Telescope enclosure. The contract is valued at approximately $10

BLM Group
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BLM Group announces plans for new headquarters

August 16, 2016 by Rob Colman

BLM Group USA, a manufacturer of tube and sheet metal processing equipment, has announced plans to move into new headquarters in spring 2017 in its current location of Wixom, Mich. The newly constructed facility will have 75,000 sq. ft., with

News Manufacturing Automation & Software

Yaskawa Motoman receives reaccreditation status from IACET

August 16, 2016 by CF&W Staff

The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America Inc., Dayton, Ohio, a provider of robotic systems for arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing, and spot welding, has been awarded reaccreditation status from the International

AGT Robotics
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ESAB names AGT Robotics as first North American automation partner

August 16, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Florence, S.C.-based ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced that AGT Robotics, Trois-Rivières, Que., has become its first North American automation partner in its Integrator Partnership Program. Under the arrangement, ESAB provides AGT Robotics with deep access to ESAB’s technical,

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UPS report shows smart operations are key to manufacturing excellence

August 16, 2016 by Rob Colman

Traditional lean and Six Sigma practices are insufficient to address the complexities of modern industrial manufacturing, and companies are turning to smart operations, which use pervasive data collection, advanced analytics, technology investments, and deeper collaboration with partners to prepare their

Altair Enlighten Award
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GM Cadillac CT6 and ContiTech win 2016 Altair Enlighten Awards

August 16, 2016 by Rob Colman

General Motors’ Cadillac® CT6 and ContiTech’s polyamide rear cross beam for the 2016 Mercedes S-Class are the recipients of the 4th annual Altair Enlighten Awards, which acknowledge innovation in vehicle weight reduction. The awards were presented during the 2016 CAR

multiprocess welding
News Manufacturing Welding

ESAB announces promotion to win a multiprocess welding system

August 16, 2016 by CF&W Staff

Florence, S.C.-based ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced its “No Road. No Map. No Problem.” promotion, which offers an opportunity to win an ESAB Rebel™ EMP 215ic multiprocess welding system. The promotion runs from July 29 to Oct. 20.

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World demand for material handling equipment to reach $176 billion by 2020

August 16, 2016 by CF&W Staff

The “World Material Handling Equipment” study from the Freedonia Group, Cleveland, indicates that global demand for the equipment is forecast to rise 5.3 percent per annum through 2020 to $176 billion. Advances at the global level will be driven largely