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Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Bernard and Tregaskiss to Attend FABTECH 2016

August 4, 2016

BEECHER, Ill./WINDSOR, Ontario – Bernard and Tregaskiss will attend FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, November 16 to 18, where they will share booth N3733  with Miller Electric Mfg. Co. There, the companies will showcase the latest products for improving welding in the fabrication and manufacturing industries. Bernard will feature its semi-automatic MIG guns and consumables, while Tregaskiss will... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

PFERD Inc to Feature Metal Finishing Solutions at Fabtech 2016

August 1, 2016

Milwaukee, WI— PFERD INC., a global manufacturer and distributor of abrasives, brushes and power tools, will highlight its precision products and power tools as well as its PFERDVALUE® program in booth N2004 at FABTECH 2016, November 16-18, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The company will present featured products from its comprehensive line of metal cutting and finishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

8 FTA Low-No Grant Winners to Purchase 35 Proterra Electric Transit Buses

July 29, 2016

Proterra extends market leadership with the most EV buses on the road today BURLINGAME, Calif. - Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that eight new and existing customers have won Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grants. The 2016 Low-No grant winners will use their funds, a total of $22.8 million, to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

IMTS 2016: Star SU to Unveil Dry Grinding Technology and Latest in Cutting Tool Advancements

July 11, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — IMTS 2016 is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. IMTS Quick Facts

  • Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Show Dates: September 12-17, 2016
  • Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Boart Longyear to Showcase key Products that Serve Multiple Markets at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016

June 24, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY - Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will present a broad range of underground, surface, multipurpose, sonic and production drill rigs; performance tooling; and the first two products in the company's instrumentation line, TruCore™ and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Navistar Partners with GM to Manufacture Cutaway G Van

June 14, 2016

LISLE, Ill. - Navistar, Inc. today announced it has reached an agreement with General Motors (GM) to manufacture the cutaway model of GM's G Van at Navistar's Springfield, Ohio plant starting in the first half of 2017. With this multi-year contract, Navistar will add at least 300 jobs and recommission its second line at the plant. "We're very pleased to partner with GM on this... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Proterra Announces Advancements in Battery Technology for Heavy Duty Transit

May 18, 2016

Improved Catalyst® XR Transit Vehicle will deliver 28% more range from the same storage volume BURLINGAME, Calif. – Proterra, the market leader of zero-emission, battery-electric buses in North America, today announced a new battery design for the Proterra Catalyst® XR transit vehicle at the American Public Transportation Association Bus and Paratransit Conference (APTA), a gathering for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Carbide Burs and Die Grinders offer tool-to-tool consistency.

February 25, 2016

Offering 12 different bur shapes, Premium Carbide Burs and Die Grinders serve variety of industries, materials, and applications. Burs are manufactured using precise CNC grinding and automated, temperature-controlled brazing to withstand demands of application. Die Grinders are slim and compact for control and precision. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

ARS Boring Cartridge increases metal removal rates.

February 23, 2016

Supporting use with Walter B3220, B3221, and B3224 boring tools, B3220 Boring Cartridge brings axial-radial offset roughing (ARS) capabilities to diverse applications in automotive, general engineering, and railway industries. Cartridge can use range of indexable inserts and doubling tools' cutting widths to increase metal removal rates and reduce operation time. Excelling at thru hole, line hole, and step cuts, product can machine all common ISO materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Carbide Burs maximize metal removal rates.

February 4, 2016

Specially designed for work on cast iron, CAST CUT Burs combine high stock removal rate with smooth milling action that minimizes noise and vibration. Burs offer cutting speed in 1,500–2,500 sfpm range with rotational speed of 12,000–20,000 rpm. Available in 5 standard SCTI shapes with shank diameter of ¼ in., energy-efficient burs deliver aggressive cutting action that results in large chips and optimized chip removal. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Continues to Expand the Tool Box for Contractors with More New Solutions Revealed at STAFDA 2015

November 11, 2015

Makita closes 100th anniversary year with a range of new tools and accessories Phoenix, AZ – Makita is closing its 100th Anniversary Year with the announcement of over 40 innovative new tools and accessories, including: An 18V X2 LXT® Reciprocating Saw powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries Three 18V LXT® high torque impact wrenches with category-leading torque The next generation... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Electric Buses target dense urban areas.

October 9, 2015

In addition to nimble maneuvering, 35 ft Catalyst Electric Bus provides automated features including collision avoidance and traction control. Zero-emission buses feature modular configuration that enables customers to change or upgrade energy storage and charging systems as transit needs evolve. By configuring each bus, transit agencies can meet each route's daily range requirements, remain adaptable to future changes, and eliminate fossil fuel emissions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cobalt Drill Bits accelerate hole cutting in stainless steel.

September 14, 2015

Available in ½, 7/8, and 1 1/8 in. sizes, XT Cobalt Step Bits drill clean, smooth holes through stainless steel (and other materials). High-speed steel construction features cobalt additive for resistance to heat and abrasion created by drilling. Split point tip eliminates walking and penetrates 10GA stainless steel in <10 sec, while dual-flute design, which has 2 cutting edges that share load, allows accelerated cuts with less force. Steam oxide finish enables cooler running and longevity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Holemaking Tools are engineered for performance, durability.

September 4, 2015

Made from heavy-duty steel, holemaking products are engineered for optimized for life expectancy and performance. Bi-metal hole saws cut stainless steel, mile steel, drywall, ceiling tile, laminate, wood, and plastic. Double-fluted step drill bits have thick, extra-long, 3/8 in. hex shank that provides firm, positive grip in drill and won’t spin out. Also available, wood boring bits feature low-torque design and can change direction when drilling holes to customize shape. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Portable Magnetic Drill features automatic feed mechanism.

August 7, 2015

Suitable for production applications, MAB 825 V incorporates automatic feed mechanism with power retraction; double-insulated, 16 A, reversible motor with 4-speed oil bath gearbox; infinitely variable torque control; and full-wave electronics. Heavy-duty drill cuts holes up to 4 in. dia. in structural steel and other metals. Additional capabilities include twist drilling and reaming up to 1 ¼ in. dia, tapping up to 1 1/8 in. dia, and countersinking up to 2 in. Magnet holding force is 6,600 lb. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

BYD and ADL Partner to Supply Go-Ahead London with Capital's First, Large-Scale Pure Electric Bus Fleet

August 4, 2015

LONDON – BYD Company Ltd., the world's largest maker of pure electric buses - and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), Europe's fastest growing bus and coach builder - have formed a powerful new alliance and confirmed a £19 million deal today that will see the introduction of London's first large-scale, zero-emission, single deck bus fleet. This will also be the single largest fleet... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Two California Central Valley Cities, Stockton and Porterville, Select Proterra Catalyst(TM) Zero-Emission Buses

July 27, 2015

Grants from San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District to improve Central Valley air quality through clean bus rapid transit SAN BRUNO, Calif. — Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, today announced that the cities of Stockton and Porterville have each placed orders with Proterra for its new Catalyst bus with funding from the San Joaquin... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mapal Relies on Additive Manufacturing for QTD-Series Insert Drills

July 23, 2015

Leaves its Mark.  The New Speed Benchmark for Precision Drills. Lichtenfels, Germany – The days when precision tools and additive manufacturing strategies could not co-exist are history. The new Mapal QTD-series insert drill prove this again. For the first time, the precision tool specialists from Aalen are manufacturing drills additively, with amazing results. Dr. Dirk Sellmer, Head of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

As Demand for Electric Mass Transit in Southern California Grows, L.A. County's Foothill Transit Places Fourth Order with Proterra, Expanding Its EV Bus Fleet to 30

April 15, 2015

New order brings 13 new Proterra buses to L.A. County as Proterra announces local manufacturing hub to meet demand SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Today Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, announced that Foothill Transit, the primary public transit provider of the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys, has placed its fourth order in just five years for Proterra's EV... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Star SU LLC to Produce Scudding® Tools for Profilator

January 16, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC has formed an alliance with Profilator to manufacture Scudding® tools for the global market and in North America in cooperation with GMTA in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Scudding® is the radical improvement on traditional power skiving technology for gear production, long proven in the market to be faster, more accurate and versatile in use.  Often thought to be... Read More