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Machinery & Machining Tools

Ducommun Incorporated Relies on Beckwood for Hot Forming Press Technology

May 5, 2016

St. Louis, MO – Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems and the Triform line of sheet hydroforming equipment, has partnered with aerospace industry leader Ducommun Incorporated to design and manufacture two new hot forming presses for Ducommun’s Parsons, Kansas facility. Since 2006, Ducommun has relied on Beckwood to provide... Read More

Services, Transportation Industry Products

Magellan Recognized as TU-Automotive Awards 2016 Finalist

May 5, 2016

Magellan Named in the Best Aftermarket Telematics Product/Service Category for Its eXplorist TRX7 Off-Road Navigator SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Magellan today announced that it has been named a TU-Automotive Awards 2016 finalist for its eXplorist TRX7 off-road navigator. These awards recognize the leaders pushing the connected car industry forward through innovation, industry engagement and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Guysons SP-10 Custom Grit Blaster for Batch Processing Gas Turbine Blades

May 5, 2016

When a major fortune 500 Aerospace company , who had built their reputation on being "dependable", selected Guyson to design and build a custom grit blaster for batch processing gas turbine blades; our engineering team realized that this was something truly unique . Our customer was involved throughout the design of the system and was impressed with how we were able to completely blast the... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

FIPA's Latest Custom Lifting and Gripping Solution Enables Safe, Efficient, and Cost-Conscious Palletizing

May 5, 2016

Combining standard specialized components, FIPA’s latest custom material handling solution spares employees from manually handling 5 – 10 tons daily, proving that even small companies can afford to improve throughput, efficiency, employee health CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Microscan Slated to Release Single Smart Camera Platform for Barcode Reading and Machine Vision Summer 2016

May 5, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of miniature devices for barcode reading and machine vision inspection, announces that it will release an all new smart camera platform this summer. These devices will redefine industrial imaging as the foundation for automated quality control and guidance tasks based on visual data and offer machine vision and barcode reading on a... Read More

Services, Software

42Q Launches Industry's First Cloud Based Manufacturing Execution System

May 5, 2016

Intuitive, Comprehensive Solution Eliminates Large Up-front Costs and Enables Fast Deployment SAN JOSE, Calif. – 42Q, a leading provider of cloud manufacturing execution systems (MES), today announced the immediate availability of the first, fully cloud based MES solution that offers competitive advantages in speed of deployment, operational agility and low total cost of ownership. ... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Waste Handling Equipment

FMC Technologies Wins Spotlight on New Technology Award for InLine ElectroCoalescer at OTC

May 5, 2016

HOUSTON - FMC Technologies, Inc. won a Spotlight on New Technology award for its InLine ElectroCoalescer, and was recognized at the 2016 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston on Monday, May 2. This prestigious award recognizes and honors innovative technologies in the oil and gas industry that significantly impact offshore exploration and production. "We are proud to receive our... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Micro-Measurements® Bondable Resistors for Transducers Now Built on Advanced Sensors Technology, Feature High-Purity Nickel

May 5, 2016

Micro-Measurements® Bondable Resistors for Transducers Now Built on Advanced Sensors Technology, Feature High-Purity Nickel MALVERN, Pa. — To meet the growing demand for precise and reliable compensation resistors used in building transducers such as load cells, Micro-Measurements®, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, today announced that its bondable resistors for transducers are... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

ABB FACTS Solution to Help Maintain Grid Stability for TVA as Power Generation Mix Changes

May 5, 2016

ABB – ABB FACTS solution to help maintain grid stability for TVA as power generation mix changes Dallas, Texas – Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the largest public utility in the US, is installing ABB’s static var compensator (SVC) technology to help ensure system reliability as fossil fuel component of total energy mix declines. SVC’s enhance grid stabilization and at the same... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

CARVEsmart(TM) and Mitee-Bite Products Team Up to Offer Ultimate Workholding Solution

May 5, 2016

Cottage Grove, Minn. - CARVEsmart™, a division of Bellatex Industries and maker of the original quick-change vise jaw system featuring dovetailed jaw technology, is teaming up with Mitee-Bite Products LLC., to offer a unique low profile workholding solution for vise jaw applications. CARVEsmart has developed Mitee-Bite-authorized TalonTop dovetailed jaws which are TalonGrip™ ready. The... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software

John Deere Ensures Engine Reliability with Global NVH Tools

May 5, 2016

Machinery manufacturer John Deere has improved the design processes of its engines with PULSE Reflex analysis software. The company’s engines are used for many different applications, such as harvesting forests, digging foundations or propelling ships. As each application places unique stresses on the engine-mounted components, the Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) team must anticipate... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

ABB Announces Agreement with Quality Power for Air Core Reactor Distribution

May 5, 2016

Dallas, Texas – ABB Capacitors and Filters business completes agreement with Quality Power to supply high quality Air Core Reactors to ABB customers in North America. ABB today announced it has completed an exclusive agreement with Quality Power for the supply of Air Core Reactors to ABB customers in North America. The ABB Capacitor and Filter product team in Quebec City will... Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stahlin J, CF, and F Series Non-Metallic Enclosures Pass UL 2043 Fire Test for Air Handling Spaces

May 5, 2016

On March 17, 2016, Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures provided the UL lab at the Northbrook testing facility with samples of the J, CF, and F Series. All three series were subjected to the same flame test described in UL Standard 2043, Fourth Edition. Each of the Stahlin Non-Metallic enclosures product specimens tested MET all three requirements, which are: a)   The peak rate of heat... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

LEMO and Northwire Feature Fully Integrated Medical Cable and Connector Solution

May 5, 2016

New Medical Technologies Showcased at Medtec 2016 Present LEMO’s Redel SP Connector and Northwire’s BioCompatic Cable OSCEOLA, WI. – Custom cable assemblies for the life sciences engineered by cable manufacturer, Northwire, Inc., (NWI) and precision cable connector leader LEMO were featured among Medtec’s most recent innovations and technology within medical device design and medical... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

DMI Event to Highlight Mazak Innovations that Boost Job Shop Efficiency

May 5, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky., – Mazak distributor Dependable Machine Inc. (DMI) will host an open house at its new technology center in Hayden, Idaho, May 10-12 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (PDT). The event will feature Mazak technologies that simplify part production processes as well as enhance shop floor productivity and versatility. A must-see for attendees will be Mazak’s MAZATROL SmoothX CNC.... Read More

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

WABCO and Cummins Enter into New Long-Term Agreement to Manufacture and Supply Air Compressors for Markets Globally; Contract Expands Scope of Existing Joint Venture Based in United States

May 4, 2016

BRUSSELS, Belgium – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that it has entered into a new long-term agreement with Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) to manufacture and supply high-performance air-compressor technology globally. This major contract expands the scope of... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

SHOCKTRAK(TM) Brings IOT Visibilty to Shipping

May 4, 2016

DALLAS – ShockWatch, a leader in logistics monitoring, has released ShockTrak to bring the visibility and immediacy of the Internet of Things (IoT) to companies shipping products around the globe. Knowing when problems occur is the first step toward fixing them. ShockTrak provides location information in four-hour intervals and generates real time alerts when cargo experiences an impact... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Renovation Project at UCLA School of Medicine Calls on Custom Mesh Solution from Banker Wire

May 4, 2016

Banker Wire worked with ZGF Architects LLP to create a custom mesh railing infill for the South Tower building on UCLA’s Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) complex. The 443,000-square-foot building underwent a seismic upgrade and renovation to convert nine of the former hospital’s 12 floors into research lab space. The upgrade and renovation is part of the South Tower Seismic Renovation... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood Press Company Supplies 3-Press Package to Railroad Industry Leader

May 4, 2016

St. Louis, MO – Beckwood Press Company recently manufactured three bulldozer presses for one of the world’s largest suppliers of railroad and transit system products. The new 3-press package will be used to form, straighten and bend I-beams to support the improvement of railway infrastructure. In total, this railroad industry leader now relies on seven Beckwood presses in their daily forming... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood Press Company Supplies Custom Bulge Forming Press to Fike Corporation

May 4, 2016

St. Louis, MO – Fike Corporation, a globally recognized leader in engineered solutions for process safety and facilities protection recently installed another Beckwood Press Company hydraulic press. When Fike needed a new press to accommodate their expanding product line, they again turned to Beckwood Corporation, their trusted solutions provider. Fike’s previous success with Beckwood and... Read More