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Thousands Convene in Houston to Learn About the Latest in Automation Technology While Helping to Support Area Recovery

Nov 17, 2017

Rockwell Automation welcomes thousands to annual Automation Fair event dedicated to industrial automation and information

HOUSTON - Thousands of industrial professionals are convening in Houston for the Automation Fair event to learn more about the latest advanced manufacturing technologies shaping the industry, and the automation tools that can help them be more globally competitive... Read More

Barclay Mechanical Creates Skids to be Shipped to Overseas Clients

Nov 17, 2017

Nov 16, 2017 - Barclay Mechanical is working for WF Engineering fabricating, painting, and assembling equipment and skids for heavy industrial companies in Portugal, Turkey and South Korea. These industrial, metal structures are designed to ship to clients fully ready to install without assembling the individual parts on-site.

The equipment and skids are being made in our shop in Manti,... Read More

Metcam Wins Small Manufacturer of the Year Award

Nov 17, 2017

Alpharetta, GA - November 16, 2017–Metcam, an Alpharetta-based fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, was awarded "Small Manufacturer of The Year" for Forsyth County's 2017 Manufacturers of Distinction & Leadership (MODL) Awards.

This year serves as the Cumming-Forsyth Chamber and the South Forsyth Rotary Club's inaugural MODL Awards. The series of... Read More

Netting Manufacturer’s New Certification will Help Preserve Erie Jobs

Nov 17, 2017

ERIE, PA – October 23, 2017 - US Netting, an Erie-based custom netting fabricator and manufacturer of safety and industrial products, has achieved Part 145 Repair Station certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This certification has enabled the company to start hiring Erie workers who were displaced when a large local repair station moved most of its operations... Read More

Precast Concrete Adds Strength to Explosion-Proof Restroom at Gas Transmission Facility

Nov 17, 2017

Easi-Set Worldwide project update. At Calpine’s York 2 Energy Center in Peach Bottom Township, Pa., a precast concrete restroom from Easi-Set Buildings was the preferred building solution. The restroom - manufactured and installed by Easi-Set Buildings licensed producer Oldcastle Precast Inc., Easton, Pa. - provides superior R-values and explosion-proof qualities to keep workers safe, if an... Read More

Unicast Adds New Lathe, the TM10i, to Machine Plastics and Metal Parts

Nov 17, 2017

The TM turning centers are designed for general purpose turning applications and provide an easy transition from manual turning or milling. We use thick-walled, fine-grain cast iron for the major structural assemblies (base, head stock, and cross slide). The rigid one-piece machine base casting is designed to yield excellent static and dynamic performance in addition to outstanding dampening... Read More

Unicast Adds New 4 Axis Mill, The VMX24, Used to Machine Plastic and Metal Parts

Nov 17, 2017

The VMX Machining Center Is the Industry Workhorse. With the high velocities and accelerations of today’s applications, machine performance must be carefully optimized in order to maintain accuracy over extended periods of time. The Hurco VMX Series of CNC mills delivers. It starts with a heavy, ribbed frame made of fine grain, high-grade cast iron. A dual-wound 12K spindle delivers the... Read More

Hamilton Caster Unveils New State-of-the-Art Powder Coating System

Nov 17, 2017

The product finish upgrade transitions to HAA polyesters: New Platinum Powder and Crimson Powder.

November 15th, 2017: Hamilton Caster, a premier manufacturer of industrial casters and wheels, announces a significant expansion of its manufacturing capabilities with an advanced powder coating system. The new system was installed in Hamilton’s 100,000 sq foot facility in Hamilton, Ohio... Read More

SignalFire Strengthens Sales Network and Customer Support throughout North America with Five New Automation Solution Providers

Nov 16, 2017

HUDSON, MA – November 15, 2017 - SignalFire Wireless Telemetry expands its customer reach and support throughout the United States and Canada by adding five new channel partners to represent its wireless telemetry solutions. These automation and instrumentation solution providers will increase responsiveness to our channel end users by offering local application engineering and product... Read More

Superior Graphite to Receive Century Award

Nov 15, 2017

Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards Announced

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2017 - Superior Graphite has been designated to receive the Century Award from the Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business. The annual awards program recognizes Illinois-based family businesses that have demonstrated a strong commitment to family business, contributions... Read More

Virtual Power Systems and Schneider Electric Collaborate to Improve Data Center Power Systems Efficiencies and Operating ROI

Nov 15, 2017

Milpitas, CA (USA), November 14, 2017 – Virtual Power Systems today announced that its Software Defined Power solution, ICE*, has been implemented in the latest firmware update of Schneider Electric’s Galaxy VM UPS.

Schneider Electric, the global leader in energy management and automation, and Virtual Power Systems, which is pioneering energy utilization within the data center, have... Read More

In Order to Accommodate the Demand in Automation, Lazerarc has been Fortunate to Find the Need to Expand our Shop Facilities to Assemble our Tool Tray Transfer Units

Nov 15, 2017

LazerArc Tool Tray Transfer Systems - Linear Transfer Systems combine excellent accuracy using the highest precision guide rails, rack and pinion system and closed loop motor control system with high index speed capability with versatility to meet any automation challenge.

Key Benefits to Tool Tray Transfer Systems - Linear Transfer Systems

  • Standard accuracy – DIN 6 on... Read More

Rockwell Automation Selected as Main Automation Contractor for Encana

Nov 14, 2017

Energy producer launches facilities ahead of schedule and under budget with support from Rockwell Automation

HOUSTON — Rockwell Automation is working with Encana, a leading North American energy producer, as the main automation contractor (MAC) while the energy company builds three new gas-processing plants in the Montney region of Canada. Two of the three Encana facilities, Tower and... Read More

PlantPAx DCS Roadmap Supports Smarter, More Secure and Productive Process Operations

Nov 14, 2017

Rockwell Automation enhances modern DCS to help companies capture more value from digital transformation

HOUSTON – Digital transformation in process operations requires seamless and secure connectivity between the device and the enterprise. The PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) from Rockwell Automation has long helped make this connectivity possible through its alignment with... Read More

Infiana Ranks 4th Among German SMEs WirtschaftsWoche Honors Specialty Films Manufacturer for its Innovation Capabilities

Nov 14, 2017

Forchheim (Germany) - In 2017, Infiana once again belongs to Germany’s most successful small and medium enterprises (SMEs). In an Innovation Ranking compiled by the Munich Strategy Group on behalf of finance and management magazine WirtschaftsWoche, the Forchheim-based film producer ranked fourth among 3,500 businesses assessed by the Group. ”We are happy to be counted among Germany’s... Read More

Hydra-Flex Appears on Minne Inno's Inaugural 50 on Fire List

Nov 14, 2017

November 10, 2017 - Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN - Minne Inno - a digital media company covering local innovation economies - announced today that Hydra-Flex has earned a spot on their inaugural 50 on Fire. The 50 on Fire list reflects 50 businesses or individuals that are driving substantial change to the region's economy through innovation.

"The companies honored on the 50 on Fire... Read More

ManpowerGroup and Rockwell Automation Host Graduation Ceremony for Newly Digitally-Skilled Veterans at the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing

Nov 11, 2017

Veterans graduate groundbreaking 12-week training program with in-demand advanced manufacturing skills and 100 percent employment rate

MILWAUKEE - ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) celebrate the first military veterans to graduate from the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing and secure high-paying jobs in the rapidly-evolving manufacturing industry.

The... Read More

Solace Power Named One of Canada's Companies-to-Watch in the 2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Awards

Nov 11, 2017

Solace Power Only Atlantic Canadian Company Ranked on List

MOUNT PEARL, NL, Nov. 10, 2017 - Solace Power is proud to announce it has received Deloitte's Companies-to-Watch award which recognizes early-stage technology companies with strong growth and potential to be a future Technology Fast 50 candidate. Solace is the only company in Atlantic Canada to earn a position in the... Read More

2017 Customer Service Award

Nov 11, 2017

Last week, Smart Business Magazine presented Kaufman Container with a Customer Service Award. We are one of 24 companies in the Cleveland area that were honored for this great achievement.

Led by Valarie Kelly, who serves as Kaufman’s sales coordinator and customer service manager, the company is responsible for maintaining inventory programs, purchasing from suppliers and... Read More

Yulista Holding, LLC Subsidiary Awarded Melrose Air Force Range Operations Services (MAFR) Contract

Nov 11, 2017

Yulista Holding, LLC Subsidiary Awarded Melrose Air Force Range Operations Services (MAFR) Contract.

NOVEMBER 09, 2017 Tunista Services, LLC, a wholly owned 8(a) subsidiary of Yulista Holding, LLC, was awarded a one year base plus three one year options, firm-fixed price contract supporting the US Air Force at Cannon AFB, New Mexico. The Melrose Air Force Range Operations Services... Read More