Cincinnati expands Elliott Matsuura distributorship to Western Canada
Oakville, ON - Cincinnati Incorporated announces the appointment of Elliott Matsuura Canada, Inc. as the exclusive distributor of Cincinnati press brakes, shears and laser cutting systems throughout Canada. Read more about the new deal here.
Metal Action Machining Ltd. receives AS9100 certification
Surrey, BC - Metal Action Machining Ltd. (the CNC Division of Analytic Systems) announced late last week that they have been certified to the International Standards Organization (Certificate number AS-1197), Aerospace AS9100 Quality Management System. This will allow Metal Action to obtain new aerospace contracts, and assist in the potential work for the National Ship Procurement project with Seaspan Marine. For more on the company, click here.
Kennametal acquires specialist in alloy-based critical wear solutions
Latrobe, Pa. - Kennametal Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Deloro Stellite Group from Duke Street Capital for approximately €277 million. The acquisition, which is expected to close in 60 to 90 days, remains subject to customary regulatory approval and negotiated conditions of closing. For more on the newly-acquired company, click here.
FABTECH Canada embraces social media to deliver enhanced experience at new show Featured
Show floor exhibits aren't the only leading edge tools and technologies expected to create a stir at FABTECH Canada. Emerging social media tools and innovative mobile applications will also be in the spotlight as show organizers embrace the latest in communications tools to deliver a state-of-the-art, interactive attendee experience. To learn more, click here.
German automaker BMW to add 300 jobs through $900M expansion of South Carolina plant
Columbia, S.C. (AP) - German automaker BMW is expanding its South Carolina plant and adding 300 new jobs. Officials said that BMW plans to invest an additional $900 million in the plant in Greer and ramp up production with a new X4 model. For more details, click here.
Daimler to hire 1,100 workers at U.S. Freightliner plant to build long distance trucks
Cleveland, N.C. (AP) - Daimler Trucks North America will hire 1,100 more workers to build long-distance trucks at its Freightliner plant in North Carolina as it bulks up after recession layoffs. Click here to read more.
Manufacturer of lens-cutting machines focuses on cost savings with graphite-mold casting process
A leading manufacturer of lens processing equipment is saving time and money, thanks to an economical casting process. A part that was, until recently, made up of four individually machined pieces is now being produced as a single, economical casting that is more rigid and more stable than the old 4-part assembly. Read more...
Dynabrade names Ned T. Librock President
Dynabrade, Inc. has announced that Ned T. Librock, age 58, has been appointed President of the Clarence, New York, based industrial power tool manufacturer effective immediately. For more information about Librock, click here.
Bombardier Aerospace appoints new President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace has announced the appointment of Michele (Mike) Arcamone as President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft effective February 1, 2012. Arcamone succeeds Gary R. Scott, who retired on October 1, 2011. For more on Arcamone, click here.