News and Features
ST. LOUIS – Victor Technologies has launched two contests as part of its celebration of the 100th anniversary of its Victor brand of cutting and gas control equipment.
IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation recently announced that it is combining its modular design expertise with the fabrication and construction capabilities of Supreme Group, a Canadian based-company that specializes in fabrication and module assembly across Canada, to form Supreme Modular Fabrication Inc. The 50/50 partnership will own, operate and deliver a full range of unique module assembly and fabrication services to the Canadian market place from its 50-plus-acre module yard near Edmonton, Alberta.
LVD Strippit’s new Bend app for smartphones and tablets provides quick access to helpful bending calculations and tooling information to aid in press brake setup and part production, and offers company news and product updates.
Wilson Tool International announced today that the company has changed the name of Exacta Precision and Exacta FabTool to Wilson Tool Canada. The new name more accurately represents the integration of the two Canadian divisions into Wilson Tool operations.
Edmonton-based Weldco-Beales has a long-standing reputation for supplying superior quality equipment while keeping manufacturing in North America. Recently, Weldco reached across the Border to Radius Steel, the U.S. based OEM steel fabricator who has been contracted to manufacture commercial-size snow removal blades.
Release of the study Metal Processing and Greater Montréal: A Sustainable and Promising Alliance by Montreal's Board of Trade
MONTREAL, Feb. 7 - Today, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal released the results of its study Metal Processing and Greater Montréal: A Sustainable and Promising Alliance. The study shows that the economic spinoffs of metal processing for the Montréal metropolitan area are in the order of $1.8 billion per year, maintaining 19,000 direct and indirect jobs.
TRUMPF recently released the latest generation TruTool N 200, a handheld nibbler that transitions to the TruTool PN 200 or PN 201 professional nibbler with a simple change of the working tool. Able to process sheet metal up to 0.080 inches thick, its performance is unrivaled when cutting corrugated sheets and trapezoidal profiles. The power tool is ideal for a wide range of metal working applications including in electrical cabinets, chassis construction, and metal roofing, building and construction.
Amada’s new ACIES series of punch/laser combination machines provide unmatched productivity and scratch-free processing of complex sheet metal parts. This series features advanced automation and tool change options to meet virtually any production need. The ACIES series boasts extremely fast hit rates, stable processing, versatile forming and the unlimited shape cutting flexibility of a laser.
4-Roll Angle and Shape Bending Rolls with capacities up to and including 4" x 4" x 1/2" have been added to the already extensive lines of angle rolls, plate rolls and other metal fabricating machines supplied by Sahinler Metal Makina.
Fabricators are often bombarded with information about what technology yields the flattest parts. Flat parts is only half of the truth - the other half is stress release. Only if you have both will you have dead flat parts that will stay that way.
Walter Surface Technologies (WST) announces ZIP ONE, a high performance extra thin cut-off wheel.
With SafeHold MPL Series Permanent Lifting Magnets from Eriez, users can lift, move or position materials in less time, without having to manually release the magnet and without the need for slings, hooks or cables. These magnets are suitable for loading and unloading steel sheets from burning tables or anywhere that operator access is limited.