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LVD Merges with AltaMAR

Under the agreement each company will maintain their independent corporate identity, but will combine key operations in the areas of sales, service, production and engineering development. Under the terms of the operational merger, all AltaMAR tube laser cutting machines will be manufactured by Strippit Inc. at its Akron, NY, manufacturing plant for the world market and will collaborate with AltaMAR on research and development efforts for future tube cutting products and technology.
This creates one of the largest offerings of capabilities and automation in sheet metal fabrication and tube laser cutting.

Milwaukee Tool Launches Digital Platform for Tools and Equipment

The mobile app enables users to manage all of their tools and equipment across their network of jobs and operators.

ASTM Honors Director at U.S. Bolt Manufacturing

Lester Burgess receives the prestigious A01 Founding Committee Award.

Lawrence Livermore Awards Contract to Beckwood Press

The Triform Model 20-10-10BD advanced forming solution will accommodate a 20 in maximum blank size, 10,000 psi of forming pressure and features a maximum draw depth capacity of 10 in, with improved cycle times and an integrated tool change system for fast changeover.
They will deliver a Triform Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming Press for the lab to use in R&D efforts.

Muza Metal Products Passes UL Certification

The fabricator can now produce UL-certified enclosures at its Oshkosh facility.

CNA Donates to Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs

Their $15,000 donation supports summer manufacturing camps for students.

Byers Precision Fabricators Enters All-Electric Tube Bending

Unison is supplying Byers Precision Fabricators with a versatile 2 in capacity dual-head bending machine to help accelerate production of complex tubular parts.
They are bringing their tube bending operations in-house for competitive advantage.

NCSIMUL Cutting Tool Data Now On Machining Cloud

SPRING Technologies users can now access complete and up-to-date cutting tool data on the Machining Cloud. The completed interface on the Machining Cloud enables NCSIMUL CAM (CNC Programming) and NCSIMUL MACHINE (NC simulation) with direct access to recommended cutting speeds and conditions for a given cutting tool assembly in a given material.
Shops can program and simulate CNCs jobs in the cloud. 

Superior Tube Wins Contract for Petrobas Vessel

They will fabricate Inconel 625 tubing for heat exchangers used on the FPSO vessel.

Magid Opens New Safety Store in Houston

The store carries PPE inventory of work gloves, respiratory, fall protection, safety glasses, hard hats, eye protection and flame resistant clothing.