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Bug-O Appointed Master Distributor for Weld Revolution in U.S. and Mexico

Bug-O is now the exclusive OEM and distributor for SpinArc welding torches.

Orders Up, But U.S. Manufacturing Faces Headwinds

U.S. machine tool orders increased in December, but uneven demand reflects difficulties in certain sectors.

CGTech Opens New Office in South Korea

Members of CGTech's new subsidiary company, CGTech-Korea, located south of Seoul.
This expands their marketing, sales, technical support, and reseller support in the region.

Miller Announces Sweepstakes

The grand prize in the "New Year – New Build" Sweepstakes includes a Millermatic 211 MIG welder (left) and Spectrum 375 X-TREME plasma cutter (right) with an XT30 torch and storage case.
Their "New Year – New Build" Sweepstakes will award new welding equipment and gear to 23 winners over a 90-day period.

Kemper Reports Increased Sales Profit

KEMPER equipment production in Vreden. Their highly efficient systems can filter ultra-fine dust particles and welding fumes from the air. They build extraction tables for cutting processes, along with occupational safety and air pollution control accessories for metal processing, 
The manufacturer of extraction and filter systems for metal processing reports double-digit increases in sales and revenue.

CARVEsmart Enters Agreement with Orange Vise

CARVEsmart dovetail and clamp features are machined directly into the Orange IJS vise, eliminating the need for master jaws. 

Mitsui Seiki USA Launches New Website

On Mitsui Seiki USA’s new website, visitors can learn more about machining in certain industries and with materials used in aerospace, energy, and hard metal applications.
Redesigned for easier navigation through information about their horizontal and vertical machining centers, jig borers, jig grinders, and thread grinders.

CTG Promotes Innovation Engineer

Greg Allen, Cleaning Technologies Group He is now the primary point of contact for new product and process improvements, providing early concept development, preliminary engineering and design work. He steers machine designs for current and new manufacturing processes.
Greg Allen is responsible for new product and process improvements at Ransohoff.

Dorner Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

(l-r) Horst Dorner, Werner Dorner and Wolfgang Dorner, who patented a radial thrust bearing and developed a flexible, durable belt that became the 4100 Series industrial conveyor. Within a few years, conveyor sales grew so large that the brothers focused on them entirely and the company hasn’t looked back since.
Reflections on how a tool and die shop became a leader in low profile conveyor platforms.

Sandvik Coromant Acquires Prometec

This deal expands their digital capabilities in machining applications.