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Leap in Profits for TRUMPF

Earnings before taxes rose by 61.2 percent as revenues increased to the highest figure in the more than 90-year history of the company. 

Weiler Corporation Contest Promotes “Made in the U.S.A”

The winner will receive a hand-made American Flag Sculpture at FABTECH 2014 in Atlanta.

TCI Precision Metals Reconfigures Shop Floor

TCI Precision Metals has effectively consolidated its 105,000 sq ft shop floor, freeing up 20,000 sq ft to be used for value-added operations, including sub- and final assembly.
The contract manufacturer now provides assembly space and resources close to full service machining, milling and grinding operations for OEMs wanting to reshore for efficiency.

Virtek Vision and Baykal Machinery Sign Distribution Agreement

Baykal will sell Virtek first article inspection systems in Turkey through regional offices and appointed dealers of its sheet metal fabrication machinery. 

GF Machining Solutions Opens New California Facility

From left-right: James Jackson, Head of Business Unit Americas for GF Piping Systems;  Pietro Lori, Head of GF Piping Systems & Member of the Executive Committee in Switzerland; Glynn Fletcher, President GF Machining Solutions Americas; Irvine Mayor Steven S. Choi, Ph.D.; and State Assembly Republican Member Donald P. Wagner (68th Assembly District).
The 105,000 sq ft campus includes 23,000 sq ft of office, engineering, technical support and training space and 82,000 sq ft of manufacturing and warehouse space.

ESAB Featured on TV Program

On the show, guest Andrew McLaughlin, LetzRoll Offroad Racing owner, will help fabricate a new fully custom and trussed Ford 9” rear axle for the new LROR buggy using ESAB’s PowerCut® 400 manual plasma cutting system and Caddy® Mig C200i MIG/MAG welder. Also highlighted will be ESAB’s Heliarc® TIG welding machine and Migmaster® 280 Pro, MIG/MAG welding power unit. For maximum safety and comfort, McLauglin will sport ESAB PPE gear, including the new Aristo® Tech HD auto-darkening helmet, flame retardant Proban jersey, and MIG/TIG welding gloves.
On MAVTV’s "Two Guys Garage," the owner of LetzRoll Offroad Racing will help fabricate a custom and trussed Ford rear axle using ESAB quipment.

Apollo Appoints Cole-Tuve as Exclusive Distributor

Apollo machines offer great speed and accuracy (2 holes per second; up to 300,000 holes with a single punch, and as little as 0.2 mm from the first to the last hole on a tube 3 m long). Material can be placed in the machine manually and then processed automatically, or fed automatically from a bundled storage component and processed through the machine in as little as one meter per second.
Cole-Tuve will sell their High-Speed CNC Tube & Pipe Punching and Drilling Machines in the U.S. and Canada.

Amanda Manufacturing Breaks Ground in Major Expansion

The Amanda Manufacturing leadership and team, along with Ohio elective officials, break ground on the $5 million plant expansion. (Photo courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Amanda Manufacturing)
The $5 million expansion and renovation of the Ohio metalforming facility will address its growing international business.

Flow Waterjet Appoints New President

Richard A. LeBlanc now leads their strategic advancement in customer service and technology.

NIMS Partners with Community Colleges

The 30 partnerships will build quality programs that provide the training, skills, and industry credentials students need for jobs in precision machining.