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Clawing Back Offshore Work

Australian industry has discovered how this one-stop-shop facility has become a strategic reason not to automatically default to metal fabrication in low cost labor countries.

Tube & Pipe Fabrication: Welding

Here are some of the advances in tube and pipe welding equipment and accessories that are now available to help shops make money while meeting demands for more complex geometries, tougher materials, faster speed and higher quality.

Honing: A Winning Finish

From start to finish, the honing mastery of Nick Ferri is behind 57 national event NHRA Pro Stock victories and five championships, including back-to-back titles for 2015 champion Erica Enders-Stevens.

Self-Locking Taps Provide Holding Power That Lasts

Union Butterfield self-locking taps from Dormer Pramet are ideal for working with aluminum or other lightweight soft materials used in transportation, medical or industrial applications.

Next Generation of Tape Measures

New Magnetic Tape Measures from Milwaukee Tool have an improved finger stop mechanism that protects the user's fingers during retraction while maximizing stability during layout applications.

Compact Belt-Driven Spindle Direct Couples with Any Motor

The smaller size of the highly versatile InTronix Spindle from Gilman Precision leaves a smaller footprint that reduces the overall size and weight of any given machine.

Glove Features Complex Construction for Heavy Duty Work

The high-end SmartShell BKCR4599 mechanic’s glove from Brass Knuckle delivers ANSI level 4 cut resistance in a very breathable, durable and flexible glove.

Vertical Lift Reduces Picking Error Margin to Zero

The flexible OnePick integrated system from Modula offers fully automated, accurate and secure picking and replenishing of products.