COE Press Equipment (Sterling Heights, MI) has shipped and installed an 18″ Series 2 Servo Feed to Four Star Tooling & Engineering Inc. (Sterling Heights, MI), a manufacturer of clamps, baffles, brackets, flat springs, clips, washers, and wire forms.
October 2021 Issue
Automotive Automation: When watching today's industrial robot arms in action it is hard to believe the first robot arm, the Unimate, weighed 1.6 tons with only a 12 kg payload. Today's arms are slimmer, lighter, the payload is higher, and controllers are much smaller. Demand for automation continues to escalate as companies search for ways to optimize operations and relieve employees of monotonous work — at this time only a small percentage of factory work is automated. "How Automotive Robotics Have Paved the Way for Modern Automation" tells us how the automotive industry proving grounds evolved into robots at work in a variety of manufacturing processes. Find out what's next for automation.
HGG Profiling Equipment Inc. (Houston, TX) has appointed Brandon Welch to be western states sales manager with responsibility for 1) sales of new machinery and 2) service and support of HGG customers west of the Mississippi.
Three welding students won scholarships at the Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show (WIMTS), which was held Oct. 5-7 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.
After almost 15 years of service, materials planner Sandy Tully is retiring from AIDA-America Corp. (Dayton, OH).
On Oct. 27 and 28, Bystronic Inc. will have an open house to celebrate the grand opening of its new headquarters for the Americas.
Mazak Corp. (Florence, KY) has announced that DISCOVER, the company’s technology and education event, will include all-new machines and technological firsts.
Sunnen Products Co. (St. Louis, MO) has announced the promotion of F. Christopher Miltenberger to the additional role of CEO.
United Precision Services Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) recently announced a distribution partnership with Mausa SA Equipamentos Industriais (Unileste, Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil). Under the agreement, United Precision will be the exclusive provider of Mausa’s line of horizontal boring mills throughout North America.
For the ninth time in a row, Commercial Credit Inc. (Charlotte, NC) has made the Business North Carolina Mid-Market Fast 40 List.