Heck Industries (Hartland, MI) added a new line of affordable lifting magnets to their offering of fabricating equipment. Their new Rare Earth magnet features an extra heavy case, larger handle with safety lock and internal ON/OFF switch. When in the OFF position, the magnet is completely dead and will not even pick up shop chips. A free catalog is available from Heck.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.