Press Releases

PROSPECT, CT—(December 5, 2018)—Design-2-Part (D2P) Shows, a series of design and contract manufacturing trade shows across the U.S., has set a new annual attendance record for its trade shows in 2018. The eleven 2018 shows combined to deliver 14,935 engineers and buyers, the highest number in the 44-year history of D2P.

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No. 856 is a 500°F (260°C), special universal oven from Grieve, currently used for curing composite parts in vacuum bags at the customer's facility.Click to visitWorkspace... read more

The lack of effective protection on industrial machines is a leading safety concern, ranking among the top ten most frequently cited violations by OSHA, and one that puts thousands of operators at risk for catastrophic injuries.

Metal lathes are dangerous machines that can cause serious injury. Of the lathe's many dangers, the life-threatening hazard of... read more

Buffalo Grove, IL, Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., an industry leading material handling equipment manufacturer, recently introduced the HCB hoist attachment to handle all 55 gallon drums.

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Exact Metrology will exhibit at this year's Power-Gen International held in Orlando, Florida. Celebrating 30 years, Power-Gen focuses on all forms of power generation and brings... read more

In addition to the five euro coins with a polymer ring, machines from the Schuler Group will now also be used to produce similar ten euro coins.

Canton, Michigan – Today marks the start of production for a new ten euro collector's coin featuring a colorless polymer ring at the Karlsruhe Mint of the State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany. The first coins... read more

Presentations on Artificial Intelligence, Wearable Devices, and Surgical Robotics to be Featured

Santa Monica, CA (September 19, 2018) – BIOMEDevice San Jose 2018, Silicon Valley’s leading event for medtech professionals, today announced that it will feature over 20 hours of industry-specific educational... read more

Industry leaders to provide insight on IVD trends, growth and products

Santa Monica, CA (October 17, 2018) – BIOMEDevice San Jose 2018, Silicon Valley's leading event for medical technology professionals, today announced that it will feature premier educational content focused on the growing In Vitro... read more

Designed to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing and Inspire Next Generation of Manufacturers

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Life is full of choices. From deciding what color to paint your bathroom, which combo meal to order at your favorite fast food restaurant, or whether to name your kid Bob or Jim, each of us is faced each day with... read more

Are you looking for a faster way to put holes in structural steel than using a magnetic drill press? Then consider a portable hydraulic hole Punch. Takes seconds instead of minutes. What kind of holes can you punch with one of these 35 Ton Porta-Punch machines? You can put a hole up to 13/16" diameter in 1/2" thick steel. You can also punch slotted holes too. All you need is a... read more

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc., has supplied an electric box furnace to a plant located in Louisiana that is a global supplier of large industrial valves for various industries. This is the fifth L&L furnace supplied to this facility.

The furnace is used to both heat treat and temper various rings and seals deployed in the manufacturing of valves used in the power-generation... read more

L&L Special Furnace Co, Inc., has supplied an electric box furnace to a Midwestern engine manufacturer that produces parts for large industrial engines, motor and steam generators.

The furnace has an effective work zone of 22" wide by 18" high by 22" deep, as well as a complete digital control system, overtemperature protection and counterbalanced vertical door for ease of loading... read more

SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. (September 4, 2018) – Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (, North America's foremost supplier of leading-edge precision machine tools and automation, has announced that Mr. Sergio Tondato has been appointed as Nakamura-Tome Product Manager. Tondato has stepped into the role as Mr. Richard Parenteau,... read more

New Programming Covers the Medical Device Production Process – From Concept to Market

Santa Monica, CA (August 7, 2018) – Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, the Midwest's largest medtech event, announces its brand-new programming including a specific Medtech Manufacturing conference... read more

Kent CNC KVR Compact Vertical Machining Centers combine proven machine design with advanced technology in control and manufacturing. They are our most popular VMCs and provide you with the best value for your money. Long-lasting and durable, these machines deliver a precision-... read more

There are a variety of uses for lathes, such as metalworking, woodturning, and metal spinning to name a few. Some would call a lathe the "mother of machine tools." It is the first machine tool that lead to the invention of other machine tools. With so many different types of models to choose from with different specs and prices, it's easy to find yourself in a situation where you may be... read more

Hosted Discussions Include the Latest in Charging Technologies, Autonomous Vehicles and Global E/HV Growth Potential

Santa Monica, CA (August 2, 2018) – Today, the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, the industry's leading global hybrid electric vehicle manufacturing tradeshow and conference, announces its... read more

The Future of Battery Technology to Be Highlighted

Santa Monica, CA (July 11, 2018)— The Battery Show, North America's largest advanced battery technology event, today announced its Advanced Battery Technologies conference, which will run alongside its 2018 event. Major focuses of this conference include... read more

Electric Box Furnaces - July 30th, 2018

For General Heat Treating At An Equipment Manufacturing Facility

L&L Special Furnace Company has supplied two electric box furnaces to a Midwestern machine manufacturer that builds high-speed cutting equipment, tools and supplies for various industries. Some of these industries include industrial manufacturing, food products, plastics, automotive, metal materials and aerospace.... read more

July 17, 2018—Cleveland, OH—TRI (The Refractories Institute) is pleased to announce the three recipients of this year’s scholarships for college students who are pursuing an education related to refractory science. TRI, comprised of approximately 50 member companies that operate in the refractory industry, awards scholarships annually. This year’s recipients are: Larisa Cousineau, University... read more

A Minnesota-based company said on Friday that it is considering moving production of some motorcycles out of the country because of European tariffs, just days after Harley-Davidson announced a similar move

A spokeswoman for Polaris Industries acknowledged that the company could move some production of its Indian Motorcycles from northwest Iowa to Poland.

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U.S consumers increased their spending just 0.2 percent in May, a disappointing result after two months of much stronger gains. Meanwhile, inflation — as measured by a gauge monitored by the Federal Reserve — rose 2.3 percent for the 12 months ending in May, the fastest reading in six years.

The Commerce Department said Friday that the tiny rise in spending last month followed much... read more

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The world of manufacturing is in the throes of a major transformation. True automation is edging into many occupations human workers once carried out — but then again, maybe “displacing” is a better word than “replacing” when it comes to the skilled workers in question.

Automated technologies do render some skill sets obsolete, but they also create entirely new ones. It’s not really as... read more

Although many people believe social media marketing is only effective for Business to Consumer (B2C) ventures, Business to Business (B2B) companies can also leverage this powerful tool. Even manufacturing companies, which have been historically slow to adopt social media as a tool for reaching customers, can benefit from it. They just need to understand how to optimize their marketing... read more

An offshoot of virtual reality, augmented reality — or AR — is changing the world in fun and exciting ways.

While it’s easy to assume technologies like this are the exclusive realm of recreation or video gaming, their reach extends to the commercial and industrial sectors — including the manufacturing industry.

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Analytical-minded leaders and those who... read more

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Why is it better? The person on the other end feels like they're talking to a human being, not a salesperson. It reduces their defensive responses and opens them to actually... read more


The Uni-Hydro Ironworker & Plate Shear Company releases New low rake 24 inch shear blade. In the new 56 ton machine. This hard working ironworker listed at $9,995.00

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The OMAHA PRODUCTS SHOW for Business & Industry is considered one of the largest and diversified Business Expos in the Midwest. The PRODUCTS SHOW is both a marketplace and technical center, where suppliers and vendors will be able to display their products, materials, and services for area users and buyers.

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HMS Industrial Networks now releases new versions of their widely-used Anybus gateways for PROFINET IRT. The new versions allow machine builders and system integrators to connect any industrial device, machine or network to PROFINET IRT and comply with all the latest requirements of PROFINET specification v2.3 and onwards.

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Igenhausen 26th January 2017 - The cooperative partnership between the HAIMER Group and DMG MORI has been further strengthened. Both companies signed a cooperation agreement which sets the standards for a premium partnership of HAIMER products. Furthermore, on the 1st of January 2017, HAIMER acquired the DMG MORI Microset GmbH company, which is now operating under the name HAIMER Microset GmbH... read more

Ideal for use in the automotive and general plastics molding industries, the new 2016 Series self-centering, gap-free sprue grippers are available in two jaw styles with optional direct sensing capabilities, have a wide jaw opening with high closing force, & are the first to feature FIPA’s prominent, new red dot trademark symbol... read more

Industrial cameras are at work under various different environments. Therefore some applications require special protection classes for the cameras. Important for the selection of the suitable camera case are the environmental conditions, concerning splash water, dust and particles, as well as temperature and vibrations. When a system is used in a rough, industrial environment, it has to... read more

Registration before April 3 qualifies for a 20% saving on tuition

MONTREAL — March 3, 2017 — Matrox® Imaging will be offering classroom training on the recently released Matrox... read more

For half a century, Scotchman Industries has been manufacturing quality, dependable machines for companies across theClick to visit globe.  Scotchman's mission is to produce high quality products and continue to provide superior... read more

MONTREAL — October 19, 2016 — Matrox® Imaging today announced that, at Vision 2016 (Stuttgart, DE, Nov. 7-11, booth 1F21) and Pack Expo (Chicago, IL, Nov. 6-19, E-7747), the latest Matrox Design Assistant vision software will be demonstrated working with the recently launched Matrox Iris GTR smart camera. Matrox Design Assistant 5 is the latest evolution of the flowchart-based integrated... read more

DUO-LOCK modular end mills fit a wide variety of toolholders and adapters, including the KM4X platform Back in 2014, Kennametal announced a technology partnership with Haimer® for the development of a modular cutting tooling system. Since that time, the company has been busy developing, testing, and building inventory of DUO-LOCK™, which promised even then to be “the most rigid and most... read more