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SCHUNK Participates in National and State Apprenticeship Week

In a ceremony held in November, the NCTAP, Apprenticeship 2000, Apprenticeship Catawba, and Siemens Charlotte were all recognized by North Carolina’s …

Oil and Wind Industries Join Forces for New Project

The concept of using wind power for offshore and oil and gas applications is one step closer to realization with WIN WIN (WINd powered Water Injection), a DNV …

Eaton’s Software Used in Controller Development

Eaton’s Pro-FX™ software helped Phoenix Curb Machines develop iTerra™, a new custom-built controller for the company’s line of PCM Slipform Curb …

MFP Automation Engineering Moves into New Facility

MFP Automation Engineering opened a new facility in Hudsonville, Mich. The 47,000 ft2 building allowed the company to hire a few necessary positions, invest in …

SVF Flow Controls Opens New Location in Gulf Coast

SVF Flow Controls opened a new support center in Houston, Tex. The new location opened on October 27 and allows the company to provide quicker deliveries …

Manufacturing CFOs Cite Economic Uncertainty as a Top Concern

According to the latest edition of Grant Thornton’s LLP’s CFO Survey, which reflects the insights of more than 900 chief financial officers and other …

Des-Case Named Top Workplace

Des-Case Corp. has been named a Tennessean Top Workplace in an annual competition, which is part of a national program orchestrated by 30 regional daily …

HAWE North America Names Service Distribution Partners

HAWE Hydraulik, North America, named its first-ever service partner distributors: Fluid Concepts Inc. in Ohio and Central Hydraulics in Pennsylvania. The …

PIRTEK Opens in Richmond, Virginia

PIRTEK opened a new service and supply center in Richmond, Va. The site, located on Dabney Road, was chosen because of its central location and the fact that …

STAUFF Acquires Couplings Producer

STAUFF Group has acquired VOSWINKEL, a producer of quick-release couplings for hydraulic systems. Founded in 1928, VOSWINKEL also develops and produces …

RG Group Breaks Ground on Branch Expansion

RG Group announced the groundbreaking for the expansion of its Flour Mill Road manufacturing and distribution center in York, Pa. The new facility plan will …

PIRTEK Opens Fourth Center in Chicago Area

Joining the existing three service and supply centers in the Chicago area, the location at 1701 Quincy Avenue in Naperville, Ill., will provide easy access to …

POCLAIN Acquires Castings Company

The POCLAIN Group has acquired Grandry Technologies, which specializes in the manufacture of complex molded parts from nodular cast iron and is a supplier to …

Curtiss-Wright Receives Award from Lockheed Martin

The Defense Solutions division of Curtiss-Wright Corp. received a production award from Lockheed Martin to provide the Turret Drive Servo System (TDSS) for use …

MTS Sensors Expands Integration Partner Program

MTS Sensors expanded its Integration Partner Program to offer complete integrated sensor hydraulic control system solutions. The program was introduced …

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