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Trelleborg Unveils Swivel Stack Seal Inspection Facility

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions opened a dedicated climate-controlled swivel stack seal inspection facility for the validation of custom seals. The global …

SPX Flow Opens New Dehydration R&D Center

Through its dehydration business, SPX Flow opened a new 10,000-ft2 research and development lab and training center at its dehydration headquarters in Ocala, …

Motion Industries Acquires Epperson and Co.

Motion Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Co., entered into a definitive agreement whereby Motion Industries has agreed to acquire Epperson and …

North American Robotics Market Sets New Records in 2015

Robot orders and shipments in North America set new records in 2015, according to Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group. A total …

Altec Opens Service Center in Kentucky

Altec Industries opened a service center in Elizabethtown, Ky., which sits on adjoining property to the company’s manufacturing and engineering operations. …

Hydradyne Acquires Gatlin Corp/Seal Group

Hydradyne LLC completed an agreement to acquire Gatlin Corp./Seal Group at Gatlin Corp., headquartered in Brookhaven, Miss. Hydradyne, a Parker Hannifin …

ASCO Numatics Announces 2015 Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship Winners

The two recipients of the ASCO Numatics 2015 Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship were each awarded $5,000 to support their pursuit of a bachelor’s …

IMI Critical Engineering Produces Turbine Bypass Valve in India

IMI Critical Engineering, a global specialist designer and supplier of critical valve solutions, has manufactured a turbine bypass valve for a 1,050-MW …

Despite Decreases in Funding, A&D Industry Develops Innovative Technologies

Aerospace and Defense (A&D) innovation funding has declined sharply since 2009 with independent research and development (IRAD) spending down 26.5% and …

PIRTEK Sponsors Championship Snocross

AMSOIL Championship Snocross powered by RAM has continued its partnership with PIRTEK for a second consecutive season. PIRTEK provides a quality race-day …

Spectronics Acquires Manufacturing Company

Spectronics Corp. has acquired H&I Manufacturing Inc., a precision machine and job shop located in Bohemia, N.Y. As part of the purchase agreement, H&I …

SVF Flow Controls Opens New Location in Gulf Coast

SVF Flow Controls held the grand opening of its new support center in Houston, Tex. With a focus on its flanged valves, the company is stocking ANSI Class 150, …

Maradyne Acquires Filtration Products

Maradyne Corp. has acquired Filtration Products Corp. (Dayton, Minn.), a company that designs, manufacturers, and distributes hydraulic components related to …

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 …

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