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SelfLube Completes Another Zero-Nonconformance Quality Audit

Tuesday, August 04, 2015
SelfLube, a mold- and die-components manufacturer located in Coopersville, MI, recently completed its ISO 9001:2008 quality audit with zero nonconformances. This adds to the company’s successive track record, which now stands at seven successive zero-nonconformance audits.
"This is a very big deal," says SelfLube owner Phil Allor. "Twenty-five years ago we were a very small company. Our ambition was to become a much bigger company and to do that, we needed to implement a quality system. This led to us adopting the ISO 9000 quality standard. This was one of the best decisions we have ever made."
SelfLube manufactures both conventional and self-lubricating components used in molds, dies and special machines. Its product line can be viewed at

Bazz Houston Adds Fabrication Capabilities

Monday, August 03, 2015
Bazz Houston, Garden Grove, CA, has expanded its manufacturing operations through the acquisition of FTB & Son, a metal-fabrication specialist. Subsequent to the purchase, Skip Brown, founder of FTB & Son, was appointed vice president of metal fabrication, and Brent Clawson was appointed general manager. All former FTB & Son manufacturing personnel are now part of the Precision Metal Fabrication Division of Bazz Houston.
Bazz Houston, with manufacturing facilities in the United States and Mexico, specializes in progressive-die stamping, fourslide production, CNC wire forming, spring manufacturing, low-cost assembly, and die/tooling design and manufacture. This most recent acquisition brings Bazz Houston’s overall manufacturing footprint to 140,000 sq. ft. with more than 170 employees. For more, visit

Strippit LVD to Promote Wilson Tooling

Friday, July 31, 2015
Wilson Tool International (, White Bear Lake, MN, a manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components, announced that the company has entered into an exclusive agreement with press-brake manufacturer Strippit LVD. As part of the agreement, Strippit LVD ( will exclusively promote Wilson Tool press-brake tooling to its North American customers.


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