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New Website a Rollforming-Information Hub

Thursday, January 21, 2010
 
Anchored by a thorough “What is Roll Forming/Capabilities of Roll Forming” section, a new website from Formtek, Inc., Cleveland, OH, offers a one-stop reference for information on rollforming equipment and tooling. The site, www.rolltooling.com, also includes an RFQ page where visitors can submit information regarding a specific rollformed product and upload CAD or PDF drawings. The process-capabilities area of the website functions as an online textbook on the process, covering topics such as design considerations, springback and end flare, setup tim,e and production rate and conversion cost.

SoCAl Fab Shop Powers Up with Solar Panel

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
 
Research Tool & Die Works, Carson, CA, a manufacturer of wireways and other hardware for marine electrical systems, has installed a 225-kW solar system from SolarCity. The firm expects the system to slice $848 from its monthly electricity bill. SolarCity worked with RT&D to provide its Power Purchase Agreement zero-down financing option for small businesses. Learn more about RT&D at www.rtnd.com; SolarCity is online at www.solarcity.com.

Prima North America Earns ISO Registration

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
 
Laser and laser-cutting system manufacturer Prima North America, Chicopee, MA, has received ISO 9001:2008 registration. The registration applies to the firm’s facilities in Chicopee and in Champlin, MN, and to its three North American businesses—Laserdyne Systems (laser-machining systems), Convergent Lasers (CO2 and Nd:Yag lasers) and Prima Systems (3D laser-cutting and welding systems). Learn more at www.prima-na.com.

 

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