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3D QuickTools Brings
Die-Design Systems to Brazilian Market

Monday, October 23, 2006
3D QuickTools Ltd. announced that Predabon Engenharia e Consultoria (PEC) will distribute the 3DQuickPress 3D progressive-die-design system and other QuickTools software products such as 3DQuickForm, 3DQuickQuote and 3DQuickMold in the Brazilian market. It will also train users on the systems. PEC, a CAD consulting firm, is focusing on the Brazilian manufacturing industry to improve competitiveness and reduce scrap. For more information on these systems, visit

Makino Offers Free Machining Seminars Online

Monday, October 23, 2006
Makino has released its schedule of free online seminars for the remainder of 2006, focusing on cutting-edge machining techniques and difficult-to-machine materials. The schedule: New Advances in Titanium Milling, October 26; Large Mold Manufacturing Part I, October 26; Large Mold Manufacturing Part II, November 2; Micro Milling, November 9; New Techniques for High Mix, Low Volume Production, November 16; H.E.A.T. Wire EDM Technology Part II, December 7; and Hardmilling Part II, December 14. Upcoming seminars are listed on the Makino website at Presentations, accessible through the Makino website, are given by Makino application engineers, product managers and guest speakers.

DaimlerChrysler Energizes its Welder-Training Program

Thursday, October 19, 2006
Thermadyne Industries, Inc., St. Louis, MO, has become the single-source provider of state-of-the-art welding equipment and welder-training programs at the United Auto Workers National Training Center for DaimlerChrysler, in Warren, MI. The training facility houses 12 welding stations and two cutting stations, equipped from Thermadyne’s Thermal Arc, Thermal Dynamics, Victor and Tweco product lines. The center annually trains some 650 workers.


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