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Fastener Manufacturer Earns
Aerospace-Industry Quality Certification

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The PennEngineering operations in Danboro, PA, and Kunshan, China, have received Aerospace Standard AS9100 approval, joining the firm’s other operations in Corona, CA (3V Fastners Co.) and Leland, NC (QRP, Inc.) AS9100 builds on ISO 9000, adding specific requirements for the aerospace industry to further ensure safety, reliability and quality of aerospace products. The scope of the company’s certification covers design and manufacture of self-clinching fasteners, threaded inserts and other fasteners. More at

Fanuc Expands Integrator Network into WI

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
QComp Technologies, Inc., Greenville, a robotic-system integrator, has become a member of the Fanuc Robotics America Corp. distribution network. QComp specializes in vision-guided picking, packing and palletizing; Learn more about Fanuc’s offerings for all types of industrial applications at

Stamper/Fabricator Adds Two
Robotic-Welding Cells

Monday, October 25, 2010
Five robotic-welding cells weren’t enough for Germantown Tool & Machine Inc., Huntingdon Valley, PA—the firm had to go out and purchase two more. The metal stamper and sheetmetal fabrication shop, with 50 employees and a 55,000-sq.-ft. facility, acquired a pair of Fanuc six-axis robots partnered with Lincoln Electric PowerWave 455M arc-welding power supplies. Robots boast 65-in. reach and 35-lb. payload. More at


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