Hot Off the Press
Online Service Tips for Turret Press Users
Friday, October 03, 2003
Automated Machinery, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, has launched a free online tool to help users of turret punch presses and other CNC fabricating equipment troubleshoot their machines. Surf to www.ami-service.com
for solutions to common machine problems and for tips for maintaining productive operation over the life of the machine. The site features a key-word search tool to streamline the process.
International Technologies to Distribute for Fasti
Thursday, October 02, 2003
MetalForming, Inc., Peachtree City, GA, has named International Technologies, Inc., Schaumburg, IL, exclusive North American distributor for the German-based Fasti line of sheetmetal-fabricating machinery. MetalForming’s decision to divest itself of the Fasti line reflects the firm’s commitment to the architectural-sheetmetal machinery market.
MW Industries Under New Ownership
Wednesday, October 01, 2003
A private equity firm, Quad-C Partners Management, Inc., Charlottesville, VA, has acquired MW Industries from Harbour Group Industries, St. Louis, MO. MW companies manufacture springs, fasteners and stamped products, and includes these companies: Matthew-Warren Inc. and Hyperco, both of Logansport, IN; Automatic Spring Coiling Chicago, IL; Century Spring Corp., of Los Angeles and Vernon, CA; Peck Spring Corp., Plainville, CT; Accurate Screw Machine Corp., Fairfield, NJ; and Rumco, Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL. MW reportedly is the third largest American-owned spring manufacturer.