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Website Features Vacuum Cups and Accessories

Thursday, October 4, 2007
Vi-Cas Manufacturing, Cincinnati, OH, has updated its website to make it easier to browse among its line of vacuum cups and accessories, rubber cups, capper tightening discs and gripping rubbers, rollers and roller reconditioning services. The site,, includes an online catalog detailing thousands of styles and sizes. Featured accessories include level compensators, swivel joints and adapters. Visitors can also download the catalog in PDF format.

Trumpf Acquires Canadian Facility

Thursday, October 4, 2007
Trumpf Inc., Farmington, CT, has acquired fabricating-equipment distributor Advanced Fabricating Machinery (AFM) Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, to serve as a sales and spare-parts facility for Trumpf products in Canada. AFM was formed in 1997 as a joint venture between Trumpf and Robert Watson; Watson will continue to lead the company. Learn more at and

ThyssenKrupp VDM USA Merges with Sister Company

Wednesday, October 3, 2007
ThyssenKrupp VDM USA, Inc., Florham Park, NJ, the sales and distribution arm of the German supplier of high-performance nickel alloys, cobalt alloys and specialty stainless steels, has merged with its sister company Precision Rolled Products, Inc., also based in Florham Park, NJ. The combined sales and business support teams employs 222 at its headquarters, two production sites (in Florham Park and Reno, NV), and its sales and technical support offices throughout the United States. Precision Rolled Products melts and forms super alloys at its NJ facility for aircraft gas turbines and airframes, and performs hot rolling, cold drawing and finishing at its NV plant.


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