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Waukesha Metal Products Diversifies Customer Base via Acquisition

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
 
Industrial packaging machines, medical equipment and building products are just a few of the new markets that have become available to metal stamper and fabricator Waukesha Metal Products, Sussex, WI, through its acquisition of Metal Skills Plus, LLC, a metal fabricator in Deforest, WI. According to its website, www.metalskills.com/, the latest equipment added to Metal Skills Plus’ facility includes a 4-kW Mazak laser-cutting machine and a 12-ft. Ermak CNC press brake. Learn more about at Waukesha Metal Products at www.waukeshametal.com/.

Makino Sets 2012 Schedule for Online Seminars

Monday, December 12, 2011
 
Learn about new milling, EDM and control technology by attending an online seminar offered by machine-tool maker Makino, Mason, OH. Seminars—free of charge--include a 20- to 30-min. presentation followed by an interactive Q & A session. Among the topics: the affect of rust on steel parts during the EDM process; reducing cycle time during sinker EDM; and five-axis machining of aluminum monolithic aerospace structures. View the complete schedule and register to attend at www.makino.com/events.

Ordered: The Largest Slitter in North America

Monday, December 12, 2011
 

A new TMK Ipsco pipe-manufacturing facility under construction in Wilder, KY, will house what’s being called the largest slitter in North America, a new 0.625- by 87-in. line. The slitter, which will be owned and operated on a toll basis for TMK Ipsco by Ferrous Metal Processing, will be capable of processing master coils from 30 to 87 in. weighing as much as 82,000 lb. More at www.tmk-ipsco.com/; read up on Ferrous Metal Processing’s slitting technology here.

 


 

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