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Osborn Intl. Opens New Huge Facility
Wednesday, December 14, 2005
Power-brush and maintenance-product manufacturer Osborn Intl., Cleveland, OH, has opened a new $8 million, 180,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Richmond, IN. It will produce 70 percent of the company’s products and, when fully operational in 2006, will house 120 employees. Learn more at www.osborn.com
Machine-Tool Market Has Fattened Through October
Tuesday, December 13, 2005
U.S. machine-tool consumption has grown by 11.3 percent through October compared to 2004 consumption, according to AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology, and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. Sales for October 2005 totaled $277.53 million, down 5.2 percent from September but up 25.4 percent over October 2004 sales. Details, including a breakdown of sales by region and by metal-cutting versus metalforming machines, can be found at www.amtda.org
Need Electroplating Training?
Friday, December 09, 2005
The Kushner Electroplating School, Sunnyvale, CA, has announced its spring 2006 schedule of two-day electroplating training courses. Dates and locations are as follows: Greenvillle, SC, April 3-4; Cincinnati, OH, April 6-7; Providence, RI, April 10-11; Seattle, WA, April 17-18. To register or for more information, contact Bobby Kushner at tel. 408/749-8652, fax 408/749-0176 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a course description, visit www.platingschool.com