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Draw-Iron Operations Earn Accolades for Aerosol Can

Thursday, December 26, 2013
 
Packaging manufacturer Tubex has earned a Can of the Year Award for an aerosol can produced on a Schuler Icon V-drive vertical can-forming machine. Tubex received the award at The Canmaker Summit in Scotland. The award-winning can measures 50 mm in diameter and has rounded shoulders. Compared to forming the can using a conventional impact-extrusion process, the Schuler machine results in a thinner wall that reduces material consumption by 20 percent. Here’s more information about the Cans of the Year Awards.

Keco Coatings Gains Second DuPont License

Friday, December 20, 2013
 
As one of only 26 U.S. companies carrying the DuPont Licensed Industrial Applicators title, Keco Coatings, Indianapolis, IN, announced that it has been granted a second license by DuPont. Keco now can apply DuPont Teflon industrial coatings at its plant in Statesville, NC. The NC Statesville facility, opened in 2008, has recently undergone extensive expansion and welcomed new equipment; www.kecocoatings.com/.

Connecticut Spring & Stamping Expands Machining Capabilities

Friday, December 20, 2013
 
A multiaxis CNC Swiss lathe has landed on the plant floor of Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS), Farmington, CT. The bar-fed automatic lathe uses single-point tooling to produce intricately finished parts requiring little or no secondary finishing. CSS expects to employ the machine to manufacture invasive surgical instruments, as well as in aerospace and firearms applications; www.ctspring.com/.

 

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