Hot Off the Press
HAPPY NEW YEAR !!
Thursday, December 30, 2004
The staff of MetalForming
and PMA wish you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Hot off the Press returns on Monday, January 3.
Engel Industries Acquires Lion Machinery
Wednesday, December 29, 2004
The Formtek Group of companies, Itasca, IL, which includes Engel Industries, St. Louis, MO, announced that Engel has acquired the operating assets of Lion Machinery, Pacific, MO. Engel offers HVAC duct-forming equipment and general fabricating and rollforming equipment. Lion also produces metalforming equipment for HVAC and general fabrication applications, including cleat and cheek benders and cleat folders. Lion operations and key employees have been relocated to Engel’s facility.
In related news, Formtek announced that Engel seeks to move from its current 42,400-sq.-ft. facility to a larger facility with at least 60,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, expandable to 150,000 sq. ft., with 20-ft.-high ceilings, 40- to 45-ft.-wide bays and 20- to 30-ton crane capacity.
New Consulting Source on Metalworking Compounds
Tuesday, December 28, 2004
Consultant Lubricants, Inc., St. Louis, MO, has partnered with GE Infrastructure Water & Process Technologies, Trevose, PA, to create a consulting source and supplier of metalworking compounds. GE’s Link Sourcing chemical- management program encompasses the complete supply chain, from purchasing through performance. The program helps manufacturers reduce chemical inventory and consumption and improve environmental compliance. Consultant Lubricants is online at www.consultantlubricants.com
. Learn more about GE Infrastructure Water & Process Technologies at www.gewater.com