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Michigan Service Center Adds Multiblanking Line with Stretcher-Leveler

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Lee Steel Corp., Southfield, MI, has installed a new multiblanking line with stretcher-leveler at its service center in Wyoming, MI. The line, from Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, IL, can process material to 0.135 in. thick by 72 in. wide, and can produce blanks with width and length tolerances to plus or minus 0.005 in. Included are an automatic part diverter and part sorter;

Jersey Stamper, Armed with Green and Black Belts, Earns Medical and Aerospace Certs

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
National Manufacturing Co., Inc., Chatham, NJ, a contract manufacturer of precision deep- and shallow-drawn metal stampings and enclosures, has been registered to ISO 13485 (for the design and manufacture of medical devices) and AS9100 (the quality-management system for the aerospace industry). Spearheading the firm’s quality-management efforts is a team that includes certified Black and Green Belts, and ASQ-certified personnel. Learn more about the company and its lean-manufacturing and Six-Sigma initiatives at

Plex Recognized for its Workplace Culture

Monday, December 3, 2012
Four organizations have separately recognized Plex Systems Inc., Troy, MI, provider of the Plex Online cloud-based ERP solution, for its workplace culture. For the fourth consecutive year, Plex landed on the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces list (placing eighth in 2012 within the midsize category). And, Plex is ranked sixth in Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work in Michigan in the small-business category. Also, the National Association for Business Resources named Plex to its list of National Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. Lastly, for the fourth consecutive year Plex was named to Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, while earning Elite recognition for employee enrichment, engagement and retention. More at


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