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Wabash Alloys To Shutter NY Alloy Plant
Friday, February 22, 2002
Wabash Alloys, LLC, Wabash, IN, in the final stage of a plan to consolidate manufacturing operations, cut costs and enhance customer service, announced the closure of its Syracuse, NY, aluminum-alloy production plant effective February 28. The plant produces alloy from recycled aluminum scrap. As the closing completes restructuring at Wabash, the company “is now better able to improve efficiency, utilization and our focus on customer service and quality,” according to Bruce A. Warshauer, president. “Customer deliveries and volumes won’t be affected by this necessary action.”
Wabash produces aluminum alloys and steel-deoxidation products for the steel, automotive and appliance industries.
Styner+Bienz Companies Combine Under One Name
Thursday, February 21, 2002
Styner+Bienz Ltd., Styner+Bienz Machinery Ltd. and Styner+Bienz Metall Ltd, which constitute the European portion of the sheetmetal-forming division of the Adval Tech Group, have combined to form one unit called Styner+Bienz FormTech Ltd. The change is administrative and legal only, and products and services will continue to be provided by each unit as before.
Styner+Bienz FormTech is located in Niederwangen, Switzerland. The Adval Tech Group supplies tools, subassemblies, systems and volume components via stamping, forming and injection molding. For more information, visit www.advaltech.com.
Hydraulic Institute Debuts Online Pumps Forum
Wednesday, February 20, 2002
The Hydraulic Institute, to facilitate information-exchange pertaining to industrial pump-related topics, has established an online technical forum at www.pumps.org
. For more information, log on to the site. Site visitors also can sign the Guest Book, allowing them to receive notices on new pump standards, energy-saving tips and educational-offering updates.