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Metalforming Industry Movers & Shakers
Monday, February 04, 2013
Stainless Sales Corp., Chicago, IL, promoted Rose of Sharon DeVos to the newly created position of director of sales and marketing. Also, Neil Wolfe moves from the role of inside sales manager to outside sales manager, to focus on new-business development. Other personnel changes at the company: quality manager Rob Jaskula moves to inside sales manager, and Dan Wilson joins the firm as outside sales representative covering Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia; www.stainlesssales.com/
Welding-equipment manufacturer Fronius USA, LLC, Portage, IN, announced several personnel moves: David Grant (northeast region) and Chris Bliven (central region) move from area sales managers to regional sales managers in their respective territories; Shaun Relyea moves from senior application engineer to tech support manager; and Wes Doneth, tech support manager, becomes area sales manager for Michigan and Indiana; www.fronius-usa.com/.
Miyachi Unitek Corp., Monrovia, CA, a manufacturer of res-stance-welding equipment and laser systems, named David Fawcett president and CEO; hew previously serve the company as CEO of Miyachi Europe Corp; www.www.miyachiunitek.com/.
Central Steel and Wire Co., Chicago, IL, hired Al Kozler as territory sales manager for North central Michigan; www.centralsteel.com/.
MultiCam Inc., Dallas, TX, a manufacturer of CNC controls for cutting equipment (laser, waterjet, plasma, etc.) appointed John Wilson digital finishing product manager; www.multicam.com/.
Trumpf Christens Microprocessing Laboratory
Friday, February 01, 2013
Equipped to investigate micromachining and laser applications such as drilling, cutting and ablation, the new micromachining-application laboratory at the headquarters of Trumpf Inc., Farmington, CT, promises to get a lot of attention from the medical, electronics and aerospace industries, to name a few. The lab includes the firm’s short-pulse laser systems--the TruMicro Series 5000 and 7000--and a diagnostic station where applications engineers can analyze and document feasibility tests and perform time studies. Learn more about Trumpf’s short-pulse lasers here
Stewart EFI Earns TS 16949 Recertification
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Thomaston, CT-based Stewart EFI Connecticut, LLC has completed its recertification audit to ISO 9001/2008 and ISO/TS 16949:2009. The metalformer, which also operates a plant in El Paso, TX, manufactures wire forms, deep-drawn parts and progressive-die and slideformed metal stampings, and performs secondary assembly, plating and metal finishing; www.stewartefi.com/