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Orbitform Buys Maker of Impact-Riveting Equipment
Monday, April 12, 2004
Orbitform, Jackson, MI, a manufacturer of orbital-forming and impact-riveting equipment, has purchased Milford Fastening Systems/Milford Rivet, Milford, CT, a maker of impact-riveting machines. The acquisition allows Orbitform to offer a larger selection of custom and standard riveting machines, including Milford-made pneumatic, benchtop, pedestal and fixed-center riveters as well as contact setters and assembly systems.
For more, visit www.orbitform.com
Rollformer WG Corp. Earns ISO Certification
Friday, April 09, 2004
WG Corp., Morgantown, PA, a subsidiary of Omco Co., has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification. Omco, headquartered in Wickliffe, OH, along with WG and another subsidiary in Pierceton, IN, produces rollformed steel structural shapes for a variety of industries. For more, visit www.omcoform.com
Greenerd Delivers Large-Bed Press to Rheem
Thursday, April 08, 2004
Greenerd Press & Machine Co., Inc., Nashua, NH, has supplied a large-bed hydraulic press to Rheem Manufacturing Air Conditioning Division, Fort Smith, AR. The new machine, replacing a mechanical press, will form, blank and punch a variety of air-conditioner parts for Rheem.
The 150-ton press features a 144 by 48-in. bed offering daylight of 24 in. and an 18-in. stroke. It enables an operator to center-load dies, and its 6-in. color touchscreen control stores all press parameters for as many as 150 jobs.