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Strippit/LVD Names Utah and Idaho Distributor
Friday, April 14, 2006
Strippit/LVD, Akron, NY, has named Roskelley Machinery Corp., Salt Lake City, UT, as marketing representative responsible for all Strippit/LVD product sales in Utah and Idaho. Roskelley will represent the complete Strippit/LVD line including mechanical and hydraulic CNC turret punch presses, laser-cutting systems, CNC hydraulic press brakes and shears, flexible fabricating systems and CAD/CAM programming software.
For more, visit www.strippit.com
Jervis B. Webb Acquires AGV Supplier
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Jervis B. Webb Co., Farmington Hills, MI, a provider of material-handling equipment, has acquired Mentor AGVS, Warrensville Heights, OH, a supplier of automatic guided vehicle systems, from Formtek Metal Forming, Inc.
The acquisition expands Webb’s product line to include heavy-duty AGVs that transport loads to 100 tons, diesel-electric-powered vehicles and outdoor vehicles. It also enhances Webb’s navigation technology offerings by adding laser guidance to wire- and inertial- guidance systems.
Automotive Coater Under New Ownership
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Miller Products LLC, Grand Rapids, MI, a coater and painter of metal and plastic Class A automotive surfaces, has been acquired by TMB Industries, Chicago, IL. Michael Stevens, an executive with TMB, which actively acquires, operates and invests in companies, has been appointed president at Miller Products. Previous owner and president John DiMaria will remain in a sales and advisory capacity.
High-priority goals for Miller identified by TMB include growth of the company’s presence in the automotive sector, diversification into strategic new industries and various operational improvements through capital investment.