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Esab to Open New Wire-Manufacturing Plant
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Esab Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, SC, announced plans to open a new facility in Union County, SC, to manufacture its line of gas-metal-arc- and submerged-arc-welding wire, products currently manufactured at its plant in Ashtabula, OH. The firm expects its new 250,000-sq.-ft. plant to employ more than 100, and enter production by the end of 2011. More at www.esabna.com
Morgal Machine Tool a Deere “Partner”
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The McGregor Metalworking Companies’ Morgal Machine Tool Co. business unit has attained Partner-level status as a supplier to John Deere. Deere & Co. bestowed its highest supplier rating upon Morgal at its recent annual supplier conference. Morgal, Springfield, OH, one of only four metal stampers to be acknowledged as a Partner-level supplier, provides eight Deere & Co. facilities with stamped components, welded assemblies and split metal pulleys. More about Morgal Machine Tool here
; learn more about Deere & Co.’s relationship with its suppliers by reading its Supplier Code of Conduct
Minnesota Stamper Earns Recognition
for Restoring Jobs
Monday, April 18, 2011
E.J. Ajax, Minneapolis, MN, has been named a 2011 Small Business of the Year Blue Ribbon Award Winner by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The award went to only 75 small businesses throughout the country that “have shown tremendous dedication to restoring jobs and prosperity despite a challenging economy.” E.J. Ajax provides a number of ongoing training and education opportunities for its employees; 61 percent of its workers have achieved journey worker Level III status in at least one career ladder. The Blue Ribbon Award will be officially presented at the Small Business Summit 2011, May 23-25 in Washington, D.C.; www.uschambersummit.com
; more about E.J. Ajax at www.ejajax.com