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T.J. Snow Supplies Multi-Gun Spot Welder to Muffler Maker

Thursday, April 4, 2013
Resistance-welding-equipment manufacturer T.J. Snow Co., Chattanooga, TN, recently furnished the Tier One muffler supplier for the new 2014 Corvette with a specially designed multi-gun spot-welding machine. The firm, which celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 1, 2013, also has on its production floor two machines being readied for seam welding the necks of shock absorbers. T.J. Snow operates out of a 64,000-sq.-ft. facility on 12 acres adjacent to the Chattanooga airport, and maintains a 12,000-sq.-ft. warehouse where it stores an inventory of more than 300 used welding machines;


Metalformer Expands into Short-Run Stamping via Acquisition

Thursday, April 4, 2013
Lake Air Companies, Minneapolis, MN, a long-run precision metal stamper and fabricator, has acquired short-run stamper WB Tooling, Bloomington, MN. WB Tooling will relocate to Lake Air’s facility in New Hope, MN. Lake Air operates three plants overall, totaling nearly 200,000 q. ft. of production space;

Wiegel Tool Works Earns ISO 14001 Registration

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Precision metal stamper Wiegel Tool Works, Wood Dale, IL, has been registered to ISO 14001:2004, which specifies the requirements for an environmental-management system. The ISO 14000 family of standards helps organizations minimize their impact on the environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations. Wiegel Tool Works manufactures tight-tolerance terminals, complex lead-frames and busbars for the automotive, appliance, telecom and solar industries;


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