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Clips & Clamps Adds Wire Bender, Wire EDM Machine
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Metalformer Clips & Clamps Industries (stamping, wire forming, slideforming, welding, assembly and tool design and build), Plymouth, MI, has added two new pieces of capital equipment to its production floor. To expand its wire-forming capacity, the company invested in a Numalliance FRX04
CNC wire-bending machine, for wire 0.8- to 4.0-mm dia. And, to support its growing tool-build operations, it added an AgieCharmilles Cut 300 Sp
high-speed wire-EDM machine. Learn more at www.clipsclamps.com/
Trumpf JV Focused on 3D Printing of Metal Parts
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Trumpf, Ditzingen, Germany (www.trumpf.com), has entered into a joint venture in additive manufacturing with Italian laser manufacturer Sisma S.p.A. Trumpf Sisma S.r.l. (55 percent Trumpf), based in Piovene Rocchette, Italoy, will develop production systems for mass-production 3D printing of metal components. Sisma lasers find use for welding, marking, cutting and selective laser melting; www.sisma.com/.
Metalforming Industry Movers & Shakers
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Press manufacturer Seyi has staffed its newly opened Mexican subsidiary in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, with manager Horacio Peña Villarreal, and Marcela Hinojosa Amarante (administration and marketing). Rounding out the five-person workforce (during the next 2 yr.): two employees focused on direct customer sales, and two service technicians; www.seyi.com/.
Industrial Steel & Wire, Chicago, IL, named Scott Weldon vice president and chief financial officer; Dan Foster vice president of sales and marketing; and John Dickman vice president of purchasing and operations. The firm operates a nationwide network of metal service centers; www.industeel.com/.
Dengensha America, Bedford, OH, a manufacturer of resistance-welding equipment and consumables, hired David Wakeford as its Canadian sales agent. With plenty of application expertise, Wakeford, who works out of Ontario, Canada, will provide ongoing service and support to the firm’s customers; www.dengensha.com/.
Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, MI, appointed Benjamin T. Pauzus business manager of its new cut-to-length business unit; www.cpec.com/.