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System Integrators First to Earn RIA Certification

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Ann Arbor, MI, has announced its first group of Certified Robot Integrators, since launching the program in January 2012. Receiving the designation: JR Automation, Holland, MI; Motion Controls Robotics, Fremont, OH; Tennessee Rand, Chattanooga, TN; and Wolf Robotics, Ft. Collins, CO. To become certified, integrators undergo an on-site audit, safety training and hands-on testing of key personnel. Learn more here.

Stewart EFI Adds 200-Ton Press

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
A 200-ton Minster press outfitted with a transfer mechanism has landed on the shop floor of Stewart EFI, LLC, Thomaston, CT. “The press will us to produce deep-drawn parts to 5.875 in. deep and blank diameters as large as 8 in. from strip to 1/8 in. thick,” says John Labas, vice president of sales and marketing. Stewart EFI produces deep-drawn parts as well as progressive-die and slide-formed metal stampings and wire forms. Secondary operations include assembly, plating and finishing;

Mechanical Contactor/Fabricator Recognized for Stellar HR

Friday, May 11, 2012
Andy J. Egan Co., Grand Rapids, MI, earned the top spot among West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, presented by the Michigan Business and Professional Association to companies that excel in 11 key human-resources categories. The company, a mechanical contractor and fabricator, has made the list for the last six years, and proudly sits atop the list this year for the first time. Among key measures evaluated for the award by an independent research firm: employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; and communication and shared vision. Learn more about the company at, and the award program here.





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