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Buhrke Donates Cash Prize to High School Program
Thursday, May 18, 2006
Metal stamper Buhrke Industries, Arlington Hts., IL, recipient of the 2006 R.D. Pritchard-Higgins Design Award from the Precision Metalforming Association, donated the $1500 cash prize from the award to the Leyden High School (Franklin Park, IL) Machine Tool Advisory Council, in support of its metalworking-skills training program. The school has 110 students enrolled. The PMA award recognizes achievement in developing an innovative product design.
Website Features Pressroom Automation,
Includes ROI Calculator
Wednesday, May 17, 2006
HMS Products Co., Troy, MI, has launched a new website at www.hmsproducts.com
, featuring servo, servo-mechanical and mechanical part-transfer systems. The site includes a new online video library and an ROI calculator, and application stories from current customers.
Glenn Metalcraft Takes Delivery
of Mammoth Spinforming Machine
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
MJC Engineering and Technology, Inc., Huntington Beach, CA, has manufactured and delivered what it says is the most powerful CNC machine in its configuration ever built for a U.S. fabricator. Weighing nearly 50 tons, the new Model SP 78200-3 spinform lathe, designed and built for Glenn Metalcraft Inc., Princeton, MN, boasts a 200-hp spindle, 100-hp hydraulic system and three-station automatic turret. Prior to commissioning the new lathe, the company was limited to spinforming materials no thicker than ½ in. The new machine can handle mild-steel blanks
up to 80-in. dia. and 1-3/8 in. thick.