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Ugandan Metal-Building Manufacturer
Installs 72-in. Slitter

Monday, May 24, 2010
Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, IL, shipped a 60,000-lb. by 72-in. by ¼-in. precision coil-slitting line to Roofings LTD in Kampala, Uganda. The line, rated to 1000 ft./min., features a turret-head slitter with two 9- by 72-in. quick-change heads, and variable strip tensioning; 450 hp is available for recoiling straight-wall tight coils. Roofings LTD manufactures metal building products; Braner/Loopco is online at

Pryer Launches Updated
Sheet-Hydroforming Website

Monday, May 24, 2010
Pryer Technology Group, developer of the Triform family of hydroforming presses manufactured by Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, MO, has launched an updated sheet-hydroforming website at New areas of the site include pages describing the benefits of hydroforming, product videos, and descriptions of new press models. A press-selection guide specs bladder sizes and pressure requirements for CNC deep-draw and shallow-draw presses.

Contract Fabricator ACS Precision Earns ISO 9001 Cert.

Thursday, May 20, 2010
ACS Precision LLC, Mercersburg, PA, received its certification to ISO 9001:2008. ACS provides fabrication and contract-manufacturing services including CNC laser cutting (using a Mitsubishi 2512 LXP 4030D 48 x 96-in. machine), waterjet cutting and machining, as well as AWS-certified welding;


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