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Mech-Tronics Earns ISO 9002

Wednesday, May 8, 2002
Metal fabricator and stamper Mech-Tronics Corp., Melrose Park, IL, has been certified to the ISO 9002, 1994 standard. The 100-plus-employee contract manufacturing facility specializes in precision metal fabrication, aluminum dip brazing and photo-chemical etching. Recent capital improvements include a new 58-station Amada high-speed hydraulic turret punch press and a FabriVision inspection system.

Bosch Rexroth Launches new Internet Portal

Wednesday, May 8, 2002
Bosch Rexroth Corp. provides website surfers with self-service access to in-depth information, extranet and e-commerce applications and customized services at The portal gives users information about the company's drive and control products, technical data, cutas and specifications. The extranet allows customers to access protected areas of the site to view project status. E-commerce capability allows customers to place and track orders for products or repairs.

Precision Industries Completes Manufacture
of Last Two Elkhart Presses

Tuesday, May 7, 2002
Falcon Products, Inc., Newport, TN, has contracted Precision Industries Corp., Elkhart, IN, to complete manufacture of two presses that were under construction when Elkhart Press Co. closed. Elkhart Press was manufacturing the two wide-bed 60-ton OBIs when it ceased operations in December 2001. Falcon will use the presses to produce tube parts for its furniture-manufacturing business. Precision Industries, along with its work for Falcon, offers limited parts and service for customers of Elkhart Press and its predecessor, L&J Press Co. In addition, the company builds presses in capacities from 22 to 400 tons and remanufactures most domestically produced presses.


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