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Nuevo Leon Sheet and Plate Fabricator
Invests in New ERP System

Monday, June 16, 2008
Tecnologia Metalica en Maquila Industrial (Tecmet), Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, has elected to automate its business processes by investing in manufacturing enterprise-resource planning (ERP) software from Epicor, Irvine, CA. Tecmet, which previously did not employ ERP software, expects the software to help it become more efficient and better meet delivery deadlines. Tecmet ( operates a 160,000-sq.-ft. plant with high-definition plasma-arc cutting machines, plasma-punch combinations, turret punch presses, shears, press brakes, arc-welding equipment and finishing lines. Epicor ( software enables manufacturers to manage the entire order cycle from marketing and sales through production and planning, sourcing and procurement, installation and services.

Lincoln Electric Opens Nashville PM Service Center

Friday, June 13, 2008
The Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, OH, has opened a new Automation Service Center in Nashville, TN, to service its automation and robotic arc-welding equipment, including maintenance and repair of Fanuc arc-welding robots. The 4100-sq.-ft. facility offers preventive maintenance (PM), inspection, troubleshooting, repair and redeployment services for its power supplies, wire feeders, controls and automation equipment. PM service includes cleaning, testing, troubleshooting and repair. For more, visit

Coil-Processing Seminar Lands in Southern Ohio

Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, IL, will host a coil-processing seminar on coil-slitting and cut-to-length technologies in West Chester, OH, June 24, 2008, at the Wingate By Wyndham & Meridian Conference Center. The agenda includes a tour of a local service center. For more information, call 800/851-4612;


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