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PA Service Center Adds 4th Waterjet Machine

Monday, June 27, 2011
 
The Pottstown, PA metal-service center operated by Jacquet Mid Atlantic has added its fourth Jet Edge waterjet-cutting machine. The new machine can handle sheet and plate to 13 by 21 ft., and features a pair of abrasive-jet cutting heads, a 100-hp 60-KSI pump, independent programmable z carriages, programmable height sensing, closed-loop water filtration and a garnet-removal system. Jacquet operates five metal-service centers in North America stocking 19 grades of stainless-steel and nickel-alloy plates; www.jacquetmetals.com. Learn more about Jet Edge waterjet-cutting machines at www.jetedge.com.

Tier Two/Three Automotive Stamper
Climbs to Tier One

Friday, June 24, 2011
 
Sun Microstamping Technologies, Clearwater. FL, announced its receipt of a new program from General Motors to supply components for GM’s second-generation full-electric car. Sun, traditionally as Tier 2 and 3 supplier to the automotive industry, as well as to the medical, electronic, telecommunications and marine industries, performs precision metal stamping and custom plastic insert and injection molding; www.sunmicrostamping.com.

Fisher-Barton Acquires Manufacturer
of Industrial Knives

Thursday, June 23, 2011
 
The Fisher-Barton Group, Waukesha, WI, acquired Zenith Cutter Co., Loves Park, IL. Zenith, a supplier of machine knives and accessories to the corrugated products, plastics, tree-care, roofing, textile and wood products industries, will operate as an independent division. Fisher-Barton, in addition to Zenith, comprises six business units throughout the United States that manufacture lawn-mower blades and agricultural knives, power-transmission components, metal stampings and heattreated weldments; www.fisher-barton.com.

 

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