Hot Off the Press
Metalforming Industry Movers and Shakers
Friday, June 27, 2014
Hydraulic-press manufacturer Greenerd Press & Machine Co., Inc., Nashua, NH, appointed Jerry Letendre chief executive officer, succeeding president Tim Dining; www.greenerd.com/
Lubrication-equipment manufacturer Industrial Innovations, Grandville, MI, appointed Doug Goetz vice president of operations. He’ll take on responsibility for the company’s operating efficiency, financial management and software/IT functions; www.industrialinnovations.com/.
Steel-service center MidWest Materials, Perry, OH, added Tracy Bowling as inside sales representative; www.midwestmaterials.com/.
Houghton Intl., Valley Forge, PA, a provider of metalworking fluids, named Michael Brewer director of its metals business segment. Among his responsibilities will be integrating the firm’s recently acquired Henkel North American steel-rolling business; www.houghtonintl.com/.
Set Your DVR to Record Worlds Greatest!
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Two suppliers to the metalforming and fabricating industry soon will be featured on the television series World’s Greatest! Film crews from the How2Media television production company visited metalformer Impulse Manufacturing, Dawsonville, GA, a customer of Wintriss Controls Group and user of Wintriss’ ShopFloorConnect OEE software; and Techni Waterjet, Lenexa, KS, to showcase waterjet-cutting technology. The show airs June 30 and July 7, 2014.
AutoForm Expands in Germany
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Stuttgart is the home a new office for metalforming-software supplier AutoForm Engineering GmbH. The new office, as well as the firm’s existing Germany locations in Dortmund, Pfaffenhofen and Ravensburg, will be overseen by general manager Michael Rembrink, formerly the general manager of AutoForm USA; www.autoform.com/