Hot Off the Press
Training Offered on Drives, Controls and Hydraulics
Monday, June 07, 2004
The Service Automation business unit of the Bosch Rexroth Corp. will provide drive and control technical training at its facilities in Auburn Hills, MI, and Hoffman Estates, IL. It will offer training in hydraulics at its sites in Bethlehem, PA, Dearborn, MI, and Spokane, WA. Training will also be available at three Canadian facilities in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta. Classes are offered August through December. For more information and a class schedule, e-mail TrainingBRC@boschrexroth-us.com.
New Online Metalworking Resource
Friday, June 04, 2004
The Tool, Die & Machining Association of Wisconsin (TDMAW) has launched its website, www.tdmaw.org
. The site features a directory of precision metalworking firms in Wisconsin, and serves as a resource for metalworking-career information. TDMAW represents 182 metalworking firms that offer expertise in custom and precision machining, design, engineering, stamping-die and mold tooling and automation.
Metform Enters Joint Venture to Broaden its Offerings
Thursday, June 03, 2004
Through a joint-venture agreement, rollforming-line supplier Metform Intl. Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, will market and sell the products of MET Intl., Bridgnorth, UK, throughout the Americas. MET will market and sell Metform products throughout the European Union, Russia and Eastern Europe. MET supplies rollforming lines, blanking lines, cut-to-length lines, press-feed lines, and piercing and notching systems. Rollforming lines from Metform can include coil-handling equipment, pre- and post-piercing equipment, length-measuring and batch-counting systems and rotary piercing and embossing equipment. Learn more at www.metformintl.com