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Fiberoptic Laser Demo Days
at Michigan Distributor
Friday, July 15, 2011
Westbrook Engineering Co., Warren, MI, the exclusive Michigan distributor of the CY fiberoptic laser-cutting machine, has scheduled demonstrations of the machine for July 26-28, 2011. On hand will be factory representatives to offer daily seminars on the machine, its IPG solid-state generator and the Lantek Expert Cut nesting software. Learn more at www.westbrook-eng.com
. Here’s a video
of the laser-cutting machine at work.
Rockford Toolcraft Adding On
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Metalformer Rockford Toolcraft is in the midst of constructing the fourth addition to its Plant 2 facility, located on a 13.5-acre site in Rockford, IL. The new 40,625-sq.-ft. addition will bring the plant to a total of 190,625 sq. ft. The company will relocate its shipping and receiving departments to the addition, to clear space to expand its manufacturing capabilities. Rockford Toolcraft operates 50 heavy-gauge stamping presses up to 4400 tons, offers transfer and coil capacities to ½ in. thick by 60 in. wide, and runs a 50-person modern toolroom; www.rockfordtoolcraft.com
Hypertherm Placed on a Pedestal
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Business New Hampshire Magazine
selected Hypertherm as one of nine businesses earning 2011 Business of the Year recognition. The award recognizes outstanding business and civic contributions. Hypertherm, Hanover, NH, manufactures manual and automated plasma-arc and laser-beam cutting systems; www.hypertherm.com