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Take Online Test to Help Manage Cash Flow

Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Plante & Moran, PLLC, Southfield, MI, has launched a liquidity stress test designed to help companies understand their cash requirements and manage cash flow. The test, downloadable from the firm’s website, gathers and interprets data related to a company’s revenues and costs, and then forecasts its cash needs. Managers can then use the data to make decisions related to improving cash position. Among the metrics projected by the test: monthly cash disbursements, monthly cash flow, line-of-credit requirements, calculated collateral for line of credit, and projected cash cushion. Take the test at

Ohio Company Named Exclusive Distributor
for UK-Manufactured Cleaning/Degreasing Equipment

Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Godfrey & Wing Inc., Aurora, OH, a manufacturer of vacuum-casting impregnation and surface-preparation equipment, has been appointed exclusive North American distributor for MecWash Systems, based in Gloucestershire, UK. MecWash designs and manufactures aqueous cleaning and degreasing equipment for metallic and plastic components. Its technology combines rotational washing, high-pressure jetting, and hot-air and vacuum drying, and eliminates the use of trichloroethylene, methylene chloride perchloroethylene, n-propyl bromide and other VOCs. Learn more at; MecWash Systems is online at

Online Training on Welding, Robotics and Rigging

Tuesday, August 18, 2009, a provider of online training for manufacturing companies, has introduced three new training programs on welding, robotics and rigging. Its new welding course expands on the existing arc-welding curriculum to focus on oxyfuel welding, plasma-arc cutting, and visual weld inspection. A new robotics department offers courses on robot installation, maintenance, programming and other topics. And, the rigging department has developed back-to-basics entry-level classes on the proper attachment and use of cable, chains, slings and hoists, as well as proper load calculations and rigging safety. Learn more at


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