Hot Off the Press
W.A. Whitney Merges with Piranha/Bertsch
Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Mega Fabrication, Inc., Hutchinson, KS, has purchased W.A. Whitney Co. from Esterline Technologies. Whitney, Rockford, IL, will continue operations, supplying laser-cutting machines, portable punch presses, CNC Fabricators and plasma-cutting machines. Mega also owns the Piranha line of ironworkers, press brakes and shears, and Bertsch plate-bending rolls and section rolls.
GONE FISHIN', AT IMTS
Wednesday, September 08, 2004
The staff of MetalForming
has gathered up its fishin' poles and headed out for the IMTS show in Chicago for a few days, looking to reel in new technology and equipment fit for metalforming operations. Look for Hot off the Press
to return on Monday, Sept. 13, including any industry-related news and information we gather from the IMTS show floor.
Powder-Coating Workshop Slated for Indianapolis
Tuesday, September 07, 2004
The Powder Coating Institute (PCI), Alexandria, VA, will host a two-day hands-on powder-coating workshop on November 9-10 in Indianapolis, IN. In the classroom, participants learn about coating materials, maintenance and troubleshooting of application equipment, booth recovery systems, design and use of pretreatment systems and more. Hands-on lab training focuses on powder application and troubleshooting. For more information, call PCI at 703/684-1770; www.powdercoating.org