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Global Metal Spinning
Takes on Denn Equipment Line

Monday, September 14, 2009
 
Global Metal Spinning Solutions, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO, now represents Spanish machinery builder Denn, which produces metal-spinning and flow-forming equipment. Check out is vast array of machines, including equipment for wheel forming, tube necking and closing, and pulley forming, as well as circular shears, sheet- and plate-bending rolls and more, and learn about the company’s ability to manufacture parts in small and large production runs, at www.dennusametalforming.com.


White Paper: Aluminum Extrusions
for Solar Support Structures

Monday, September 14, 2009
 
Extrusion Americas, Linthicum, MD, a unit of Norway’s Norsk Hydro, has issued a white paper examining the role of aluminum extrusions as support structures in concentrated solar-power fields. Called “Seeing the Light: The Use of Aluminum Support Structures in Concentrates Solar Power Energy Generating Facilities,” the paper discusses the machinability of the extrusions, to provide optimum strength-to-weight ratios, and the recyclability of the materials. Hydro recently signed a contract to supply extruded-aluminum solar-collector assemblies for a new 75-MW field in Florida. Download the white paper at www.hydro.com/whitepaper; learn more about Hydro’s solar business at www.hydro.com/en/subsites/north-america/markets/solar.

Morgal Machine Earns Job-Creation Tax Credit
to Help Fund Diversification Project

Wednesday, September 09, 2009
 
Metalforming company Morgal Machine and Tool, Springfield, OH, one of the McGregor Metalworking Companies, has received a 40-percent six-yr. job-creation tax credit estimated to be worth more than $27,000. The credit will help the firm implement a three-yr. diversification program that includes plans for more than $2 million in capital expenditures. Morgal Machine supplies the automotive industry, as well as the locomotive, agricultural and lawn-and-garden industries, with stamped sprockets, pulleys, and other metal parts and assemblies. The first new market on its target list is the fitness industry, for which it plans, by year-end, to produce treadmill frames. It also sees opportunities to expand its lawn and garden business, with plans to launch a new product in 2011; production of a redesigned tractor component should begin in 2011-2012. Learn more at www.morgal.com.

 

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