Hot Off the Press
Three-Day Technology Expo For Die/Mold Makers
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
The Built for Die/Mold Technology Expo 2005 will be held in Auburn Hills, MI, October 4-6. Single Source Technologies, Inc., Auburn Hills, which sells and services machine-tool products used in niche-type metal-cutting industries, teams with Makino Die/Mold Technologies to host the event. Sponsors expect the expo to draw hundreds of die and mold professionals, primarily from Michigan and Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Day one of the expo will feature guest speakers and cover these topics: State of the Die/Mold Industry; Strategies to Improve Profitability in Mold Shops; and New Business Development. Days two and three will feature an array of interactive presentations, exhibitors, machine and process demonstrations, and question-and-answer sessions.
For more information or to register, visit www.makino.com/expo
or call 248/232-6200.
Earle M. Jorgensen Co. Adds
Metals Facilities in WA, CT
Monday, September 26, 2005
Earle M. Jorgensen Co., Lynwood, CA, a supplier of steel and aluminum bar, tubing and plate, has opened a facility in Spokane, WA, and is set to open another in Southington, CT.
The 15,000-sq.-ft. facility in Spokane features an inventory of bar and tube stock and also features state-of-the-art metal-cutting equipment to provide value-added options for manufacturers, according to company officials. In Southington, a new 32,000-sq.-ft. facility is scheduled to open this October and also will offer bar and tube stock as well as processing machinery.
Learn Electroplating Basics
Friday, September 23, 2005
Kushner Electroplating School, Sunnyvale, CA, announced its fall 2005 schedule for two-day programs in electroplating. Electroplating Know How Basics will be held in Los Angeles, CA, October 17-18; Detroit, MI, October 31-November 1; and Dallas, TX, November 3-4.
Topics covered include mathematics of electroplating; chemistry and electrochemistry; environmental and safety issues; plating cycles; cleaning and rinsing techniques; and testing procedures.
The Kushner Electroplating School has been offering training programs for 56 years. For more information on these programs or to register, call Bobby Kushner at 408/749-8652 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.