Hot Off the Press
SME to Hold Automation & Assembly Summit
Monday, September 29, 2003
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) will hold its new Automation and Assembly Summit May 10-12, 2004, at the American Airline Training Facility in Fort Worth, TX. The event is scheduled to include a comprehensive conference, exhibition and student program. During the conference, industry experts and endusers will address advances in lean manufacturing, quality, controls, communication, automation, assembly, management, information technology, process optimization and more.
For more information, visit the event homepage at www.sme.org/automationassemblysummit
, or call 800/733-4763.
Hennig Opens Repair Center
for Machine-Protection Products
Friday, September 26, 2003
Hennig, Inc., Machesney Park, IL, has opened the Oklahoma Regional Repair Center for machine-protection products. The new center is located in Chandler. It offers refurbishing and repair of machine covers. Services include straightening of cover boxes, -guide replacement, side brass-guide replacement, wiper and v-guide replacement, roller replacement, and polishing, assembly and inspection.
For more, visit www.hennig-inc.com
Metalforming Technologies Restructures
Thursday, September 25, 2003
Metalforming Technologies, Inc., Chicago, IL, has been restructured into three business units, designed to better meet the needs of the company’s growing customer base, according to company officials.
The new units include Engineered Systems, Safety Systems, and Structural & Tubular Systems. The company as a whole supplies stampings and assemblies, and offers subsystem integration to the automotive industry. With the shift, Dennis Kazmierski assumes the position of vice president of Engineered Systems, Bruce Howard becomes vice president of Safety Systems and Jeff Brune becomes vice president of Structural & Tubular Systems. To provide financial, human-resource, information-technology and purchasing support to each unit, the company has formed a shared-services group.
For more, visit www.metforming.com