Hot Off the Press
Chicago Manufacturers Learn to Compete Globally
Tuesday, September 30, 2003
The International Trade Club of Chicago (ITCC) and the Tooling & Manufacturing Association (TMA) have combined to launch a five-part seminar series designed to help U.S. manufacturing and tooling companies compete in the global marketplace. The series, titled Discover the Keys to Competitive Manufacturing, runs October 7 and 21, November 4 and 18, and December 2, 2003. It will be held at the TMA conference center in Park Ridge, IL. Learn more at www.itcc-tma.org
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, way-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