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Manufacturing-Software Providers Hook Up

Thursday, September 6, 2007
MTI Systems, W. Springfield, MA, a provider of cost-estimating software for manufacturing, has formed a strategic partnership with Profitkey Intl., Salem, NH, a provider of planning and financial-management software. The agreement calls for the MTI Costimator JS cost-estimating program to be embedded into Profitkey’s Rapid Response Manufacturing software. The Rapid Response Manufacturing software suite features modules for ERP, MES, planning and scheduling, quality management and more. Learn more at and

Look Online for Fastening Resources

Tuesday, September 4, 2007
PennEngineering, Danboro, PA, has updated its website to ease navigation and provide a wealth of information on fasteners and fastening technology. Newly expanded sections at the website,, include: Frequently Asked Questions; Glossary of Terms; Advanced Parts Search; and Product Literature. The firm manufactures fasteners and fastener-installation equipment.

Cut-to-Length Line Tackles Thick HSLA Steel

Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Cooper-Weymouth, Peterson (CWP), Clinton, ME, has sold a heavy-duty compact cut-to-length line to Blount Canada, a manufacturer of chain, bars and sprockets. The line can process 40-in.-wide coils of high-strength steel (to 65,000 psi) 0.048 to 0.437 in. thick. Line features include powered adjustment on the confining plates and a cut-a at the back of the unit to ease loading of coils into the cradle. The straightener-feeder includes a hydraulic-powered debender to ease material threading. Learn more at


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