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20,000 suppliers worldwide), achieved three consecutive years of zero defective parts per million; three years of 100-percent on time delivery; and three years of cost improvements.
of Cimatron mold- and die- design and development soft- ware, at the firm’s new online resource center. Among the latest information there: the “2013 North America Tool Shop Benchmark Survey,” and “Doing More with Less: Six Keys to Tool Shop Survival in Tough Economic Times.” See it all at http://resources.cima-
 Quality Products Acquires Fenn LLC
Trio of Fastener Brands Earn GM Quality Awards
Adding to its machine-tool business segment, Quality Products Inc. (QPI), Columbus, OH, has acquired Fenn LLC, Newington, CT, a manufactur- er of engineered metalforming machinery for wire flattening and shaping and other appli- cations. The QPI machine-tool operation also comprises Mul- tipress (hydraulic and electric presses) and Pacific Press (hydraulic press brakes, press- es and shears).
Three brands of Stanley Engineered Fastening, Shel- ton, CT, have earned General Motors Supplier Quality Excel- lence Awards: Dodge threaded inserts and compression lim- iters, Pop rivets and Gripco internally threaded nuts and assemblies.
Tube Supplier Earns GM Quality Award
Montana Metal Products Acquired
The New Jersey Manufac- turing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) has partnered with NJBIZ to launch the New Jer- sey Manufacturing Awards, to be presented as part of annu- al Manufacturing Day activi- ties. Among the awards is the Raymond Hopp Award for Excellence, in memory of Ray- mond Hopp, former owner and CEO of metalformer HK Metal- craft Mfg. Corp., Lodi, NJ. Hopp, who passed away Janu- ary 14, 2014, also served as Chairman of the Precision Metalforming Association (in 1996) and played a leader- ship role in numerous PMA activities. The inaugural Ray- mond Hopp Award for Excel- lence was presented to Hopp’s family—his wife Nancy and sons Charlie and Josh, president of Metalcraft.
Metalformer EJ Ajax & Sons, Fridley, MN, has taken delivery of a pair of 220-ton Aida single-point servo gap- frame presses (model DSF-C1- 2000), and is working to get the presses installed and up to speed. Follow the progress of their installation and test runs on the company’s blog,
Private investment and management company The Mifsud Group, Cleveland, OH, has acquired precision metal fabricator Montana Metal Products, Des Plaines, IL. From its 98,000-sq.-ft. shop, Montana Metal supplies sheetmetal parts and assem- blies and machined compo- nents to the aviation and med- ical industries.
Coil-Fed Laser-Cutting Line Headed to Automotive Toll Processor
Excellence in Manufacturing Award Named for
Raymond Hopp
Associated Tube Group (ATG), a supplier of stainless- steel and high-nickel-alloy tubular products in straight lengths and coils, has earned a 2014 GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award. The award, ATG’s third in a row dating back to 2012 when General Motors established the pro- gram, recognizes excellence in quality, on-time delivery, cus- tomer support and other crite- ria. ATG supplies GM with direct injection drawn-over- mandrel tubing for its Gen 5 truck and SUV engines.
Delivered: Two 220-Ton Servo Presses
Herr-Voss Stamco, Callery, PA, a manufacturer of coil-pro- cessing equipment including tension levelers, slitters and cut-to-length and multiblank- ing lines, has launched a new website. Added features include a .pdf option on prod- uct pages, for easy printing; an installation map that shows its equipment installa- tions around the world; and a link to its new mobile app;
Worthington Specialty Pro- cessing (WSP) has ordered a coil-fed laser-blanking system from LaserCoil Technologies LLC, Perrysburg, OH, for its facility in Jackson, MI. The 2100-mm-wide dual-head line features a pair of 6-kW lasers, and will boost the firm’s capacity to blank advanced high-strength steels. Also included is leveling equipment provided by Automatic Feed Co., Napoleon, OH.
FIneblanker Recognizes Material Supplier with Performance Award
Precision Resource, Shel- ton, CT, a fineblanking compa- ny supplying the automotive, electronics, medical and other industries, presented its inaugural Supplier Perform- ance Award to Samuel Mid- west and Samuel Automotive. Samuel, which supplies Preci- sion Resource with carbon- steel products, operates serv- ice centers throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as in China and Australia.
Sun Microstamping Named a Premier Supplier
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Power-management tech- nology company Eaton present- ed Sun Microstamping Tech- nologies, Clearwater, FL, with its Premier Supplier Award, dur- ing its recent annual Supplier Summit in Reynosa, Mexico. Sun, one of six suppliers to earn the award (among Eaton’s
Cimatron Launches New Online Resource Center
Cygnet Stamping & Fabri- cating, Glendale, CA, a full- service metalformer offering high-volume and short-run
New Herr-Voss Stamco Website
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