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to 90,000 lb. and consists of a coil stage and load system, uncoiler, heavy-gauge peel- er/breaker, crop shear, dual roller-levelers, a roller inspec- tion area, the sretcher-leveler, servo roll feed, variable rake shear, and a drop stacker with end-discharge rollouts.
trial statistics. In his role, Chebby will work with manu- facturing companies to develop market insights, con- duct benchmarking and drive improvement in client busi- ness and manufacturing operations. Additionally, Chebby will support the HRI team in organizing, planning and directing activities for Harbour IQTM, a business- intelligence tool.
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The building is approxi- mately 15,000 sq. ft. and will employ 15 to 20 people. Total investment will be approximately $1 million, according to company officials.
Global Shop Solutions, The Woodlands, TX, a developer of enterprise resource-planning software, has named Nick Knight senior director of cus- tomer services. He previously served as a member of the company’s service team, as consulting project manager and most recently as director of consulting.
Keats Opens Stamping Plant in Mexico
Keats Manufacturing has opened a new manufacturing plant in El Marques, Quere- taro, Mexico, the third manu- facturing plant under the Keats corporate umbrella. It operates under the name Keats de Mexico and manu- facture complex precision metal stampings, wire forms and assemblies for the auto- motive, electrical-distribu- tion, medical, electronics, appliance and home-automa- tion industries.
Mazak Optonics Corp., Elgin, IL, supplier of laser-cut- ting systems, announced that Al Bohlen has been promoted to president of North Ameri- can operations. He had been vice president and general manager since 2013.
 Keats Manufacturing was established in 1958 in Chica- go, IL, and currently operates 180 production machines and employs 175 people in its three plants in Wheeling, IL, El Paso, TX, and the new plant in Mexico.
Tebis America, Troy, MI, has announced the appoint- ment of two new product and applications specialists, Mike Mazloum and Antonio Sieza, to service the Canadian mar- ket and, in particular, Ontario. The software company spe- cializes in CAD/CAM systems for design and manufacturing, servicing the tool, die, mold, aerospace and automotive manufacturing industries.
Harbour Results, Inc. (HRI), Southfield, MI, an advi- sor to the manufacturing industry, announced plans to expand its team with the hir- ing of a new consultant, Joseph Chebby. He joins HRI as an associate consultant, with extensive experience in data analytics, implementing Lean Six Sigma improvement tools and working with indus-
P&G Metal Components, Bloomfield, CT, has hired Karl Weinsteiger as director of engineering. The company, with inhouse stamping, finish- ing and shot-peen capabilities, supplies metal stampings and reed valves for the automo- tive, compressor and valve industries.
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