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A November 2010 Tool & Die Authori- ty article, authored by Joe Brown, incor- rectly noted that Ford had announced its departure from Covisint. Per Joel Kremke, Covisint VP of marketing: “Covisint long ago sold the auction portion of its business, and the firm now provides secure collaboration for ecosystems in automotive, healthcare and other industries, and Ford remains a valued customer.”
instructors how to integrate the subject into their courses. Second-phase activi- ties will aim to broaden the reach of entrepreneurship education at WPI.
St. Paul Metalformer Acquired by Defense-Industry Supplier
Quality Tool, Inc., St. Paul, MN, has been acquired by Demmer Invest- ments IV, Inc., an entity formed by Demmer Corp., Lansing, MI. Quality Tool operates 110,000 sq. ft. of pro- duction space in St. Paul and in a sec- ond shop in Brookings, SD, supplying stampings, fabricated-metal products and machined parts to diverse indus- trial, medical, telecommunications and defense-industry customers. Vertically integrated Demmer Corp. is known pri- marily for supplying the military mar- ket with components and assemblies for tanks, personnel carriers, bomb- resistant vehicles and the like.
AHAM Names Director of Government Affairs
Kevin Washington has joined the Association of Home Appliance Manu- facturers (AHAM), Washington, D.C., as director of government affairs. He’ll lead AHAM’s advocacy efforts in the United States and Canada. AHAM represents manufacturers of major, portable and floor-care home appliances, and suppli- ers to the industry.
Feed Lease Corp., Rochester Hills, MI, appointed Joe Fox general sales manager. The firm manufactures press- room-automation equipment, including electronic servo feeds, powered straighteners and coil-handling products such as up enders and storage racks.
Serapid, Inc., Sterling Heights, MI, announces three new hires: Keith Redmond, estimating and spare-parts sales; Diana Pickens, purchasing; and Chi Chung, electrical engineering. The firm manufactures the Rigid Chain tel- escopic mechanical actuator used in
pressrooms for die handling. Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton,
KS, added Marvin Angleton as man- ager, technical services and quality, and Tom Andrews as metal defection service technician. The firm manufac- tures magnetic assemblies and equip- ment including separation systems, material-handling equipment, flexible dies and metal-detection equipment;
With Stamco A Stamper’s Stamper
The recent manufacturing climate demands a tough hard look at the way we do business. Stamco’s streamlined operations have raised efficiencies beyond expectations, significantly increasing our stamping capacity. This is a Win-Win situation for both of us. With the high cost of capital today, outsourcing helps you minimize ongoing investments in presses, related equipment and maintenance costs.
Outsourcing with Stamco brings many benefits:
- Access to 800 through 3000 ton stamping capabilities
- Press bed lengths up to 264”
- Singlehit,progressive,andtransfertoolingcapabilities - On staff engineering and award winning quality control - Financial stability through 27 years in business
- A Certified ISO9001:2008 supplier
- Our commitment to protect your margins
When you consider the strategic, operational, and financial advantages of outsourcing, we hope you decide to partner with a Stamper’s Stamper. Contact Doug Tisch today! 216-731-9333 ext. 135 or
Tough times bring new opportunities.
Let’s share opportunities together.
Stamco Industries, Inc.
26650 Lakeland Blvd.  Euclid, Ohio 44132 216-731-9333  www.stamcoind/
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