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Delta RMC Controllers Pass Ethernet/IP Conformance Test

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Delta Computer Systems, Inc., Battle ground, WA, announced that its RMC family of motion controllers passed the Ethernet/IP conformance test, version CT13, released in December 2015. Ethernet/IP is a protocol specified by the Open DeviceNet Vendor Association verifying that automation products allow universal connection.

“Delta customers have employed RMC motion controllers with Ethernet/IP communications capability for many years to achieve precise position and pressure/force control in industrial environments,” says Steve Nylund, Delta chief executive officer. “These recertification processes show that we are committed to keep our products fully compliant with industrial network standards. This assures our customers that our RMC motion controllers will continue to communicate effectively and reliably on Ethernet/IP networks.”

Motion-control products designed by Delta are used worldwide for hydraulic, pneumatic and electric closed-loop control in a wide array of single and multi-axis applications, including testing, food, energy, automotive, entertainment, plastics, materials, aerospace, metals, forest products and others. For more, visit

Talan Products Receives Regional Manufacturing Award

Monday, February 22, 2016
Talan Products, Cleveland, OH, has received a 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing award, presented by Smart Business magazine. The award recognizes the metal-stamping company and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts as one of 11 regional leaders in manufacturing practices and innovation.
“We’ve invested in technology, and that has played a very important role in staying on top,” says Steve Peplin, Talan Products' chief executive officer. “But it’s really about our people. They’re the ones who are committed to delivering great customer service, and they’re the ones who are committed to safety every minute of the day. They’re the reason we’re poised to grow at a 20-30-percent clip over the next several years, and the reason we’ve gone more than 1500 days without a lost-time injury. Our people are the ‘why’ in why we’re receiving this honor.”
For more on Talan Products, visit

Alliance Steel Acquires Standard Steel & Wire

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Alliance Steel LLC, Bedford Park, IL, has acquired the working capital assets and customer list of Standard Steel & Wire Inc., Chicago. With the acquisition, the steel service center has formed the Specialty Steel Division of Alliance Steel, headed by Dennis Barista, formerly of Standard Steel & Wire.
The Specialty Steel Division will provide specialty products and services, including cold reduction, edging, strip tolerance and narrow slitting, in small or large quantities.
Alliance Steel services multiple industries with their carbon-flat-rolled-steel needs. For more, visit


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