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Metalforming Industry Movers & Shakers

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
 

Balluff Inc., Florence, KY, has appointed Tony Canonaco as president effective May 1, and CEO effective August 1, 2015. Kent Howard, previous president and CEO, is transitioning into retirement and will move into the role of advisor to the president and board of directors. For more on Balluff, a sensor specialist, visit www.balluff.com.

Lee Spring, Brooklyn, NY, has named Jim Callaghan to the newly created position of executive vice president of business development. The company is a global supplier of mechanical springs and related products. For more, visit www.leespring.com


Ametek Acquires Global Tubes

Thursday, May 14, 2015
 
The Watermill Group has sold Global Tubes, a manufacturer of specialized, precision metal tubing from metals and alloys such as stainless steel, nickel, zirconium and titanium, to Ametek, Inc. Global Tubes’ products are used in applications serving the aerospace, energy, power generation and medical markets. Global Tubes joins Ametek as part of its Electromechanical Group
Investment firm Watermill acquired Fine Tubes Ltd., Plymouth, United Kingdom, and Superior Tube Co., Collegeville, PA, in 2012 and united the two companies under the Global Tubes name. Significant changes and investments were made to streamline manufacturing operations, increase production capacity, upgrade equipment and decrease product lead times. 

Metalforming Industry Movers & Shakers

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
 

Isgec Heavy Engineering Ltd. has appointed Tom McCarthy as the North American sales and marketing manager for its Press division. Isgec, with a North American office in Oakland, CA, has more than 3300 mechanical and hydraulic presses in 22 countries worldwide. For more, visit www.isgec.com/presses.

Metalworking-machinery provider Knuth Machine Tools USA, Lincolnshire, IL, announced the appointment of Edward Zidek to the newly created position of product sales manager-Cutting Systems. For more on the company’s offerings, visit www.knuth-usa.com.


 

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