The Engineering Group and Comau Spa signed a global cooperation agreement to pursue development and marketing of solutions for predictive maintenance that are based on modular hardware and software designed to acquire and analyze field data. These solutions are targeted at the manufacturing industry and, in particular, companies operating in the automotive, industrial manufacturing, food… Continued
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. and Hobart will exhibit at North America’s largest construction tradeshow ConExpo-Con/AGG 2017, March 7-11, in Las Vegas. On display, ArcReach multi-process welding systems allow welding operators to change process parameters remotely at the weld joint without the use of control cables. This results in improved productivity in stick, TIG, MIG and… Continued
The Lincoln Electric Co.’s Employee of the Century Omer W. Blodgett passed away on Jan. 11 at the age of 99. Blodgett spent 60 years working at Lincoln Electric, retiring as a senior design consultant. During his tenure, he authored numerous manuals and textbooks for the arc welding industry and was known for his… Continued
HGG Profiling Equipment appointed David Harris to manage customer sales and service for a seven state region (N.M., Texas, Okla., Ariz., La., Miss. and Ala.). Along with customer sales and support, Harris will provide nearby support for HGG’s network of agents. “We could not be more pleased to add David to our HGG team. With… Continued
Bunting Magnetics Co. will acquire Master Magnets Ltd., Redditch, U.K. The company provides magnetic separation, recycling and metal detection equipment to industries worldwide. Simon Ayling, managing director of Bunting Magnetics Europe, will assume operations management responsibility of this new division. Master Magnets offers Bunting access to new markets, such as mining, quarrying and aggregate.
Camfil Air Pollution Control appointed Graeme Bell vice president of Camfil APC Americas. Bell is responsible for the manufacturing, technical and training facility as well as North and South American sales operations for the company’s dust, mist and fume collection products. He has 26 years of experience in the air pollution control industry. Camfil APC also… Continued
American Weldquip Inc. appointed David DiBiase district sales manager for Michigan. DiBiase will be responsible for managing all sales activities in Michigan. He joins the company with more than 30 years of process experience in robotic and semi-automatic welding applications as well as an extensive sales and management background. Prior to joining the company, DiBiase… Continued
Fronius USA LLC starts 2017 with Stefan Mayr as its new director of sales and marketing in the Perfect Welding Division. His most recent position was global manager for resistance spot welding. Mayr has been with the company since 1997 when he started out as a four-year apprentice in electrical engineering. He then worked… Continued
The American Welding Society named Matt Miller chief operating officer. Before joining the AWS, Miller worked at the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International) as COO. Prior to working at NACE, Miller was with the Society of Automotive Engineers for 12 years where he served as director of the SAE Foundation and SAE’s Pre-Professional… Continued
The Linde Group and Praxair Inc. intend to merge in an effort to expand key geographies while building complementary solutions. The proposed merger would bring together two companies in the global industrial gas industry, leveraging the strengths of each. The transaction would unite Linde’s leadership in technology with Praxair’s efficient operating model.