Month: August 2020

  • Destaco Develops Manual Swing Clamp Series

    Destaco, part of Dover (NYSE: DOV), is pleased to announce that it has developed a new line of patent-pending Manual Swing Clamps. This new family of clamps combines two existing Destaco technologies to create an easy-to-use option for fixture building/testing, welding and assembly operations in the industrial, aerospace and automotive…

  • Axalta Brazil Wins Honda Supplier Award in the Excellence in Quality and Delivery Category

    Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, received the Honda Supplier Award for “Excellence in Quality and Delivery” for its outstanding performance in 2019. This is the third year that Axalta was recognized as a top supplier by Honda Brazil.   Honda Brazil’s annual supplier…

  • Despite or Because of the Coronavirus: KUKA Maintains its Commitment to Innovation Even in the Crisis

    In the virtual discussion round, Dr. Tagscherer emphasized that innovation is not only a topic for growth phases – on the contrary. “Crisis and innovation: At first glance, this may not seem to go together,” said Dr. Ulrike Tagscherer. “But right now, it’s important to focus on innovation.”   Innovation:…

  • Atlas Copco Takes The Factory Into The Field With Smart Battery Nutrunner Range

    Delivering safer, faster, more cost-efficient and traceable high torque bolt tightening for critical applications in the energy sector are the key objectives of a new range of cordless smart battery nutrunners, launched by Atlas Copco Tools and Industrial Assembly Solutions. Previously expensive and time-consuming installation and maintenance processes carried out…

  • Bobcat Complete New M-Series Stage V Loader Ran

    Company launches S550 and S590 models featuring additional advanced features as standard WITH the launch of the new S550 and S590 models, Bobcat have completed the company’s M-series range of Stage V compliant skid-steer and compact track loaders. Like the S450, S510 and S530 skid-steer and T450 and T590 compact…

  • AGCO Launches Fendt IDEAL 10, Highest HP Combine Harvester In North America

    AGCO Corporation, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of farm machinery and solutions, introduced the new model 10 and 10T Fendt® IDEAL® combines in North American market. The IDEAL 10 and 10T deliver industry-leading maximum engine power of 790 HP, up to 20 percent more throughput capacity…

  • JCB Expands E-Tech Line With Electric Dumpster

    JCB has introduced an electric version of the popular HTD-5 Dumpster tracked carrier, adding to its growing range of innovative fully electric E-Tech models. The HTD-5e E-Dumpster is offered as a high-tip, walk-behind model, capable of carrying up to 500kg. The addition of electric drive makes the machine suitable for…

  • Zacks Investment Research Downgrades James Hardie Industries To Hold

    According to Zacks, “JAMES HARDI-ADR pioneered the development of fibre cement technology in the 1980’s. They have many product applications including: External siding, trim and fascia, ceiling lining and flooring, partitioning, decorative columns, fencing and drainage pipes. ” Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Goldman Sachs…

  • Putzmeister Enhances Productivity with New Experts App

    German concrete equipment specialist Putzmeister has developed a new app for its concrete pumps that make it easier and more productive for operators and service technicians to work with the machines.   The Sany-owned manufacturer said in a statement hat the new Experts App it has developed, which is able…

  • Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Operation the first to Achieve the Copper Mark for Responsible Production

    Rio Tinto’s Kennecott site in the US is the first producer to be awarded the Copper Mark, the copper industry’s new independently assessed responsible production programme.   The Kennecott operation in Utah has demonstrated it meets over 30 criteria for responsible environmental, social and governance practices.   The Copper Mark…

  • 3M Launches 3M M*Modal Virtual Assistant Technology for Hey Epic! in Epic Hyperspace

    3M Health Information Systems is transforming the clinician’s experience with electronic health record (EHR) documentation by launching 3M M*Modal virtual assistant technology with the Hey Epic! Voice Assistant in Epic® Hyperspace®. 3M virtual assistant technology, which currently is offered on Epic’s Haiku® and Rover® mobile platforms, makes it easy for…

  • Axalta Names Rakesh Sachdev to Board of Directors

    Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today announced that Rakesh Sachdev has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective August 24, 2020. Mr. Sachdev will serve on the Company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Compensation Committee.   “The Axalta…

  • Saint-Gobain, Sizemore Recognized with Manufacturing Leadership Awards

    Saint-Gobain North America recently announced that it has been recognized with three Manufacturing Leadership Awards by the Manufacturing Leadership Council, a division of the National Association of Manufacturers.   The company was honored for its outstanding achievements in both the Sustainability and World-Class Manufacturing categories; additionally, Saint-Gobain employee Burlan “B.A.”…

  • PPG Coatings Help AMDA Foundation Limited, Aviat Global Restore Historic Canberra Bomber A84-232 Aircraft

    PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that its aerospace business in Australia collaborated with AMDA Foundation Limited and Aviat Global to revitalize a piece of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) history – a Canberra Bomber aircraft (serial number A84-232).   Built at the Government Aircraft Factory (GAF) in Avalon in 1956, A84-232…

  • Georgia-Pacific Revises Plans for Massive Warehouse in Response to Lawrence Residents’ Concerns

    Georgia-Pacific LLC has revised its site plan for a 1.1 million-square-foot warehouse to remove truck traffic from County F in response to nearby residents’ concerns.   The company has asked the town to rezone roughly 90 acres of agricultural land north of Little Rapids Drive that stretches from County F…

  • WABCO Air Disc Brakes Offered On Navistar Trucks

    ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Control Systems Division announced that Navistar has selected WABCO® MAXXUS™ L2.0 air disc brakes – the North American market’s lightest high-performance air disc brake – as available equipment for International® LT® and RH™ series. ZF is the trusted air disc brake supplier to commercial truck and trailer…

  • Owens Corning Introduces Foamular NGX Insulation

    Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) has announced a new product line: FOAMULAR® NGX (Next Generation Extruded). The proprietary blowing agent in this new line of extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam products delivers a 90% reduction in global warming potential (GWP) without sacrificing product performance. “Architects, engineers and contractors are looking for products…

  • Kuhn Bolsters Hedgecutter Range With Agri-Longer GII

    Kuhn has updated its Agri-longer hedgecutter range with a pair of new GII models. The straight-arm design comes in two formats, with the 4345 ML offering a horizontal reach of 4.3m and the larger 4845 ML extending to 4.8m. Vertical reach on the two models is 5.21m and 5.74m respectively,…

  • Jeld-Wen Expanding Wedowee Plant

    A door and window manufacturer is expanding production at its plant in Wedowee. Jeld-Wen Inc. is moving the assembly of patio doors from a number of Northern U.S. plants to Randolph County, which will create 40 new jobs and result in an estimated $25 million in sales revenue locally. The…

  • Genie And HDW Celebrate 25 Years

    HDW, Genie’s authorised distributor in the Netherlands, Eastern Europe, Belgium and Luxemburg, is celebrating 25 years of collaboration with the manufacturer HDW, founded in 1982, serves customers in 40 European and non-European countries. As part of its 38 years of activity, HDW made the decision to become a Genie distributor…

  • Haulotte Expands Germany Network

    Haulotte Germany has welcomed FSN Fördertechnik as its new distributor in the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania area. This latest partnership aims at providing a better regional offering and service support in the country. Located in Rostock, FSN Fördertechnik is a major distributor of Linde forklifts and is now expanding its offering to…

  • Joint Development Of The Prototype Casting Business Using 3D Printing Technology In The United States

    Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Hyodo) and Kimura Foundry Co., Ltd. (Headquarters/Shimizu-cho Plant: Sunto-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture; President: Kazutoshi Kimura; hereinafter, “Kimura Foundry”) have concluded an agreement, under which Sumitomo Corporation will invest in Kimura Foundry America, Inc. (“KFA”) to hold a…

  • John Deere Power Systems Announces Leadership Changes

    John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) has announced a change to its leadership team in response to the planned retirement of David Hoffman, who acted as Director of Worldwide Marketing, Sales & Customer Support. After more than 41 years of service at John Deere, Hoffman has announced his retirement. He has…

  • GE Renewable Energy Constructing Largest Wind Turbine Rotor Test Rig at Netherlands Technology Center

    GE Renewable Energy today shared an update on progress to construct the largest wind turbine rotor test rig of its kind.   The test facility is being constructed at LM Wind Power’s WMC Technology Center in Wieringerwerf, the Netherlands – located on the border of the IJsselmeer, approximately 70 kilometers…