Hawk Ridge Systems opens
digital manufacturing lab
Systems, Santa Clara, Calif.,
a provider of
3-D engineering and manufacturing systems, has
opened a new digital manufacturing
lab to showcase its professional and
production 3-D printers.
The lab gives customers a place to
test and prototype their 3-D designs.
The ProJet 3D professional series offers
color jet, multijet, and stereolithography (SLA), while the ProX production
series includes metal and nylon selective laser sintering technology, as well
as large-frame SLA systems.
Epic Systems named to Fastest
Growing Company list
Epic Systems Inc. has been named
one of the 25 Fastest Growing Com-
panies in St. Louis by the St. Louis
Business Journal. Its growth has been
supported by an influx of pilot plant
design and fabrication projects over
the last several years.
The awards honor private businesses from St. Louis based on sales history for 2012, 2013, and 2014. Winners
must have equal or increased revenue
in 2014 over 2013 and a revenue of
more than $1 million in 2012.
Shape Corp. to build
plant in Alabama
Shape Corp. has announced plans
to build a $24 million manufacturing plant in Athens, Ala., creating 170
jobs. The facility is expected to be operational by late summer 2016.
The company offers roll forming
and injection molding services for industries including automotive, office
furniture, medical, and agricultural.
Pinnacle Products acquires
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment
Schaefer Ventilation Equipment,
manufacturer of ventilation and
thermal comfort products, has an-
nounced it has been acquired by Pin-
nacle Products Intl. Inc., a provider
of portable heating and ventilation
Schaefer will continue to operate
from its headquarters in Sauk Rapids, Minn., with the current management and sales leadership structure
Bermo Inc. launches
24-hour prototyping service
Minneapolis-based Bermo Inc. has
launched a 24-hour prototyping
service. For pricing and ordering,
customers choose from a three-tier
structure, depending on operations
required. The 24 hours does not include shipping.
The firm offers metal fabricating,
stamping, welding, and assembly.
Numet signs long-term
Numet Machining Techniques, Orange, Conn., a manufacturer of precision metal components and assemblies for jet turbine engines, has
signed long-term agreements (LTAs)
with three customers in excess of
$170 million. This increases the company’s backlog through 2020 to more
than $250 million.
These LTAs place the company in
most major engine markets, including numerous engines for GE Aviation,
Pratt & Whitney, and Boeing.
Ferragon Corp. receives
financing for toll processing
Ferragon Corp. has received $22.3
million in financing to create a continuous annealing toll processing
operation in Gibraltar, Mich., that will
become operational in late 2016.
Once complete, the 550,000-sq.-ft.
facility will create about 100 new jobs
for local residents.
Based in Cleveland, Ferragon is a
provider of toll processing services for
hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel that
operates four other facilities in the
Midwest and South. The new facility,
operating as Ferrolux Gibraltar, is the
company’s largest complex.