the largest high-pressure die casting machine in North America at its manufacturing complex in Fond Du Lac, Wis.
With the 4,500-ton Buhler-Prince machine, the company
can make larger, lightweight structural components and reduce the overall weight of its engine by producing more efficient castings. The integrated cell is automated to allow for
robotic metal pouring, die lube spraying, and automated sawing of gates.
Schneider Electric is expanding its manufacturing center
in Seneca, S.C. The 334,000-sq.-;. plant manufactures motor
control centers and enclosed drives and starters. These prod-
ucts are used in applications from technology for produc-
tion lines and oil rigs to equipment in wastewater treatment
The company, which will create 56 new jobs at the facility,
will be launching a new product line by Q3 2017.
Scout Boats has announced plans to invest nearly $11 million in its Summerville, S.C., plant, adding a new manufacturing line and creating 370 jobs. The 120,000-sq.-;. facility will
build a 53-;. luxury yacht.
AIM Inc., an Addison, Ill.-based manufacturer of CNC wire bending machines,
celebrates its 25th year in business in
2017. The firm has grown from a small
manufacturing company to an active
machinery exporter with two facilities
in North America and Europe.
Alliance Machine and Engraving
LLC, part of the Bradbury Group of companies, has moved into a new facility in
Ashland, Va. The facility o;ers a larger
footprint, improved plant layout, better
lighting, additional storage, and a more
e;icient material flow than the company’s previous location.
The company manufactures metal
embossing machines, heated roll calenders, calendering rolls, and laminating
and thermal bonding cylinders. Services include new equipment, on-site
engraving technicians, machinery installations, product development, machinery evaluations, used equipment
refurbishing, new roll sets, and technical support.
ATI Industrial Automation, a provider of robotic tool changers, multiaxis
force/torque sensing systems, utility
couplers, manual tool changers, robotic
deburring tools, robotic collision sensors, and compliance devices, has announced plans to expand its corporate
and manufacturing headquarters in
Apex, N.C. The expansion will increase
the size of the facility to 185,000 sq. ;.
The new addition, which will increase the size of the engineering,
warehouse, and production floor areas,
will be sta;ed by 275 new employees. It
also allows for a new engineering and
Spain-based Lantek, a provider of
CAD/CAM, MES, ERP, and advanced
manufacturing systems for the sheet
metal industry with U.S. o;ices in Mason, Ohio, has signed a partnership
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