Precision Micro, Birmingham, U.K., has launched a new
website at www.precisionmicro.com that highlights the general use, benefits, and features of photo etching.
The site includes a step-by-step description of how the
technology works, the materials that can be processed, technical guidelines for use by design engineers, and case studies
highlighting specific real-time applications. Technical articles
outline achievable features and benefits and compare the
technology to the stamping, laser cutting, and waterjet cutting processes. The website also details the value-added technologies available from the company.
Toronto-based Samco Machinery, a manufacturer of
custom roll forming and material handling equipment, has
launched a new website at www.samco-machinery.com to
showcase the company’s capabilities. The company reports
that the new website places more emphasis on videos and images and highlights the industries it serves. It will be updated
regularly with company news, product activity, upcoming
events, and articles.
Robotic cutting, deburring, and finishing market
to grow at 13 percent CAGR through 2021
London-based Technavio has published a new report, “Global
Robotic Cutting, Deburring, and Finishing Market 2017-2021.”
According to this market study, the mar-
ket is expected to grow at a CAGR of
almost 13 percent during the forecast
According to Technavio, since 2011
the manufacturing sectors have begun
realizing the long-term financial and operational benefits of cutting, deburring,
and finishing robots over traditional
machines and have increasingly been
adopting these robots in their production facilities.
The report highlights the automotive
industry, which incorporates industrial
robots in production lines for assembly,
material handling, material removal,
and welding. Cutting, deburring, and
finishing robots have enabled the automotive industry to gain a higher level of
precision in manufacturing processes.
The report also focuses on the steel
manufacturing sector, which is a major
end user of industrial robots, such as for
accurate cutting of hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel strip.
Stanco Metal Products
celebrates 100 years
Stanco Metal Products marked its 100th
anniversary with an open house at its facility in Grand Haven, Mich. The fourth-generation, family-owned manufacturing company was founded as Peerless
Novelty by Warren Stansberry in 1917 to
produce components for the sewing industry. The company changed its name
to Stanco Metal Products in 1977.
The company, which now provides
metal fabrication, stamping, forming,
welding, drilling, riveting, assembly,
powder coating, and packaging, also
has plants in Williamston, S. C., and Santa Teresa, N.M.
Wabash National Corp.
to acquire Supreme Industries
Lafayette, Ind.-based Wabash National
Corp., a diversified industrial manufacturer and producer of semitrailers
and liquid transportation systems, has
entered into an agreement to acquire
Goshen, Ind.-based truck body manufacturer Supreme Industries Inc.
Supreme primarily manufactures
light- and medium-duty truck bodies at
seven facilities throughout the U.S.
Braidy Industries, Ashland, Ky., has
named several top executives to oversee construction, engineering, and government relations involved in building
a $1.3 billion aluminum rolling mill in
South Shore, Ky. The 2. 5 million-sq.-ft.
plant, still awaiting final regulatory approval, will employ 550 people producing 370,000 tons of production-ready
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