B.L. Downey Co., Broadview, Ill., has announced it has
achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. The company provides
e-coat and powder coating services to companies in the military, agriculture and construction equipment, automotive,
general industrial, decorative fencing, and architectural industries. It operates five e-coat processes (powder over e-coat
technologies), 12 powder coating lines, and four automatic
Metal fabricator and manufacturer EVS Metal, based in
Riverdale, N.J., has completed the process of ISO 9001:2015
certification. The certification is valid across all four of the
company’s U.S. facilities: Riverdale; Pflugerville, Texas; Keene,
N.H.; and East Stroudsburg, Pa.
MuShield Co., a magnetic shielding and high-precision
sheet metal fabrication company in Londonderry, N.H., has
achieved AS9100 Revision D certification. The AS9100 standard expands the requirements of the ISO 9001 certification to
meet the demands of the aerospace and defense industries.
ESAB Welding & Cutting
to donate portion of equipment
sales to hurricane relief
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has
announced that with every shipment of
select products between now and Dec.
31, the company will make a contribution to support Hurricane Harvey and
Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
For this initiative, the company has
selected some of its highest-volume
products—ESAB Rebel™ 215ic and 235ic
welding machines; Thermal Dynamics®
Cutmaster® 60i manual plasma cutters;
and Victor® Journeyman Edge™, Journeyman 450, and Performer oxyfuel
outfits—in an effort to reach the donation goal of $250,000 as quickly as possible. Details are available at www.esab.
Contributions will go to Operation
USA, which has delivered more than $400
million in aid for relief and development
projects. Founded in 1979, Operation
USA has a four-star rating from Charity
Navigator, including a 100 percent rating
for accountability and transparency.
Jones Metal celebrates
75 years in business
Jones Metal, a sheet metal fabricator
in Mankato, Minn., marks its 75th anniversary this year. The third-generation
business, which has been woman-owned since 1942, produces parts used
by such companies as Kato and Caterpillar to build machinery.
Employees and customers gathered
recently to celebrate the milestone. The
company offered guided tours to showcase its new automation, laser technology, and new robotic welding machine.
Sintavia to add
TRUMPF metal printer
Metal additive manufacturing services
provider Sintavia LLC has announced it
will take delivery of a TRUMPF TruPrint
3000 metal printer with industrial part
and powder management in its Davie,
Fla., manufacturing facility.
“The TruPrint 3000’s build chamber
is completely modular and secure—a
requirement for Sintavia’s new lean
production facility,” said Brian R. Neff,
The target installation date for the
machine is early 2018.
Universal Steel Contractors
opens in Oklahoma
Newly formed metal fabrication company Universal Steel Contractors LLC has
opened in Muskogee, Okla.
The firm is expected to hire seven employees soon and grow to 20 workers in
a few years.