Concurrent Technologies to manufacture ground combat vehicle prototype hulls for U.S. Army
ogies has received
a contract, “Friction
Stir Welded Hull
totype,” under which
it will collaborate
with the U.S. Army
Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering
Center (TARDEC), Warren, Mich., to conduct fatigue, ballistic,
and other qualification testing on welds. Additional proto-
types will be built to demonstrate the improved designs.
The company has been supporting TARDEC with advanced
joining systems since 2001. While friction stir welding has been
determined to be the best method to join the lightweight,
high-strength aluminum alloys on the HFBC hull prototype,
the assessments performed under this contract will help determine what modifications need to be made to improve performance and manufacturability in support of the final NGCV
McNichols opens Utah
metals service center
McNichols Co., a supplier and fabricator of perforated and expanded metals,
wire mesh, and gratings, has opened
its 19th metals service center. The
21,000-sq.-ft. facility in Draper, Utah,
brings the company’s total operational
square footage to 725,000.
The facility maintains an inventory
of specialty metals and provides value-added services, including fabrication options such as cutting, welding, cutouts,
custom-fabricated stair treads, infill panels, metal finishes, and print takeoffs.
by Nexteer with
Perfect Quality Award
Madison-Kipp Corp. (MKC), Madison,
Wis., has been recognized with Nexteer’s Perfect Quality Award for the second consecutive year.
MKC manufactures precision-ma-chined components and system subas-semblies for the automotive, industrial,
lawn and garden, and leisure end markets. MKC supplies products to Nexteer’s Saginaw, Mich., facility.
A&S Fabricating Co. receives
Industry of the Year Award
A&S Fabricating Co., Livermore, Ky., has
been recognized with an Industry of the
Year Award from Kyndle, the Kentucky
Network for Development, Leadership
The custom steel fabrication and machine shop was founded in 1968 as a
producer of steel toolboxes for pickup
Everett Industries acquired
The Warren Industrial Group LLC,
through its Everett Industries LLC subsidiary, has announced the acquisition
of the operating business assets of Everett Industries Inc., an industrial saw
manufacturer in Warren, Ohio.
The new ownership group brings a
team with more than 25 years of experience in modernizing, systematizing,
and automating manufacturing processes, engineered manufacturing technologies, and industrial businesses, as
well as extensive international sales and
According to Jim Vosmik, president
and one of the principal owners of
Everett, the new Everett Industries,
which will continue to operate out of
its Warren, Ohio, facility, plans to help
customers modernize and automate
their cutoff operations for new materials, to provide higher finish requirements and cleaner operations, and to
accommodate the retiring baby boomer workforce.
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