Stratasys donates 3-D printing
technology to Workshops
Stratasys has announced a donation
of 3-D printing technology and services to the San Diego-based nonprofit
Workshops for Warriors, which o;ers
advanced manufacturing job retraining
and certification for military veterans.
The 3-D printing accreditation is offered at no cost to qualified students. At
the core of this program is the Stratasys
Fortus 450mc additive manufacturing
Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I), based in
The Woodlands, Texas, has announced
the closing of its facility in Delcambre,
The plant, which had been used
mainly for pipe fabrication overflow
work, employed 90 people.
Stanley Black & Decker has signed a
lease on a nearly 300,000-sq.-;. facility
in Mission, Texas, that will make Dewalt
power tool products.
The facility will eventually support
about 450 new jobs in the region and
is expected to begin operations in early
CleanMetal, a provider of metal inspection, repair, and restoration, has moved
from its location on a farm in West
Brooklyn, Ill., to a 1,200-sq.-;. facility in
The firm o;ers environmentally
friendly deep cleaning of metal mechanisms to consumers and commercial
customers. Its processes include general rinsing and cleaning; hot water immersion; ultrasonic cleaning; and precision gauging, inspection, and repair
Penn College adds metal
Pennsylvania College of Technology,
Williamsport, Pa., has announced it
now o;ers an associate degree in metal
The two-year program provides students with foundational skills in machining and welding.
Dane Mfg. marks
100 years in business
Dane Mfg., Dane, Wis., celebrated its
100th anniversary with an open house
on Oct. 14.
Established in 1917, the company
o;ers precision metal fabrication and
stamping, providing parts, subassem-blies, and assembled products in a variety of metals and finishes. Its sister company, Q Energy Systems, manufactures
geothermal heat pumps.
Airgas, an Air Liquide company and
supplier of industrial gases, welding
technologies, and safety products, has
been recognized by the Boeing Co. with
a 2016 Gold Performance Excellence
Award. Boeing issues the award annu-
ally to recognize suppliers that have
achieved superior performance.
Airgas maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month
of the 12-month performance period,
from October 2015 to September 2016.
Airgas has been a supplier to Boeing for
more than 25 years and provides industrial gases, welding hardgoods, safety
products, and dry ice to support key
projects across the full enterprise.
ArcOne, Taunton, Mass., has named
Woodstream Midwest Sales Rep Agency
as representative and distributor for its
welding products. Woodstream’s territory covers Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
Co., a manufacturer
of custom hydraulic
presses, automation systems, and precision forming
equipment, has announced plans to
Cutting-edge Laser-based Metal Alloy Analysis
The KT-100S™ analyzer represents
the next advancement in handheld
spectroscopy (LIBS). Its
durable and accurate
alloy analysis makes the
KT-100S the tool of choice
for quality assurance in
metal fabrication with
advantages, such as:
• Small, lightweight design
• Military Specified for rugged use
• Longer battery life
• No radiation concerns