TAB Industries launches powder coating division
Reading, Pa.-based TAB Industries LLC has launched an
in-house powder coating division and added four staff
members. Established to keep pace with the powder
coating requirements of the company’s line of orbital
stretch wrappers, the new division features a coating
line comprising pretreatment, a five-stage iron phos-
phate alkaline rinse, an acid bath wash unit, and blast-
ing capabilities for cleaning and rust removal to ac-
commodate products up to 72 by 40 by 168 in.
The orbital wrapping machinery’s entire metal frame,
wrapping ring, and bumper guards are powder coated
in black, and the outer machine guarding is powder
coated in gray as standard for extra protection versus
conventional paint and to allow outdoor installation.
With the new powder coating division, the company
plans to offer the orbital wrappers in a wider choice
Armac expands sales territory
Armac Inc., Lynnfield, Mass., a manufacturer’s representative for separation technology provider Eriez®,
has expanded its sales territory to
include upstate New York, western
Vermont, and Berkshire County,
Mass. With the addition of these areas, the company now represents
Eriez throughout New England,
with the exception of Connecticut.
This change came when Armac
acquired Spencerport, N.Y.-based
Power and Process Technologies
and took over the territory that the
company previously handled for
Erie, Pa.-based Eriez.
Industrial Innovations provides
lubricant recycling systems to
Grandville, Mich.-based Industrial
recycling systems to Trans-Matic, a supplier of
metal stampings in Holland, Mich.
The purification units use coalescing plate separators to separate the oil from coolant or water
by using the buoyancy of the oil
droplets. The coolant flow carries the droplets into the modules,
where they rise up to the underside
of the coalescing plates and are
captured for removal, filtering the
dirt particles and eliminating the
tramp oils so that the lubricant can
The Metal Shop fabricates
sculpture for new Fiserv Forum
The Metal Shop LLC, Pleasant Prairie, Wis., recently completed a
sculpture designed by Downstream
of Portland, Ore., for Johnson Controls, now on display at the Fiserv
Forum in Milwaukee.
To produce the sculpture, the
company cut two 9-ft.-dia. stainless
steel balls and fabricated them into
the open-globe Johnson Controls
logo. The sculpture will light up
green for a Milwaukee Bucks win
and will have other lights glowing
during different occasions.