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Double Your Savings on ESAB Welders and Thermal Dynamics Plasma Cutters

The latest ESAB Welders and Thermal Dynamics plasma cutters are on sale right now with some of the lowest prices online combined with rebates up to $200! Plus, be sure to cash in on the promo codes listed below. You can get unmatched savings while tossing in discounted accessories and consumables by taking advantage of…

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Geometry-Based Quoting

By Brad Stropes, SectruaSOFT Could your quoting process be costing you money? If you’re still quoting manually, with Excel or even via a traditional MRP system the short answer is “Yes”.  Quoting processes, based largely on experience and best-guesses, are mired with manual, calculation-intensive steps, inconsistencies, and inaccuracies. Part drawings are manually inspected and measured…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding has proven to be a surprising but fulfilling career for many high school students, and Samantha Petrosino, 18, switched from the cheerleading squad and sports to a career in welding. Petrosino avoided classes that didn’t particularly interest her in high school, but her welding instructor said she has been one of the hardest working…

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Lincoln Plasma Cutters Are on Sale with Rebates

Plasma cutters are the most effective and precise way to cut metal. They can also be a very affordable way to cut metal over the long term if you factor in their efficiency and the fact that you’ll never have to buy gas to make a plasma cutter work. The best way to save big…

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ORII to showcase Press to Press Transfer and Compact Feed Technology at FABTECH

Orii is the go to company for Press to Press Transfer Systems and Coil Feed Systems for the Japanese Automotive Parts Suppliers. ORII has captured over 50% of the Japanese automotive metal stamping market. ORII works closely with our customers insuring the absolute highest quality in engineering and automation. Orii will show its technology to…

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5 Ways Manufacturers Can Sustain Company Growth

By John Dearing, Managing Director, Capstone Strategic, Inc. Do you want to grow your business? Of course you do. After all, growth is the key to a successful company and, without it, a business is almost certainly declining. The real question isn’t if you want to grow your business, but how you will go about doing so. Continued growth…

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ESAB to Demonstrate Next-Generation Plasma Beveling Solution at FABTECH 2017

By Steve Zlotnicki, Global Product Manager, ESAB Cutting Systems Bevel cutting with plasma has become increasingly common over the last few decades. In the 1990s, only a handful of suppliers had the engineering power and process knowledge required to deliver such a complex system, and prices usually started in the neighborhood of $350K to $500K…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The biggest barrier to a career in welding is a lack of training. Many manufacturing and equipment companies are looking for experienced welders who are ready to step onto the job ready to go. That’s especially true in Pennsylvania, where residents are struggling to find work while companies are struggling to find qualified workers. Image…

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AWS D1K Subcommittee Revises D1.6 Welding Code for 2017

A brand new edition of AWS D1.6 Structural Welding Code—Stainless Steel is hot off the press! The substantially revised code includes new requirements that address the materials, technologies, and processes that have emerged since the last edition was published in 2007. The AWS D1K Subcommittee on Stainless Steel, which developed the code, also made the 2017 edition more…

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FABTECH 2017: Expanded Education Program Targets Manufacturing’s Hottest Topics and Emerging Technologies

Smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, IIoT and automation and robotics are among featured subjects With 100 all-new sessions and more than 400 presenters, including the industry’s top experts and leading consultants, the expanded lineup of education programs held at FABTECH 2017 in Chicago on Nov. 6-9 will address the growing number of issues shaping the future…

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