Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en GKN Driveline JV Triples Capacity in China http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-jv-triples-capacity-china <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Driveline’s joint-venture operation in China has tripled its capacity for producing automotive sideshafts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-jv-triples-capacity-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-driveline-jv-triples-capacity-china#comments Forming News Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:29:00 +0000 9311 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A GKN face spline connection for an automotive sideshaft. Each sideshaft consists of two constant velocity joints &mdash; a fixed joint at the wheel end and a plunging joint at the gearbox end &mdash; connected by an interconnecting shaft.</p> Sifco Buying EU Forger of Turbine Blades http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sifco-buying-eu-forger-turbine-blades <div class="node-body article-body">Sifco Industries will buy C*Blade, a manufacturer of blades for power-generation systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sifco-buying-eu-forger-turbine-blades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sifco-buying-eu-forger-turbine-blades#comments Forming News Fri, 20 Mar 2015 02:36:00 +0000 9301 at http://forgingmagazine.com 'A' is for Aerospace, 'B' is for Billions … http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-b-billions <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Reviewing the progress of Alcoa’s multi-year, multi-part, multi-billion-dollar strategy to solidify its place in the aerospace supply chain. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-b-billions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-b-billions#comments Forming Materials/MRO Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:48:00 +0000 9291 at http://forgingmagazine.com Aerospace Forger Pursuing an 'Additive Manufacturing' Strategy http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-forger-pursuing-additive-manufacturing-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Aerospace and Arcam AB will develop and industrialize electron-beam manufacturing for aerostructures and aero engine parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-forger-pursuing-additive-manufacturing-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/aerospace-forger-pursuing-additive-manufacturing-strategy#comments Forming Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:32:00 +0000 9281 at http://forgingmagazine.com Alcoa Buying RTI International, Expanding Titanium Portfolio http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/alcoa-buying-rti-international-expanding-titanium-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa has a definitive agreement to acquire RTI International Metals in a $1.5-billion, all-stock deal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/alcoa-buying-rti-international-expanding-titanium-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/alcoa-buying-rti-international-expanding-titanium-portfolio#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 9271 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Aerospace OEMs and Tier suppliers&#39; demand for titanium mill products is forecast to rise 5-6% annually through 2020, a detail that Alcoa indicated would enhance the long-term value of increasing its titanium production capabilities through the RTI International operations.</p> Distortion Measurement/Wheel Positioning Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/distortion-measurementwheel-positioning-machine <div class="node-body article-body">LMC Workholding introduced the Numtec MD300/320 distortion measurement and wheel positioning machine for measuring wheels before machining. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/distortion-measurementwheel-positioning-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/distortion-measurementwheel-positioning-machine#comments Handling New Products Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:32:00 +0000 9261 at http://forgingmagazine.com TimkenSteel, SMS Prepping Breakthrough Quench/Temper Line http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-sms-prepping-breakthrough-quenchtemper-line <div class="node-body article-body">TimkenSteel contracted SMS Meer to install a $40-million, Advanced Quench and Temper Facility at its Gambrinus Works in Canton, OH.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-sms-prepping-breakthrough-quenchtemper-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/timkensteel-sms-prepping-breakthrough-quenchtemper-line#comments Heating News Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:54:00 +0000 9251 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Advanced Quench and Temper Facility has been an 18-month project based on a design jointly developed by TimkenSteel and SMS Meer, and set to be commissioned in 2Q 2015.</p> Understanding Ceramic Heat Exchangers' Advantages http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><em>Gas-to-gas shell and tube heat exchangers and ceramic materials: each on its own is less than exciting, but when combined into one product they can improve heating processes process and manufacturers&rsquo; operating costs.&nbsp; </em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages#comments Heating Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:59:00 +0000 9231 at http://forgingmagazine.com Turning Up The Heat On Thermal Processes http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/turning-heat-thermal-processes <div class="field-byline"> Will Shepard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ceramic heat exchangers can reduce or eliminate common issues that plague metal heat exchangers. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/turning-heat-thermal-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/heating/turning-heat-thermal-processes#comments Heating Gold Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:38:00 +0000 9221 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A view inside a seven-tube test fixture, while testing seals for pressurized tubes. The tubes can be seen glowing a 1,800&deg;F.</p> Time, Life, and Us http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-life-and-us <div class="node-body article-body">Your value is not determined by what you’ve done but on your potential for doing something more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-life-and-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/time-life-and-us#comments Opinion Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:46:00 +0000 9211 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The <em>Sports Illustrated</em> restructuring is a fundamental message that reminder &mdash; and no one &mdash; is essential, and that we have to be more than spectators to life&rsquo;s changes.</p> January / February 2015 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2015-02-27 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue, Handling and Holding Heat Efficiently and Effectively. Ceramic materials significantly improve heat exchangers' performance and operating cost -- and much more!</div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="content magazine-issue-description clear-block"> <p><strong>Forging </strong>magazine is dedicated to all independent and captive forge shops across the United States. Forging covers the world of open- and closed-die and ring-rolling forge shops by actively reporting on equipment and supplies, new process developments, case histories, and industry news.</p> <p><em><strong>In this issue,</strong></em> Handling and Holding Heat Efficiently and Effectively.&nbsp; Ceramic materials significantly improve heat exchangers&#39; performance and operating cost -- and much more!</p> <p>To subscribe to <strong>Forging</strong> magazine, <a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/subscriptions">click here.</a></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/inside-robot">Know Your Robot … Inside and Out</a> <a href="/heating/understanding-ceramic-heat-exchangers-advantages">Understanding Ceramic Heat Exchangers&#039; Advantages</a> <a href="/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects">Sheffield Takes Charge of &#039;Large&#039; with Stainless Ingots and Other Projects</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2015-02-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0000 9241 at http://forgingmagazine.com Know Your Robot … Inside and Out http://forgingmagazine.com/inside-robot <div class="node-body article-body">For all the increased power, and convenience that robotic automation provides to forgers, it is a challenge to stay up-to-date with robotics technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/inside-robot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/inside-robot#comments Handling Gold Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:01:00 +0000 9151 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&ldquo;Externally Guided Motion&rdquo; is a new feature of ABB Robotics&rsquo; RobotWare 6 that references external sensors to provide operators with more precise control over robot motion. The new functionality also allows integrators to optimize cell design and production flows.</p> Bharat Forge Lands Boeing Contract for Titanium Parts http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bharat-forge-lands-boeing-contract-titanium-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing Commercial Airplanes placed a long-term contract for titanium forgings with India’s Bharat Forge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bharat-forge-lands-boeing-contract-titanium-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/bharat-forge-lands-boeing-contract-titanium-parts#comments Forming News Fri, 20 Feb 2015 03:32:00 +0000 9201 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Boeing 737 MAX &mdash; which will be introduced by Southwest Airlines in 2017 &mdash; will be the fourth generation of the 737 narrow-body jet series, with larger and more fuel-efficient engines and a modified structural design to enhance fuel efficiency.</p> Flexible Approach to Surface Hardening for Rail Wheels http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/flexible-approach-surface-hardening-rail-wheels <div class="field-byline"> Robert Brooks and Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">LOI Thermprocess system hardens railway wheels continuously, without altering treatment formulae or sequences to account for different wheel sizes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/flexible-approach-surface-hardening-rail-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/flexible-approach-surface-hardening-rail-wheels#comments Heating Materials/MRO New Products Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:10:00 +0000 9181 at http://forgingmagazine.com MSC Software Buying Simufact http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/msc-software-buying-simufact <div class="node-body article-body">MSC Software is buying Simufact Engineering, which specializes in industrial forming and joining simulation programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/msc-software-buying-simufact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/msc-software-buying-simufact#comments Simulation/IT News Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:09:00 +0000 9171 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A connecting rod after hot forging and deburring, as simulated in Simufact.forming.</p> Sheffield Takes Charge of 'Large' with Stainless Ingots and Other Projects http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran and Robert Brooks </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">A series of stainless ingots are the latest proof of SFIL’s skill processing on a large scale.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/sheffield-takes-charge-large-stainless-ingots-and-other-projects#comments Forming Picture This Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:33:00 +0000 9161 at http://forgingmagazine.com Swing-Open Tables for Blast Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/swing-open-tables-blast-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems released a blast cleaning machine with two 6-ft.-diameter door-mounted swing tables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/swing-open-tables-blast-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/swing-open-tables-blast-machine#comments Handling New Products Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:25:00 +0000 9141 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The 72DDST has a floor-level auxiliary shot hopper with a sensor to monitor abrasive levels.</p> Micro-Filtration for Grinding Fluid http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/micro-filtration-grinding-fluid <div class="node-body article-body">Vomat manufactures systems that filter grinding oil to Class 7 NAS purity. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/micro-filtration-grinding-fluid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/micro-filtration-grinding-fluid#comments Handling New Products Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:43:00 +0000 9131 at http://forgingmagazine.com Federal-Mogul Buys TRW Engine Valves Business for $385M http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/federal-mogul-buys-trw-engine-valves-business-385m <div class="node-body article-body">Federal-Mogul Powertrain and TRW have completed TRW’s sale of its engine valve business to Federal-Mogul.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/federal-mogul-buys-trw-engine-valves-business-385m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/federal-mogul-buys-trw-engine-valves-business-385m#comments Forming News Tue, 10 Feb 2015 01:26:00 +0000 9121 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The TRW Engine Valves business develops and manufactures engine valves for passenger car engines, heavy-duty engines and large-bore industrial and marine engines.</p> GKN Aerospace in Long-Term Agreement with Rolls-Royce http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-aerospace-long-term-agreement-rolls-royce <div class="node-body article-body">GKN Aerospace has a long-term agreement to supply Rolls-Royce with components for its Trent 1000 engine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-aerospace-long-term-agreement-rolls-royce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/gkn-aerospace-long-term-agreement-rolls-royce#comments Forming News Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:47:00 +0000 9111 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Rolls-Royce&rsquo;s Trent 1000 is a turbofan engine introduced in 2006 and offered by Boeing as an option on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.&nbsp; Trent 1000 engines powered the Dreamliner on the jet&rsquo;s maiden flight.</p> Lamons to Manufacture Ring-Type Joints, Bolts in Europe http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/lamons-manufacture-ring-type-joints-bolts-europe <div class="node-body article-body">TriMas’ Lamons business has been certified to manufacture API 6A ring-type joints for subsea oil-and-gas exploration. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/lamons-manufacture-ring-type-joints-bolts-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/lamons-manufacture-ring-type-joints-bolts-europe#comments Forming News Mon, 02 Feb 2015 16:37:00 +0000 9101 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Lamons purchased the former Wulfrun Specialised Fasteners Ltd. plant in 2013.</p> SFIL Claims Largest-Ever Forged Stainless Steel Ingots http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sfil-claims-largest-ever-forged-stainless-steel-ingots <div class="node-body article-body">Sheffield Forgemasters processed the largest ingots ever forged from specialty grade of stainless steel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sfil-claims-largest-ever-forged-stainless-steel-ingots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/sfil-claims-largest-ever-forged-stainless-steel-ingots#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 20 Jan 2015 23:30:00 +0000 9091 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The 10,000-ton press in which Sheffield Forgemasters forged stainless ingots for oversized parts, to be used for pressure vessel manufacturing.</p> HHI and Metaldyne Consolidated with Casting Group http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hhi-and-metaldyne-consolidated-casting-group <div class="node-body article-body">Two forgers combined with a foundry organization to maximize metal-forming expertise and automotive cross-selling opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hhi-and-metaldyne-consolidated-casting-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/hhi-and-metaldyne-consolidated-casting-group#comments Forming News Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:03:00 +0000 9081 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A Hatebur hot forging line at HHI Formtech in Royal Oak, MI. The plant is now one of dozens comprising the Metaldyne Performance Group.</p> 11th China International Forging Industry Exhibition http://forgingmagazine.com/11th-china-international-forging-industry-exhibition <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The 11th China (Beijing) International Forging Industry Exhibition (CIFE) is jointly organized by Beijing Hiven Exhibition and industry associations. CIFE is recognized for its persistent pursuit of innovation and top-flight service, and supported by global enterprises, related organizations and industry insiders.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">New China International Exhibition Center</span> <div class="street-address"> No. 88 Yuxiang Road </div> <span class="locality">Tianzhu Airport Industrial Zone, Shunyi District</span> <div class="country-name">China</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The 11th China (Beijing) International Forging Industry Exhibition (CIFE) is jointly organized by Beijing Hiven Exhibition and industry associations. CIFE is recognized for its persistent pursuit of innovation and top-flight service, and supported by global enterprises, related organizations and industry insiders.</p> <p>The 11th China (Beijing) International Forging Industry Exhibition is set to be held at New China International Exhibition Center (Beijing) and is expected to attract over 10 thousands professional visitors and draw hundreds of international brands of forging industry to compete, share and learn.</p> <p>At CIFE 2015, metallurgy, foundry, heat treatment, furnaces and international forging expo will be presented together, so as to demonstrate up and downstream functions, strengthen communication of different members of the manufacturing supply chain, and establish a three-dimensional interaction platform for forging enterprises all over the world.</p> <p>A series of seminars, trade negotiations, and product promotion will be held concurrently, offering participants easy access to get cutting-edge industrial information and enhance brand awareness, boost academic communication and economic cooperation between forging enterprises both home and abroad.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/11th-china-international-forging-industry-exhibition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/11th-china-international-forging-industry-exhibition#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:58:00 +0000 9071 at http://forgingmagazine.com November / December 2014 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2015-01-12 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body">In this issue, Forging Industry 2015 Business Outlook - Readers bring experience and insight to our analysis of the past year in the forging industry, and share their expectations for the coming months -- and much more!</div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="content magazine-issue-description clear-block"> <p><strong>Forging </strong>magazine is dedicated to all independent and captive forge shops across the United States. Forging covers the world of open- and closed-die and ring-rolling forge shops by actively reporting on equipment and supplies, new process developments, case histories, and industry news.</p> <p><em><strong>In this issue,</strong></em> Forging Industry 2015 Business Outlook - Readers bring experience and insight to our analysis of the past year in the forging industry, and share their expectations for the coming months -- and much more!</p> <p>To subscribe to <strong>Forging</strong> magazine, <a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/subscriptions">click here.</a></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/feature/2015-business-outlook">2015 Business Outlook</a> <a href="/feature/10-red-flags-customer-supply-agreements">10 Red Flags in Customer-Supply Agreements</a> <a href="/simulationit/can-erp-really-guide-you-better-decision-making">Can ERP Really Guide You to Better Decision-Making?</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2015-01-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0000 9051 at http://forgingmagazine.com 10 Red Flags in Customer-Supply Agreements http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/10-red-flags-customer-supply-agreements <div class="field-byline"> Susan Apel, Esq. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A customer asks you to sign a form “Master” or “Framework” or “Preferred Supplier” purchasing or supply agreement. Now what? </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/10-red-flags-customer-supply-agreements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/feature/10-red-flags-customer-supply-agreements#comments Feature Gold Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:19:00 +0000 8981 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>No one wants to lose business in a contract disagreement, but a forger (or any manufacturer) must determine &nbsp;how important each customer is, against the possibility of liability arising from unfavorable terms of a supply agreement.</p> Can ERP Really Guide You to Better Decision-Making? http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/can-erp-really-guide-you-better-decision-making <div class="field-byline"> Mark Humphlett </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Understand how enterprise resource planning can guide your decisions in order to embrace Big Data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/can-erp-really-guide-you-better-decision-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/can-erp-really-guide-you-better-decision-making#comments Simulation/IT Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:52:00 +0000 9011 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Manufacturers need guided decision-making tools, and technology is helping to fill the &lsquo;skills gap&rsquo; and lack of institutional memory that emerges when experienced workers retire.</p> Bharat Forge Buys EU Precision Machine Shop http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/bharat-forge-buys-eu-precision-machine-shop <div class="node-body article-body">Bharat Forge bought a machining operation for precision parts used in oil-and-gas exploration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/bharat-forge-buys-eu-precision-machine-shop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/bharat-forge-buys-eu-precision-machine-shop#comments Handling Materials/MRO News Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:09:00 +0000 9041 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Bharat Forge Ltd. manufactures components used in surface, subsea, and shale-gas exploration. Examples shown include a spool body, a connector, and a mandrel for subsea valves.</p> Columbus McKinnon Purchase Expands Rigging Portfolio http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/columbus-mckinnon-purchase-expands-rigging-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">Columbus McKinnon is buying a German forging operation, Stahlhammer Bommern GmbH, for $31.2 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/columbus-mckinnon-purchase-expands-rigging-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/columbus-mckinnon-purchase-expands-rigging-portfolio#comments Forming News Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:36:00 +0000 9031 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&ldquo;STB expands our rigging tool offering with a much wider variety of eye, shank, and ramshorn lifting hooks,&rdquo; according to Columbus McKinnon president and CEO Timothy T. Tevens.</p> Five Tips for Maintaining MIG Welding Equipment http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/five-tips-maintaining-mig-welding-equipment <div class="node-body gallery-body">For forgers or anyone operating MIG equipment, problems start at the drive rolls and run all the way to the tip.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/five-tips-maintaining-mig-welding-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/five-tips-maintaining-mig-welding-equipment#comments Dies/Die Materials Video & Galleries Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:57:00 +0000 9001 at http://forgingmagazine.com