Handling http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en 5 Modern Leadership Lessons from Jackie Robinson http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson <div class="field-byline"> Ritch K. Eich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robinson, the grandson of a slave and son of a sharecropper, was a true leader who understood the importance of results, challenges, goals and balance. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson#comments Forging Newswire Forming Handling Heating Materials/MRO Simulation/IT News Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:05:00 +0000 15101 at http://forgingmagazine.com While confronted by racism and bigotry, Robinson overcame the odds by focusing on results—scoring and winning games. Hulton|Archive/Getty Images Spinning Hanger Blasting Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/spinning-hanger-blasting-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems offers a redesigned industrial blasting machine of the “spinner hanger” design: The SH 3660 has a wider blast zone — 36 inches wide by 60 inches tall — than its predecessor (SH 3460), which achieves a new scale of efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/spinning-hanger-blasting-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/spinning-hanger-blasting-machine#comments Handling New Products Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:28:00 +0000 13621 at http://forgingmagazine.com High-Performance Circular Cold Saw http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/high-performance-circular-cold-saw <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer Saws Inc. added the VA-L 500 to its line of high-performance circular cold saws, for production cutting of aluminum and nonferrous materials. With a frequency-controlled main drive system and adjustable cutting speeds, it can saw the full range of aluminum alloys and other nonferrous materials in solids, thin-walled pipe and profiles highly efficiently.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/high-performance-circular-cold-saw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/high-performance-circular-cold-saw#comments Handling New Products Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:36:00 +0000 13431 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The VA-L 500 is powered by a 32-HP, frequency controlled drive motor, with a 800-3,400 RPM speed range, and a servo-driven downfeed with an adjustable rate from 0.39 in./sec to 19.6 in./sec.</p> Charting Forgers’ Business Outlook 2017 http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Readers’ insights and impressions inform a customized view of one critical manufacturing business – and make it possible to project the possibilities and opportunities in the year ahead.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017#comments Forming Handling Heating QC Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:54:00 +0000 13301 at http://forgingmagazine.com 2017 Forging Business Outlook http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook <div class="node-body article-body">Customizing the forecast of 2017 business conditions for forgers is not difficult, but it must be appreciated within the expectations for the global economy, North America’s regional industrial landscape, and the manufacturing businesses within forgers establish their supply chain. The challenge for individual forgers is to clarify their understanding of the resources and obstacles before them, and to approach them with an informed approach to problem solving. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook#comments Forming Handling Heating QC Simulation/IT Gold Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:24:00 +0000 13291 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>62.3% of all respondents expect their operations&rsquo; tons/shipped to rise in 2017, compared to 2016. This positive result frames our understanding of numerous other insights drawn from the 2017 <em>FORGING</em> Business Outlook survey</p> Public-Private Partnerships Put Form to Big Ideas http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Research is a demanding process for industrial organizations, more demanding because of the scarcity of capital, the pressure of competition, and the need to develop new products and manufacturing processes to match tightening regulatory standards with lightweight and environmentally compliant products. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas#comments Forming Handling Materials/MRO Picture This Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:06:00 +0000 13281 at http://forgingmagazine.com Columbus McKinnon Makes Another EU Material Handling Purchase http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/columbus-mckinnon-makes-another-eu-material-handling-purchase <div class="node-body article-body">Columbus McKinnon has an agreement to buy Stahl CraneSystems from Konecranes plc for a reported $240 million in cash, a move that expands its presence in Europe for supplying hoist and crane parts. Reportedly, the purchase will make Columbus McKinnon the world's second-largest manufacturer of hoists, and expands its own line of material handling products to include explosion-protected hoists, and parts used in mining, oil-and-gas exploration, and chemical processing.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/columbus-mckinnon-makes-another-eu-material-handling-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/handling/columbus-mckinnon-makes-another-eu-material-handling-purchase#comments Handling News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:07:00 +0000 13051 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Konecranes is divesting Stahl CraneSystems in order to meet the terms set out by the European Union&rsquo;s anti-trust review of its pending acquisition of Terex Corporation&#39;s Material Handling &amp; Port Solutions business.</p> Jorgensen Forge Acquired, “Even Better Positioned” http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned <div class="node-body article-body">Jorgensen Forge, a Tukwila, WA, open-die forger, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as one of three companies now owned by CE Star Holdings LLC, a company formed to buy the assets from Constellation Enterprises, which filed for creditor protection in May. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/jorgensen-forge-acquired-even-better-positioned#comments Forming Handling Heating News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:32:00 +0000 12961 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Jorgensen Forge has four open-die presses and two ring-rolling mills, with heat-treating and specialty machining capabilities.</p> Energy-Saving Hydraulic System http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/energy-saving-hydraulic-system <div class="node-body article-body">MJC Engineering has developed a hydraulic power system, Green Hydraulic Power®, that will provide higher machine yield, reduce noise emissions by 20 dBA, generate less heat, produce a shorter cycle time on various machine types, and requires a lower volume of oil — all of which results in a system that saves up to 70% in energy costs. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/energy-saving-hydraulic-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/energy-saving-hydraulic-system#comments Forming Handling New Products Wed, 09 Nov 2016 05:47:00 +0000 12261 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Green Hydraulic Power<sup>&reg;</sup> system is available as a standard package with 100, 200, and 300-gallon tank units rated up to 4,000 PSI.</p> Industrial-Scale Wheel Rim Blaster http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/industrial-scale-wheel-rim-blaster <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems offers industrial cleaning solutions for all sizes and shapes of metal parts, and its newest blasting system is the WH48 — designed for blasting automotive and truck rims from 12 to 26 in. diameter. The rims are either rolled or loaded on a pneumatic loader for delivery to the blasting cabinet. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/industrial-scale-wheel-rim-blaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/industrial-scale-wheel-rim-blaster#comments Handling New Products Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:26:00 +0000 12231 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The WH48 is capable of blasting wheel rims prior to painting or powder coating.</p>