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AH-1Z headed for Afghanistan
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The U.S. Marine Corps has declared its new AH-1Z attack helicopter operational, and will be sending the first of them to Afghanistan later this year. For the last five years, the marines have been working on this new aircraft. Basically, the AH-1Z is created by remanufacturing older AH-1T/W attack helicopters into AH-1Z models. This produces a helicopter with a 10,000 hours (in the air) airframe, new engines, new electronics and an updated and much more effective gunship. There have been some problems with the fire control system (which is, when it works, similar to what the latest AH-64s have), that caused some delays. However, the marines were able to catch up, and the AH-1Z kept to its scheduled entry into service this year. More

Caterpillar and Shaanxi Fast Gear establish joint venture
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Caterpillar Inc. and Shaanxi Fast Gear Co., Ltd. announced they have signed an agreement to form a joint venture that will manufacture drive-train systems and other complex components for Caterpillar machinery and produce a full line of on-highway automatic transmissions. More

Camerota Truck Parts named Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year
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The Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association awarded Camerota Truck Parts its prestigious "Mike Hill Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year Award." The award is given to a company or individual who has demonstrated innovative ways to create and grow a successful business model and in the process supported industry efforts to advance the science of remanufacturing. More

Recycling industry growth showcased in Pennsylvania
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The Pennsylvania Recycling Industries Congress called attention to the importance of the recycling industry. Tim O'Donnell, president of the Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association , and Michele Nestor, chair of the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, said the event showed that recycling has now become an economically important industry in its own right in Pennsylvania and that the private sector is driving its growth. More

Largest US-based third party logistics supplier, GENCO ATC, to install Kollmorgen Pick-n-Go outfitted forklifts
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Kollmorgen, a leading manufacturer of driverless control technology, and GENCO ATC, North America's second largest third-party logistics supplier, have agreed to a pilot Pick-n-Go installation for two automated Crown SHR5500 forklifts at a GENCO-managed distribution center in Jacksonville, Fla. This is the first order for Pick-n-Go outfitted forklifts in the United States, and will serve as a reference site for future Pick-n-Go rollouts within the GENCO ATC network. Kollmorgen's Pick-n-Go order picking system can increase order picking productivity by up to 100 percent and decrease operating costs. More

John Deere subsidiary will build new plant in Strafford, Mo., hire 55
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John Deere Reman – Springfield finalized plans to expand operations in the region by constructing a new facility in Strafford, Mo. The expansion will create 55 new quality jobs over five years with $14 million in new capital investment to the area. The 275,000 square foot facility in the new Strafford Industrial Park will serve as the central core processing and storage location serving John Deere dealers in the United States. John Deere Reman – Springfield currently remanufactures equipment components at a plant in Partnership Industrial Center in northeast Springfield which will continue to operate and grow. More

SterilMed receives health industry environmental excellence award
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SterilMed, Inc., a leader in the cleaning, sterilizing, and remanufacturing of medical devices and equipment for safe reuse in hospitals and clinics, has been awarded the 2011 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, an association promoting earth friendly practices in the health care industry. The award was announced at the CleanMed 2011 conference for health care environmental leaders in Phoenix. More

Vacuum Solutions from research to mass production
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The full-line vacuum portfolio offered by Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum supports all manufacturing processes within coating and industrial applications in the rough, medium, high and ultra-high vacuum regime. Pumping technologies, systems and services include components, standardized systems and fully customized vacuum solutions. The product range comprises oil sealed rotary vane and piston pumps, dry compressing and oil-free pumps, vacuum boosters, turbo-molecular, oil diffusion and cryogenic vacuum pumps, as well as standard and customized research coating systems. Repair and remanufacturing of all brands of vacuum pumps complement the vacuum portfolio. More

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