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Dallas-Fort Worth manufacturing ready to compete with the world
The Dallas Morning News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Manufacturing is making a comeback in North Texas and America. The glowing metal of steel and welded pressure vessels brightens the night skies above Denton and Midlothian, Texas. There's a canal to widen in Panama. There are refineries needing gas scrubbers along the Houston Ship Channel. There are pipelines to be built in the Permian Basin, Navy destroyers that need ventilation doors, European nuclear plants that need steam dryers. More

Manufacturing companies thrive in America as industry faces 'renaissance'
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The United States may have shifted to a postindustrial economy, but that does not mean the manufacturing sector is dead. Far from it. From coast to coast, manufacturers are making more products, but with fewer people, as the sector makes an improbable rebound after a tough recession. "I think it's a time of great opportunity in manufacturing," said Mary Andringa, chair of the National Association of Manufacturers. More

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How NASA is making rockets by welding metal powder with lasers
Gizmodo    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Normally, rockets are made of a whole bunch of small parts that are intricately attached to each other to form the body that can actually fly into space. If you could build complex geometrical parts out of a single piece of material, however, things would get much easier. That's where metal powder and lasers come in. More

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Firms help vets move into manufacturing careers
Military Times via USA Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
General Electric, Alcoa, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and a national industry group are joining forces to gets thousands, perhaps tens of thousands, of veterans into high-paying manufacturing careers. The wide-ranging effort will match military skills with civilian jobs, offer veterans training to fill skill gaps and share best practices among companies for recruiting and keeping veteran workers. More

California Cuesta College students win first place in welding competition
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Cuesta College is celebrating a welding win. Four of their students took home the title for top welding fabrication team in a competition in Arizona. The competition included students from high schools and community colleges in California and Arizona. John Fiscalini, Simon Rowe, Kyle Peterson and Steven Cox were put to the test to see if they could build a home barbecue and then cook a meal with it. More

Free program offers welding training, job
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VideoBriefIt is a unique opportunity for you to learn welding skills, then, get a job at Ingalls in Gulfport, Miss. The Pascagoula shipyard has formed a partnership with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to provide welding classes and put people to work. And the training is absolutely free. Eighty students are spending five hours a day getting intense training in welding. Some of them have never picked up a torch before. More

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Welding inspection can reduce costs by detecting discontinuities in the early stages of manufacturing, reducing the cost of rework and extending the life of components by detecting flaws. Non-destructive testing methods can identify cracking, porosity, incomplete penetration, misalignment, inclusions, lack of fusion and similar conditions, which can compromise weld strength. MORE
Modular Fixturing
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Bluco Corporation will display the latest technology in modular fixturing for welding at FABTECH 2012. Many new components will be highlighted including the Titanium-Aluminum series angles. Stop by booth # N2819 to see these new components and experience a hands-on demonstration showcasing Bluco’s precision welding tables. MORE

Facebook can hurt chances for employment, aid in job search
CU Independent    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Privacy and online behavior may be of concern for job seekers as employers increasingly utilize social networking sites like Facebook in their recruitment and hiring process. Trends in using social networking for recruitment have increased since the popularization of Facebook and other social networking sites. More

Kimberly-Clark Professional strengthens commitment to welding safety with extension of Jackson Safety line
PRNewswire via The Sacramento Bee    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Kimberly-Clark Professional is expanding the Jackson Safety line of welding helmets with two offerings: The Jackson Safety W-70 BH3 and the Jackson Safety Balder W-40 SmarTIGer, both of which deliver the highest standards of optical clarity that can be achieved when using an auto-darkening filter. More

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Hiring survey infographic: Recruiting trends and challenges    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Which recruiting sources are working best in 2012? Is social media really the best way to find great candidates? A new hiring practices survey conducted by Monster and BLR's HR Daily Advisor and HRhero Line answer these questions, and more. The infographic offers insight into recruiting sources, trends in researching candidates on online, including social media and recruiting challenges HR pros are facing. More

Submerged arc welding for subsea structural pipe    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Welding technology specialists have different types of energy problems than most of us: For PEMA welding automation, which designs and manufactures welding automation systems, and workpiece handling equipment, a recent energy problem involved a need pipe products to be used as steel columns and booms in North Sea oil fields. More

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Construction Career Day inspires Las Vegas students
Las Vegas Review-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It's put on by the Las Vegas chapter of Associated General Contractors and Nevada Contractors Association to introduce students to construction trades, management, engineering, architecture and related fields. More than 40 Las Vegas contractors and construction companies set up interactive demonstrations that allowed students to try their hand at virtual welding, sit in the cabin of a crane, make plaster molds and operate power tools. More

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3-D printed rockets help propel NASA's Space Launch System
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Parts for the rocket engines of NASA's Space Launch System will be created using a method of 3-D printing known as selective laser melting. The space agency is taking advantage of new technology to help improve safety and save money as it builds the SLS — a heavy-lift launch vehicle intended to facilitate long-duration deep space exploration, including trips to near-Earth asteroids and, ultimately, to Mars. More

Workstation Bridge Cranes in Fabrication
Production lines and workstation bridge cranes work together seamlessly. When you need to add parts to your project or you have several different phases in production, the workstation bridge crane is perfect for moving things down the line. With our customizable workstation bridge cranes, SPANCO will meet your company’s needs. MORE
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The new Starrett Primalloy™ band saw blade provides superiority in overall wear and operating life without the expense of carbide-tipped solutions. With the Primalloy edge and Extended Life Treatment (EXT), the Primalloy™ band saw blade will minimize blade replacement resulting in steadier, cost cutting, production. MORE
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World's First Cordless Magnetic Drill Press
Metabo introduces the world’s first cordless magnetic drill press. The new MAG 28 LTX utilizes a 25.2 V Li-Ion battery to power the tool. A permanent rare earth magnet, requiring no energy from the battery, allows the use of the mag drill in remote and previously inaccessible environments. MORE

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