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2010-08-03 06:30:00

HOWELL, Mich., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Chem-Trend, a global manufacturer of process chemical specialties with focus on release agent solutions for a variety of manufacturing industries, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. Chem-Trend provides products for a broad spectrum of industry segments, including the polyurethane, die casting, rubber and rotational molding, tire, and fast growing composite and thermoplastic industries. The company's mold release agents and specialized...

2010-06-22 04:15:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Casting Society of America (CSA), Hollywoodnews.com and Yahoo! Movies are teaming up with the Hollywood Film Festival® and the Hollywood Awards®, to present the Hollywood Discovery Awards®, a nationwide acting competition which will celebrate the talent and star quality of two lucky winners. A blue-ribbon panel of casting directors from the Casting Society of America will select ten...

2010-05-19 11:59:00

IRWIN, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The ProMetal Rapid Casting Technology division of The Ex One Company, LLC (with locations in Irwin, PA, Troy, MI and Houston, TX) in partnership with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation was awarded the coveted Robert L. Pinckney Award by the Vertical Flight Society of the American Helicopter Society. The award is given in recognition of notable achievement in manufacturing research and development for rotorcraft or rotorcraft components brought to fruition in...

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2010-04-19 08:22:37

Conventional die castings can be made stronger using new, more environmentally friendly technologies developed by CSIRO. The two new technologies "“ a dynamic gating system and the "ËœATM runner system' "“ produce high-integrity castings with fine-grained microstructure and low porosity by improving the feed of molten metal into the casting. Both systems are suitable for use with aluminum and magnesium alloys. "This is accomplished by influencing the flow behavior of the...

2010-04-17 16:08:45

Conventional die castings can be made stronger using new, more environmentally friendly technologies developed by CSIRO The two new technologies "“ a dynamic gating system and the "ËœATM runner system' "“ produce high-integrity castings with fine-grained microstructure and low porosity by improving the feed of molten metal into the casting. Both systems are suitable for use with aluminium and magnesium alloys. "This is accomplished by influencing the flow behaviour of...

2010-04-08 07:15:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CMT) today announced results for the year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2009 was $1,018,000, or $.15 per basic and diluted share, compared with $5,643,000, or $.84 per basic and $.81 per diluted share, for the year ended December 31, 2008. Total net sales for 2009 were $83,339,000 compared with $116,655,000 for 2008. Product sales for...

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2010-04-06 10:36:11

With the help of neural networks, in which complex algorithms are used to monitor critical process steps, engineers are paving the way for zero-defect production in the area of metal powder injection molding. The gain for manufacturers is less waste combined with time savings. The metal components used in the hinges of spectacle frames, surgical instruments or artificial heart valves are often very small. For some years now, manufacturers of components with complex geometries of this type...

2010-01-26 08:23:00

HANFORD, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), a California-based manufacturer of precision aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, announced today that it has received two purchase orders from an S&P 500 company. Thresher began production on both orders and all parts were shipped by the end of 2009. Thresher received two purchase orders for two parts each. After completing inspection and approval, Thresher has finalized...

2009-11-10 07:15:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (Amex: CMT) today announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2009. The Company recorded net income for the third quarter of 2009 of $827,000, or $.12 per basic and diluted share, compared with net income of $1,688,000, or $.25 per basic and $.24 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2008. Total net sales for the third quarter were $24,426,000, compared with...

2009-10-01 08:32:15

Progressive infantile scoliosis responds well to a series of casts: Study When parents are told their babies' scoliosis needs treatment, they often try bracing first. If that fails, they need surgery to place metal rods in their backs with spinal fusion later on. These children face the risk of complications from the surgery and their backs and chests may be stiff for life. New research from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) challenges that treatment convention and may lead...


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