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2012-07-31 23:00:45

Roll-Kraft joins with local high school in student Capstone Project. Mentor, OH (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Roll-Kraft recently joined with Mentor High School´s Capstone Project to introduce students to manufacturing. The project participants visited Roll-Kraft and went through a simulated transaction of entering an order and taking it through each step of the process to completion. They followed the order from sales to engineering, then to the factory floor for several processes,...

2012-07-23 23:00:29

The addition of a Faro Edge Measuring Arm provides critically accurate data for roll design and production of tube & pipe and roll form tooling. Mentor, OH. (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Roll-Kraft is pleased to announce the addition of a Faro Edge measuring arm to its inspection area. The unit will aid in providing more accurate and efficient service to Roll-Kraft customers. Roll-Kraft is a manufacturer of roll tooling used by tube & pipe and roll forming companies to produce a large...

2012-07-09 06:20:55

TROY, Mich., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vari-Form, the industry leader in Pressure-Sequence Hydroforming, delivered a comprehensive demonstration of their proprietary hydroforming technology for the Steel Market Development Institute's Great Designs In Steel conference on May 16, 2012. The presentation, titled "Hydroform Intensive Body Structure" was delivered by Dean Gericke, Vari-Form Engineering Manager. Gericke noted that hydroforming has been employed for a number of automotive...

2012-07-02 23:01:04

TCT Stainless, a flatrolled steel distributor of coil and sheet, has implemented the metal service center software STRATIX from the metal industry software specialist Invera. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 TCT Stainless, a flatrolled stainless steel service center, has implemented the metal service center ERP software STRATIX from the metal industry software specialist Invera. TCT implemented STRATIX using the STRATIX on-demand hosting service. Benefits TCT Stainless implemented...

2012-07-02 10:21:10

WAUCONDA, Ill., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), the leading association dedicated to advancing aluminum extrusion applications, design and processes, has unveiled the latest resources available to designers, engineers, academics and others. In June, the Council unveiled a newly redesigned website and the 2012 edition of the Council's popular publication, the AEC Buyers' Guide. The Council's website at www.AEC.org is dedicated to providing information and...

2012-06-29 02:20:26

NEW YORK, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Marubeni-Itochu Steel America Inc. (MISA) announced today that it has reached agreement with Steel Technologies to acquire 100% interest in RSDC of Michigan.  The plant, located in Holt, MI was previously a 50/50% joint venture between the two companies. RSDC, which operates four (4) Configured Blanking lines, one (1) Cut-to-Length line, and one (1) Slitter line, was established in 1997 as the primary supplier of blanking sheets to several...

2012-06-28 23:00:54

Summary: Mentor Chamber of Commerce names Roll-Kraft as Business of the Year for 2012 Mentor, OH. (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Roll-Kraft is pleased and honored to be selected by the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce as the 2012 Business of the Year. The Chamber announced its 2012 award winners at the May meeting of the group, which represents nearly 700 business members in the area. The Chamber has a history of honoring outstanding leaders and businesses since 1965. Their decisions are based on...

2012-06-07 10:21:27

DENVER, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Titanium Mill Processing and Melting will be one of the many speaker sessions to be presented at TITANIUM 2012, 28th annual conference and exhibition, which will be held Oct. 7-10, 2012 at the Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE. The International Titanium Association (ITA) organizes of the event. The panel will feature presentations by representatives of three Chinese titanium companies. Bo Ji, Feng Zhu and Guihong Qin of Baoshan Iron and Steel Co....

2012-05-29 23:00:25

Roll-Kraft´s team takes third place in robo competition at local college. Mentor, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 Roll-Kraft and a team of students from Kirtland High School recently participated in this year´s RoboBot competition at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, OH. The event was sponsored by Alliance for Working Together (AWT), a consortium working with the Auburn Career Center and local companies to promote careers in manufacturing. The RoboBot competition has become an...

2012-04-12 23:00:32

Roll-Kraft and the Alliance for Working Together promote manufacturing careers to students Mentor, OH (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Roll-Kraft recently hosted its latest student-focused educational event to promote manufacturing careers within the local community. The company opened its doors and offered high school students the opportunity to tour the Roll-Kraft facility and learn first-hand about the manufacturing environment. Nearly sixty students were involved in tours over a two-day...