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2011-05-19 15:00:00

LATROBE, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For showing "exceptional documented cost savings or productivity improvements to an end user," the Industrial Supply Association (Pittsburgh, PA) awarded WIDIA Products Group and Ron Wallace & Associates its American Eagle Value-Added Partner Award at the 2011 ISA Product Show and Conference (May 14-17, Rosemont, IL). WIDIA and Ron Wallace & Associates join a select group of companies to receive this prestigious award. Specifically, the...

2011-05-10 15:58:00

LATROBE, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WIDIA Products Group announced today that it has signed an agreement with Fastenal to become WIDIA's North American National Distributor. "This is a very exciting day for WIDIA. Fastenal has been selling WIDIA brands for years, and we are adding the complete portfolio to the Fastenal Company, aligning with our brand and channel strategy going forward," said Bernard C. McConnell, Vice President, WIDIA Product Group and Services. "Fastenal...

2009-10-12 08:00:00

LATROBE, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced the launch of the WIDIA Products Group at EMO Milano 2009, the flagship metalworking show in Europe. Effective immediately, this announcement completes the migration of all its current brands of metalcutting tools and tooling systems into two distinct portfolios: WIDIA Products Group and Kennametal Products Group. The WIDIA Products Group will include WIDIA, Hanita(TM), Rubig(TM), Manchester(TM),...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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