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Custom Rollforming Corp. Transitions To New Leadership

Custom Rollforming Corp, a member of The Bradbury Group, continues to look forward—planning a path to best serve our expanding customer base. We are happy to announce a transition in leadership at CRC. Working together, this team will position us for the future. Bryan Smith, a graduate of Kansas State University...

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Names Mike Jost COO

ABC Supply Co. Inc. recently announced that Mike Jost, vice president of operations, has been appointed COO. In his new role, Jost will be responsible for the performance of ABC Supply branches across the country. His operations teams will also support L&W Supply branches, which were acquired by ABC Supply in...

ASABE Finalizes Grain Bin Access Standard

ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN— The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has completed the development of a standard that provides design recommendations for new steel grain storage bins. With recommendations for bin access, anchor attachment points, and safety decals, ANSI/ASABE S624, Grain Bin Access Design Safety, is intended to provide...

First-Ever Industrialized Wood-Based Conference Set for October 2018

(Boston, MA) – The first-ever Industrialized Wood-Based Conference, scheduled for October 24-26, 2018, in Boston, Mass., will bring together national and international experts to network, share information, and discuss the growing, exciting opportunity of offsite construction. Featuring 36 speakers and 50+ exhibitors, the conference ensures attendees will walk away with a heightened knowledge...

Congratulations To ATAS MLI Graduates

ATAS International, Inc. had two employees recently graduate from the Manufacturers Resource Center’s (MRC) Manufacturing Leadership Institute (MLI) certificate programManufacturers Resource Center. The class included more than 20 other area manufacturing professionals. “MRC MLI educates the region’s current and up-and-coming leaders in all aspects of strategic leadership to strengthen their company’s...

First-Ever Industrialized Wood-Based Conference Set for October 2018

(Boston, MA) – The first-ever Industrialized Wood-Based Conference, scheduled for October 24-26, 2018, in Boston, Mass., will bring together national and international experts to network, share information, and discuss the growing opportunity of offsite construction. Featuring 36 speakers and 50+ exhibitors, the conference ensures attendees will walk away with a heightened knowledge of...

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MRA: Metal Attracting More Interest in Wildfire Areas

After a disastrous fire season, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is reporting greater interest from homeowners in how to prepare and make their homes “ignition resistant,” especially in western regions. Even homeowners who never thought they would be impacted by wildfire danger are recognizing that climate change is making blazes not...

Simplifying The Placement Of Induction Motor Or Servo Motors In Your Line

By Jim Harmer, Electrical Designer, Samco Machinery Custom-designing and manufacturing equipment for an entire roll forming line requires a thorough understanding of the multiple applications contained within that line. Engineering these machines to perform to customer requirements can be a challenging process. Among the considerations during the design process is motor...