Ellison Technologies Automation
has become just the fifth company in North America to receive the new certified robot integrator designation, a certification from the Robotics Industries Association (RIA). To become a certified member, applicants must go through an extensive process that includes audits, safety inspections and testing.
EMAG LLC has received a 5-year, $200,000 agreement with Oakland Community College, through the Michigan New Jobs Training program for the training of 21 new employees in manufacturing technology, CNC machine tools, mechanical maintenance, electrical and robotics disciplines. Accepting the award, Peter Loetzner, EMAG CEO, recounted his own experience as a student in this now rapidly growing field of mechatronics, where mechanical engineering melds with electrical and electronic engineering.
announces a multiyear renewal of its machining technology partnership with Chip Ganassi Teams (CGRT). Kennametal began its relationship with CGRT in 1993. This renewed relationship occurs in the wake of Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon’s dramatic first and second-place finish at the 2012 Indianapolis 500. Kennametal has expanded the 19-year metalcutting partnership by providing Ganassi’s Indy machine shop with proprietary Precision Surface Management Technology by Kennametal Extrude Hone.
Star SU, LLC has appointed Mark Parillo Director of Marketing. He will be responsible for the development, implementation, and management of marketing tools and strategies to further strengthen Star SU’s market position and brand recognition.
Third Wave Systems, Inc. has been selected for participation in the U. S. Energy Department’s $54 million Innovative Manufacturing Initiative. By providing a comprehensive set of computational tools to accurately model machining process and making these tools available at every stage of the product lifecycle, Third Wave’s program will bridge the existing knowledge gap between upstream design and downstream manufacturing processes.