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Mazak to open Edmonton technical center
Mazak Corporation Canada will open a technical center in Edmonton, Alberta, in September. The facility provide local access to direct sales, service, application and training support. Measuring 7,200 sq. ft., the Edmonton Technical Center space is split between training and technology demonstration areas.
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Tubing manufacturer to build fourth factory
Phillips Tube Group, a welded steel tube manufacturer, will build an $8.2 million factory in Richmond, Indiana. It plans to hire 30 full-time employees within four years. Hourly wages average $26. Angela Phillips, CEO, says the investment represents will solidify Philips Tube Group as a premier manufacturer of corrosion-resistant steel tube for automotive, RV, HVAC and appliance customers. The company specializes in fabrication-ready tubing, including small-diameter tubing with special coatings and surface modifi cations to withstand the most extreme conditions. Richmond will be the company’s fourth manufacturing operation. Other plants include Shelby Welded Tube in Shelby, Ohio, Middletown Tube Works in Middletown, Ohio, and Phillips Tube Group of Alabama in Pell City, Alabama.
Tri Tool expands customer relations in Europe
Tri Tool Inc., Rancho Cordova, California, chose Chris Williamson to serve as an exclusive representative for the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and Europe. Williamson will seek to expand Tri-Tool’s European customer base and provide existing customers with quickly accessible support.
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