People & Companies

After a four-month voting period with around 20,000 votes cast, winners in 24 categories of the Best of Industry Awards have now been determined. WFL Millturn Technologies was one of the winners, earning the award in the Modular Machine Concept category.
Star Cutter Company, a provider of custom-engineered tooling solutions for precision applications, will display its cutting tools tailored for firearms manufacturing at the Shot Show 2024, Jan. 23 – 26 at the Venetian Expo + Caesar’s Forum in Las Vegas.
The United Grinding Group strengthens its Southeast Asian footprint and establishes a subsidiary in Singapore.
The Certification Gives Government Agencies, Contractors, and Other Security-conscious Customers Enhanced Protection Against Cyberattacks
Wolfram Manufacturing Technologies, a developer and integrator of advanced machine tool technologies, has expanded its machine shop footprint, adding new machines and tripling machining throughput. These advances will be showcased at an open house scheduled for February 1, 2024.
Ceratizit has reallocated responsibilities on the executive board as of Dec. 1, 2023. Following the planned retirement of Executive Board Member Thierry Wolter from the operational business, the Executive Board will consist of three members in future: Melissa Albeck, Andreas Lackner and Frank Thomé.
Surface finishing experts, Fintek, have in invested in a new Bruker Alicona EdgeMaster. The automatic metrology system for cutting tools is supplied and supported by Optimax Imaging Inspection & Measurement Ltd in the UK.
 In his new role, Herendeen is responsible for overseeing an expansive sales team and dealer network for MC Machinery lasers, press brakes and automation equipment in North America. He also works closely with Mitsubishi factories on research and development, pricing, ordering and more.
BASF’s North American Apprenticeship Development Program has expanded for a second consecutive year in 2023, launching at eight additional regional manufacturing sites.
Ryan Conroy has been promoted to laser product manager at MC Machinery Systems in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
Lena Risse, precision toolmaker at Risse Tool Technology is a master craftsperson and precision tool mechanic. She is the first-ever winner of ANCA’s Female Machinist Award.
Seco Tools has taken a leap in its efforts to share knowledge about the many possibilities in machining by announcing a new partnership with Swemachinist, a well-known Instagram content creator.