PM News: Romi Machine Tools Names Amaury Torres de Miranda As President


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Romi Machine Tools Names Amaury Torres de Miranda As President

Romi Machine Tools Ltd. has named Amaury Torres de Miranda as president. He will manage the company’s North American distribution and service facility.

Beginning his career with the company in 1962 at its headquarters in Brazil, he was elected to the Board of Directors in 1990. He is also a vice president of the parent company and is responsible for Romi’s international business operations. For more information visit Romi's PM Online Showroom.

600 Group has acquired the U.K. spares and service responsibility for Toyoda-Mitsui Seiki as part of its new business strategy. The move brings together sales, service and spares support on one site, giving customers the assurance of engineering service from one company throughout the lifetime of the machine. For more information visit the 600 Group's PM Online Showroom.

Haas Automation has installed its 75,000th CNC machine tool. “Installation of the 75,000th machine is a special occasion for Haas Automation,” says Bob Murry, general manager. “We’re very pleased that it has been installed at MEPO Minoudis GmbH & Co. KG, a German automotive components supplier. It is a successful and growing company with high standards and demanding customers. It is very typical of the sort of companies we work with around the world.” This installation also marks the company’s growth in Europe. For more information visit Haas' PM Online Showroom.

MAG Maintenance Technologies has expanded its machine tool remanufacturing services to include Fadal vertical machining centers. Offered under the trade name “R-line,” the machines give parts manufacturers and die/mold producers the option to add cost-effective machining capability by revitalizing an older Fadal machine that they already own, or by buying a remanufactured machine from stock. Contact MAG at (800) 934-0735.

Colonial Tool Group Inc. has purchased Advance Cutting Tool Systems, Inc. Paul Thrasher, president of the precision spindle operation, says, “The acquisition of Advance will complement our growing precision machine spindle manufacturing business by allowing Colonial to provide complete spindle and tooling packages. Now, we will be able to better satisfy the customer with faster quoting, manufacturing and delivery of spindle/tooling packages. For more information visit Colonial Tool Group Inc's PM Online Showroom.

Pryor Marking Technology is launching a new part-marking service for customers who have specific marking requirements for either components or finished items. Users of the service can have components or parts marked to the relevant standard for their industry. The main marking options include laser marking, 2D Data Matrix solutions and electrochemical etching, but the final method of marking is determined by design and customer specifications. Contact Pryor by visiting www.pryormarking.com.

Brooks Associates (Norwell, Massachusetts), a precision machine tool distributorship, announced the launch of its new line, Willemin-Macodel. The company demonstrated its 408MT model at the Eastec 2007 Exposition. “We’re thrilled to now offer the Willemin-Macodel line,” says Joe Klier, president. “It manufactures a small number of specialized machine tools that are exceptionally compact in design, minimizing floorspace requirements. We’ve also found its glass-scale feedback on all axes provides incredible accuracy for the life of the machine.” Contact Brooks by visiting www.brooksmachinery.com.

SolidWorks Corporation and Comsol have united as solution partners. This program provides SolidWorks 3D CAD users with access to integrated products and services to boost productivity. In this case, Comsol Multiphysics software includes a feature in the CAD import module called the SolidWorks Live Connection, a bidirectional link that allows users to modify a geometry in the CAD environment and automatically transfer these changes to a linked multiphysics model based on that geometry. Contact Comsol at (781) 273-3322.