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Minwax honors New York guild’s community work

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

minwaxMembers of the Western New York Woodturners won the “Do Good with Wood” contest, created by Minwax, to honor their community volunteer efforts.

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North Bennet graduate wins craftsmanship award

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

northbennetRyan Fini, a June graduate of Boston’s North Bennet Street School, earned the first Excellence in Craftsmanship award given by Diamond Machining Technology, a manufacturer of sharpening products based in Marlborough, Mass.

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Fanuc America offers CNC training for schools

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

fanucFanuc America Corp. introduced the Fanuc Certified Education CNC Training program for schools in North America in June. The program is designed for students to graduate with the knowledge and real-world skills to be immediately productive at running a CNC mill or lathe.

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Private equity firm acquires General Tools & Instruments

Sunday, 20 July 2014 00:00

General Tools & Instruments was acquired by High Road Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York City. The deal closed on Feb. 4. General’s CEO and senior management team remain at the company’s helm.

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Milwaukee Tool acquires Empire Level

Sunday, 20 July 2014 00:00

Milwaukee Tool announced the acquisition of the Empire Level business based in Mukwonago, Wis.

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