Lincoln Electric Acquires Rimrock Holding Corporation

CLEVELAND, Aug. 4, 2015 – Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that it has acquired Rimrock Holdings Corporation, a privately held manufacturer and integrator of industrial automation products and robotic systems with two divisions, Wolf Robotics LLC and Rimrock Corporation. Wolf Robotics integrates robotic welding and cutting systems predominately for heavy fabrication (construction, mining, agriculture)…

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Automation NOW Newsletter

Automation NOW™ an iWeld® eNewsletter. For welding and manufacturing engineers, automation technicians and plant supervision – find insights on welding, cutting and integration issues, industry trends and more. LINK: Automation Automation NOW™

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RIA Announces First Certified Robot Integrators

Robotic Industries Association (Ann Arbor, Michigan) JR Automation, Motion Controls Robotics, Tennessee Rand, and Wolf Robotics are the first four robotic integrators to receive the new Certified Robot Integrator designation from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group. “We are very excited to announce this first group of Certified Robotic Integrators,” said Jeff…

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Tennessee Rand Builds System to Produce Seats For New Volkswagen Sedan

Tennessee Rand has been awarded a contract to build robotic systems and tooling for a Tier 2 supplier to the new Volkswagen that will be built here in Chattanooga. Tennessee Rand is currently building the system that will produce Front Seat Back assemblies for the new mid-sized sedan. The system, that includes ABB robots for…

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