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In the News Archive

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Employees from Cincinnati Incorporated participated in the 2nd annual Run4Mfg 5K in Chicago, IL preceding the 2013 Fabtech International Show.


It Doesn't Take a Rocket Scientist to Understand the Value of Remote Diagnostics

PC-based controls allow remote-access troubleshooting of shop floor assets to reduce downtime and cut costs.


Fab Shop’s Massive New 1500-Ton Press Brake Gives Customers Freedom To “Design Big” With Hardox® Steel

Canadian fabricator uses 30-ft. (9.2 m) Proform press brake to bend 15-foot long, one-inch thick Hardox® for mining, transportation and architectural parts, even meeting a tolerance of less than ± 0.03” (0.8 mm) on a custom bend project.


Productivity Never Grows Old at Canadian Fab Shop

Tactical advantages of decades-old laser, brake and shear bolster business plan for Canadian fab shop.


Chicago Manufacturer of Retail Displays Bests Global Competitors with Automated Laser-Cutting, Forming and Material Handling Systems

Software-linked cutting and forming systems from Cincinnati Incorporated acts as "mini ERP" for Midland Metal Products, allowing company to churn out 35 prototypes per week while meeting JIT production schedules on day-to-day work.


Tandem Press Brakes Allow Repair Shop to Reduce Out-Of-Service Time, Keep Barges and Towboats “Rolling On The River”

South Point, OH - River barges often appear to be lazily “rolling on the river,” but speed is the name of the game on inland waterways, especially in the barge and towboat repair business, where rapid repairs keep equipment utilization rates high and minimize the need for larger fleets or new equipment.


Short Cycle Times, Reliability and Range of Material Applications Enable Harbor Steel to Meet Quick-Turn Delivery Requirements

When you’re going into a competitive dogfight – which is how Harbor Steel & Supply President Steve Heneveld describes the service center business these days – you want a Big Dog in your corner.


New Laser Offers Expansion for Electrical Panel Manufacturing Company

Gary Koester had a vision to be the best producer of specialty electrical panel enclosures in the market-place. To make this dream a reality, he had to invest in high-production equipment and processes that few other companies could or would implement.


PROFORM Press Brakes Prove Bulletproof Reliable In 24/7 Production of Humvee "Up-Armor"

Around-the-clock production is a life and death matter for BAE Systems' armored vehicle complex in Cincinnati, Ohio, says Dan Sizemore, plant manager of a facility dedicated to "up-armor” kits for military Humvee vehicles.


Irrigation Systems Leader Supports Growth and Diversification by Doubling Laser Cutting Productivity

Combined vertical and horizontal growth from new and expanding markets left irrigation systems leader Lindsay Corporation needing greater metal cutting capacity and fabrication throughput from its available manufacturing space.


Whirlwind Disaster Response

The worst equipment disaster to ever hit a CINCINNATI customer occurred July 13, when Parsons Company, Inc., Roanoke, Illinois, was struck at 2:41 p.m. by an F4-class tornado.


It Takes a Big Machine to Make Big Machines

By any measure, MacDonald Steel is one of North America's largest fabricators - facility size, production capabilities, and the oversize structures and components produced for a wide range of customers and industries.


Long-Bed Laser Right Fit for Separator Manufacturer

Industry's largest high-speed laser is bringing big changes to Midwestern Industries, a leading maker of screening and particle separation equipment.


Teamwork Takes Black Magic Out of Bending Stainless Steel

CINCINNATI Incorporated listens, then enhances software for AUTOFORM press brake, enabling Moline Machinery to bend precision stainless components right the first time for baking systems.


1500-Ton PROFORM PC-Based Press Brake and Quick-Change Tooling Bring Big Flexibility to Mining Equipment Maker

Maker of world-class machinery for mining and tunneling, typically custom-tailored to customer requirements, DBT America knew it needed a big press brake to handle fabrication of heavy plate components, but it also wanted quick setup and changeover flexibility with the operator ease of touchscreen Windows-style control.


High-Speed Laser Shines at Shop-Air Cutting of Aluminum

Production Manufacturing Inc. processes 3/4-million lbs. of aluminum sheet a year at high-speed on linear-motor-drive CINCINNATI CL-707 laser cutting center.Jim Napier, president of Production Manufacturing Inc.



American Metal Fab family team - John Crowell, his son and daughters - uses 17 CINCINNATI machines to "covers all the bases" in keeping the Three Rivers, Michigan company a leading regional supplier of fabricated and stamped parts.


Barbecue Grill Manufacturer Lights Fire under Productivity with Lights-Out Laser Cutting

Robert H. Peterson Co. found the right ingredients for 24 hour-per-day cutting of stainless barbecue grill and gas log burner system parts - a CINCINNATI Incorporated linear-motor-driven CL-707 laser cutter with an automated material handling system on the side.


Supersize Laser Big Producer for Steel Service Center

Responding to market demand for value-added shape cutting, J. Rubin and Co. in 2001 installed the service center industry's first high-speed, super-size laser - a CINCINNATI CL-707 laser cutting center with 10,000 ipm linear-motor drive and twin 8' x 20' pallets.


CNC Frontgage Technology Speeds Setups, Improves Productivity for Steelcraft on Steel Door Frame Fabrication

Door industry leader Steelcraft, Blue Ash, OH, significantly boosted productivity and flexibility at fabricating steel door systems by applying CNC frontgaging on two of its CINCINNATI Autoform press brakes.


Rapistan Systems Rely on CINCINNATI Lasers

To Keep Pace with Production Demands Rapistan Systems, North America's largest material-handling systems supplier, and a division of Mannesmann Dematic, has been adding more equipment in order to keep up with increasing demand.


Hardwick Company Leads Large Piece Niche with 2,000-Ton CINCINNATI Press Brake

"We Fabricate With Tons of Experience". With other CINCINNATI press brakes and hydraulic shears already in use, Hardwick Company, Inc., a job shop in Birmingham and Bessemer, AL, decided to expand its capabilities with larger machinery. Company President Bob Hardwick again sought CINCINNATI for help in maintaining his position as a leader in forming large metal plates.