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Russ Willcutt

Russ graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with degrees in English, Journalism, and Art History. He has worked in academic, corporate, commercial, and trade publishing. His most recent affiliations have been with Modern Machine Shop, Production Machining, and Gear Solutions magazines.

Exact Metrology

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio – with additional locations in Brookfield, Wisconsin, and Moline, Illinois – Exact Metrology was launched in 2000 as a seller...
combilift material handling


For a company that was founded in 1998, Combilift has made extraordinary headway in terms of developing new lines of material handling equipment and...
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Rollomatic, Inc.

The years seem to fly by as you consider the company’s founding in 1964 in Switzerland to the global OEM it is now less...
Big Kaiser tooling automation

Big Kaiser

Heinz Kaiser founded his company in Switzerland in 1948 to provide tooling products throughout Europe. It launched U.S. operations in 1990, just three years...
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The Schaeffler Group

The foundation for the Schaeffler Group as it is known today was laid in 1946 when brothers Dr. Wilhelm Schaeffler and Dr.-Ing. E.h. Georg...
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Custom Industrial Products, Inc.

It all began with a sketch on a cocktail napkin. Henry Powers and Darlene Taylor, who owned a small construction equipment company in Melbourne,...
Sky Hook mobile lifting device

Sky Hook Lifting Devices

It’s been more than half a century since Edwin “Chris” Christensen recognized the need for a safe lifting device for the machining industry and...
infor erp technology


With a focus on manufacturing, Infor was launched in 2002 with the acquisition of a single industry-specific ERP technology. This served as the core...


ZOLLER was founded just outside of Stuttgart, Germany in 1945. Alfred Zoller realized that recovering from the devastation of World War II would require...


When Stor-Loc was established in Kankakee, Illinois, in 1982, its products had already been proven to be world-class industrial tool and parts cabinets. Based...

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