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Cadillac Casting (Cadillac, Michi- gan)was one of 21 companies recog- nized by Meritor (Troy, Michigan) with a Supplier Partner Award. Cadillac was honored because it exceeded Meritor’s requirements for excellence in quality, delivery, cost savings and innovation. “Cadillac Casting is very proud to receive recognition from Meritor as the 2016 Foundry Supplier of the Year,” said Kyle Klein, vice president business development, Cadillac. “T is award validates Cadillac Casting’s outstanding eff orts to support our customers with quality, delivery, and customer service. Our partnership with Meritor continues to strengthen, and we are very apprecia- tive of their continued support.”

Fairfi eld Aluminum Castings

Company (Fairfi eld, Iowa) has retained Equity Partners HP to seek refi nanc- ing or a buyer for the 70-year-old aluminum metalcaster, specializing in sand and permanent mold prod- ucts. Fairfi eld provides customers with turnkey products, off ering pattern making, assembly, machining, coating, inserting, heat treating, pressure testing, impregnating, and other value add cast- ing operations.

Equipment Manufacturers Interna-

tional Inc. (Cleveland), which designs and manufactures casting equipment including molding and mold handling, core making, and automation technolo- gies, has executed a long-term partner- ship agreement with Küttner Holding GmbH (Küttner) and Savelli Tech- nologies (SavTech). Recently, Küttner and SavTech completed a purchase agreement that expands both companies’ global platform.

KERAMIDA Inc., a global EHS and sustainability consulting fi rm, has acquired Compliance Administrators & Project Services, Inc. (CAPs) in Los Angeles and Renovitas inSacramento and established a California offi ce with foundry consulting specialties. KERAMIDA added nearly 20 technical staff in 2016 and expects to add another 20 in 2017.

Bodycote (Macclesfi eld, England),

a heat treating services provider, an- nounced its Nogent location is the fi rst facility in France to earn PRI’s MedAccred accreditation.

Chem-Trend (Howell, Michigan),

which develops, manufactures and mar- kets release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, announced the acquisition of the release agent business of its long-time distribu- tion partner in Romania,Rubio Trading & Consulting SRL.

B&L Information Systems

(Bridgman, Michigan), a provider of ERP software for metalcasters, was given Progress Software’s 2016 SaaS Excellence Award. T is annual award is given to only one of the more than 2,500 Progress Global Business

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Sinterite (St. Marys, Pennsylvania) announced the recent installation of a continuous belt furnace at the Air Liquide Shanghai Research & Tech- nology Center in China. T e furnace will be utilized for development of the client’s sintering, brazing, annealing and heat treatment applications.

Norican Global (Taastrup,

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