The Mid-West Advantage: Traveling Grinders

Mid-West Machine™ has been building conditioning grinders for over 65 years. Mid-West Machine™ introduced the traveling grinder to the steel mill industry in 1951 and to date has built over 400 machines. Though hardly recognizable in its 21st century mode, the Mid-West Machine™ traveling grinders utilize PLC’s and computers for its automatic grinding and sequencing operations along with the most technologically advanced components. This insures the most effective material removal machine on the market today.

Along with grinding equipment Mid-West Machine™ designs and manufactures various types of peripheral handling equipment to work in conjunction with its grinders. Mid-West Machine™ has set the standard of the industry for decades and will continue to do so for future decades.

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Posted on: August 09, 2018 09:00 AM - in News, Metal Conditioning Equipment

The Steel Industry Comeback

Good Signs for the Future of Steelmakers

According to an article published on IndustryWeek.com in December, the Steel Industry is finally thriving again after years of bleak news in the U.S. and European markets. Here are a few signs pointing to a prosperous outlook.

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Posted on: February 08, 2018 08:24 AM - in Insider, News, Metal Conditioning Equipment

Multitasking with Manipulators

Knock-off and sort gating while easily moving heavy castings

Our line of Action® Manipulators provide robust solutions for applications that require large payload capacity, efficient movements, and increased safety for operators. This allows operators to work at safe distances and in controlled environments.

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Posted on: November 17, 2017 10:45 AM - in Insider, Manipulators, News, Video, Features

ICI Technical Conference & Expo 2017

Vulcan Engineering Co. will be at ICI Conference & Expo 2017

Covington, Kentucky Oct 15 – 18, 2017

Visit us at Booth #327

Vulcan will be exhibiting at the 64th Technical Conference & Equipment Expo at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, KY October 15 - 18, 2017. Be sure to visit us at Booth #327 to discuss systems and equipment for all of your foundry needs.

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Posted on: September 01, 2017 09:20 AM - in Events, News, Investment Casting

Mid-West Machine™ 6840T with a Large Vertical Reach Boom

Vulcan’s new traveling grinder offers a larger work envelope as well as updated controls and hydraulics systems.

Vulcan Engineering Co. introduces its newest addition to the Mid-West Machine™ line of Metal Conditioning Equipment with the 6840T. This Traveling Grinder incorporates a longer boom, providing a larger work envelope to process material within 68 inches (1725 mm) horizontal, 40 inches (1015 mm) vertical reach.

 

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Posted on: August 01, 2017 02:59 PM - in News, Metal Conditioning Equipment

Metals + Metallurgy China 2017

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Posted on: June 14, 2017 10:45 AM - in Events, News

AISTech 2017

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Posted on: June 14, 2017 10:36 AM - in Events, News

Metalcasting Congress 2017

Vulcan Engineering Co. will be at the 121st AFS Metalcasting Congress 2017 in Milwaukee, WI April 25th-27th. Be sure to visit us at Booth #602 to discuss systems and equipment for all of your foundry needs.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017 10:30 AM - in Events, News

New Sales Engineer

New Employee at Vulcan Engineering Co. to assist our Sales Team

Joshua Schaffer

Vulcan Engineering Co. (Helena, Alabama, USA) announced that Joshua Schaffer has been named Sales Engineer to our Engineering/Capitol Equipment lines. His position will entail developing and maintaining foundry solutions while fostering relationships with customers both domestically and internationally.  Josh graduated from Middle Georgia College and started his career in the Aerospace field before entering the US industrial/foundry market and now has over 13 years of experience in the industry.

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Posted on: February 07, 2017 04:46 PM - in News

New Team Member!

New Chief Representative of Sales in China at Vulcan Engineering Co.

Jack Yu

Vulcan Engineering Co. (Helena, Alabama, USA) announced that Jack Yu has been named Chief Representative of Vulcan China & Asia Sales Director. His position will accommodate the growth and increasing marketing demand for Vulcan’s Lost Foam Systems & Equipment line, Investment Casting Systems & Equipment line, Finishing Equipment such as grinding and cutting machines, as well as Foundry-duty Manipulators & Robotics in China. Jack Yu has 4 years’ experience in the foundry plant setting and 14 years of sales and marketing experience in foundry equipment and foundry materials field.    

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Posted on: February 07, 2017 04:41 PM - in News