TigerStop LLC promoted Mike Anderson (right) from Southeastern regional sales manager to product manager of saw systems. Kevin Trowell is the new Southeastern regional sales manager. Anderson began at TigerStop in 2013, significantly growing sales and customer support within his region. Trowell brings several years of experience as a distributor and factory sales representative and in technical sales. Based in Florida, Trowell will manage all direct and distributor sales in the Southeast.
Doall explodes parts ordering, new bandsaws
DoAll Sawing Products’ bandsaw owners can now order repair, replacement and service parts online. If they are unsure of the correct part number, users can access the digital parts manuals and associated index pages will highlight the part or assembly description to produce an exploded view page calling out referenced part numbers. If the replacement part is available, it will be highlighted on the page for immediate ordering. DoAll also added two larger capacity dual-column bandsaws to its Continental series product line: The DC-1100SA offers semi-automatic capacities on rectangles at 43.3 in. by 43.3 in.; the DC-1700SA boasts a rectangle capacity of 67 in. by 51.2 in. The bandsaws are for those that need a high-production bandsaw but have operations that do not require indexing or automatic cutting cycles.
New VP of engineering at HE&M Saw
HE&M Saw announced that joe purtle has been promoted to vice president of engineering. purtle will be assisting doug harris, president and ceo, and other department heads. originally hired in 1976, purtle was promoted to plant manager in 2013. as vp of engineering, he will design new models and use new processes to enable he&m saw to meet the needs of the metalworking industry.
Scotchman releases new saws
Scotchman’s utility bandsaws are available with a gravity feed saw head. These saws combine the cutting of a traditional bandsaw with the flexibility, speed and accuracy of a cold saw. The SU-280 and SU-280G can cut round material up to 8 in. in diameter and have a swing head with 30-degree right-of-head movement without material movement. Scotchman also offers the SUP-600 NF, an up-cut circular cold saw for cutting non-ferrous material. It features a 24-in., 132-tooth carbide blade capable of producing round cuts up to 9 in. in diameter and rectangular cuts up to 15 in. by 6 in.
Behringer’s automatic plate saws
Behringer Saws Inc. introduced the LPS series of heavy-duty, electronically controlled vertical plate saws for automated cutting of aluminum, low-alloy and high tensile strength solid materials. The saws feature a main frame with a feeding mechanism that provides automatic positioning of plates or blocks via two parallel servo-driven units that feed material to the blade. The C-frame design is guided on linear rails and bearings, and the saws deliver fully automatic hydraulic blade tensioning. The series is available in cutting capacities up to 236.2 in. long, 62.9 in. wide and 47.2 in. high.