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Thursday, May 7, 2020
Jack Rochefort, Thumb Tool & Engineering Founder, Remembered »
Leland J. "Jack" Rochefort, founder of Thumb Tool in Bad Axe, MI, has died. He was 87 years old. In 2003 he celebrated 50...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Rio Tinto Contributes $10 Million to support COVID-19 community initiatives Across Canada and U.S. »
From delivering critical equipment for people working in hospitals to providing practical support to communities and famil...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Metal Exchange Corporation Names Rick Merluzzi As CEO »
AEC member company, Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) recently announced that Rick Merluzzi has been promoted to Chief Exec...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Pries opens their new anodizing line »
After a year of construction on a new 50,000 square foot expansion, AEC member company Pries Enterprises has announced the...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Metal Exchange Corporation awarded Best Fleet Awards »
Metal Exchange Corporation awarded Best Fleet Awards. Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) has been awarded the Institute...