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ATW Companies

WARWICK, RI –-( ATW Companies, a leading provider of engineered metal manufacturing solutions, will be showcasing the expanding capabilities of its Metalform and Parmatech subsidiaries at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference 2014, which takes place January 14-17, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, in Las Vegas, NV, Booth 2025.

Metalform, whose manufacturing and fabrication operations include deep-drawing, stamping, and pistol magazine fabrication expertise, has doubled in size in 2013 and is expected to double again in 2014. Experts will be on hand to discuss how the company is expanding capabilities with the introduction of robotic cells, which ensure precision and repeatability.

The company will also highlight how the addition of new equipment and tooling, as well as the implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives, is significantly increasing throughput. Metalform will be introducing double stack magazines in 2014, which will allow the company to serve a variety of additional pistol platforms.

Parmatech, a leading supplier of custom manufactured metal injection molding components, doubled firearm component output at its Rhode Island facility in 2012 and 2013, and is expected to do so again in 2014. The company will be installing two new furnaces in 2014, which will significantly increase capacity.

ATW is hosting a media briefing on Tuesday, January 14th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the ATW Booth 2025, to discuss its growth and exciting plans for 2014. Members of the media are invited to drop by for a unique giveaway and an expanded press kit.

About ATW Companies

Headquartered in Warwick, RI, ATW Companies is a provider of highly engineered metal solutions to the metal component marketplace, servicing customers worldwide. The company runs state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in California, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island and offers global sales and support. ATW provides a wide range of fabrication technologies to meet the exacting requirements of industries and diverse technologies for the most critical applications. The company’s motto is “Be the Best…Do it Right,” and they strive to live by this commitment to quality, reliability, innovation, and integrity by continuously adding value to their products and services.

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