Brazing Concepts Co., a subsidiary of Gibraltar in Buffalo, N.Y., signed a contract with Ford Motor Co. to become a supplier for the copper brazing of torque converters and turbines, which has resulted in the opening of a new facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. Brazing Concepts Co., founded in 1985 and acquired by Gibraltar in 1999, provides metal joining and assembly services, primarily for companies in the automotive manufacturing industry. It also operates a facility in Coldwater, Mich.