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A European aluminum producer boosts capacity by 50 percent and becomes more sustainable with high recycling rate.


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  • Kloeckner Metals expands, creates jobs
    Kloeckner Metals expands, creates jobs

    November 17, 2017 - The facility features a 50,000-square-foot bay with 43-ton cranes and an automated slitting line capable of processing advanced high-strength steels and aluminum.

  • UPM to expand New England service center

    November 17, 2017 - An additional 10,000 square feet will be adjoined to the current building bringing the total square footage to 58,000 at this location.  UPM currently operates nine service centers worldwide.

  • Aleris opens auto body sheet mill

    November 17, 2017 - Aleris opened its aluminum automotive body sheet production facility Nov. 18 in Lewisport, Kentucky. The $400 million mill positions Aleris to meet growth in North American automotive demand as the industry pursues broader aluminum use for the production of lighweight, more fuel-efficient vehicles.

  • METALCON 2017 Las Vegas best show in years

    November 15, 2017 - Exhibitors at the largest international event for the metal construction industry networked with more than 5,000 attendees at METALCON 2017 in Las Vegas from October 18-20, including designers, builders, developers, contractors, fabricators and suppliers from more than 50 countries.

  • New Simonds Saw data program supports Industry 4.0 initiatives
    New Simonds Saw data program supports Industry 4.0 initiatives

    November 15, 2017 - Simonds Saw has announced today that its European partner, WESPA has introduced the ability to produce instant "blade-to-machine" data transfer of machine-specific cutting parameters for its Individual Performance Cutting custom band saw blades program.

  • LVD Strippit introduces new 8kW Electra fiber laser
    LVD Strippit introduces new 8kW Electra fiber laser

    November 15, 2017 - The ultra-high-speed Electra cuts a wide range of ferrous and non-ferrous materials as fast as the thermal process allows without dynamic compromise. The Electra 8kW can maintain 2G acceleration speed while cutting, producing high quality, high accuracy cuts in simple to complex configurations.

  • Nucor to spend $180M to make merchant bar products in Illinois

    November 15, 2017 - Nucor Corp., Charlotte, North Carolina, will build a $180 million merchant bar quality (MBQ) mill at its existing mill  in Bourbonnais, Illinois. It will have an annual rolling capacity of 500,000 tons. The project will take two years to complete.

  • Novelis brings advanced aluminum alloy to North America

    November 14, 2017 - Novelis announced its Advanz 6HF - e/s200 aluminum alloy is now available in North America following its successful application in Europe.

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  • Bandsaw adds moveable table

    The moveable material support table on the KASTOwin F 10.6 makes it possible to feed in and position heavy, bulky stock such as ingots, large tools or offset shafts easily and reliably.

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  • Kastalon rolls out new website

    The new site offers a look at the company’s extensive lines of standard products, including rollers, pads, bumpers and sleeves for various uses in materials handling, metals producing and processing.

  • American Punch Co. launches new website

    This website features their extensive line of punches, dies and shear blades for the metalworking and structural steel industries.

  • Northshore Steel launches new corporate website

    North Shore Steel offers a wide range of carbon, stainless, aluminum, and galvanized products, including structural steel, pipe, fittings, flanges, and plate.

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