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Industry News

  • Uni-Roller S2 stock lubricator to debut at FABTECH
    Uni-Roller S2 stock lubricator to debut at FABTECH

    September 25, 2017 - Lubrication system manufacturer Unist Inc. will reveal an update to its proven Uni-Roller® stock lubricators at the Fabtech tradeshow this November.

  • The Aluminum Association urges Trump administration to press China on WTO commitments
    The Aluminum Association urges Trump administration to press China on WTO commitments

    September 20, 2017 - In comments filed today with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC), the Aluminum Association urged  the Trump administration to continue pressing China to adhere to both the letter and spirit of its commitment to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) open, rules-based trading system.

  • Alliance moves and expands operations

    September 20, 2017 - Alliance Machine and Engraving LLC has completed its move to a new 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Customized to accommodate three core competencies - engraving, machine assembly and roll fabrication, the modern plant also has room for expansion into additional market segments.

  • Flow to unveil new Mach 200 waterjet at FABTECH
    Flow to unveil new Mach 200 waterjet at FABTECH

    September 20, 2017 - The newest addition to the Flow Mach Series features world-renowned Flow waterjet technology which is backed by industry-leading FlowCare premier service and support. The Mach 200 is specifically engineered to affordably meet waterjet applications from stone to carbon fiber.

  • Unison to open advanced manufacturing facility in Danville, Va.
    Unison to open advanced manufacturing facility in Danville, Va.

    September 20, 2017 - This will be the company’s second advanced manufacturing facility, firmly establishing Unison’s committed production capabilities in the USA.

  • BLM Group to feature new tube fabricating solutions at FABTECH 2017
    BLM Group to feature new tube fabricating solutions at FABTECH 2017

    September 20, 2017 - The company will feature its new LT8.10 fiber laser tube cutting system, along with its series of highly efficient and productive tube bending machines: SMART, ELECT 102 and E-TURN 52 integrated with robotic load/unload demonstrating a fully automated production process.

  • Carpenter to increase prices on all stainless steel product forms

    September 20, 2017 - Carpenter Technology Corporation announced today that it will increase base prices three percent (3 percent) to eight percent (8 percent) on new non-contract orders across all stainless steel product forms. The increases will be effective with new orders placed after September 30, 2017.

  • Ring roller closes the gap
    Ring roller closes the gap

    September 20, 2017 - With its new series of ring rollers developed in close cooperation with the forging industry, Schuler now provides complete production lines from a single source.

  • Constellium signs multi-year contract with aerospace manufacturer

    September 19, 2017 - Constellium N.V. announced today that it has extended its long-term contract with aircraft manufacturer Pilatus to support its new executive jets aircraft program. With this agreement Constellium will supply an increased volume of aerospace plate to Pilatus.

  • Arconic and Airbus achieve 3D printing first

    September 19, 2017 - Airbus installs first 3D printed titanium part on series production commercial aircraft; Part manufactured by Arconic.

  • AP&T wins Enlighten Award 2017

    September 19, 2017 - AP&T was recognized for its innovative production method for hot forming of high-strength aluminum, which enables the production of lighter, safer and more energy-efficient cars that have a lower impact on the climate.

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    Brochure highlights countless aesthetic options backed by superior thermal and moisture protection.

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    Scotchman updated their product catalog with the latest machines and features in their 50th year serving the heavy metal manufacturing industry.

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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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    LED Series DUR-A-LITEs are light weight and compact in size, yet provide bright, white LED light on the work surface while consuming less wattage than fluorescent lights.

  • UV inspection lantern checks steel for contaminants

    The UV inspection lantern is used to detect contaminations that react under UV- illumination and cannot be seen with the naked eye.

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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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  • National interest

    Editorial: The new administration has been listening carefully to the executive leadership of the American steel and aluminum industries.

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