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  • Novelis celebrates commissioning of $120 million automotive finishing line

    May 23, 2016 - Installed to support the production of stronger, lighter and safer vehicles, the line represents Novelis' latest investment of $120 million to expand high-strength aluminum alloy supply for Ford F-Series trucks, America's best-selling truck for 39 years and best-selling vehicle for 34 years.

  • Horsburgh & Scott builds its largest gearbox in 130 years of business
    Horsburgh & Scott builds its largest gearbox in 130 years of business

    May 23, 2016 - The unit is a gigantic Reduction Stand #2 (R2) Steel Rolling Mill Gearbox manufactured by Horsburgh & Scott to replace a 30 year old unit for a large steel company in Ohio.

  • TECHNI Waterjet and Micro Waterjet team up
    TECHNI Waterjet and Micro Waterjet team up

    May 20, 2016 - TECHNI Waterjet and Waterjet LLC will be teaming up with TECHNI Waterjet’s pump line, the Quantum NXT Electric Servo Pump, on their ultra-high precision cutting micro waterjet.  

  • TECHNI Waterjet announces new business development group
    TECHNI Waterjet announces new business development group

    May 20, 2016 - A main focus of TECHNI’s Business Development group is to help companies around the world significantly improve their operating performance through the utilization of TECHNI’s industry-leading products and technology.

  • Steel Framing Industry Association elects 2016 Board of Directors

    May 18, 2016 - SFIA voting members unanimously approved the slate of steel framing industry leaders selected by organization's nominating committee and approved by the prior year's board.  The vote took place at the 2016 SFIA Annual Meeting held in New Orleans, LA, on April 17.

  • The 5th Annual GALM Congress returns to The COBO Center, Detroit

    May 18, 2016 - Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit 2016 is returning August 23-25, 2016 to drive overall vehicle weight reduction cost effectively. Over 30 technical presentations will investigate opportunities within BIW, chassis, interiors and more, scrutinize the latest advancements in cost competitive composite solutions & benchmark the most effective joining methods for mixed material designs.

  • PFERD INC introduces new linear finishing set
    PFERD INC introduces new linear finishing set

    May 18, 2016 - With its innovative non-woven POLINOX drum and new electric linear finishing tool, this complete set from PFERD sets the new standard in surface conditioning.

  • Red Bud Industries receives EPS coil line order from TYASA

    May 17, 2016 - Red Bud Industries recently received an order for an EPS Coil Line from TYASA located in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. The new line can descale hot-rolled strip up to 0.075 in. (1.9 mm) thick and 72 in. (1829 mm) wide, and can handle coil weights up to 73,000 lbs.

  • Nucor's John Ferriola named Steelmaker of the Year by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology

    May 17, 2016 - Nucor Corporation announced that the Association for Iron & Steel Technology presented Nucor's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, John Ferriola, with its Steelmaker of the Year award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the steel industry. The award is given annually to recognize a steel industry leader who has had a significant impact on the global steel business. 

  • Amada Miyachi America celebrates grand opening of new headquarters
    Amada Miyachi America celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

    May 17, 2016 - The new $13.5 million 85,000 square foot facility includes a new technical center with eleven application-specific product demonstration labs, a state-of-the-art training room, and a technology showroom as well as an all-new manufacturing facility with a 1,400 square feet Class 10000 clean room and six customer test labs.

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Company Profiles


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Admiral Steel


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    April 5, 2016 - PFERD’s CAST CUT burs feature extremely high stock removal performance on cast iron with smooth milling and reduced vibration and noise.

  • DoALL Sawing

    January 14, 2016 - DoALL offers industrial sawing machines for high production, general-purpose, miter cutting, vertical contour, and custom engineered sawing solutions.

  • Magnetic drill offers more power, torque

    January 7, 2016 - The power feed HMD927 has the power to drill holes up to 1-5/8 in. in diameter and offers great power to weight ratio by giving steel fabricators more strength and torque.

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    February 10, 2016 - Quality at SAF is defined as conformance to customer expectations, with primary emphasis given to reducing variation.

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    November 5, 2015 -  The new brochure illustrates several major retrofit projects completed for a variety of building types. In each case, the building team faced unique challenges for which CENTRIA provided solutions.

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  • Lights provide bright, white LED light on the work surface

    January 28, 2016 - 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

    December 4, 2015 - The UV inspection lantern is used to detect contaminations that react under UV- illumination and cannot be seen with the naked eye.

  • Handheld marking unit is light and versatile

    November 25, 2015 - Housed in an ergonomically designed, compact unit weighing just 6 lbs, the mini can be carried throughout the shop with no annoying power or air cables needed.

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  • Northshore Steel launches new corporate website

    April 14, 2016 - North Shore Steel offers a wide range of carbon, stainless, aluminum, and galvanized products, including structural steel, pipe, fittings, flanges, and plate.

  • NBM Metals

    March 24, 2016 - NBM Metals is the leading manufacturer of continuous cast bronze in North America.

  • Farmer’s Copper

    March 18, 2016 - Farmer’s Copper Ltd. attributes their success to serving their customers through service-minded employees and materials.

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  • Bottoms up

    Editorial: Steelmakers and distributors indicate they expect to see some improvement in revenues during second quarter compared with the previous three quarters, given that steel prices have rebounded off the bottom, following the upward trajectory of scrap pricing.

  • Edge of tomorrow

    MM 0516 guest squareGuest Editorial - Innovative chemistry creates a coating that can be modified for unique applications


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