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Carmakers and the metals supply chain respond to consumers and investors by accelerating output south of the border.


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Industry News

  • Workshops for Warriors' Employer Career Fair Event
    Workshops for Warriors' Employer Career Fair Event

    June 22, 2017 - Workshops for Warriors is the only school in the Nation that trains, certifies, and helps place Veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Transitioning Service Members into advanced manufacturing careers, and they will be hosting an Employer Career Fair August 4, 2017.

  • Red Bud Industries receives order from Aaon Inc.

    June 20, 2017 - Red Bud Industries recently received an order for a Precision Multi-Blanking Line from Aaon Incorporated, a heating and cooling equipment manufacturer located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

  • Emuge Corp. and Open Mind establish partnership
    Emuge Corp. and Open Mind establish partnership

    June 20, 2017 -  Emuge Corp., manufacturer of high performance taps, drills, end mills and other rotary tools, announced it has established a partnership with OPEN MIND Technologies AG, developer of CAM/CAD software solutions worldwide.

  • May 2017 crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to worldsteel

    June 20, 2017 - World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 143.3 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2017, a 2.0% increase compared to May 2016.

  • AL Systems Aluminum Rail Jib Cranes are lightweight and versatile
    AL Systems Aluminum Rail Jib Cranes are lightweight and versatile

    June 20, 2017 - AL Systems Jib Cranes are ideal for numerous applications, including underneath bridge cranes, in areas serving multiple workstations, for outdoor loading docks, or in machining and assembly areas where several Jib Cranes might overlap, providing even more extensive coverage.

  • O’Neal Industries hires vice president and corporate controller

    June 19, 2017 - O’Neal Industries has hired Troy Lugo as its Vice President and Corporate Controller. In that role, Lugo will be responsible for all ONI holding-company financial reporting, accounting, treasury, and banking activities, as well as acting as a support resource for ONI affiliate companies on technical accounting and financial reporting issues.

  • Accuride reaches agreement to acquire Mefro Wheels GmbH

    June 19, 2017 - Headquartered in Solingen, Germany, Mefro Wheels is a privately-owned supplier of steel wheels to the European and Asian passenger car, light vehicle and commercial vehicle industries and maintains manufacturing operations in Germany, France, Turkey, Russia and China. The transaction is subject to applicable anti-trust approvals.

  • MSCI looks toward future: Holman head becomes board chairman

    June 19, 2017 - Transformation is underway at the Metals Service Center Institute, as the trade association wraps up a year-long visioning process. Among several other initiatives, the association is putting resources toward issued-based advocacy, giving voice to the needs of the industrial metals supply chain in Washington and Ottawa.

  • Geoffrey Metals transitions to Enmark Systems

    June 13, 2017 - Illinois-based Geoffrey Metals, distributor of hot rolled, hot rolled pickled and oiled, commercial quality, and high strength low alloy steel, successfully transitioned to Enmark Systmes Inc., windows-based software platform, Eniteo.

  • MSCI asks Trump administration to modernize NAFTA without endangering its successes

    June 12, 2017 - In written testimony on NAFTA renegotiation, the Metals Service Center Institute explained how uniquely successful the pact has been for North American manufacturing and urged the Trump administration to upgrade, but not endanger, the trillion dollar-plus annual trading relationship that NAFTA has established between the United States, Canada and Mexico.

  • Norsk Titanium announces strategic investment

    June 12, 2017 - Norsk Titanium announced it has closed on a significant investment from Triangle Holdings LP, an aerospace investment company owned by funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Triangle has invested over $1.2 billion in aircraft and aerospace related assets since its formation in 2011. Terms of the investment were not released.

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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.

  • Change is good

    Editorial: The metals sector is so many things at once. It’s often innovative, but it’s historically been frequently slow to adapt to a fast-moving world of change.

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