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Industry News

  • OMAX MicroMAX named finalist for prestigious R&D 100 Awards
    OMAX MicroMAX named finalist for prestigious R&D 100 Awards

    October 26, 2016 - The OMAX MicroMAX JetMachining Center has been named a finalist by R&D Magazine in the field of Mechanical/Materials for the magazine’s highly regarded 2016 R&D 100 Awards. Such a nomination places OMAX among an elite community of companies and individuals dedicated to the advancement of science and technology.

  • Wismarq advances with strategic acquisition of Prior Coated Metals Inc.

    October 26, 2016 - Wismarq Industries, provider of coil coating services for metal products, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Prior Coated Metals Inc. Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., Prior Coated Metals is a leading producer of pre-painted steel and aluminum products, with a reputation for quality and service earned during its 50-year operating history. As part of the transaction, the Prior Coated Metals operation will be renamed Wismarq Allentown, LLC.

  • Pferd Inc. hosts Manufacturing Day
    Pferd Inc. hosts Manufacturing Day

    October 24, 2016 - The Milwaukee-based manufacturer of premium brushes, abrasives and power tools took the opportunity and turned the event into a career day as well.

  • Norsk Titanium and Clarkson University launch initiative

    October 21, 2016 - Norsk Titanium and Clarkson University will join forces with the common aim of developing new research projects relating to advanced metal additive manufacturing through Norsk’s proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition process, create education programs to prepare Clarkson graduates for careers in additive manufacturing, launch workforce training programs in support of Norsk’s Plattsburgh production facility, and execute technology demonstration and transfer opportunities together.

  • Metals Service Center Institute and National Safety Council unveil partnership program

    October 20, 2016 - The Metals Service Center Institute today unveiled customized tools available to MSCI members through its partnership with the National Safety Council. These new resources are part of MSCI’s commitment to deliver relevant safety resources for its members.

  • SSAB launches Docol (hot-rolled) steel, tailor made for chassis applications

    October 19, 2016 - The Docol HR800HE and Docol HR1000HE steel grades fulfil the toughest OEM requirements for hole expansion ratio, for example for a lower control arm.

  • Regional manufacturing centers boost high school completion rates

    October 17, 2016 - Examining data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland economist Stephan Whitaker finds that, since the mid-1990s, the children of parents without a college degree are more likely to finish high school and college if they grew up in a labor market with a higher share of its jobs in manufacturing.

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  • Temper Stretch CTL Overview

    September 28, 2016 - Explore the concept and different modes of operation.

  • HUBTEX multidirectional counterbalance forklift

    September 21, 2016 - The FluX is available in two load-capacity classes – 3,000 kg and 4,000 kg – with a 48-volt power system and four-wheel chassis.

  • Red Bud Industries Magic Coil Video Testimonial

    August 16, 2016 - Director of Sales at Magic Coil, describes his decision to purchase the line from Red Bud Industries and how it has already changed the way they can support their customer base. 

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  • M/K Express Co.

    July 6, 2016 - For more than 30 years, M/K Express Co. has been utilizing the right equipment, at the right price, to deliver our customers' products.

  • The Sage Group

    February 16, 2016 - Align, adapt, and grow: Using technology to drive distribution.

  • SAF coil anodizing

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

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  • Bandsaw adds moveable table

    May 27, 2016 - 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.

  • 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.

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  • American Punch Co. launches new website

    August 10, 2016 - 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

    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.

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  • Decision 2016

    Editorial: As I write, the first of three presidential debates has been broadcast and the nominees are hitting those “battleground” or swing states pretty hard.

  • Seizing opportunities

    MM 1016 face squareFace Time - Metal Partners International’s domestic strategy continues to evolve, says Frank Bergren, managing director

  • To catch a smuggler

    MM 0916 guest squareGuest Editorial - Private prosecutors enforced anti-dumping duties and reaped a bounty for an American business


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Company Profiles





Butech Bliss

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