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Industry News

  • Novelis announces executive leadership appointments

    July 22, 2016 - Novelis announced a number of senior executive moves to further meet the needs of its customers and to continue to deliver high-quality, innovative products to the marketplace. Emilio Braghi has been named Senior Vice President, Novelis Inc. and President, Novelis Europe; Tom Boney has been named Vice President, Operations, North America; and, Ganesh Panneer has been named Vice President and General Manager, Automotive, North America.

  • 3D tube cutting line combines highly accurate pipe & tube cutting with production automation
    3D tube cutting line combines highly accurate pipe & tube cutting with production automation

    July 21, 2016 - TCL accuracy offers fabricators a cost effective alternative to expensive laser machines, while TCL automation provides fabricators the flexibility to adapt quickly to changing production volume and tight lead times.

  • Nucor to acquire Joy Global's steel plate mill in Texas

    July 21, 2016 - Nucor Corp. announced today that it has agreed to acquire Joy Global's steel plate mill in Longview, Texas, for approximately $29 million. The mill produces carbon and alloy plate products with heat-treating capabilities and has an annual capacity of 180,000 tons.

  • ITA announces 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

    July 20, 2016 - Clyde E. Forney, who enjoyed a distinguished 45-year career in the titanium industry and was instrumental in the development and commercialization of Ti-3Al-2.5V alloy as the material of choice for aircraft hydraulic tubing and many other industrial and commercial applications, is the recipient of the International Titanium Association’s (ITA) prestigious 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • FANUC America appoints Mike Cicco President and CEO

    July 19, 2016 - As President and CEO, Cicco will have responsibility for all of the company’s operations in North and South America.  In addition, Rick Schneider has been named Chairman of FANUC America and will continue in his role as a board member of parent company, FANUC Corp.

  • WARDJet releases 5-axis router with 3 feet of Z-axis travel
    WARDJet releases 5-axis router with 3 feet of Z-axis travel

    July 19, 2016 - The system has been designed to accept a second 36 in. Z-axis with a 5X head, which will also have a 2.5 x 4.0 m cutting envelope.

  • The Alliance for American Manufacturing spreads the manufacturing message in Cleveland (and Philly)

    July 19, 2016 - There’s no doubt that trade policy and other key manufacturing issues are dominating the political conversation this campaign cycle. The Alliance for American Manufacturing welcomes this change in direction — some of AAM's key issues have taken center stage. And they’re not shying away from the conversation.

  • Advanced Gauging Technologies has been awarded new purchase orders from Concord Steel Centre

    July 18, 2016 - Advanced Gauging Technologies has been awarded new purchase orders from Concord Steel Centre to address the upcoming decertification of Weston 5310 Am241 isotope sources in Canada.

  • Barcode tag and label materials solve wide range of steel mill tracking applications
    Barcode tag and label materials solve wide range of steel mill tracking applications

    July 18, 2016 - Polyonics, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, manufactures a broad range of high temperature materials designed specifically for barcode tags and labels used in harsh steel mill environments. The thermal transfer printable materials range from thermally stable polyimide, ultra-high temperature aluminum and cost efficient paper laminates.

  • SAF to mark 70th anniversary

    July 18, 2016 - SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co.), headquartered in Atlanta, will mark its 70th anniversary this fall. At its founding in 1946, SAF was one of only two anodizing lines in the country. Founder Marvin McClatchey was a chemical engineer and pioneer in anodizing for architectural applications. Still in the family, SAF is currently led by second generation brothers and Co-CEOs, Penn McClatchey and Jim McClatchey.

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Company Profiles


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