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Industry News

  • PFERD appoints new pipeline channel account manager

    August 17, 2017 - PFERD INC. has announced the appointment of Michael Roche to the position of Account Manager, Pipeline Market. Roche will report to Jon-Michael Raymond, Vice President, Sales. The announcement was made by Gene Huegin, president.

  • TimkenSteel raises prices
    TimkenSteel raises prices

    August 16, 2017 - TimkenSteel will raise prices on special bar quality (SBQ) and seamless mechanical tubing products by $40 per ton. 

  •  IPG Photonics Corp. announces a new partnership with MC Machinery
    IPG Photonics Corp. announces a new partnership with MC Machinery

    August 15, 2017 - IPG Photonics Corporation announced a new partnership with MC Machinery (MCM) promoting IPG's growing portfolio of industrial laser systems for materials processing applications.

  • SMA presents Don B. Daily Safety Award to three recipients

    August 15, 2017 - The Steel Manufacturers Association has announced its annual Don B. Daily Achievement in Safety award recipients for 2017, recognizing the safety efforts of individuals and companies in the North American EAF steel industry. The 2017 recipients of the Don B. Daily Safety awards are: Peter Ossmann of North Star BlueScope, Tim Smith of Gerdau, Petersburg, and the TMK IPSCO facility in Geneva, Neb.

  • COE Press announces new Spacemaster Series 5 coil feed lines
    COE Press announces new Spacemaster Series 5 coil feed lines

    August 15, 2017 - COE Press Equipment has announced the launch of its new patent pending SpaceMaster Series 5 compact coil lines, which combine unwinding, straightening and feeding of coil stock into a single piece of compact equipment that can fit within 28 ft. of floor space where a conventional line would require a 50-ft. to 60-ft. footprint.

  • ASTM International to host November symposium on 100 years of metallography standards

    August 14, 2017 - ASTM International’s Committee on Metallography is sponsoring the Symposium on Commemorating 100 Years of E04 Development of Metallographic Standards, Nov. 15-16, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Ga. The symposium will take place in conjunction with the November standards development meetings of the committee.

  • TimkenSteel and United Steelworkers Local 1123 to begin contract discussions

    August 14, 2017 - TimkenSteel and the United Steelworkers will begin discussions on August 21 regarding the current labor agreement that is set to expire on September 25. The current agreement covers approximately 1,650 bargaining employees at the company’s Canton, Ohio, operations.

  • AIIS West Coast steel dinner

    August 14, 2017 - The dinner will be held November 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the L'Opera Italian Restaurant, Long Beach, California.

  • Funds advised by Apax Partners to acquire ECi Software Solutions

    August 14, 2017 - Exact Software’s Macola, JobBOSS and MAX businesses will be combined with ECi. Current majority owner The Carlyle Group to continue as minority investor.

  • Siemens expands tech center near Chicago
    Siemens expands tech center near Chicago

    August 11, 2017 - Siemens expanded its Technical Application Center (TAC), which offers machine tool dealers, importers and end-users of Sinumerik CNCs a complete range of learning opportunities including classroom training, online instructor-led training, and online self-paced training.

  • Nucor to acquire cold finishing plants

    August 10, 2017 - Nucor Corp. agreed to acquire St. Louis Cold Drawn Inc., which cold draws round, hexagon and square bars, in addition to special sections. The company primarily serves the U.S. and Mexican automotive and industrial markets.

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    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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  • 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.

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