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Industry News

  • MSCI calls for action on trade law violations

    September 29, 2016 - In testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission today, Metals Service Center Institute Board of Directors Vice Chair and President and Chief Operating Officer of O’Neal Industries R. Holman Head called for tougher government action to halt unfair and illegal trade practices, particularly by China, that have harmed the U.S. aluminum industry. Head urged “decisive action, and continued vigilant monitoring” in a program to address dumping, predatory pricing and currency manipulation.

  • Cordless Digital Protractor designed to make finding and setting angles simple and precise
    Cordless Digital Protractor designed to make finding and setting angles simple and precise

    September 29, 2016 - The Cordless Digital Protractor was designed to make finding and setting angles simple and precise. It can be used either with the TubeShark Pipe & Tube Bender or on its own with the optional Torpedo Mount. This special piece of equipment is very versatile and can be used on anything that rotates on a vertical plane for the purpose of finding an angle.

  • Tube Fabrication Industries acquires end machining center and CNC saw machines from BLM Group USA

    September 29, 2016 - BLM GROUP USA recently sold a BC80 CNC end-machining center and a CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine to Tube Fabrication Industries, Logansport, Ind. The sale was announced at IMTS 2016 by Dr. Jeffrey Ahrstrom, president and COO of BLM GROUP USA.

  • The Aluminum Transportation Group announces new leadership
    The Aluminum Transportation Group announces new leadership

    September 27, 2016 - The Aluminum Association's Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) today announces its new Chairman John Thomas, global marketing manager of automotive at Alcoa. Preceding Thomas is Tom Boney who was recently promoted to vice president of North American operations at Novelis. Ganesh Panneer, vice president and general manager of automotive, North America, Novelis, assumes the role of ATG vice chairman.

  • Norsk Titanium funds new Plattsburgh, N.Y., facility
    Norsk Titanium funds new Plattsburgh, N.Y., facility

    September 26, 2016 - Norsk Titanium funds new Plattsburgh, N.Y., facility to showcase revolutionary additive manufacturing production line, qualify and produce aerospace components.

  • Chinese steelmakers accused of circumventing U.S. trade law: AAM statement

    September 23, 2016 - U.S. steelmakers allege that Chinese steel companies are purposely avoiding import tariffs by routing steel shipments through Vietnam in new petitions filed with the Commerce Department.

  • New dawn for manufacturing careers in America
    New dawn for manufacturing careers in America

    September 23, 2016 - The Reshoring Initiative is announcing the availability of a new infographic, “New Dawn for Manufacturing Careers in America”, to support the goals of Manufacturing Day 2016. Manufacturing Day, October 7, 2016, “is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.”

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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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    June 1, 2016 - PFERD’s CC-GRIND-SOLID integrates a fibreglass backer and a high-performance coated abrasive for incredible stock removal rates with reduced noise and vibration levels.

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    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.

  • Centria expertise in retrofit projects

    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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  • 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.

  • Multiloc Metal joining technology

    August 4, 2016 - Multicyl recently developed a new innovation expanding their capabilities – they have combined their MultiLoc metal joining technology using the patented BTM clinch tooling with the Unipunch tooling system.

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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.

  • M/K Express Co.

    June 22, 2016 - Whether you use a single mode of transportation or require a more complex multi-modal service, we can provide the type of cargo handling services that best suits your needs.

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


  • Challenge yourself

    MM 0916 face squareFace Time - Christy Helms says it’s important to reach beyond current capabilities to provide customers with top-notch service

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