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Pockets of growing demand and higher pricing spur processors and distributors to invest in capital projects, acquisitions.


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Industry News

  • Red Bud Stretchers
    Red Bud Stretchers

    April 27, 2017 - Red Bud Industries offers Stretchers from our small 10 gage (3.5 mm) units all the way up to our 3000 ton monster that can stretch material up to 1.00 in. (25 mm) thick and up to 96 in. (2438 mm) wide.

  • Advanced Gauging Technologies receives order for Compact Laser Thickness Gauge

    April 26, 2017 - Advanced Gauging Technologies, Plain City, Ohio, has received an order from Worthington Armstrong Venture, Las Vegas, for an AGT600 Compact Laser Thickness Gauge.

  • Red Bud wins two new orders for metal processing machinery

    April 26, 2017 - Red Bud Industries has received an order for a precision multiblanking line from Pacific Metal, a steel service center in Tualatin, Oregon. Featured in the line will be RBI’s precision grip feed system and CNC programmable slitter.

  • Bouchard venture to build $1.3 billion aluminum rolling mill in Kentucky
    Bouchard venture to build $1.3 billion aluminum rolling mill in Kentucky

    April 26, 2017 - Braidy Industries Inc., partnering with the State of Kentucky and the Ashland Alliance, will build the nation’s first greenfield aluminum rolling mill in over three decades.

  • Hougen introduces new lightweight ultra low profile mag drill
    Hougen introduces new lightweight ultra low profile mag drill

    April 21, 2017 - It’s small enough to drill in places where even hand held electric drills can’t go, yet with the power to cut holes up to 1-3/8 in. diameter thru materials up to 1 in. thick

  • Aluminum Association applauds ITC foil determination

    April 21, 2017 - The U.S. International Trade Commission today made a unanimous preliminary determination that unfairly-traded imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China are causing injury to U.S. producers.

  • Kaiser provides outlook on aerospace, automotive

    April 21, 2017 - Kaiser Aluminum, Foothill Ranch, California, expects that destocking in the commercial aerospace supply chain will continue through the remainder of 2017 as the supply chain adjusts to revised production forecasts for larger airframes.

  • Trade group concerned about Section 232 steel imports probe

    April 21, 2017 - The president of the American Institute for International Steel, Richard Chriss, says members—who consist of traders and importers, are “concerned about the nature and scope” of a Section 232 investigation to be launched by the U.S. Department of Commerce under Secretary Wilbur Ross.

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  • Bandsaw adds moveable table

    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

    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

    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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  • 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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  • 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.

  • Law abiding

    Editorial: The executives of American steel companies have been quizzed by equities analysts about what they hope to gain for the industry from the new administration.

  • Business as usual

    FFJ 0317 face squareFace Time - Despite new owners and name, New Castle Stainless Plate plans to burnish its legacy

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