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A REBUILDING YEAR

After getting an eyeful of bottom, oil and gas producers see 2017 as a transition to improved prospects.

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Industry News

  • Heavy gage shears with quick change knife cassettes make quick work of changing blades
    Heavy gage shears with quick change knife cassettes make quick work of changing blades

    February 24, 2017 - Cutting heavy gage HRS and the newer, higher strength steels can take a real toll on your shear blades. As a result, more frequent blade changes are required which results in additional down time. Red Bud Industries’ heavy gage shears with quick change knife cassettes make quick work of changing blades. With their “switchblade” system, what used to take hours can now be done in as little as a few minutes.

  • AAM supports Wilbur Ross’ Commerce Secretary confirmation

    February 24, 2017 - The Alliance for American Manufacturing urged Senate leaders to confirm Wilbur Ross as the Secretary of Commerce in a letter sent this week. The letter outlines the need for the next Commerce Secretary to tackle the widening trade deficit, China’s massive industrial overcapacity, foreign currency manipulation, China’s state-owned investment in U.S. companies, trade agreements that don’t prioritize job creation, and lax trade enforcement.

  • Jet Edge promotes Michael Wheeler to Engineering Manager

    February 23, 2017 - Michael Wheeler is responsible for managing all aspects of Jet Edge’s engineering including; technical writing, inspection, sales engineering and estimating, research and development and product development.

  • New start for INGENIA thanks to ASMAG – Joint projects in the works
    New start for INGENIA thanks to ASMAG – Joint projects in the works

    February 21, 2017 - The ASMAG Group, based in Scharnstein, Austria and INGENIA, specialist for crane and handling technology located in Linz, have been working closely together since August 2016. This has ensured the continuation of INGENIA. On February 1, ASMAG acquired the shares in INGENIA and the first joint projects are already in the works.

  • Load-stabilized hoist transports loads quickly securely and safely
    Load-stabilized hoist transports loads quickly securely and safely

    February 21, 2017 - The EMH Model LS is ideal for steel coil and mesh handling, container trading, bucket or grab applications, and for precise positioning.

  • American Roller launches new release coatings product series

    February 20, 2017 - This new coating is designed for stationary and rotating parts, including web process industrial rollers. The coating family features new Low COF formulations, and a Smooth, Easy Clean, surface finish. The series includes 4 different combinations of surface textures and hardness ranges.

  • MSCI Safety Survey shows overall positive trend

    February 15, 2017 - The 2016 Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) Safety Survey shows that the industry’s safety is on a positive trend. Incidents have decreased drastically over time, from 10 per man hour on average across the industry in 2002 to 5 and below in the 2015 data just reported.

  • drupa 2020 dates moved by one week

    February 15, 2017 - The dates for drupa 2020 were moved by one week and the world’s most important trade fair for printing technologies will now be held from Tuesday, June 16 to Friday, June 26, 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Videos

  • POLIFAN Z SG-POWER – High-performance flap discs

    December 2, 2016 - This flap disc offers impressively longer tool life and higher aggressiveness.

  • Red Bud Industries

    November 18, 2016 - This video highlights Paxton & Vierling Steel Company’s new Red Bud Industries Heavy Gage Cut-To-Length Line with Stretcher Leveler.

  • Temper Stretch CTL Overview

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

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Literature

  • CENTRIA releases rainscreen wall systems brochure

    January 19, 2017 - Brochure highlights countless aesthetic options backed by superior thermal and moisture protection.

  • Jet Edge

    October 27, 2016 - Jet Edge’s latest precision CNC waterjet cutting products, including workhorse industrial-grade waterjet gantries, the widest range of ultra-high pressure waterjet pumps, and a complete lineup of waterjet parts and accessories.

  • 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.

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Products

  • 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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Websites

  • American Punch Co. launches new website

    August 10, 2016 - This website www.AmericanPunchCo.com 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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Editorials

  • Damage control

    FFJ 0217 guest squareGuest Editorial - Cyber risk grows more complicated during the next decade

     

  • Game changer

    FFJ 0217 face squareFace Time - The evolution of direct diode lasers provides  a new option for high-performance cutting

  • Buy American… again

    Editorial: If Chevron Corp. is an indicator, it’s clear that oil companies have dramatically lowered their capital and exploratory budgets.

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COIL PROCESSING

DEBURRING/FINISHING

METAL FABRICATING MACHINERY

SERVICE CENTERS

Butech Bliss Supermax Tools Trilogy Machinery Inc. Admiral Steel
Formtek/Maine

MATERIAL HANDLING

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

Ulbrich
IMS Systems Inc. Canrack Storage Systems Inc. Koike Aronson United Performance Metals
Red Bud Industries

 

SAWING

WATERJET TECHNOLOGY

Tishken

 

Behringer Saws Inc. OMAX Corp.

 

 

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