August 29, 2016 - Aleris Corp., Cleveland, which rolls aluminum products worldwide, has agreed to a $2.33 billion buyout by Zhongwang USA LLC, which is majority-owned and led by Liu Zhongtian, who founded China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd.
August 29, 2016 - METALCON has partnered with the America’s Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans in all branches of the military. The program was created to direct urgently needed resources and financial support to injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces along with their families, and is a self-funded program of the Semper Fi Fund.
Augut 25, 2016 - Nonprofit school celebrates students embarking on new careers in advanced manufacturing; Alex Funk named first Veteran student to earn every welding credential.
August 25, 2016 - The National Museum of Industrial History opened its doors to the public on the morning of Tuesday, August 2, 2016 following a short program and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The 30-minute program was attended by over 150 public officials, business leaders, educators, non-profit partners and community members.
August 23, 2016 - Located in booth C31102 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the exhibit will feature the company’s latest product lines - the CL-960 fiber laser, the MAXFORM high speed hydraulic press brake, and the recently introduced GOFORM electric press brake.
August 19, 2016 - CMI Logistics LLC (CMI) will break ground Aug. 23 on a 121,680-square-foot metals transload facility in Joliet, Illinois.
August 17, 2016 - National Tube Supply Co. is pleased to announce that they have achieved certification for ISO 9001:2008, as audited by Integrated Management Systems Group LLC. The certificate applies to their main University Park facility, with the goal of having its other locations certified in 2017.
August 16, 2016 - Henry Seiner, vice president-business strategy, TIMET (Titanium Metals Corp.) has been selected as the new board president. Michael Stitzlein and Taras Lyssenko will join the board as incoming directors. Board members will be introduced at TITANIUM USA 2016, the annual conference organized by the ITA, which will be held September 25-28.
August 15, 2016 - The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of three new member companies – UC RUSAL, Tri-Star Glove and MAGNECO/METREL. In addition, the Association introduced a new member category and announced its first ever individual membership for Professor Diran Apelian of Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
August 11, 2016 - A subsidiary of Kobe Steel, Ltd., Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. will manufacture and sell aluminum bumper beam material and car frame material for the automotive industry in the United States. Fabrication operations will begin in the second half of 2017 and the melting to extrusion processes will begin in the second half of 2018.
August 11, 2016 - ArcelorMittal has released a film to mark the first decade since the creation of the world’s leading steel and mining company. It is ten years since the merger of the company on August 1, 2006.
August 11, 2016 - The company will demonstrate the LC5 tube and sheet fabricating machine, the LT-FREE fiber laser tube cutting machine for cutting 3-dimensional parts, as well as the E-TURN and 4-RUNNER tube bending machines.
August 10, 2016 - Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco Inc. supplied new, state-of-the-art, turnkey multi blanking line to Metals USA, Horicon, Wisconsin. The line, with an incoming coil capacity of 50,000 lbs., processes material 0.25 in. thick by 72 in. wide.
August 10, 2016 - The new time-saving reverse part number lookup function provides users with the complete replacement parts list — from power pin to contact tip — for previously configured MIG guns, based on the existing part number.
August 10, 2016 - The Hollingsworth Companies designed and constructed the 190,462 square foot aluminum remelt facility expansion at Service Center Metals located in SouthPoint Business Park, Prince George, Va.
August 8, 2016 - The United Steelworkers told their union members at 16 steel facilities today that the U.S. Department of Commerce made the right call on a final determination issued late Friday for duties on hot-rolled steel imports from seven countries.
August 8, 2016 - JPW is a leading global designer, marketer and distributor of branded metalworking and woodworking equipment and specialty shop tools sold under the JET, Powermatic, Wilton and Promac brand names.
August 3, 2016 - CENTRIA has announced the expansion of insulated composite backup panel options with the introduction of MetalWrap Integrated Series and Long Span Series. The ultimate barrier system, MetalWrap revolutionizes backup wall technology with an exceptional level of versatility.
August 2, 2016 - Union Partners I LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, announced that it has acquired Berg Steel Corp. effective 8/1/2016. Union Partners purchased the existing Royal Oak, Michigan, steel service center and there will be no interruption in service to Berg Steel's customers. Berg Steel joins Union Partners' group of best-in-class steel service centers, including Lee Steel Holdings LLC, which has several facilities across Michigan.
August 2, 2016 - The Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative is a multi-year effort to advance the seismic performance of steel floor and roof diaphragms utilized in structural steel buildings through better understanding of diaphragm-structure interaction, innovative design approaches, and new three-dimensional modeling tools that provide enhanced capabilities to designers.