Thursday | 09 June, 2016 | 9:04 am

JMC Steel Group Changes Name to Zekelman Industries Inc.

June 9, 2016 - JMC Steel Group has announced that it is changing its corporate name and identity to Zekelman Industries Inc. Zekelman Industries is the parent company of Atlas Tube, Wheatland Tube, Sharon Tube, Picoma and Energex Tube. Each of these business units will continue to operate under its existing brand name.

Thursday | 09 June, 2016 | 7:25 am

Nucor, JFE Steel form joint venture to supply Mexico’s auto market

June 9, 2016 - Nucor Corp. is forming a 50-50 joint venture with JFE Steel Corp. of Japan to build and operate a plant in central Mexico to make galvanized sheet steel for the nation's automakers and their suppliers. The plant is expected to cost of $270 million.

Tuesday | 07 June, 2016 | 7:49 am

Enmark Systems holds fourth Eniteo Tech Conference

June 7, 2016 - "Our attendees leave ETC with not only a better understanding of our software, but a complete picture of Enmark," says Joe Fellwock, sales manager at Enmark.

Tuesday | 07 June, 2016 | 7:41 am

Sapa invests in value-adding services in southern France

June 7, 2016 - Sapa is consolidating its position in the aluminium extrusion sector in France by investing in new value-added services in Le Garric, extending the company’s ability to meet the growing needs of customers.

Thursday | 02 June, 2016 | 9:37 am

HONDA names waupaca foundry top supplier

June 2, 2016 - Hitachi Metals America LLC accepted Honda Motor Company’s 2015 Excellence in Quality Award for products made at its Waupaca Foundry plants. The award acknowledges suppliers who meet Honda’s philosophy of consistently exceeding expectations and is given annually to suppliers who reach the top of their commodity classification as measured by Honda’s quality and warranty performance index. 

Tuesday | 31 May, 2016 | 7:33 am

Steel producers prepare to fight counterfeit products

May 31, 2016 - Producers of steel pipes, fittings and flanges have met in Dusseldorf to discuss the problem of steel products counterfeiting, challenging the industry today. The ultimate goal of the meeting is to develop joint plan of actions to withstand unfair competition that cause crucial risks for industry and society. The meeting was organized as part of Fight Fake Products Initiative, established in December 2015.

Friday | 27 May, 2016 | 11:13 am

Women in Manufacturing elects 2016 chairperson

May 27, 2016 - Women in Manufacturing has elected Sheila LaMothe, associate director of marketing and public relations for Farmington, Connecticut-based TRUMPF Inc., 2016 chairperson of the WiM Board of Directors. LaMothe takes the reins after serving as WiM’s vice chairperson in 2015 and participating on the WiM Summit host committee for the past four years.

Thursday | 26 May, 2016 | 8:57 am

Norsk Titanium announces $10M investment from Harbert European Growth Capital Fund

May 26, 2016 - The funds will be used to further strengthen Norsk Titanium’s leadership team and operations worldwide in support of aerospace qualification and production orders for precision structural components produced by the company’s patented Rapid Plasma Deposition (RPD) technology.

Wednesday | 25 May, 2016 | 11:42 am

MC Machinery Systems and C4 Industrial celebrate grand opening event in Dallas

May 25, 2016 - MC Machinery Systems Inc. and C4 Industrial held a grand opening event in Dallas March 30-31. The facility, located at houses MC Machinery Systems’ new Laser Technical Center and C4’s new Fabrication and Machining Experience Center. They hosted over 100 guests for the unveiling of the new facility, which included a ribbon cutting ceremony, championship style barbeque lunch and machine demonstrations.

Wednesday | 25 May, 2016 | 8:11 am

Steel associations call on G7 nations to take action to address global overcapacity

May 25, 2016 - "This is an issue of concern in countries where government policies encourage steel capacity growth without regard to market signals, or where government actions sustain uneconomic or consistently loss-making steel plants that otherwise would exit the market."

Wednesday | 25 May, 2016 | 8:04 am

Brillion Iron Works Unit of Accuride secures $6.5M in new contracts

May 25, 2016 - New business spans a broad range of industries and applications, including the defense, industrial, municipal, automotive and commercial-vehicle sectors.

Tuesday | 24 May, 2016 | 8:03 am

SMDI announces Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

May 24, 2016 - The Steel Market Development Institute presented Alexander D. Wilson from ArcelorMittal (retired) and Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E. from R. L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. with SMDI Lifetime Achievement Awards for their lasting contributions to the steel construction market. 

Monday | 23 May, 2016 | 12:56 pm

Novelis celebrates commissioning of $120 million automotive finishing line

May 23, 2016 - Installed to support the production of stronger, lighter and safer vehicles, the line represents Novelis' latest investment of $120 million to expand high-strength aluminum alloy supply for Ford F-Series trucks, America's best-selling truck for 39 years and best-selling vehicle for 34 years.

Monday | 23 May, 2016 | 7:58 am

Horsburgh & Scott builds its largest gearbox in 130 years of business

May 23, 2016 - The unit is a gigantic Reduction Stand #2 (R2) Steel Rolling Mill Gearbox manufactured by Horsburgh & Scott to replace a 30 year old unit for a large steel company in Ohio.

Friday | 20 May, 2016 | 7:49 am

TECHNI Waterjet and Micro Waterjet team up

May 20, 2016 - TECHNI Waterjet and Waterjet LLC will be teaming up with TECHNI Waterjet’s pump line, the Quantum NXT Electric Servo Pump, on their ultra-high precision cutting micro waterjet.  

Friday | 20 May, 2016 | 7:37 am

TECHNI Waterjet announces new business development group

May 20, 2016 - A main focus of TECHNI’s Business Development group is to help companies around the world significantly improve their operating performance through the utilization of TECHNI’s industry-leading products and technology.

Wednesday | 18 May, 2016 | 1:36 pm

Steel Framing Industry Association elects 2016 Board of Directors

May 18, 2016 - SFIA voting members unanimously approved the slate of steel framing industry leaders selected by organization's nominating committee and approved by the prior year's board.  The vote took place at the 2016 SFIA Annual Meeting held in New Orleans, LA, on April 17.

Tuesday | 17 May, 2016 | 12:46 pm

Red Bud Industries receives EPS coil line order from TYASA

May 17, 2016 - Red Bud Industries recently received an order for an EPS Coil Line from TYASA located in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. The new line can descale hot-rolled strip up to 0.075 in. (1.9 mm) thick and 72 in. (1829 mm) wide, and can handle coil weights up to 73,000 lbs.

Tuesday | 17 May, 2016 | 11:40 am

Nucor's John Ferriola named Steelmaker of the Year by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology

May 17, 2016 - Nucor Corporation announced that the Association for Iron & Steel Technology presented Nucor's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, John Ferriola, with its Steelmaker of the Year award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the steel industry. The award is given annually to recognize a steel industry leader who has had a significant impact on the global steel business. 

Tuesday | 17 May, 2016 | 9:46 am

Amada Miyachi America celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

May 17, 2016 - The new $13.5 million 85,000 square foot facility includes a new technical center with eleven application-specific product demonstration labs, a state-of-the-art training room, and a technology showroom as well as an all-new manufacturing facility with a 1,400 square feet Class 10000 clean room and six customer test labs.

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