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Timken to invest $225 million at Ohio plant

The Timken Co., Canton, Ohio, is investing $225 million at its Faircrest Steel Plant in Stark County, Ohio, to support growing demand in specialty alloy steel bars. >

LSU honors Alloy Metals and Tubes

In March, Louisiana State University and The Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute honored Alloy Metals and Tubes International, Houston, as one of the LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. >

Marmon/Keystone rebuilds branch after tornado

Marmon/Keystone, Butler, Pa., is rebuilding its 120,000-square-foot Birmingham, Ala., service center after it sustained tornado damage in January. >

Ratner adds Indiana port facility

Ratner Steel Supply Co., Roseville, Minn., announced plans for a new facility at the Port of Indiana, which will create up to 30 jobs by 2015. >

Superior Supply & Steel adds fittings division

Opened in 2011, Sulphur, La.-based Superior Supply & Steel’s Houston Fittings Division maintains an inventory of fittings, flanges, pipe and related products ranging from 1⁄8 inch up to more than 36 inches. >

Benedict-Miller assists with 9/11 memorial

Benedict-Miller, Kenilworth, N.J., responded to a request for help from the Kenilworth Fire Department. >

Hydro Aluminum adds specialists, new website

Hydro Aluminum North America, Linthicum, Md., expanded its fabrication services with regional technical specialists and a new website. >

TMK IPSCO, Ferrous Metal Processing partner on slitter

TMK IPSCO, Downers Grove, Ill., and Ferrous Metal Processing, Cleveland, entered an agreement to install a 0.625-inch-by-87-inch slitting line at the TMK IPSCO facility in Wilder, Ky. >

Bystronic expands service in Canada

Bystronic Inc., Elgin, Ill., added Delta, British Columbia-based Akhurst Machinery Ltd. as a distributor in western Canada. >

HPAlloys adds waterjet

To keep up with demand and allow faster cutting of thin materials, High Performance Alloys Inc., Tipton, Ind., added an additional Flow International Corp. waterjet at its Windfall, Ind., facility. >

UPM granted laser process certification

GE Aviation audited and approved United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, to perform laser machining/cutting for General Electric and its sub-tier providers. >

Heidtman to build Alabama facility

Heidtman Steel, Toledo, Ohio, will begin construction on a 114,000-square-foot steel processing facility in Calvert, Ala. >

NASA announces two new member/owners

The North American Steel Alliance board of directors added Central Steel & Wire Co., Chicago, and Patton Sales Corp., Ontario, Calif., as its newest member/owner companies. >

Mid-West installs stretch leveling system

Mid-West Materials Inc., Perry, Ohio, added the Leveltek stretch leveling system, the centerpiece of a multiyear, multimillion dollar expansion. >

Phoenix installs blanking line

Phoenix Metals, Norcross, Ga., a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, installed a Red Bud Industries’ precision blanking line at its Kansas City, Kan., location. >

Severstal adds push-pull pickle line

A push-pull pickle line has been installed and is operational at Dearborn, Mich.-based Severstal North America’s Columbus, Miss., site. >

Gerdau launches capital investment

Gerdau Special Steel North America, Monroe, Mich., launched a second phase of capital investment at its Monroe mill. >

Elcometer expands operations in Europe

Elcometer Ltd., Manchester, U.K., completed the expansion of its sales and service facilities in Germany. >

Sapa hosts Aluminum Association

In December 2011, Sapa Extrusions North America, Rosemont, Ill., hosted Heidi Brock, president of the Aluminum Association, for a tour of Sapa’s Cressona, Pa., operations. >

Penn Stainless installs fourth waterjet

Penn Stainless Products, Quakertown, Pa., installed the Mach 3 Dynamic Waterjet System from Flow Corp., Kent, Wash. >

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