Monday | 15 August, 2016 | 10:30 am

Membership on the rise as Aluminum Association welcomes four new members

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.

Thursday | 11 August, 2016 | 9:24 am

Kobe Steel’s U.S. aluminum extrusion company breaks ground on new plant in Kentucky

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.

Thursday | 11 August, 2016 | 9:16 am

ArcelorMittal releases film to mark the company’s first decade

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.

Thursday | 11 August, 2016 | 7:26 am

BLM Group to feature tube and sheet metal fabricating solutions at FABTECH

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.

Wednesday | 10 August, 2016 | 8:59 am

Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco Inc. supplied new, state-of-the-art multi blanking line to Metals USA

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.

Wednesday | 10 August, 2016 | 7:52 am

New reverse part number lookup function for Bernard and Tregaskiss Online MIG gun configurators saves time

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.

Wednesday | 10 August, 2016 | 7:40 am

The Hollingsworth Companies complete Service Center Metals expansion in Prince George, Virginia

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.

Monday | 08 August, 2016 | 8:08 am

USW Says Final USDOC Duties Set on Hot-Rolled Steel Imports

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.

Monday | 08 August, 2016 | 7:27 am

Edwards Manufacturing acquired by JPW Industries

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.

Wednesday | 03 August, 2016 | 10:12 am

CENTRIA announces MetalWrap Integrated and Long Span Series

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.

Tuesday | 02 August, 2016 | 1:28 pm

Union Partners I LLC acquires Berg Steel Corp.

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.

Tuesday | 02 August, 2016 | 8:13 am

SMDI and AISC partner with industry and academia to establish the Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative

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.

Tuesday | 02 August, 2016 | 7:14 am

Reliance acquires Alaska Steel

August 2, 2016 - Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., the Los Angeles-based service center chain, purchased Alaska Steel Co., based in Anchorage. Founded in 1982, Alaska Steel boasts the largest on-hand inventory in the state and offers same-day and next-day delivery from Anchorage, Fairbanks and Kenai.

Thursday | 28 July, 2016 | 7:43 am

PFERD Inc. to feature metal finishing solutions at FABTECH 2016

July 28, 2016 - The company will present featured products from its comprehensive line of metal cutting and finishing products such as files, burs, brushes, grinding and cutting wheels and power tools with focus on its POLIFAN-CURVE flap discs for rough and finish grinding applications and its thin cut-off wheels, among others.

Thursday | 28 July, 2016 | 7:26 am

Atlanta Falcons and Novelis launch 'Recycle for Good' campaign

July 28, 2016 - Fans challenged to recycle 3 million used beverage cans to fund Home Build by Atlanta Habitat for Humanity on Atlanta's historic westside.

Thursday | 21 July, 2016 | 8:59 am

Nucor to acquire Joy Global's steel plate mill in Texas

July 21, 2016 - Nucor Corp. announced today that it has agreed to acquire Joy Global's steel plate mill in Longview, Texas, for approximately $29 million. The mill produces carbon and alloy plate products with heat-treating capabilities and has an annual capacity of 180,000 tons.

Tuesday | 19 July, 2016 | 11:33 am

The Alliance for American Manufacturing spreads the manufacturing message in Cleveland (and Philly)

July 19, 2016 - There’s no doubt that trade policy and other key manufacturing issues are dominating the political conversation this campaign cycle. The Alliance for American Manufacturing welcomes this change in direction — some of AAM's key issues have taken center stage. And they’re not shying away from the conversation.

Monday | 18 July, 2016 | 1:22 pm

Advanced Gauging Technologies has been awarded new purchase orders from Concord Steel Centre

July 18, 2016 - Advanced Gauging Technologies has been awarded new purchase orders from Concord Steel Centre to address the upcoming decertification of Weston 5310 Am241 isotope sources in Canada.

Monday | 18 July, 2016 | 12:36 pm

Barcode tag and label materials solve wide range of steel mill tracking applications

July 18, 2016 - Polyonics, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, manufactures a broad range of high temperature materials designed specifically for barcode tags and labels used in harsh steel mill environments. The thermal transfer printable materials range from thermally stable polyimide, ultra-high temperature aluminum and cost efficient paper laminates.

Monday | 18 July, 2016 | 7:56 am

SAF to mark 70th anniversary

July 18, 2016 - SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co.), headquartered in Atlanta, will mark its 70th anniversary this fall. At its founding in 1946, SAF was one of only two anodizing lines in the country. Founder Marvin McClatchey was a chemical engineer and pioneer in anodizing for architectural applications. Still in the family, SAF is currently led by second generation brothers and Co-CEOs, Penn McClatchey and Jim McClatchey.

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