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Bluescope customers to benefit from investment in new coil plate processing line

BlueScope has announced an investment in state-of-the-art stretch-levelling technology for the manufacture of coil plate in Australia.

Techni Waterjet names Samzach Enterprises Limited distributor for Canada

Located in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Samzach Enterprises has been distributing and supporting machine tools in Canada for over 30 years, and specifically waterjets for 16 years.

PPG to reintroduce DURANAR ADS coatings for architectural metals

New resin formulation sparks revival of product designed for touch-ups and field repairs.

TigerStop celebrates 20th anniversary

Over 30,000 machines sold – new innovation to be announced.

SigmaTEK announces opening of German office

Located in Dortmund, Germany, SigmaNEST Systems GmbH will provide software sales, support, training and consulting services to fabricators throughout the region.

Great Lakes iron ore shipping returning to normal

Wednesday was a “red-letter day at the Port of Duluth,” because seven ships arrived and began unloading materials needed by iron ore producers, while loaded ore vessels are on the water toward iron-deficient steel producers.

The HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop race team finds success

Saldana continues to lead outlaws point standings after securing quick time no.10 and a hard-fought second place feature finish in Pevely, Mo.

Mill Steel Co. announces the opening of its new steel service center in Indiana

Mill Steel Co. announced the purchase, opening and expansion of its operations in Jeffersonville, Ind., at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville.

Rolled Alloys announces new Los Angeles facility

The 50,000 square foot service center will replace the current location, and expand west coast inventory range.

SigmaTEK launches New SigmaNEST.com website

Fabricators will find information on SigmaTEK, company news, events and support, along with leading software technologies including: SigmaNEST, SigmaTUBE, SigmaBEND, SigmaMRP.

Avure Technologies to supply hydroform deep-draw press to Kale Pratt & Whitney

New press enables production of high quality aircraft engine components with accuracy, repeatability, and lower costs.

MLFI for March shows new business volume was up

March new business volume up 3 percent year-over-year, up 30 percent month-to-month, up 6 percent year-to-date.

Strong market demand for lead-free products

Customers benefit from increase in standard-stocked inventory and product size offering.

Avalon Precision Casting completes acquisition of Precision Metalsmiths

Avalon Precision Casting is pleased to announce completion of the acquisition of Precision Metalsmiths Inc. Both companies are headquartered in Cleveland.

Power plant sees 70 percent space savings with Vidmar

By using custom-built Vidmar cabinets OPPD benefitted from a 70% space savings, increased storage in less space, and improved organization with their workbenches.

State-of-the-art safety upgrade for stainless steel rolling mill

ABB's new safety PLC has provided the platform for Sandvik Materials Technology to add zoned safety guarding to a large cold rolling mill at its Sandviken plant in Sweden. The mill is a key part of the production line for precision strip steel at the plant.

Taylor-Winfield Tech. to solve welding and processing needs for steel producer

World’s largest steel producer selects Taylor-Winfield Technologies to integrate Post-Weld Induction Heating Systems into their existing seam and flash welders.

Varsteel purchases Herr-Voss Stamco ELT enhanced leveling technology

Herr-Voss Stamco recently received an order from Varsteel Ltd. of Lethbridge, Alberta Canada for an Enhanced Leveling Technology (ELT) retrofit. This new enhancing leveler will process material up to .500 in. by 96 in. wide.

2 blast furnaces restarted at U.S. Steel Gary Works

Two of four blast furnaces at U.S. Steel Corp.’s Gary Works steelmaking complex restarted this week after a brief idling caused by the lack of iron ore to feed them.

Salvagnini’s new Canadian office set to open May 1

Salvagnini Canada ULC, a subsidiary of Salvagnini America, will move into its new facility at 4181 Sladeview Crescent, Unit 44, in Mississauga, Ontario. Build-out of the office and warehouse space is scheduled to be completed by the first of May.

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