Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

Metal Coaters rebrands identity, adds Ohio facility

Metal Coaters, Houston, recently launched its new website,, literature and social media program as part of rebranding efforts. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

TMK IPSCO Moves headquarters

Pipe producer TMK IPSCO, Downers Grove, Ill., will move its headquarters to Houston by the summer of 2013 as part of a long-term strategy to grow in the oil and gas industries. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

Gerdau reuses 220 billion gallons of water

Gerdau, Tampa, Fla., reused 220 billion gallons of water in the first half of 2012, a result of the company’s investment in modern water treatment systems at its mills. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

Koike expands main facility for increased demand

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome, Arcade, N.Y., has begun constructing a 30,000-square-foot addition to help the company meet demand for its metal cutting and positioning equipment. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

Wise Alloys to expand cold mill, add jobs

Wise Alloys, Muscle Shoals, Ala., announced a $59.8 million cold mill expansion, expected to generate at least 35 jobs. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

Edgen Murray opens stock facility in Saudi Arabia

In June, Edgen Murray, Baton Rouge, La., a global supplier of specialty steel products, opened a stock facility in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

Bushwick Metals buys Tarco Steel and Metal Fab

Bushwick Metals LLC, Bridgeport, Conn., has acquired service center Tarco Steel Inc. and fabrication shop Metal Fab LLC, both in Binghamton, N.Y. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

Leeco Steel breaks ground on new facility

Leeco Steel, Lisle, Ill., a supplier of carbon, high-strength low-alloy, heat-treated and alloy plate steel began construction on a 73,000-square-foot warehouse facility in Cleburne, Texas. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

MSCI remembers Laurenson, former general counsel

Jim Laurenson, former general counsel for the Metals Service Center Institute, passed away on July 5 at the age of 73. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:40 pm

O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals expands to Virginia

In August, Brighton, Colo.-based O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals moved into the former warehouse of its sister company, O’Neal Steel, in Lynchburg, Va. >

Thursday | 01 November, 2012 | 2:39 pm

Champagne Metals announces new location

Champagne Metals, Glenpool, Okla., broke ground on an aluminum sheet and coil processing distribution center in Middlebury, Ind. >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 7:01 pm

Central Steel expands plate inventory

Central Steel & Wire Co., Chicago, is expanding its inventory of 72 inch and wider A36 and ASTM A572 grade 50 plate in its south region, which will be stocked in Cincinnati. >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:57 pm

Lafayette Steel & Aluminum adds SigmaNEST

Lafayette Steel & Aluminum, Lafayette, Ind., a division of Oscar Winski Co., has implemented Stratix/SigmaNest.>

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:55 pm

MRC Global buys Chaparral Supply

MRC Global Inc., Houston, acquired Chaparral Supply LLC, Cherokee, Okla., from its parent company SandRidge Energy Inc. >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:52 pm

Heidtman Steel to close Sparrows Point plant

Heidtman Steel, Toledo, Ohio, will shut down its Sparrows Point, Md., facility.  >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:48 pm

Olympic Steel Inc. named Service Center of the Year

American Metal Market named Cleveland-based Olympic Steel Inc. 2012 Service Center of the Year at AMM’s third annual Awards for Steel Excellence.  >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:44 pm

Champagne Metals forms aluminum alliance

Champagne Metals, Glenpool, Okla.; American International Aluminum, Buckner, Mo.; and Operaciones Internacionales Sabre, Tlalnepantla de Baz, Mexico, have formed an alliance. >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:29 pm

Worthington Steel joint venture installs Butech Bliss pickling line

Butech Bliss, Salem, Ohio, supplied Serviacero and Worthington Steel’s Monterrey, Mexico, joint venture facility with a 0.5-inch-by-72-inch push-pull pickling line. >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:25 pm

The Bradbury Group, Athader enter joint venture

The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., and Athader S.L., San Sebastian, Spain, formed a joint venture. >

Monday | 01 October, 2012 | 6:23 pm

Spectra Metal Sales buys One Source Coatings

Spectra Metal Sales, Atlanta, purchased the operating assets of Clearwater, Fla.-based One Source Coil Coaters LLC. >

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