May 9, 2016 - Kobe Steel Ltd. announces that it will manufacture and sell aluminum extrusions for the automotive sector in the United States. The new business will operate through a company called Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. in Bowling Green, Ky.
May 5, 2016 - Modumetal, manufacturer of a new class of nanolaminated metals and materials, is a 2016 winner of Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington Manufacturing Awards. The annual award recognizes Washington-based companies that are making important progress in the areas of productivity, growth and innovation.
May 5, 2016 - On April 18, 2016, high-level representatives from governments around the world, along with representatives from the global steel industry, met in Brussels to address the severe overcapacity crisis afflicting the steel industry. The “High Level Meeting on Excess Capacity and Structural Adjustment in the Steel Sector” was organized by the OECD and hosted by the Kingdom of Belgium.
May 4, 2016 - The touchpoint 3D fab + print will be a meeting point for all drupa 2016 visitors interested in learning about 3D printing.
May 2, 2016 - The expansion will provide Samuel customers with a one-stop processing solution which will see product railed to the facility, slit, lubricated, and blanked all at one location representing significant cost savings, improved quality control and greatly improved freight and logistics.
May 2, 2016 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today that Chuck Schmitt, president of SSAB Americas, is the 2016 recipient of the Gary Memorial Medal—the industry’s highest honor. Schmitt, the Institute’s immediate past chairman, was recognized with the award during AISI’s 124th General Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
May 2, 2016 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) awarded its highest technical award, the 2016 Institute Medal, to six industry researchers for their winning paper, “Implementation of High-Turbulence Roll Cooling at ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s Hot Strip Mill.”
April 28, 2016 - Last week at INTEX EXPO 2016 in New Orleans, La., CEMCO, manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing and metal-lath products announced that it has joined the Steel Framing Industry Association.
April 27, 2016 - Villares VEX is a unique new hot work tool steel, specifically developed for extrusion dies and Uddeholm Formvar is a new high performance hot work tool steel for hot forging and aluminum extrusion tooling.
April 26, 2016 - Worthington was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement.
April 22, 2016 - Opting for aluminum over steel in new automobile construction is the best way to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions, according to Oak Ridge National Lab.
April 21, 2016 - Designed to provide automakers with a new standard in material performance, the sheet steel is poised to accelerate vehicle lightweighting initiatives focused on affordably meeting rising global fuel-economy regulations.
April 18, 2016 - The Aluminum Association announced today two new members to the Association’s Executive Committee – Buddy Stemple, Chief Executive Officer of Constellium Rolled Products and Gervais Jacques, Chief Commercial Officer at Rio Tinto Aluminium.
April 18, 2016 - In addition to plant tours and new equipment demonstrations, AIMS is scheduling industry heavyweights from the aerospace, medical and automotive industries to talk with manufacturers that want to increase throughput yet are hampered by slow inspection and data collection capabilities.
April 12, 2016 - Richard A. Robinson, who is president of Norfolk Iron and Metal, testified April 12 that USTR should make it a stated principle objective to target countries that use market distorting policies to inflate supply and should increase efforts to address currency manipulation.
April 12, 2016 - A U.S.-based trade group says the Chinese steel industry must make more progress on overcapacity.
April 12, 2016 - Steelworkers, manufacturing experts, legislators and steelmakers from around the country are in Washington, D.C., this week to testify about the impact overcapacity and trade policies have had on the U.S. steel industry.
April 5, 2016 - Sapa Technology Americas is the first facility of its kind in North America dedicated to the research and development of extruded aluminum solutions for the automotive industry. The new lab facility opened its doors on Tuesday in the Detroit suburb of Troy.
April 5, 2016 - The merging of these two companies expands Bridge Tool and Die’s capabilities by doubling their manufacturing square footage, bringing in experts in machining injection molds and adding CNC milling and related equipment.
April 4, 2016 - KT-100 Katana is the only handheld alloy analyzer certified to strict MIL-STD-810G standards providing users with the industry’s first drop tested analyzer for metal and alloy identification in industrial environments.