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Wednesday | 10 January, 2018 | 9:44 am

AEC files new circumvention petition on Chinese aluminum extrusions circumvented through Vietnam

January 10, 2018 - This week, the Aluminum Extruders Council, through its Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee, filed a new circumvention petition against China Zhongwang Holdings Limited and its extensive network of affiliates, asking the Department of Commerce to find that Chinese aluminum extrusions produced by Zhongwang that are converted in Vietnam before being exported to the United States are circumventing the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on aluminum extrusions from China.

Wednesday | 10 January, 2018 | 9:39 am

Steel imports dropped sharply from October to November, falling below their level of a year earlier

January 10, 2018 - The United States imported 2.76 million net tons of steel in November, 11.4 percent less than the preceding month and 1.6 percent less than the previous November, according to AIIS.

Friday | 05 January, 2018 | 9:01 am

Hindalco is said to bid aluminum firm Aleris

January 5, 2018 - Hindalco made a non-binding offer for U.S. aluminum producer Aleris Corp through its U.S. unit, Novelis Inc., and will now conduct due diligence.

Wednesday | 03 January, 2018 | 10:57 am

Associated Equipment Company acquires American Weldquip

January 3, 2018 - Associated Equipment Company has purchased American Weldquip of Sharon Center, Ohio effective January, 2nd 2018. American Weldquip is an American manufacturer of MIG Guns and Robotic Torches as well as related accessories.

Wednesday | 03 January, 2018 | 9:51 am

Gerdau to sell rebar operations in the U.S. to CMC

January 3, 2018 - Gerdau and Commercial Metals Company have entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain of Gerdau’s rebar production, fabrication and placing operations in the United States to CMC for $600 million.

Friday | 22 December, 2017 | 8:43 am

Stelco joins steel institute

December 22, 2017 - The American Iron and Steel Institute welcomed Stelco, one of Canada's leading integrated steel companies, as a member of AISI.

Thursday | 21 December, 2017 | 3:57 pm

Alcoa to close Rockdale, Texas, smelter

December 21, 2017 - Alcoa intends to permanently close its Rockdale operations in Texas, which was idled since the end of 2008. The site includes a primary aluminum smelter and casthouse and aluminum powder plant. Alcoa’s strategic review of these assets concluded that these operations have limited economic prospects.

Thursday | 21 December, 2017 | 12:37 pm

Aluminum industry testifies at ITC on injury caused by alloy sheet imports from China

December 21, 2017 - Representatives from Aleris Corp.; Arconic Inc.; Constellium; Jupiter Aluminum; JW Aluminum Co.; and Novelis Corp. testified concerning the injury caused to their companies as a result of a surge in low-priced, unfairly traded imports of common alloy sheet from China.

Thursday | 21 December, 2017 | 9:14 am

Fives expands its offer in tube and pipe machinery

December 21, 2017 - Fives, a global industrial engineering group, has acquired the intellectual property (IP) and know-how of Italy’s Imec Engineering’s Tube and Pipe division.

Thursday | 21 December, 2017 | 8:47 am

Metalforming manufacturing companies anticipate a spike in business conditions: report

December 21, 2017 - Metalforming manufacturing companies anticipate a spike in business conditions during the next three months, according to the December 2017 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report. Prepared monthly, the report is an economic indicator for manufacturing, sampling 120 metalforming companies in the United States and Canada.

Thursday | 14 December, 2017 | 9:34 am

Nucor provides earnings guidance, discusses trade case decisions

December 14, 2017 - Nucor Corp. expects fourth-quarter results to be in the range of 50 to 55 cents per diluted share, down from third-quarter earnings of 79 cents a share.

Thursday | 14 December, 2017 | 9:32 am

Norsk Hydro to restart Husnes line

December 14, 2017 - Norsk Hydro will upgrade and start up the second production line at Hydro Husnes, Norway. With both lines in operation, production of primary aluminum at Husnes will double.

Thursday | 14 December, 2017 | 9:29 am

Constellium wins defense manufacturing award

December 14, 2017 - Constellium N.V., Amsterdam, has won the 2017 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award in the category of Enhancing Military Capability, for its contributions as part of the U.S. Army’s Affordable Protection from Objective Threats (APOT) ManTech program.

Tuesday | 12 December, 2017 | 10:05 am

ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc. to supply state-of-the-art multi-blanking line to Steel Technologies, Mexico

December 12, 2017 - ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc., a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Steel Technologies, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, to supply a new multi-blanking line for their facility in Pesquería, Nuevo León, Mexico. The line will process 150 in. by 74 in. wide material with an incoming coil capacity of 60,000 lbs.

Monday | 11 December, 2017 | 8:55 am

Lapham-Hickey Steel Corp. to transition its management structure to fourth generation Hickey

December 11, 2017 - Lapham-Hickey Steel Corp. has announced that it will be transitioning its management structure to the fourth generation of the Hickey family effective January 1, 2018.  Brian Hickey will be promoted to President of the company.

Friday | 08 December, 2017 | 9:27 am

Constellium provides aluminum solutions for the new Audi A7

December 8, 2017 - Constellium N.V. announced that it has strengthened its long-term partnership with Audi to supply aluminium Automotive Body Sheet as well as structural components for the new Audi A7 Sportback.

Friday | 08 December, 2017 | 9:25 am

Finkl Steel announces price increase

December 8, 2017 - Finkl Steel will increase prices by $0.05 / lb USD for all orders to be shipped on or after February 1, 2018. This price increase will be effective for all products shipped from all Finkl Steel production facilities.

Friday | 08 December, 2017 | 9:22 am

Hydro acquires Arconic's extrusion plants in Brazil

December 8, 2017 - Hydro Extruded Solutions AS has agreed with Arconic to acquire its two extrusion plants in Brazil. The agreement will strengthen Hydro's downstream position in Brazil and create a solid platform for further growth.

Thursday | 07 December, 2017 | 9:12 am

Dengensha America opens new Resistance Welding Test Lab & Training Center

December 7, 2017 - Among many new capabilities, the new Test Lab & Training Center enables Dengensha engineers to better analyze specific customer application requirements to better determine best parameters for more customized equipment.

Thursday | 07 December, 2017 | 9:08 am

Walter Surface Technologies announces the winner of its “Test Drive Flexsteel. Take Home a Mustang” contest

December 7, 2017 - Dale Binder, a parts technician at Foremost in Calgary, Alberta (Canada), has won the contest and will drive off in style in his orange fury 2018 Mustang GT Fastback.

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