January 13, 2017 - As the company continues to align itself to best serve its markets and customers, Southwire announced that it will close the operations at its Flora, Illinois, manufacturing facility. In addition, the company announced it will move its operations at the Southwire Dallas Customer Service Center in Arlington, Texas, to the company's newly acquired facility in Denton, Texas.
January 13, 2017 - The American Iron and Steel Institute expressed disappointment and concern over the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement today that it was finalizing greenhouse gas emissions standards for 2022-2025 model year light duty vehicles, despite the long-standing agreement with auto makers to conduct a robust mid-term evaluation.
January 13, 2017 - “Yesterday’s announcement is a positive step. In testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission in September, MSCI’s Board of Directors Vice Chair R. Holman Head issued a resounding call for action to address Chinese overcapacity. This decision makes it clear that the current administration listened." - M. Robert Weidner, III
January 12, 2017 - On behalf of Wiley Rein LLP’s client, Century Aluminum, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today filed one of the largest and most complicated World Trade Organization cases in recent years. The landmark case challenges China’s subsidization of its aluminum industry and seeks to remedy the injury the Chinese government’s policies are causing to the U.S. aluminum industry. For the first time, this case directly challenges the systemic distortions of China’s state-directed economy.
January 12, 2017 - At HOUSTEX 2017 in booth 2621, OMAX Corp. will demonstrate how its JetMachining Centers, advanced Intelli-MAX Software Suite and world-class training and support bring versatility and value to manufacturers in a variety of industries, including oil and gas.
January 12, 2017 - The Metals Service Center Institute, Rolling Meadows, Ill., scholarship program again surpassed its previous record, providing educational assistance to over 351 member employees’ families in 2016. Over the past year, MSCI and its chapters awarded scholarships totaling $774,750. In 2015, MSCI awarded 342 scholarships with a value of $766,500.
January 12, 2017 - American Roller Company is pleased to announce the launch of a newly designed, mobile friendly, website at www.americanroller.com. The site improves ease of navigation and provides richer content on American Roller capabilities. Through our expanded products, services, and solution searches, we are sharing the many ways we help increase our customers’ productivity.
January 11, 2017 - This year, Metals & Services will celebrate 40 years in business, family owned and in their third generation. Metals & Services was founded in the Chicagoland suburb of Lombard, Illinois, in 1977 by Harvey J. Baessler.
January 10, 2017 - During a press briefing at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, presented the annual “Men and Women of Steel” awards to two distinguished honorees who are championing the use of advanced high-strength steel.
January 6, 2016 - Industrial Tube & Steel Corporation has kicked off operations at a 40,000-sq.-ft. metal servicing facility in Mt. Juliet, Tenn. The new location allows ITS to service businesses in Tennessee, Southern Kentucky and Northern Alabama.
January 4, 2016 - Epicor Software Corp. today announced that it has acquired privately-held docSTAR, an award-winning developer of document management software based in Schenectady, New York. The transaction closed on Jan. 3, financial terms were not disclosed.
December 28, 2016 - The charitable foundation will offer opportunities to the titanium industry to make tax free contributions in support of connecting youth interested in STEM related fields with the goal of becoming engaged in the titanium metal industry.
December 22, 2016 - Metals and Services Co. will have a new HK Laser & Systems PL3015 Fiber laser cutting table operational on January 15. The line will have the ability to laser cut up to 3/8 in. by 60 in. by 120 in. stainless and aluminum. This line will further strengthen the company’s ability to quickly service and provide custom stainless requirements.
December 21, 2016 - The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of a new member company – JW Aluminum. The company joins as a producer member – a firm that makes or fabricates aluminum products.
December 21, 2016 - Kyoei Steel America LLC, a Japanese holding company, has signed an agreement to purchase BD Vinton LLC, a subsidiary of Bayou Steel BD Holdings LLC, LaPlace, Louisiana.
December 21, 2016 - Southwire Co. LLC, Carrollton, Georgia, has acquired United Copper Industries of Denton, Texas. The acquisition expands Southwire’s manufacturing capabilities in the building wire products segment and widens its geographical footprint in key customer markets.
December 20, 2016 - Laureate Machine and Automation and Missouri University of Science and Technology celebrate the installation of their prizes, a WARDJet waterjet machine, won as part of the Build It! Challenge competition that took place during the IMTS 2016 trade show in Chicago, IL.
December 16, 2016 - Olympic Steel Inc. today announced Raymond Walker, President and Chief Operating Officer — Flat Rolled will retire in 2017, following 30 years of service with the Company.
December 16, 2016 - Steel Dynamics, Inc. today provided fourth quarter 2016 earnings guidance in the range of $0.36 to $0.40 per diluted share, which includes estimated charges of $16.5 million (before taxes), or approximately $0.04 per diluted share, related to the company's fourth quarter 2016 debt refinancing and repayment activities.