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Tuesday | 24 May, 2016 | 8:03 am

SMDI announces Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

May 24, 2016 - The Steel Market Development Institute presented Alexander D. Wilson from ArcelorMittal (retired) and Roger L. Brockenbrough, P.E. from R. L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. with SMDI Lifetime Achievement Awards for their lasting contributions to the steel construction market. 

Monday | 23 May, 2016 | 12:56 pm

Novelis celebrates commissioning of $120 million automotive finishing line

May 23, 2016 - Installed to support the production of stronger, lighter and safer vehicles, the line represents Novelis' latest investment of $120 million to expand high-strength aluminum alloy supply for Ford F-Series trucks, America's best-selling truck for 39 years and best-selling vehicle for 34 years.

Monday | 23 May, 2016 | 7:58 am

Horsburgh & Scott builds its largest gearbox in 130 years of business

May 23, 2016 - The unit is a gigantic Reduction Stand #2 (R2) Steel Rolling Mill Gearbox manufactured by Horsburgh & Scott to replace a 30 year old unit for a large steel company in Ohio.

Friday | 20 May, 2016 | 7:49 am

TECHNI Waterjet and Micro Waterjet team up

May 20, 2016 - TECHNI Waterjet and Waterjet LLC will be teaming up with TECHNI Waterjet’s pump line, the Quantum NXT Electric Servo Pump, on their ultra-high precision cutting micro waterjet.  

Friday | 20 May, 2016 | 7:37 am

TECHNI Waterjet announces new business development group

May 20, 2016 - A main focus of TECHNI’s Business Development group is to help companies around the world significantly improve their operating performance through the utilization of TECHNI’s industry-leading products and technology.

Wednesday | 18 May, 2016 | 1:36 pm

Steel Framing Industry Association elects 2016 Board of Directors

May 18, 2016 - SFIA voting members unanimously approved the slate of steel framing industry leaders selected by organization's nominating committee and approved by the prior year's board.  The vote took place at the 2016 SFIA Annual Meeting held in New Orleans, LA, on April 17.

Tuesday | 17 May, 2016 | 12:46 pm

Red Bud Industries receives EPS coil line order from TYASA

May 17, 2016 - Red Bud Industries recently received an order for an EPS Coil Line from TYASA located in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. The new line can descale hot-rolled strip up to 0.075 in. (1.9 mm) thick and 72 in. (1829 mm) wide, and can handle coil weights up to 73,000 lbs.

Tuesday | 17 May, 2016 | 11:40 am

Nucor's John Ferriola named Steelmaker of the Year by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology

May 17, 2016 - Nucor Corporation announced that the Association for Iron & Steel Technology presented Nucor's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, John Ferriola, with its Steelmaker of the Year award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the steel industry. The award is given annually to recognize a steel industry leader who has had a significant impact on the global steel business. 

Tuesday | 17 May, 2016 | 9:46 am

Amada Miyachi America celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

May 17, 2016 - The new $13.5 million 85,000 square foot facility includes a new technical center with eleven application-specific product demonstration labs, a state-of-the-art training room, and a technology showroom as well as an all-new manufacturing facility with a 1,400 square feet Class 10000 clean room and six customer test labs.

Thursday | 12 May, 2016 | 8:05 am

Auto/Steel Partnership Announces Hemming of Thin Gauge AHSS can achieve more than 30% weight savings

May 12, 2016 - The project demonstrated thin gauge AHSS can be successfully hemmed into automotive closure assemblies; computer-aided engineering tools can be developed accurately, predicting results of hemming operations involving thin gauge AHSS; and post-hemming baking operations do not adversely affect hemmed thin gauge AHSS assemblies.

Wednesday | 11 May, 2016 | 9:50 am

SMDI announces Automotive Excellence Award Recipients

May 11, 2016 - The Steel Market Development Institute awarded the “Automotive Excellence Award” to Honda R & D Americas Inc. and Gestamp for their work in implementing advanced high-strength steel innovations in a hot stamped rear frame. The award was presented today at the 15th annual Great Designs in Steel seminar in Livonia, Mich.

Tuesday | 10 May, 2016 | 2:11 pm

Aluminum from Novelis lightens Cadillac CT6

May 10, 2016 - The Cadillac CT6 features a body made of 62 percent aluminum. Through the use of aluminum and advanced joining techniques, Cadillac has achieved significant weight savings, making the full-size Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan comparable in weight to the smaller midsize Cadillac CTS sedan.

Tuesday | 10 May, 2016 | 2:04 pm

Nucor announces expansion of Vulcraft/Verco Group into Canada

May 10, 2016 - The new production facility will operate as Vulcraft Canada, Inc., and will be located near Hamilton, Ontario to serve the Central and Eastern Canadian markets. The facility will produce steel joists, joist girders, and decking. Product fabrication is expected to begin later this year.

Tuesday | 10 May, 2016 | 8:18 am

OMAX to tout engineering benefits of abrasive waterjet technology at IMTS

May 10, 2016 - OMAX will have live cutting demonstrations in booth N-6228 to showcase how quickly their JetMachining Centers produce high-precision parts from virtually any material. Visitors can watch 3D and taper-free parts being cut from various material types and thicknesses without the need for any tool changes.

Monday | 09 May, 2016 | 7:56 am

Kobe Steel to build plant in Kentucky

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.

Thursday | 05 May, 2016 | 10:43 am

Modumetal honored at 2016 Washington Manufacturing Awards

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.

Thursday | 05 May, 2016 | 9:01 am

Industry welcomes global communique on steel overcapacity

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.

Wednesday | 04 May, 2016 | 8:19 am

drupa 2016 touchpoint 3D fab+print program announced

May 4, 2016 - The touchpoint 3D fab + print will be a meeting point for all drupa 2016 visitors interested in learning about 3D printing.

Monday | 02 May, 2016 | 1:57 pm

Samuel expands Tennessee facility

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.

Monday | 02 May, 2016 | 9:42 am

President of SSAB Americas receives Gary Memorial Medal

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.

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