Tuesday | 31 October, 2017 | 8:55 am

NASA announces Deana K. Lecy joined the cooperative as Director of Metals Programs

October 31, 2017 - North American Steel Alliance Inc. announced on October 16, 2017 that Deana K. Lecy has joined the cooperative as Director of Metals Programs to further develop and direct their metals programs.

Friday | 27 October, 2017 | 12:27 pm

Aluminum Association honors representatives Bucshon, DelBene as Legislators of the Year

October 27, 2017 - The Aluminum Association honored U.S. Reps. Larry Bucshon (R-IN-8) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1) with its Legislator of the Year awards for 2017.

Thursday | 26 October, 2017 | 1:54 pm

Simonds Saw attains ISO 9001:2015 certification

October 26, 2017 - Simonds Saw has announced today that the company’s Fitchburg, Mass., facility is now ISO 9001:2015 Certified for the manufacture, sale and distribution of their band saw blade products throughout the world. The certificate was issued September 28th, 2017.

Thursday | 26 October, 2017 | 11:10 am

Cincinnati Incorporated to demonstrate new metal fabrication technology at Fabtech

October 26, 2017 - Cincinnati Incorporated features its latest cutting and bending technologies at Fabtech 2017, including the new CL980 fiber laser, CPX300 high-definition plasma table, a 60-ton electric GOFORM and the new R.I.B.S. bending automation for press brakes.

Thursday | 26 October, 2017 | 10:08 am

CDA joins national commission to slash transportation energy use by half

October 26, 2017 - The Copper Development Association will serve on a national commission launched today by the Alliance to Save Energy that will develop recommendations to reduce energy use in the U.S. transportation sector by 50 percent by 2050 while meeting future mobility needs.

Thursday | 26 October, 2017 | 10:01 am

In partnership with IPG, MC Machinery announces the IPG Photonics' Multi-Axis Work Cell

October 26, 2017 - Reduce the heat affected zone (HAZ). Higher quality weld, better cosmetics. Wobble welds permit looser gap tolerance – reducing machining costs.

Wednesday | 25 October, 2017 | 1:34 pm

TMW announces advanced new slitting line for 2018

October 25, 2017 - The Material Works Ltd. announced today that a new, state-of-the-art Slitting Line from Red Bud Industries will be installed in TMW Plant #2, next to the Generation 3 EPS Pickling Line.

Wednesday | 25 October, 2017 | 12:14 pm

SMA applauds Crawford as House Steel Caucus Chair

October 25, 2017 - Congressman Rick Crawford a Republican representing Arkansas’ first Congressional district is set to lead the House Steel Caucus.

Wednesday | 25 October, 2017 | 9:05 am

PPG announces price increase on industrial coatings products in North America

Ocyober 25, 2017 - PPG today announced that it is raising prices an average of 6 percent on all of its industrial coatings technologies in North America.

Tuesday | 24 October, 2017 | 8:17 am

TimkenSteel introduces new endurance steels

October 24, 2017 - TimkenSteel's Endurance family of steels includes three new, patent-pending, ultra-high-strength, high-toughness grades; offers gear manufacturers the ability to achieve lighter weight, longer life and/or more power.

Monday | 23 October, 2017 | 7:53 am

Arconic announces business leadership changes

October 23, 2017 - Eric Roegner appointed head of Engineered Products & Solutions and Tim Myers to lead Global Rolled Products and Transportation & Construction Solutions.

Friday | 20 October, 2017 | 6:00 am

SSAB Americas announces plans to move head office to Mobile

October 20, 2017 - SSAB Americas, a division of global steelmaker SSAB, announced plans to relocate the division’s head office from Lisle, Ill., to Mobile, Ala., a move that will bring 60 jobs to Alabama. Since 2001, the company has operated a steel mill in nearby Axis, Ala., which employs nearly 600 SSAB employees.

Tuesday | 17 October, 2017 | 6:23 am

Houghton International patents new aluminum etching technology

October 17, 2017 - This patent protects Houghton’s new technology for aluminum acid etching, which improves upon conventional caustic etching and is formulated to provide a premium matte finish at low gloss values with minimum aluminum dissolution.

Monday | 16 October, 2017 | 7:46 pm

SSINA appoints new market development committee chairman

October 16, 2017 - The Specialty Steel Industry of North America announced its appointment of Steve Letnich as the Chairman of its Market Development Committee, effective immediately.

Thursday | 12 October, 2017 | 7:23 pm

Governor Ivey announces Alabama as first state to roll out nationally recognized manufacturing credentials at every community college

October 12, 2017 - Governor Kay Ivey, while speaking at the Southern Automotive Conference Friday, announced that the Alabama Community College System (ACCS), through a partnership with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), will be offering nationally-recognized and industry-led credentials at every college this Spring. This rollout makes Alabama the first state in the nation to offer the MSSC credentials statewide.

Thursday | 12 October, 2017 | 7:19 pm

Wisconsin-based Mitchell Metal Products wins first national reshoring award

October 12, 2017 - Mitchell Metal Products of Merrill, Wisconsin, has received the first National Reshoring Award in recognition of the company’s success bringing manufacturing back home to the United States.The award, given by The Reshoring Initiative and the Precision Metalforming Association, honors a company that has effectively reshored products, parts or tooling made primarily by metal forming, fabricating or machining. 

Thursday | 12 October, 2017 | 8:13 am

The MPI undergoes its sharpest drop since early June

October 12, 2017 - The Materials Price Index (MPI) fell by 2.3 percent last week, its strongest decline since early June. Only four sub-indexes, principally ferrous metals and oil, drove the fall. Ferrous metals dropped by a sharp 9.6 percent, while oil prices fell by 2.8 percent.

Wednesday | 11 October, 2017 | 12:03 pm

Aluminum Association announces new leadership, board members and membership growth

October 11, 2017 - Kaiser Aluminum’s Mark Eliopulos wins Boultinghouse Award; Alcoa’s Michelle O’Neill elected first woman chair.

Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 12:10 pm

Constellium consolidates its long-term partnership with Bombardier through multi-year contract

October 10, 2017 - Constellium N.V. announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Bombardier to supply flat rolled products in a rich mix of alloys, shapes and applications for a number of their aircraft programs such as C Series, CRJ Series, Q Series, Global and Challenger.

Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 12:08 pm

Arconic wins multimillion dollar titanium supply contract with aerospace manufacturer Ducommun

October 10, 2017 - Multi-year agreement expands Arconic’s position with Ducommun as a supplier of titanium sheet and plate for leading defense and commercial aircraft platforms.

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