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Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 9:44 am

Blank manufacturer installs new duplex mill

December 16, 2015 - TCI Precision Metals has installed an Amada THV430 duplex mill at its Gardena, California, shop. The THV430 provides a four-fold increase in throughput over traditional milling machines and will help TCI shorten customer lead time and handle increased demand for its Custom Machine-Ready Blanks.

Monday | 14 December, 2015 | 9:54 am

Houghton International partners with SMS Group to provide rolling equipment and fluids

December 14, 2015 - Through this partnership, Houghton and SMS will leverage their research and development resources to develop advanced metal rolling oils, and Houghton will become the exclusive distributor of oils for SMS mill equipment.

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 1:46 pm

DoALL expands product line with five new band saws

December 8, 2015 - The Continental Series DC-280SA, DC-330SA, DC-500SA, DC-560SA and DC-800SA high production, semi-automatic horizontal band saws are choice for high production without the need for indexing or automatic cutting cycles.

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 10:19 am

Butech Bliss to build leveler at Feralloy

December 8, 2015 - The cut-to-length line is equipped with a Butech Bliss stretch leveler capable of 1,850 tons of stretching force and a Butech Bliss direct drive shear. Installation of the new leveler will be completed in the first quarter of 2016

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 12:09 pm

Messe Düsseldorf announces three 2016 trade shows

December 4, 2015 - From June 6 – 9, 2016, the trade fair trio Metallurgy-Litmash (International Trade Fair for Metallurgy, Machinery, Plant Technology and Products), Tube Russia (The International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair in Russia) and Aluminium/Non-Ferrous (International Trade Fair for Aluminum and Non-Ferrous Metals, Materials, Technologies and Products) will take place at the ZAO Expocentr in Moscow.

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 11:08 am

Amada Miyachi America updates its Sigma Laser Tube Cutter

December 4, 2015 - With 3 and 4 axes motion options, and the ability to cut tubes with diameters from 0.2 to 25 mm, the Sigma is ideal for both wet and dry cutting. It features an automated tube loader option and a 22-inch graphic user interface (GUI) on a swing arm.

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 9:34 am

UV inspection lantern checks steel for contaminants

December 4, 2015 - The UV inspection lantern is used to detect contaminations that react under UV- illumination and cannot be seen with the naked eye.

Thursday | 03 December, 2015 | 1:13 pm

U.S. metal caster buys Swedish firm

December 3, 2015 - Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp., Carnegie, Pennsylvania, inked a deal to acquire Åkers AB and affiliated companies, based in Åkers Styckebruk, Sweden, for $80 million.

Wednesday | 02 December, 2015 | 3:31 pm

Advanced Gauging Technologies receives U.S. patent for laser thickness gauge

December 2, 2015 - Advanced Gauging Technologies, Plain City, Ohio, has been awarded a U.S. Patent on 13 key claims for their revolutionary AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge.

Wednesday | 02 December, 2015 | 1:18 pm

Kennametal divests metal fab assets

December 2, 2015 - Kennametal Inc. completed the sale of several non-core businesses related to certain castings, steel-plate fabrication and deburring operations to Madison Industries, Chicago.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 10:51 am

Valspar launches new website for architectural coatings

December 1, 2015 - With ease of use and aesthetics top-of-mind, Valspar recently launched a new website for its coil and extrusion division. Keeping the same domain, the new website provides an easy to navigate layout, that is both fresh and functional for visitors. From architects to installers, the new design addresses the needs of all end-users.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 10:44 am

Banner Engineering R-GAGE Radar Dual-Zone Sensor detects moving, stationary targets

December 1, 2015 - Featuring a very narrow 11 by 13 degree beam pattern, the R-GAGE Q240 sensor is ideal for monitoring a specific area without detecting adjacent objects. With two independent adjustable sensing zones, the sensor provides far and near proximity warning signs with the capability to detect objects over 40 m away.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 9:48 am

Reliance acquires Tubular Steel

December 1, 2015 - The transaction is expected to close in early 2016. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Wednesday | 25 November, 2015 | 9:21 am

New three-year cycle for "Bright World of Metals" trade fairs

November 25, 2015 - The trade fairs GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are switching from a four- year to a three-year cycle: the next staging of the leading international trade fairs for foundry technology, metallurgy, thermo process equipment and castings will take place from June 26 – 30, 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Wednesday | 25 November, 2015 | 9:15 am

HXT knives solve the challenge of cutting AHSS

November 25, 2015 - Due to HXT unique physical and metallurgical properties, unlike conventional knives, HXT knives process these high tensile strength materials without interruption or coil edge deterioration.

Thursday | 19 November, 2015 | 11:01 am

New aluminum fair connects supply chain

November 19, 2015 - The right time in the right market for the right show: ALUMINUM USA, which celebrated its premiere at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit from November 11-12, 2015, was a success with good prospects for the future.

Wednesday | 18 November, 2015 | 1:28 pm

Extruder adds capacity, aims for new market

November 18, 2015 - Iowa Aluminum Inc. is nearing completion of a $7 million capital project that is set to more than double the company’s production capabilities at its facility in Albia, Iowa.

Tuesday | 17 November, 2015 | 11:23 am

Cliffs is idling iron ore mine

November 17, 2015 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is temporarily idling iron ore pellet production at its Northshore Mining operation in Minnesota by Dec. 1, 2015. The company stated that until its domestic customers' blast furnace capacity utilization rates rise, existing customer demand will be satisfied from its current pellet inventory.

Tuesday | 17 November, 2015 | 11:18 am

Lab expands aluminum testing capacity

November 17, 2015 - Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research, Youngstown, Pennsylvania, has expanded both the capacity and testing capabilities of its Aluminum Center of Excellence.

Monday | 16 November, 2015 | 2:45 pm

With Daytona win, Amy Ruman is first female Trans Am Champion

November 16, 2015 - The No. 23 McNichols Co. Chevrolet Corvette placed first in the Bullet Liner Championship Weekend TA Class, putting driver Amy Ruman and her McNichols-sponsored race car into the history books.

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