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Novelis Recognized by EPA for excellence in greenhouse gas management

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, was honored today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a winner of its Climate Leadership Award for exemplary leadership in reducing carbon pollution and addressing climate change.

MultiCam targets specific price-point market segment with V-Pro Plasma

MultiCam Inc. has improved upon its V-Series lineup of machines by introducing the new V-Pro CNC Plasma to its list of core products.

Novelis reports third quarter of fiscal year 2014 results

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today reported net income attributable to its common shareholder of $13 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

Allied Steelrode orders Red Bud heavy gage cut-to-length line

Allied Steelrode Pty Ltd of Randhart, South Africa, recently purchased a Red Bud Industries’ heavy gage cut-to-length line with SUREGRIP stretcher leveler.

Global stainless steel production in the 3rd Quarter 2013 remains strong, according to ISSF

Preliminary figures released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) show that global stainless crude steel production increased by +5.5% for the first 9 months of 2013 y–o–y.

Steel Technologies de Mexico installs five Red Bud processing lines

Steel Technologies de Mexico, recently installed five new Red Bud Industries’ processing lines, four of which were installed at their greenfield site in Pesqueria, NL, Mexico.  The fifth line was installed at a new greenfield site in Celaya, GTO., Mexico.

Mazak Webinar: Process planning for improved multi-tasking machining

Free Mazak Webinar, February 18, 2014: Process planning for improved multi-tasking machining. Presented by Derek Patrick, ESPRIT application engineer, DP Technology.

"Near Shoring" to be addressed at Supply Chain & Transportation USA

The “near-shoring” movement that’s been creating buzz in the supply chain world is getting a significant boost from consumers.

Penn Stainless announces strategic alliance with Lehigh University

Penn Stainless Products and Lehigh University have announced a collaborative effort to provide metal consumers with access to the expertise in Lehigh’s Materials Science and Engineering Department.

Samuel, Son & Co., Limited receives GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

General Motors Co., one of the world’s largest auto makers, recently awarded Samuel, Son & Co., Limited with its distinguished GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award.

Rolled Alloys announces expansion of 17-4 round bar product range

17-4 round bar is now carried in sizes from 3/16 in. to 12 in. diameter in standard lengths or cut to size.  Multiple heat treatment conditions are available as well. Rolled Alloys also inventories 17-4 stainless in plate and welding consumables.

Hypertherm transitions to a 100 percent employee-owned company

Hypertherm announced the transfer of all its common stock into an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, making the company 100 percent employee owned under an S-Corporation structure.

Mississippi Steel Processing orders Red Bud precision blanking line

Mississippi Steel Processing, Columbus, Miss., has ordered a precision blanking line from Red Bud Industries which will be installed in late April 2014.

Butech Bliss selected to build Fulton County Processing’s new HCL pickling line

Fulton County Processing, a northwest Ohio-based, state-of-the-art steel coil processing company, has announced that Butech Bliss will be installing a new hydrochloric push/pull pickling line set to be operational in late 2014.

Samuel, Son & Co. expands operations in Midwest

Samuel Midwest is pleased to announce the opening of a new 65,000 sq. ft. facility in Chicago offering customers a broader selection of products and services. Located at 900 East 103rd Street.

Association of Steel Distributors announces new president, executive committee

The Association of Steel Distributors recently announced that Brian D. Robbins, CEO of MidWest Materials, Inc. in Perry, Ohio has been elected as 2014 president by the association.

Novelis invests additional $205M to meet global auto demand

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced it will invest an additional $205 million to further expand its global manufacturing operations serving the rapidly growing automotive market. The company will build new finishing lines at its plants in Oswego, N.Y. and Nachterstedt, Germany, dedicated to the production of aluminum automotive sheet.

Kim-Tam celebrates 50 years on the road

Five decades ago, Ernie Samuel, president of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, recognized that Samuel required an in-house trucking company to effectively and efficiently handle the growing volume of metal processing. As such, just before New Year’s Eve 1964, Kim-Tam Trucking was created as an independent trucking affiliate of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited. The name was derived from the names of his two daughters Kimberly and Tammy.

Wise announces issuance of senior secured notes and new working capital revolver

Wise Metals Group LLC today announced the closing of its new senior secured notes and a new working capital revolver. The Company’s private offering of $650 million 8.75% senior secured notes due 2018 are secured by certain of its assets. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Securities and Houlihan Lokey were underwriters of the Notes.

SSAB continues to add new high strength steel capabilities at its North America operations

SSAB continues to add new high strength steel capabilities at its North America operations

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