Friday | 21 October, 2016 | 8:40 am

Norsk Titanium and Clarkson University launch initiative

October 21, 2016 - Norsk Titanium and Clarkson University will join forces with the common aim of developing new research projects relating to advanced metal additive manufacturing through Norsk’s proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition process, create education programs to prepare Clarkson graduates for careers in additive manufacturing, launch workforce training programs in support of Norsk’s Plattsburgh production facility, and execute technology demonstration and transfer opportunities together.

Thursday | 20 October, 2016 | 9:14 am

Metals Service Center Institute and National Safety Council unveil partnership program

October 20, 2016 - The Metals Service Center Institute today unveiled customized tools available to MSCI members through its partnership with the National Safety Council. These new resources are part of MSCI’s commitment to deliver relevant safety resources for its members.

Wednesday | 19 October, 2016 | 8:03 am

SSAB launches Docol (hot-rolled) steel, tailor made for chassis applications

October 19, 2016 - The Docol HR800HE and Docol HR1000HE steel grades fulfil the toughest OEM requirements for hole expansion ratio, for example for a lower control arm.

Monday | 17 October, 2016 | 9:02 am

Regional manufacturing centers boost high school completion rates

October 17, 2016 - Examining data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland economist Stephan Whitaker finds that, since the mid-1990s, the children of parents without a college degree are more likely to finish high school and college if they grew up in a labor market with a higher share of its jobs in manufacturing.

Tuesday | 11 October, 2016 | 8:23 am

Boeing provides $50,000 grant to Workshops for Warriors

October 11, 2016 - The grant is crucial in allowing Workshops for Warriors to support workforce development by providing quality training, accredited STEM educational programs and opportunities to earn third-party nationally recognized credentials.

Friday | 07 October, 2016 | 2:30 pm

Houston Steel Plate and Artco Group retain M&A specialist, Heritage Equity Partners

October 7, 2016 - Houston Steel Plate and Artco Group International, two independent steel service centers located in Houston, Texas, and Hannibal, Ohio, have retained Heritage Equity Partners to seek a buyer for the companies. Specializing in heavy steel plate, HSP and AGI offer customers flame cutting, saw cutting, bending, grinding, heat treating and shot blasting capabilities.

Friday | 07 October, 2016 | 8:43 am

National Manufacturing Day showcases key role of recycling in U.S. economy

October 7, 2016 - The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries joins in the celebration of National Manufacturing Day by highlighting the many positive contributions the recycling industry to the U.S. manufacturing landscape. In 2015 alone, more than 130 million metric tons of metal, paper, plastic, glass, textiles, rubber, and electronics were manufactured in specification grade commodities by the U.S. scrap recycling industry.

Wednesday | 05 October, 2016 | 10:17 am

Novelis and Discovery Education launch a new recycling education program

October 5, 2016 - The program empowers students to make a positive environmental impact through standards-aligned lesson plans and interactive classroom activities focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Wednesday | 05 October, 2016 | 9:56 am

New Aluminum In Green Building guidelines to debut at Greenbuild 2016

October 5, 2016 - The Aluminum Association today released Aluminum in Green Buildings – A Guide to Environmental Declarations. The Guide is part of a series of guidelines that the Aluminum Association is developing for the building and construction market sector.

Monday | 03 October, 2016 | 9:07 am

Dallas Industries announces new representation in Mexico

October 3, 2016 - Dallas Industries, a manufacturer of coil handling, press feeding equipment and controls for the stamping industry has announced the appointment of Presmec International as its new exclusive dealer in Mexico – handling sales and service of Dallas equipment throughout the country.

Thursday | 29 September, 2016 | 2:17 pm

MSCI calls for action on trade law violations

September 29, 2016 - In testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission today, Metals Service Center Institute Board of Directors Vice Chair and President and Chief Operating Officer of O’Neal Industries R. Holman Head called for tougher government action to halt unfair and illegal trade practices, particularly by China, that have harmed the U.S. aluminum industry. Head urged “decisive action, and continued vigilant monitoring” in a program to address dumping, predatory pricing and currency manipulation.

Thursday | 29 September, 2016 | 8:04 am

Tube Fabrication Industries acquires end machining center and CNC saw machines from BLM Group USA

September 29, 2016 - BLM GROUP USA recently sold a BC80 CNC end-machining center and a CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine to Tube Fabrication Industries, Logansport, Ind. The sale was announced at IMTS 2016 by Dr. Jeffrey Ahrstrom, president and COO of BLM GROUP USA.

Monday | 26 September, 2016 | 8:31 am

Norsk Titanium funds new Plattsburgh, N.Y., facility

September 26, 2016 - Norsk Titanium funds new Plattsburgh, N.Y., facility to showcase revolutionary additive manufacturing production line, qualify and produce aerospace components.

Friday | 23 September, 2016 | 2:21 pm

Chinese steelmakers accused of circumventing U.S. trade law: AAM statement

September 23, 2016 - U.S. steelmakers allege that Chinese steel companies are purposely avoiding import tariffs by routing steel shipments through Vietnam in new petitions filed with the Commerce Department.

Friday | 23 September, 2016 | 1:52 pm

New dawn for manufacturing careers in America

September 23, 2016 - The Reshoring Initiative is announcing the availability of a new infographic, “New Dawn for Manufacturing Careers in America”, to support the goals of Manufacturing Day 2016. Manufacturing Day, October 7, 2016, “is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.”

Wednesday | 21 September, 2016 | 1:22 pm

Andes Coil Processors Midwest adds incremental rail service

September 21, 2016 - Andes Coil Processors LLC announced its Gary, Ind., toll processing facility now is able to accept railcars via Canadian National Railway Co. to and from the Andes facility in the Great Lakes Industrial Complex. The routing location within the Canadian National system is the Burns Harbor, Ind., station. The added rail service bolsters the existing rail service via Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Tuesday | 20 September, 2016 | 2:57 pm

U.S. manufacturers of steel concrete reinforcing bar file dumping and subsidy petitions against Japan, Taiwan, and Turkey

September 20, 2016 - Today, the Rebar Trade Action Coalition, a coalition of steel concrete reinforcing bar producers in the United States, filed petitions asking the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission to conduct antidumping investigations into Japanese, Taiwanese, and Turkish imports of rebar, and a countervailing duty investigation into Turkish imports of rebar. The petitions demonstrate that Japanese, Taiwanese, and Turkish rebar producers are dumping their product into the United States at margins ranging from 86.12 percent to 206.17 percent.

Tuesday | 20 September, 2016 | 2:44 pm

Nucor to build specialty cold mill complex at its Arkansas sheet mill

September 20, 2016 - Nucor Corp. announced that it is adding an additional cold mill at its Nucor Steel Arkansas division. The specialty cold mill complex will expand Nucor's capability to produce advanced high-strength, high-strength low-alloy, and motor lamination steel products. The mill will cost an estimated $230 million to build and is expected to be operational in approximately two years.

Monday | 19 September, 2016 | 12:18 pm

IBC Advanced Alloys named as approved forging supplier to Newport News Shipbuilding

September 19, 2016 - The announcement marks the second such attainment by IBC of approved forging supplier status with a world-class shipbuilder in as many weeks.  On September 13, IBC announced that it received “Approved Forging Supplier” status with General Dynamics’ Electric Boat Division. 

Monday | 19 September, 2016 | 8:20 am

Nucor to acquire Independence Tube Corporation

September 19, 2016 - Nucor Corp. announced today that it has agreed to acquire Independence Tube Corporation, a leading independent manufacturer of hollow structural section (HSS) steel tubing, for $435 million, or approximately 6x average EBITDA over the 2013-2015 period.

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