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Tuesday | 25 July, 2017 | 1:37 pm

Metalforming manufacturing Business Conditions Report: July 2017

July 25, 2017 - Metalforming manufacturing companies anticipate steady business conditions during the next three months, according to the July 2017 Precision Metalforming Association Business Conditions Report. Prepared monthly, the report is an economic indicator for manufacturing, sampling 104 metalforming companies in the United States and Canada.

Tuesday | 25 July, 2017 | 7:32 am

Bohler Uddeholm Corp. earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

July 25, 2017 - SRI Quality System Registrar is pleased to announce that it has recently awarded an ISO 9001:2015 Management System certificate to Bohler Uddeholm Corporation, located in Elgin, Ill., for the sales, processing, warehouse and distribution, of specialty and alloy steel, to various industries.

Friday | 21 July, 2017 | 8:19 am

Red Bud Industries ships precision blanking line to Conklin Metal Industries

July 21, 2017 - Red Bud Industries has recently shipped a Precision Blanking Line to Conklin Metal Industries, a steel service center and distributor of HVAC and duct fabrication supplies located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Thursday | 20 July, 2017 | 7:35 am

June 2017 Crude Steel Production

July 20, 2017 - World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2017, a 3.2 percent increase compared to June 2016.

Wednesday | 19 July, 2017 | 12:16 pm

Multicyl introduces press packages for modular tooling

July 19, 2017 - Multicyl recognizes the value that modular tooling like the Unipunch system brings to manufacturing companies. Not only do they have a working knowledge of the Unipunch catalog but they now offer a full range of standard Multicyl “Press in a Box™” packages to work with specific tools from the Unipunch product line.  

Wednesday | 19 July, 2017 | 8:05 am

Aluminum Association releases 2017 Edition of Aluminum Standards & Data

July 19, 2017 - The book, which was last updated in 2013, is a guide for those that use and produce aluminum including comprehensive information on all commonly available alloys and mill products -- an essential reference for anyone who works with aluminum.

Tuesday | 18 July, 2017 | 8:22 am

Braidy Industries announces board of directors

July 18, 2017 - The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Braidy Industries, Craig T. Bouchard, today announced the full slate of the company’s Board of Directors.

Thursday | 13 July, 2017 | 8:55 am

New resource for automotive engineers discusses steel bar performance issues

July 13, 2017 - There is now a Bar Fatigue Blog. Hosted by the Long Product Market Development Group within the Steel Market Development Institute, the blog is an online resource/tool for automotive engineers looking for the latest steel fatigue innovations and information.

Thursday | 13 July, 2017 | 8:42 am

Constellium supplies 10 millionth part to Ford, expands to include new Expedition

July 13, 2017 - Constellium N.V. has delivered its 10 millionth part to Ford Motor Co. A provider of aluminum structural components for the Ford F-150 and Super Duty trucks, Constellium will also supply the 2018 model Ford Expedition starting this autumn.

Wednesday | 12 July, 2017 | 10:53 am

TMW invests in new equipment to increase its Stretcher Leveling Cut-to-Length capacity

July 12, 2017 - TMW has invested in new equipment to increase its Stretcher Leveling Cut-to-Length capacity to meet the growing demand for the EPS Unlimited product. The work is being carefully staged to be completed by July 2018 with no interruption in service to TMW customers.

Tuesday | 11 July, 2017 | 2:28 pm

Alcoa plans partial restart of aluminum smelter at Warrick Operations

July 11, 2017 - Alcoa Corporation today announced plans to restart three of five potlines at its Warrick Operations aluminum smelter near Evansville, Ind., an action that will further improve the competitiveness of the on-site rolling mill.

Tuesday | 11 July, 2017 | 9:03 am

Ampco-Pittsburgh subsidiaries to increase price on forged and cast engineered products

July 11, 2017 - Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation announced today that its subsidiary, Union Electric Steel Corporation, will raise prices on forged and cast engineered products that it and its subsidiaries produce globally. These subsidiaries include the acquired companies formerly comprising the Åkers Group. This increase is effective August 1, 2017, or as relevant contract terms permit.

Tuesday | 11 July, 2017 | 8:57 am

Spirit AeroSystems creates 3- and 4-axis fabrication center of excellence

July 11, 2017 - Spirit AeroSystems announced the creation of a 3- and 4-axis machining center of excellence at its McAlester, Okla., facility. The center will accommodate new detailed parts fabrication work in the global aerostructures market, while also supporting current customer contracts.

Tuesday | 11 July, 2017 | 8:36 am

Castle closes financing agreement, continues operations

July 11, 2017 - A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Illinois, a global distributor of specialty metal and supply chain solutions, successfully closed its $85 million senior-secured, revolving, debtor-in-possession financing agreement with PNC Bank.

Monday | 10 July, 2017 | 8:00 am

GF Machining Solutions’ System 3R celebrates 50 years of precision

July 10, 2017 - GF Machining Solutions’ System 3R, a leading supplier of modular workholding/tooling systems, automation and software, celebrates 50 years of Swedish precision and innovation.

Monday | 10 July, 2017 | 7:48 am

Norsk Hydro, Sapa agree to merger

Norsk Hydro has agreed with Orkla to acquire its 50 percent interest in Sapa for a total enterprise value of NOK 27 billion (U.S. $3.23 billion)

Monday | 10 July, 2017 | 7:41 am

United Performance Metals expands edging, slitting capacity

July 10, 2017 - United Performance Metals (UPM) installed a new edging line at its Hamilton, Ohio, headquarters and relocated the Ohio shop’s 12-inch-wide slitting and edging equipment to its La Mirada, California, service center.

Wednesday | 05 July, 2017 | 2:03 pm

The fourth Valve World Americas Expo & Conference was a success

July 5, 2017 - The fourth staging of Valve World Americas Expo & Conference organized by KCI Publishing Corporation and Messe Düsseldorf North America was held on June 20th and 21st at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. There were a total of 4,141 attendees for the entire event, including nearly 450 conference delegates.

Friday | 30 June, 2017 | 7:16 am

BLM GROUP USA opens new headquarters and tech center

June 30, 2017 - The new 75,000 sq.ft. facility provides even greater access for customers to explore the company’s products, services and technologies. It features an impressive 35,000 sq.ft. showroom, a separate machine setup and tooling area, multiple training rooms and an expanded parts department with upgraded inventory tracking and order fulfillment system.

Thursday | 29 June, 2017 | 10:36 am

Synalloy proposes merger with Universal Stainless, initially rebuffed

June 29, 2017 - Synalloy Corp. acquired a 3 percent ownership position in Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc., and has presented Universal Stainless’ board of directors with an initial proposal to merge the two companies.

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