May 18, 2016 - SFIA voting members unanimously approved the slate of steel framing industry leaders selected by organization's nominating committee and approved by the prior year's board. The vote took place at the 2016 SFIA Annual Meeting held in New Orleans, LA, on April 17.
May 17, 2016 - Red Bud Industries recently received an order for an EPS Coil Line from TYASA located in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. The new line can descale hot-rolled strip up to 0.075 in. (1.9 mm) thick and 72 in. (1829 mm) wide, and can handle coil weights up to 73,000 lbs.
May 17, 2016 - Nucor Corporation announced that the Association for Iron & Steel Technology presented Nucor's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, John Ferriola, with its Steelmaker of the Year award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the steel industry. The award is given annually to recognize a steel industry leader who has had a significant impact on the global steel business.
May 17, 2016 - The new $13.5 million 85,000 square foot facility includes a new technical center with eleven application-specific product demonstration labs, a state-of-the-art training room, and a technology showroom as well as an all-new manufacturing facility with a 1,400 square feet Class 10000 clean room and six customer test labs.
May 12, 2016 - The project demonstrated thin gauge AHSS can be successfully hemmed into automotive closure assemblies; computer-aided engineering tools can be developed accurately, predicting results of hemming operations involving thin gauge AHSS; and post-hemming baking operations do not adversely affect hemmed thin gauge AHSS assemblies.
May 11, 2016 - The Steel Market Development Institute awarded the “Automotive Excellence Award” to Honda R & D Americas Inc. and Gestamp for their work in implementing advanced high-strength steel innovations in a hot stamped rear frame. The award was presented today at the 15th annual Great Designs in Steel seminar in Livonia, Mich.
May 10, 2016 - The Cadillac CT6 features a body made of 62 percent aluminum. Through the use of aluminum and advanced joining techniques, Cadillac has achieved significant weight savings, making the full-size Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan comparable in weight to the smaller midsize Cadillac CTS sedan.
May 10, 2016 - The new production facility will operate as Vulcraft Canada, Inc., and will be located near Hamilton, Ontario to serve the Central and Eastern Canadian markets. The facility will produce steel joists, joist girders, and decking. Product fabrication is expected to begin later this year.
May 10, 2016 - OMAX will have live cutting demonstrations in booth N-6228 to showcase how quickly their JetMachining Centers produce high-precision parts from virtually any material. Visitors can watch 3D and taper-free parts being cut from various material types and thicknesses without the need for any tool changes.
May 9, 2016 - Kobe Steel Ltd. announces that it will manufacture and sell aluminum extrusions for the automotive sector in the United States. The new business will operate through a company called Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. in Bowling Green, Ky.
May 5, 2016 - Modumetal, manufacturer of a new class of nanolaminated metals and materials, is a 2016 winner of Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington Manufacturing Awards. The annual award recognizes Washington-based companies that are making important progress in the areas of productivity, growth and innovation.
May 5, 2016 - On April 18, 2016, high-level representatives from governments around the world, along with representatives from the global steel industry, met in Brussels to address the severe overcapacity crisis afflicting the steel industry. The “High Level Meeting on Excess Capacity and Structural Adjustment in the Steel Sector” was organized by the OECD and hosted by the Kingdom of Belgium.
May 4, 2016 - The touchpoint 3D fab + print will be a meeting point for all drupa 2016 visitors interested in learning about 3D printing.
May 2, 2016 - The expansion will provide Samuel customers with a one-stop processing solution which will see product railed to the facility, slit, lubricated, and blanked all at one location representing significant cost savings, improved quality control and greatly improved freight and logistics.
May 2, 2016 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today that Chuck Schmitt, president of SSAB Americas, is the 2016 recipient of the Gary Memorial Medal—the industry’s highest honor. Schmitt, the Institute’s immediate past chairman, was recognized with the award during AISI’s 124th General Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
May 2, 2016 - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) awarded its highest technical award, the 2016 Institute Medal, to six industry researchers for their winning paper, “Implementation of High-Turbulence Roll Cooling at ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s Hot Strip Mill.”
April 28, 2016 - Last week at INTEX EXPO 2016 in New Orleans, La., CEMCO, manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing and metal-lath products announced that it has joined the Steel Framing Industry Association.
April 27, 2016 - Villares VEX is a unique new hot work tool steel, specifically developed for extrusion dies and Uddeholm Formvar is a new high performance hot work tool steel for hot forging and aluminum extrusion tooling.
April 26, 2016 - Worthington was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement.
April 22, 2016 - Opting for aluminum over steel in new automobile construction is the best way to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions, according to Oak Ridge National Lab.