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Russel Metals upgrades cut-to-length lines

Russel Metals Inc., Toronto, invested $7 million to upgrade its two cut-to-length lines at its B&T Steel division in Stoney Creek, Ontario. >

Samuel, Son & Co. buys Pittsburgh-area service center

In December, Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, acquired Frontier Steel Co., Neville Island, Pa. >

Edgen Murray adds Eterniti Profiling, expands offerings

Specialty steel supplier Edgen Murray Europe Ltd., Newbridge, U.K., acquired Eterniti Steels Ltd., West Yorkshire, U.K., to form Edgen Murray General Steels & Profiling Division. >

Future Metals relocates Texas facility

To support customer requirements and future growth, Future Metals LLC, Tamarac, Fla., has moved its office and warehouse space in Arlington, Texas, to a new location in the city, about 20 miles southeast of Fort Worth. >

U.S. Army regiment installs Jet Edge waterjet

The U.S. Army’s 11th Armored Calvary Regiment, based in Fort Irwin, Calif., recently installed a Jet Edge precision waterjet to expedite work requests. >

ThyssenKrupp Stainless completes production milestone

In December 2012, on the second anniversary of the Calvert site’s grand opening, ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA, Calvert, Ala., officially fired up its final production line. >

Heyco Metals enters specialty precision stainless steel market

Heyco Metals Inc., a manufacturer of light-gauge coil, sheet and strip, will supply thin-gauge stainless steel strip to customers and distributors requiring a high-quality precision stainless product with excellent surface properties. >

Marmon/Keystone Opens Newly Constructed Birmingham Service Center

Marmon/Keystone president J.T. "Tim" Spatafore is pleased to announce the completion of a 105,000 sq. ft. service center 10 miles northeast of downtown Birmingham, Alabama at 105 Goodrich Drive. >

MRC Global acquires Production Specialty Services

MRC Global Inc., Houston, announced its U.S. operating subsidiary, McJunkin Red Man Corp., Tulsa, Okla., acquired the operating assets of Production Specialty Services Inc., Midland, Texas. >

Russel Metals buys Apex Distribution

In November, metals distributor Russel Metals Inc., Toronto, acquired Apex Distribution Inc., Calgary, Alberta. >

Pennsylvania Steel adds Metal Connections, expanding coverage

Pennsylvania Steel Co. Inc., Bensalem, Pa., acquired Metal Connections Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y., an aluminum plate and saw cutting specialist. >

Severstal receives a well-known visitor

In September, U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R.-Miss.) visited Severstal North America’s Columbus, Miss., plant. >

CNC machines meet demand

In response to greater demand for larger tube and pipe roll tooling, Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio,  installed additional large-capacity CNC machines at two facilities. >

Benteler to build U.S. plant

Benteler International AG, Salzburg, Austria, announced plans to build a hot rolling tube mill in Caddo, La. >

Orkla and Hydro announce joint venture

Oslo, Norway-based companies, Orkla ASA and Norsk Hydro ASA, plan to combine their respective profiles, building systems and tubing businesses into a new company named Sapa. >

Unist receives bio-preferred status

In December, Unist Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., received independent laboratory certification for its lubricants’ bio-based content. >

SICK Inc. relocates and expands

In November, SICK Inc., Bloomington, Minn., relocated and expanded all production and warehousing facilities to Eagle Creek Industrial Park in Savage, Minn. >

Koike Aronson buys Brazilian welding equipment manufacturer

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome, Arcade, N.Y., purchased the majority of shares of Biondi Máquinas Dispositivos e Ferramentas Ltda, Jaboticabal, Brazil. >

Dennen Steel opens new facility

In October, Dennen Steel Corp., Grand Rapids, Mich., opened a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Iuka, Miss. >

Norfolk Iron & Metal Purchases new temper mill

Norfolk Iron & Metal, Norfolk, Neb., a full-line steel service center, announced a new temper mill cut-to-length line from Delta Steel Technologies will be operational at its Norfolk facility by 2014. >

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