Special Reports

Pressing on // Equipment manufacturers adjust to uncertainty, prepare for the future

Healing power // An increase in fuel prices may move the needle for energy suppliers

Seeking sparks // Suppliers to electrical apparatus manufacturers switch between negative and positive conditions

On a mission // Defense manufacturers continue to innovate while keeping an eye on material costs

Stable build // Despite a couple of struggling market segments, construction maintains its overall growth

Possible plateau // The six-year growth streak may find a hill too tough to climb

Slow spin cycle // Demand for appliances weakens and the sales forecast depends on more home building

Blue skies ahead // New market opportunities and aging fleet augur steady growth

// A modest uptick won’t move the needle for capital projects, but suppliers aren’t in danger of having their strength sapped

Tuesday | 16 August, 2016 | 8:49 am

Women in metals

Celebrating the movers and shakers who have thrived and wouldn’t choose to be anywhere else

Wednesday | 06 July, 2016 | 12:29 pm

Hometown pride

Erectors, fabricators, ironworkers find joy in raising up U.S. Bank Stadium

Wednesday | 11 May, 2016 | 12:49 pm

Racing form

Magnesium has had applications at Porsche for more than half a century

Thursday | 03 March, 2016 | 11:38 am

Advanced parts

Aerospace supplier builds materials laboratory, partners with UConn

Wednesday | 10 February, 2016 | 1:31 pm

Power play

GameChange Racking lives up to its name as utilities adopt its solar panel racking designs

Monday | 04 January, 2016 | 10:50 am

The mono bucket challenge

Lake Erie’s Project Icebreaker relies on a novel method of setting steel wind turbine foundations

Friday | 18 December, 2015 | 10:31 am

Our top stories of 2015

December 18, 2015 - As we wrap up 2015, we look back on a year that brought us a trove of great Modern Metals stories. We've rounded up the top 10 stories that resonated with you, our readers.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 10:03 am

Trucking along

Aluminum going into super duty pick-ups

Tuesday | 24 November, 2015 | 10:37 am

Altitude adjustment

Rolls-Royce joins Purdue University in fostering aerospace research

Tuesday | 27 October, 2015 | 9:03 am

Low-energy plasma field is among Purdue’s pursuits

Purdue University’s aerospace district research complex, established in September as part of the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus, won’t actually “be about bricks and mortar,” says Purdue Research Foundation President Dan Hasler. “It will be about the intellectual capital.”

Steady as she goes // Device makers grow despite challenges within the healthcare industry


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