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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.

Monday | 19 September, 2016 | 7:57 am

Slice of Stainless breaks ground on building expansion

September 19, 2016 - Slice of Stainless broke ground Sept. 6 on an expansion project that will nearly double the size of their Cincinnati headquarters to 55,000 square feet. The finished facility will cover almost six acres and include increased warehouse capacity, additional shearing equipment and improved material handling systems.

Friday | 16 September, 2016 | 9:28 am

Wheatland Tube files duty evasion allegation

September 16, 2016 - Allegation filed under new Customs law; claims duty evasion of Chinese steel pipe; pipe used in solar projects receiving Federal tax breaks.

Friday | 16 September, 2016 | 8:57 am

BLM Group USA announces plans for new headquarters

September 16, 2016 - The new location will more than double the space of its current facility and provides even greater access for customers to explore the company’s products and services. 

Thursday | 15 September, 2016 | 2:31 pm

Steel Institute applauds senate passage of water resources bill

September 15, 2016 -The American Iron and Steel Institute today applauded the U.S. Senate’s passage, by a vote of 95-3, of the Water Resources Development Act, which will authorize more than $10 million worth of projects to improve navigation, replace and restore aging locks and dams, and provide aid to Flint, Mich. and other communities in need of replacing pipes, sewers and other drinking water infrastructure.

Thursday | 15 September, 2016 | 9:18 am

AEC Joins China Trade Task Force In Campaign To Combat Illegal Chinese Aluminum Subsidies

September 15, 2016 - The Aluminum Extruders Council joins CTTF in calling for action against China's market manipulations.

Thursday | 15 September, 2016 | 9:12 am

Constellium-UACJ opens $150M aluminum auto body sheeting plant in Bowling Green, Ky.

September 15, 2016 - State-of-the-art facility to produce finished flat rolled aluminium sheet products for the growing automotive market in North America.

Wednesday | 14 September, 2016 | 2:19 pm

WARDJet to give away two FREE waterjets at The Build It! Challenge

September 14, 2016 - WARDJet Inc. will be hosting the first ever Build It! Challenge at this year’s IMTS with Hypertherm. The event will be held at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago Sept. 12 – 17 as part of the SmartForce Student Summit.

Wednesday | 14 September, 2016 | 1:11 pm

Metaldyne will close Brillion Iron Works in Q4

September 14, 2016 - Metaldyne Performance Group Inc., a Southfield, Michigan-based provider of components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle markets, plans to close Brillion Iron Works, Brillion, Wisconsin, about 10 days after it acquired the castings producer from Accuride Corp.

Wednesday | 14 September, 2016 | 8:25 am

Nucor forecasts higher 3rd quarter earnings

September 14, 2016 - Nucor Corp. expects its third-quarter earnings per share to range from 85 to 90 cents, up from 73 cents in the second quarter and 71 cents a year earlier.

Thursday | 08 September, 2016 | 1:04 pm

Kia Motors opens Mexico manufacturing plant

September 8, 2016 - Located on around 500 hectares, the Kia Mexico plant is comprised of four main shops: stamping, body welding, paint and assembly.

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