April 26, 2017 - Advanced Gauging Technologies, Plain City, Ohio, has received an order from Worthington Armstrong Venture, Las Vegas, for an AGT600 Compact Laser Thickness Gauge.
April 26, 2017 - Red Bud Industries has received an order for a precision multiblanking line from Pacific Metal, a steel service center in Tualatin, Oregon. Featured in the line will be RBI’s precision grip feed system and CNC programmable slitter.
April 26, 2017 - Braidy Industries Inc., partnering with the State of Kentucky and the Ashland Alliance, will build the nation’s first greenfield aluminum rolling mill in over three decades.
April 21, 2017 - The U.S. International Trade Commission today made a unanimous preliminary determination that unfairly-traded imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China are causing injury to U.S. producers.
April 21, 2017 - Kaiser Aluminum, Foothill Ranch, California, expects that destocking in the commercial aerospace supply chain will continue through the remainder of 2017 as the supply chain adjusts to revised production forecasts for larger airframes.
April 21, 2017 - The president of the American Institute for International Steel, Richard Chriss, says members—who consist of traders and importers, are “concerned about the nature and scope” of a Section 232 investigation to be launched by the U.S. Department of Commerce under Secretary Wilbur Ross.
April 21, 2017 - Liberty House, London, has agreed to buy ArcelorMittal’s Georgetown Steelworks in South Carolina, with a 600,000-tons-per-year electric-arc furnace and 750,000-ton wire rod mill.
April 21, 2017 - Sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, the Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) recognizes projects where structural steel has been utilized in an innovative manner.
April 20, 2017 - Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a presidential memorandum calling on Secretary Wilbur Ross to prioritize a Department of Commerce investigation initiated last night into the effects of steel imports on US national security. The study will consider production and capacity, workforce, investment, research and development, and other factors, to determine whether steel imports threaten American security.
April 20, 2017 - Five U.S. steel tubular products manufacturers – ArcelorMittal Tubular Products, Michigan Seamless Tube LLC, PTC Alliance Corp., Webco Industries Inc. and Zekelman Industries Inc. – filed petitions charging that unfairly-traded imports of cold-drawn steel mechanical tubing from the People's Republic of China, the Federal Republic of Germany, India, Italy, the Republic of Korea, and Switzerland are causing material injury to the domestic industry.
April 18, 2017 - Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute, said that the “Buy American” portion of the president’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, expected to be signed April 18, is a positive step in ensuring full enforcement of existing Buy America laws and ensuring the steel industry remains competitive.
April 17, 2017 - Arconic announced that Klaus Kleinfeld, by mutual agreement with the Arconic board of directors, has stepped down as chair and chief executive officer of Arconic and resigned as a board member.
April 11, 2017 - The Stretcher produces highly-differentiated aerospace and industrial plate. The investment in the Stretcher is backed by customer contracts, including one with Airbus, valued at approximately $1 billion. The project was completed on time with an investment of approximately $150 million, approximately $40 million under budget.
April 10, 2017 - Derived from the words “Vortex” and “Tech”, Vorteq communicates power, momentum, speed, force, and technology leveraged to the benefit of our valued customers’ critical and dynamic needs. Symbolic to a spinning coil, it is our impetus to “draw” our customers and suppliers into our culture of transparency, trust, partnership, camaraderie and success.
April 10, 2017 - Norsk Titanium AS, the Oslo-based supplier of additive-manufactured, structural titanium components, has received a production purchase order for 3D-printed structural titanium components from Boeing. These components are being produced by Norsk’s proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition process.
April 10, 2017 - A $1.33 billion investment will make Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Inc. (TMMK) the first plant in North America to begin producing vehicles using Toyota New Global Architecture. The Camry, starting with the 2018 model year, will become the first Toyota vehicle made in the U.S. to fully incorporate the new vehicle development and production technology.
April 7, 2017 - Texas Based Ram Alloys, a metals service center that stocks, distributes, and processes stainless and nickel alloy long products, has successfully implemented Enmark Systems Inc., windows-based software platform, Eniteo.
April 5, 2017 - LAMSCO West, a Shimtech company in California has ordered a new laser thickness gauge to monitor tolerances of shims used primarily in the aerospace industry.
April 4, 2017 - The line, equipped with PVC laminating and paper interleaving capabilities, has the ability to produce coated carbon steel, aluminum, and stainless cut-to-length and side-trimmed sheet and multi-blanks in gauges from .020 in through .130 in.
April 4, 2017 - The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of four new member companies – Almexa Alumino, Emirates Global Aluminium, Linde LLC and Material Sciences Corporation. Almexa Alumino and Emirates Global Aluminium join the Association as producer members – firms that make or fabricate aluminum products. Linde LLC and Material Sciences Corporation join as associate members – organizations that supply goods and services to the industry.