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Thursday | 21 July, 2016 | 8:59 am

Nucor to acquire Joy Global's steel plate mill in Texas

July 21, 2016 - Nucor Corp. announced today that it has agreed to acquire Joy Global's steel plate mill in Longview, Texas, for approximately $29 million. The mill produces carbon and alloy plate products with heat-treating capabilities and has an annual capacity of 180,000 tons.

Tuesday | 19 July, 2016 | 11:33 am

The Alliance for American Manufacturing spreads the manufacturing message in Cleveland (and Philly)

July 19, 2016 - There’s no doubt that trade policy and other key manufacturing issues are dominating the political conversation this campaign cycle. The Alliance for American Manufacturing welcomes this change in direction — some of AAM's key issues have taken center stage. And they’re not shying away from the conversation.

Monday | 18 July, 2016 | 1:22 pm

Advanced Gauging Technologies has been awarded new purchase orders from Concord Steel Centre

July 18, 2016 - Advanced Gauging Technologies has been awarded new purchase orders from Concord Steel Centre to address the upcoming decertification of Weston 5310 Am241 isotope sources in Canada.

Monday | 18 July, 2016 | 12:36 pm

Barcode tag and label materials solve wide range of steel mill tracking applications

July 18, 2016 - Polyonics, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, manufactures a broad range of high temperature materials designed specifically for barcode tags and labels used in harsh steel mill environments. The thermal transfer printable materials range from thermally stable polyimide, ultra-high temperature aluminum and cost efficient paper laminates.

Monday | 18 July, 2016 | 7:56 am

SAF to mark 70th anniversary

July 18, 2016 - SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co.), headquartered in Atlanta, will mark its 70th anniversary this fall. At its founding in 1946, SAF was one of only two anodizing lines in the country. Founder Marvin McClatchey was a chemical engineer and pioneer in anodizing for architectural applications. Still in the family, SAF is currently led by second generation brothers and Co-CEOs, Penn McClatchey and Jim McClatchey.

Wednesday | 13 July, 2016 | 12:58 pm

BeAM offers innovative technology for new industrial applications

July 13, 2016 - BeAM Machines Inc., the first European manufacturer of metal 3-D additive manufacturing machines using the LMD Technology has established operations in the United States. The company is working with the support of Fives Machining to serve the US market, which has become the world leader in additive manufacturing.

Tuesday | 12 July, 2016 | 10:08 am

Norsk Titanium receives Boeing Engineering test article order

July 12, 2016 - Boeing has issued a purchase order to Norsk Titanium for proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition titanium engineering test articles produced by Norsk's MERKE IV RPD machines.

Monday | 11 July, 2016 | 9:26 am

Sapa becomes top supplier of Ford

July 11, 2016 - Sapa’s Cressona plant in Pennsylvania has become one of the first in the aluminium extrusion industry to receive Ford Motor Company’s Q1 Award.

Monday | 11 July, 2016 | 9:05 am

Domestic aluminum extrusion consumption grows 4.6 percent in 2015

July 11, 2016 - The Aluminum Extruders Council and the Aluminum Association today released industry estimates of aluminum extrusion shipments in North America by major market for 2015. Among key findings, domestic consumption of aluminum extrusions in the United States and Canada, which includes imports, totaled an estimated 5.11 billion pounds in 2015, an increase of 4.6 percent over the 2014 total of 4.89 billion pounds.

Friday | 08 July, 2016 | 8:17 am

MC Machinery Systems Inc. and partners hold groundbreaking ceremony

July 8, 2016 - MC Machinery Systems and its partners The Opus Group, Elk Grove Village and Heitman Architects held an official groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, June 30 at the construction site for the new corporate headquarters. Attendees witnessed the current land clearing and preparation of the 11.7-acre lot and participated in a virtual reality experience simulating standing in the lobby of the future headquarters.

Thursday | 07 July, 2016 | 2:48 pm

TMW wins second excellence award and makes TV debut

July 7, 2016 - On June 14, the Technology Team was awarded the American Metal Market 2016 Award for Steel Excellence in the category Best Process Innovation. Six days later, TMW was featured on Fox Business News Channel's 'Manufacturing Marvels'.

Thursday | 07 July, 2016 | 12:09 pm

AEC joins coalition of U.S. manufacturers opposed to automatically granting China market economy status

July 7, 2016 - The Aluminum Extruders Council has joined Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, a coalition of leading U.S. industry trade groups opposed to the automatic granting of market economy status for China at the end of 2016. 

Thursday | 07 July, 2016 | 10:53 am

FastFetch North America changes its name to NextGen DC Systems

July 7, 2016 - "NextGen is positioned to provide full DC consulting services, design, distribution and warehouse software, integration solutions, and material handling equipment through a network of strategic alliances who truly fit the standards of our company," says Rick Froehlich, founder & president of NextGen.

Wednesday | 06 July, 2016 | 9:32 am

ASTM International relaunches Testing Laboratory Directory

July 6, 2016 - ASTM International has fully redesigned its International Laboratory Directory, the only directory in the world dedicated to helping manufacturers find the right labs to test their products.

Wednesday | 06 July, 2016 | 8:10 am

Alcoa opens 3-D printing metal powder plant

July 6, 2016 - Located at the Alcoa Technology Center outside Pittsburgh, the company will produce proprietary titanium, nickel and aluminum powders optimized for 3D printed aerospace parts. Alcoa also has invested in a range of technologies to further develop additive processes, product design and qualification.

Wednesday | 29 June, 2016 | 9:00 am

Formtek becomes North American distributor for Bossi

June 29, 2016 - With over forty years in the industry, Bossi is the premier manufacturer of inline and secondary surface processing equipment for roll forming and tube mill systems. Formtek has integrated and supplied Bossi equipment on Yoder tube mills for customers in North America.

Friday | 24 June, 2016 | 10:13 am

SMA lauds ITC vote on corrosion-resistant steel

June 24, 2016 - The Steel Manufacturers Association lauded today’s United States International Trade Commission vote on certain corrosion-resistant steel products from China, India, Italy, Korea, and Taiwan. Final antidumping and countervailing duties were upheld be a unanimous 6-0 affirmative vote.

Monday | 20 June, 2016 | 8:01 am

NioCorp and IBC Advanced Alloys announce joint development agreement

June 20, 2016 - NioCorp Developments Ltd. and IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. announce that they have entered into a joint development agreement to investigate and develop applications for scandium-containing alloys for multiple downstream markets.

Monday | 20 June, 2016 | 7:33 am

Lightweight materials collaboration ready for takeoff in the Great Lakes Region

June 20, 2016 - LIFT - Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow and the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) have announced an agreement to collaborate on introducing advanced lightweight material solutions to the Great Lakes Region’s aerospace manufacturing industry.

Thursday | 16 June, 2016 | 7:29 am

BLM Group hosts 'Tube Innovation Week' and shares plans to build new HQ

June 16, 2016 - The company welcomed customers and vendors to view its latest tube processing technologies, tour its facilities and to receive news of the company’s plans for expansion.

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