November 3, 2015 - wire South America and TUBOTECH occupied 344,400-square-feet of gross exhibit space with approximately 500 brands at the Sao Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in Brazil. The 11,000 international trade visitors attending the three-day event primarily came from the oil and gas, automotive and construction industries as well as from the metal construction and mining sectors.
October 30, 2015 - “Microsites” share process and technology knowledge to improve operational performance.
October 30, 2015 - Samuel Packaging Group and MetPro are working together to bring BioTect VCI solutions to the North American market. Operating as an authorized North American distributor for MetPro, Samuel Packaging Group aims to increase its protective packaging reach.
October 29, 2015 - The Aluminum Association today announced membership growth, additions to its board, and the election of a new Chairman. In addition, the Association announced the winner of the 2015 Marlan A. Boultinghouse Award, the highest award given by the North American industry. The announcements were made during the Aluminum Association’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn.
October 28, 2015 - Penn Stainless Products has completed construction of its new 35,000-square-foot transfer and distribution facility in Jackson Center, Mercer County, Pa. With dedicated flatbed delivery starting October 19 along routes throughout Western, Pa., and Eastern, Ohio, PSP can now deliver stainless product to customers in a few days or less.
October 27, 2015 - For over 13 years, KASTO Inc. and Klein Steel have been strategic partners in the service center industry. This partnership has allowed both companies to grow and expand as they invest for long term success.
October 23, 2015 - The scholarship, which was created with the support of member Keith Busse, offers scholarships of up to $2,000 for children of ASD-member employees who have been accepted to a two- or four-year college, graduate program or vocational school. This year’s scholarship award winners are Haley Hrosik, Jesus Contreras and Dustin Arvola.
October 21, 2015 - Along with a complete redesign, the site now proudly displays a large array of application specific videos; the new website has a multitude of information available to the end-user including but not limited to these videos and also containing extensive image galleries of our applications, from Industrial Ink Jet Printing to Automatic Bar Coding.
October 20, 2015 - U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) carried 9.8 million tons of cargo in September, a decrease of 8 percent compared to a year ago, and a decrease of 1 percent compared to the month’s long-term average. Iron ore cargos decreased 20 percent. Coal cargos increased 10 percent. Limestone loadings increased 6 percent.
October 19, 2015 - The exhibitors at wire China 2016 will present machinery and equipment for wire manufacturing and processing, tools and auxiliary materials for process engineering as well as materials and special wires.
October 19, 2015 - Esmark Inc., parent company of Esmark Steel Group, and the Loeffel family, owners of a steel processing and distribution service center based in suburban Chicago, today announced the companies have formed a new joint venture to better serve their respective customer bases across the Midwest. The joint venture will operate under the Loeffel Steel Group brand.
October 19, 2015 - The five year contract, with an estimated value of $300 million, runs January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2021. The contract requirements include value-added, just-in-time, cut-to-size and cut-to-shape processing of aluminum plate for use by multiple Lockheed Martin, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Teammates and subcontractor facilities for all F-35 aluminum flat rolled requirements.
October 16, 2015 - Messe Düsseldorf will participate in FABTECH 2015 in order to promote its worldwide program of international tube and pipe trade fairs, including Tube Düsseldorf 2016 (April 4 - 8 in Düsseldorf, Germany), Tube China 2016 (September 26 - 29 in Shanghai), Tube Russia 2016 (June 6 - 9 in Moscow) and Tube India 2016 (October 5 - 7 in Mumbai).
October 13, 2015 - This new service leverages Odyssey’s leadership in domestic intermodal metals transportation with its expertise in international transportation management to provide marine logistics capabilities, and is in response to increasing demand from both domestic and international customers seeking an end-to-end solution across the globe.
October 13, 2015 - The Journey to Safety Excellence campaign of the National Safety Council added a new partner today as the Metals Service Center Institute will sponsor the initiative as one part of a broader program effort to elevate the importance of safety in the metals industry.