November 1, 2016 - Alcoa Corp. today announced that it has completed the separation from its parent company Alcoa Inc. (now named Arconic Inc.) and has begun operating as an independent, publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AA.” Alcoa Corporation is a globally cost-competitive industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, positioned to succeed throughout the market cycle.
October 28, 2016 - DGI Supply, a leading national industrial distributor, announced today that in order to better serve its growing customer base in the area, it is opening a new regional office located at 4705 Entrance Drive, Suite A, Charlotte, N.C., 28273.
October 26, 2016 - The OMAX MicroMAX JetMachining Center has been named a finalist by R&D Magazine in the field of Mechanical/Materials for the magazine’s highly regarded 2016 R&D 100 Awards. Such a nomination places OMAX among an elite community of companies and individuals dedicated to the advancement of science and technology.
October 26, 2016 - Wismarq Industries, provider of coil coating services for metal products, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Prior Coated Metals Inc. Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., Prior Coated Metals is a leading producer of pre-painted steel and aluminum products, with a reputation for quality and service earned during its 50-year operating history. As part of the transaction, the Prior Coated Metals operation will be renamed Wismarq Allentown, LLC.
October 21, 2016 - Norsk Titanium and Clarkson University will join forces with the common aim of developing new research projects relating to advanced metal additive manufacturing through Norsk’s proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition process, create education programs to prepare Clarkson graduates for careers in additive manufacturing, launch workforce training programs in support of Norsk’s Plattsburgh production facility, and execute technology demonstration and transfer opportunities together.
October 20, 2016 - The Metals Service Center Institute today unveiled customized tools available to MSCI members through its partnership with the National Safety Council. These new resources are part of MSCI’s commitment to deliver relevant safety resources for its members.
October 19, 2016 - The Docol HR800HE and Docol HR1000HE steel grades fulfil the toughest OEM requirements for hole expansion ratio, for example for a lower control arm.
October 17, 2016 - Examining data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland economist Stephan Whitaker finds that, since the mid-1990s, the children of parents without a college degree are more likely to finish high school and college if they grew up in a labor market with a higher share of its jobs in manufacturing.
October 11, 2016 - The grant is crucial in allowing Workshops for Warriors to support workforce development by providing quality training, accredited STEM educational programs and opportunities to earn third-party nationally recognized credentials.
October 7, 2016 - Houston Steel Plate and Artco Group International, two independent steel service centers located in Houston, Texas, and Hannibal, Ohio, have retained Heritage Equity Partners to seek a buyer for the companies. Specializing in heavy steel plate, HSP and AGI offer customers flame cutting, saw cutting, bending, grinding, heat treating and shot blasting capabilities.
October 7, 2016 - The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries joins in the celebration of National Manufacturing Day by highlighting the many positive contributions the recycling industry to the U.S. manufacturing landscape. In 2015 alone, more than 130 million metric tons of metal, paper, plastic, glass, textiles, rubber, and electronics were manufactured in specification grade commodities by the U.S. scrap recycling industry.
October 5, 2016 - The program empowers students to make a positive environmental impact through standards-aligned lesson plans and interactive classroom activities focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
October 5, 2016 - The Aluminum Association today released Aluminum in Green Buildings – A Guide to Environmental Declarations. The Guide is part of a series of guidelines that the Aluminum Association is developing for the building and construction market sector.
October 3, 2016 - Dallas Industries, a manufacturer of coil handling, press feeding equipment and controls for the stamping industry has announced the appointment of Presmec International as its new exclusive dealer in Mexico – handling sales and service of Dallas equipment throughout the country.
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.
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.
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.