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Wednesday | 28 June, 2017 | 9:48 am

Metalforming manufacturing business conditions report: June 2017

June 28, 2017 - Metalforming manufacturing companies anticipate little change in business conditions during the next three months, according to the June 2017 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report. Prepared monthly, the report is an economic indicator for manufacturing, sampling 105 metalforming companies in the United States and Canada.

Wednesday | 28 June, 2017 | 9:21 am

AMAG opens Europe's most state-of-the-art aluminium cold rolling mill

June 28, 2017 - After commissioning a new hot rolling mill in September 2014, AMAG opened Europe's most state-of-the-art aluminium cold rolling mill in the presence of around 700 guests on June 22, 2017. By taking this step, the company becomes the leading centre of expertise in aluminium rolled products.

Tuesday | 27 June, 2017 | 7:45 am

Mill Steel Co. opens facility in Houston

June 27, 2017 - Mill Steel will distribute its entire product line from this new location, including hot-rolled, cold-rolled, painted, and coated steel. It will maintain a large painted product inventory, with a full complement of paint systems and codes.

Thursday | 22 June, 2017 | 12:11 pm

Workshops for Warriors' Employer Career Fair Event

June 22, 2017 - Workshops for Warriors is the only school in the Nation that trains, certifies, and helps place Veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Transitioning Service Members into advanced manufacturing careers, and they will be hosting an Employer Career Fair August 4, 2017.

Wednesday | 21 June, 2017 | 2:22 pm

Red Bud Industries receives order from Aaon Inc.

June 20, 2017 - Red Bud Industries recently received an order for a Precision Multi-Blanking Line from Aaon Incorporated, a heating and cooling equipment manufacturer located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Wednesday | 21 June, 2017 | 1:18 pm

Emuge Corp. and Open Mind establish partnership

June 20, 2017 -  Emuge Corp., manufacturer of high performance taps, drills, end mills and other rotary tools, announced it has established a partnership with OPEN MIND Technologies AG, developer of CAM/CAD software solutions worldwide.

Tuesday | 20 June, 2017 | 9:06 am

May 2017 crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to worldsteel

June 20, 2017 - World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 143.3 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2017, a 2.0% increase compared to May 2016.

Monday | 19 June, 2017 | 9:31 am

Accuride reaches agreement to acquire Mefro Wheels GmbH

June 19, 2017 - Headquartered in Solingen, Germany, Mefro Wheels is a privately-owned supplier of steel wheels to the European and Asian passenger car, light vehicle and commercial vehicle industries and maintains manufacturing operations in Germany, France, Turkey, Russia and China. The transaction is subject to applicable anti-trust approvals.

Monday | 19 June, 2017 | 8:39 am

MSCI looks toward future: Holman head becomes board chairman

June 19, 2017 - Transformation is underway at the Metals Service Center Institute, as the trade association wraps up a year-long visioning process. Among several other initiatives, the association is putting resources toward issued-based advocacy, giving voice to the needs of the industrial metals supply chain in Washington and Ottawa.

Tuesday | 13 June, 2017 | 9:12 am

Geoffrey Metals transitions to Enmark Systems

June 13, 2017 - Illinois-based Geoffrey Metals, distributor of hot rolled, hot rolled pickled and oiled, commercial quality, and high strength low alloy steel, successfully transitioned to Enmark Systmes Inc., windows-based software platform, Eniteo.

Monday | 12 June, 2017 | 1:20 pm

MSCI asks Trump administration to modernize NAFTA without endangering its successes

June 12, 2017 - In written testimony on NAFTA renegotiation, the Metals Service Center Institute explained how uniquely successful the pact has been for North American manufacturing and urged the Trump administration to upgrade, but not endanger, the trillion dollar-plus annual trading relationship that NAFTA has established between the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Monday | 12 June, 2017 | 8:44 am

Norsk Titanium announces strategic investment

June 12, 2017 - Norsk Titanium announced it has closed on a significant investment from Triangle Holdings LP, an aerospace investment company owned by funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Triangle has invested over $1.2 billion in aircraft and aerospace related assets since its formation in 2011. Terms of the investment were not released.

Friday | 09 June, 2017 | 8:57 am

Koike to show Wel-Handy Mini Strong at FABTECH 2017

June 9, 2017 - The Wel-Handy Mini Strong performs high-quality, mechanized fillet joint welding without track. The unit’s all-wheel drive, magnetic force traction provides excellent pulling power and constant speeds on horizontal and vertical surfaces without any loss of accuracy.

Wednesday | 07 June, 2017 | 8:32 am

ANDRITZ to supply two walking beam furnaces to ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor

June 7, 2017 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from steel producer ArcelorMittal to supply two new top- and bottom-fired walking beam furnaces for its 80 in. hot strip mill in Burns Harbor, Indiana, USA. Start-up of the furnaces, which will replace the existing pusher furnaces, is scheduled for 2020.

Tuesday | 06 June, 2017 | 9:41 am

SteelCo installs hi-performance Braner/Loopco multi-blanker

June 6, 2017 - SteelCo USA has installed a Hi-Performance Braner/Loopco Multi-Blanker in its Chino, Calif., coil processing and distribution center. The new Multi-Blanker has the ability to convert coated carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum coil in gauges from .020 in. through .130 in. into two or more precision multi-blanks or mill edge and side-trimmed CTL sheet.

Monday | 05 June, 2017 | 10:03 am

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada inaugurates new finishing line at its Longueuil bar mill

June 5, 2017 - The new finishing line, representing an investment of $27 million, will support the company's development over the next few years and enable it to produce value-added steel products, including angles, for local and international markets.

Monday | 05 June, 2017 | 7:30 am

MC Machinery Systems Inc. ribbon cutting

June 5, 2017 - On Thursday, June 1, the mayor of Elk Grove Village, Ill., and top executives from MC Machinery performed the official ribbon cutting ceremony and provided an exclusive tour of the companies new headquarters.

Friday | 02 June, 2017 | 11:05 am

U.S. steel-consuming manufacturers oppose steel tariffs

June 2, 2017 - The National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) urged the Trump administration to take a deliberative approach in the Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Steel, warning that unilateral steel tariffs or import quotas could have a devastating impact on its member companies.

Wednesday | 31 May, 2017 | 7:33 am

AZZ Inc. to open powder coating facility in Texas

May 31, 2017 - AZZ Inc., a global provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets, today announced the opening of its first powder coating operation. The new facility will feature PowderGALV technology for duplex metal coating and a sixty-foot cure oven adjacent to the Company’s existing hot dip galvanizing plant in Crowley, Texas.

Tuesday | 30 May, 2017 | 1:59 pm

Everett Industries celebrates 55th anniversary

May 30, 2017 - Everett Industries Inc. celebrates 55 years in business manufactur-ing abrasive cutoff saws. The company was founded in 1962 by Chuck Everett. Everett Industries currently employs 28 people, and daily operations are run by President Bill Everett. Everett Industries produces world class, high quality abrasive cutoff machines sold worldwide to any industry that needs to cut metal.

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