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Friday | 18 December, 2015 | 9:47 am

Precoat buys metal processing plant

December 18, 2015 - Precoat Metals, St. Louis, has acquired the metal coil coating and processing assets of Consolidated Metal Products, located in Columbia, South Carolina. That business will operate as a toll processing facility in Precoat Metals’ Southern Region, applying paints and other coatings and films to metal coils, in addition to slitting, blanking, leveling, embossing, and packaging services.

Thursday | 17 December, 2015 | 9:12 am

Component manufacturer names Samuel its No. 1 supplier

December 17, 2015 - Samuel Son & Co Inc. again won the Supplier Performance Award from Precision Resource, which performs fine blanking of metal and produces components for the automotive, heavy duty, tools & hardware, electronics, and medical industries.

Thursday | 17 December, 2015 | 9:09 am

Novelis endows college tech program

December 17, 2015 - Novelis will launch an Advanced Manufacturing Institute at Cayuga Community College’s Fulton, New York, campus that will include an industrial maintenance technician program and an advanced laboratory and training center.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 1:07 pm

Extruder installs new 7-inch press

December 16, 2015 - Gateway Extrusions has implemented the second phase of its multi-phase expansion program with the installation of a new 7-inch extrusion press, replacing an existing press.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 10:01 am

Imports, uneven demand will push Nucor profits down

December 16, 2015 - Nucor Corp. expects a fourth-quarter profit 15 to 20 cents per diluted share. Sheet and bar steel mills have experienced decreased margins as selling prices have eroded more than the decline in raw material pricing.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 9:54 am

Novelis wins additional Ford business

December 16, 2015 - Novelis is supplying high-strength, military-grade aluminum for the upcoming Ford F-Series Super Duty lineup of trucks. The Super Duty trucks feature high-strength, military-grade, Novelis aluminum alloys in the body and bed, reducing overall vehicle weight by up to 350 pounds.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 9:44 am

Blank manufacturer installs new duplex mill

December 16, 2015 - TCI Precision Metals has installed an Amada THV430 duplex mill at its Gardena, California, shop. The THV430 provides a four-fold increase in throughput over traditional milling machines and will help TCI shorten customer lead time and handle increased demand for its Custom Machine-Ready Blanks.

Monday | 14 December, 2015 | 9:54 am

Houghton International partners with SMS Group to provide rolling equipment and fluids

December 14, 2015 - Through this partnership, Houghton and SMS will leverage their research and development resources to develop advanced metal rolling oils, and Houghton will become the exclusive distributor of oils for SMS mill equipment.

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 1:46 pm

DoALL expands product line with five new band saws

December 8, 2015 - The Continental Series DC-280SA, DC-330SA, DC-500SA, DC-560SA and DC-800SA high production, semi-automatic horizontal band saws are choice for high production without the need for indexing or automatic cutting cycles.

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 10:19 am

Butech Bliss to build leveler at Feralloy

December 8, 2015 - The cut-to-length line is equipped with a Butech Bliss stretch leveler capable of 1,850 tons of stretching force and a Butech Bliss direct drive shear. Installation of the new leveler will be completed in the first quarter of 2016

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 12:09 pm

Messe Düsseldorf announces three 2016 trade shows

December 4, 2015 - From June 6 – 9, 2016, the trade fair trio Metallurgy-Litmash (International Trade Fair for Metallurgy, Machinery, Plant Technology and Products), Tube Russia (The International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair in Russia) and Aluminium/Non-Ferrous (International Trade Fair for Aluminum and Non-Ferrous Metals, Materials, Technologies and Products) will take place at the ZAO Expocentr in Moscow.

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 11:08 am

Amada Miyachi America updates its Sigma Laser Tube Cutter

December 4, 2015 - With 3 and 4 axes motion options, and the ability to cut tubes with diameters from 0.2 to 25 mm, the Sigma is ideal for both wet and dry cutting. It features an automated tube loader option and a 22-inch graphic user interface (GUI) on a swing arm.

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 9:34 am

UV inspection lantern checks steel for contaminants

December 4, 2015 - The UV inspection lantern is used to detect contaminations that react under UV- illumination and cannot be seen with the naked eye.

Thursday | 03 December, 2015 | 1:13 pm

U.S. metal caster buys Swedish firm

December 3, 2015 - Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp., Carnegie, Pennsylvania, inked a deal to acquire Åkers AB and affiliated companies, based in Åkers Styckebruk, Sweden, for $80 million.

Wednesday | 02 December, 2015 | 3:31 pm

Advanced Gauging Technologies receives U.S. patent for laser thickness gauge

December 2, 2015 - Advanced Gauging Technologies, Plain City, Ohio, has been awarded a U.S. Patent on 13 key claims for their revolutionary AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge.

Wednesday | 02 December, 2015 | 1:18 pm

Kennametal divests metal fab assets

December 2, 2015 - Kennametal Inc. completed the sale of several non-core businesses related to certain castings, steel-plate fabrication and deburring operations to Madison Industries, Chicago.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 10:51 am

Valspar launches new website for architectural coatings

December 1, 2015 - With ease of use and aesthetics top-of-mind, Valspar recently launched a new website for its coil and extrusion division. Keeping the same domain, the new website provides an easy to navigate layout, that is both fresh and functional for visitors. From architects to installers, the new design addresses the needs of all end-users.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 10:44 am

Banner Engineering R-GAGE Radar Dual-Zone Sensor detects moving, stationary targets

December 1, 2015 - Featuring a very narrow 11 by 13 degree beam pattern, the R-GAGE Q240 sensor is ideal for monitoring a specific area without detecting adjacent objects. With two independent adjustable sensing zones, the sensor provides far and near proximity warning signs with the capability to detect objects over 40 m away.

Tuesday | 01 December, 2015 | 9:48 am

Reliance acquires Tubular Steel

December 1, 2015 - The transaction is expected to close in early 2016. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Wednesday | 25 November, 2015 | 9:21 am

New three-year cycle for "Bright World of Metals" trade fairs

November 25, 2015 - The trade fairs GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are switching from a four- year to a three-year cycle: the next staging of the leading international trade fairs for foundry technology, metallurgy, thermo process equipment and castings will take place from June 26 – 30, 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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