Wednesday | 30 September, 2015 | 10:00 am

USW comments on proposed Alcoa split

September 30, 2015 - "Alcoa has notified the USW of its plan to separate into two businesses. The USW is studying the company's announcement and expects to meet with management in the near future to discuss the details of the plan. The existing labor and benefit agreements remain intact and in force," said Leo W. Gerard, USW International President.

Wednesday | 30 September, 2015 | 9:52 am

Canadian Pacific acquires Steelcare Inc.

September 30, 2015 - Steelcare is a transload and distribution hub providing superior transloading, warehousing and distribution services of steel products.

Tuesday | 29 September, 2015 | 8:45 am

Gerdau supplies steel to Tampa International Airport expansion

September 29, 2015 - Gerdau is supplying approximately 16,500 tons of steel for the expansion, which is scheduled for completion in late 2017. The project is estimated to cost approximately $1 billion and includes a 2.6 million square-foot consolidated rental car facility, a new 1.4-mile people mover and a renovated main terminal with new concessions and sizable outdoor terraces.

Monday | 28 September, 2015 | 10:28 am

Alcoa to separate into two industry-leading public companies

September 28, 2015 - Upstream Company to be a highly competitive global leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum, with a unique portfolio of value-add casthouses, and substantial energy assets and Value-Add Company to be a premier innovator of high performance multi-material products and solutions in attractive growth markets.

Friday | 25 September, 2015 | 12:20 pm

Nucor announces addition of QST process at Nucor-Yamato Steel

September 25, 2015 - Upon completion, the process will give Nucor-Yamato Steel the ability to produce ASTM A913 Grade 65 and Grade 70 structural sections with a high-strength, low-alloy grade chemistry that provides excellent weldability while achieving good toughness at low temperatures.

Friday | 25 September, 2015 | 8:31 am

Women in Manufacturing receives $100,000 grant from the GE Foundation

September 25, 2015 - The GE Foundation grant will support important WiM initiatives including regional and national programming and, in particular, new continuing education opportunities for women in the manufacturing sector.

Friday | 25 September, 2015 | 8:06 am

NanoSteel introduces BLDRmetal powders for binder jet 3-D printing

September 25, 2015 - These materials, BLDRmetal J-10 and BLDRmetal J-11, enable the 3-D printing of components for highly abrasive environments that can benefit from additive manufacturing's ability to eliminate tooling, create advanced geometries, and build custom parts on demand.

Thursday | 24 September, 2015 | 1:10 pm

The Steel Market Development Institute shares call for abstracts

September 24, 2015 - The Steel Market Development Institute invites you to submit abstracts for technical presentations at the 15th Annual Great Designs in Steel seminar taking place Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Laurel Manor Conference Center in Livonia, Mich.

Friday | 11 September, 2015 | 2:09 pm

Red Bud Industries installs multi-blanking line at Magic Coil Products

September 11, 2015 - The new line is capable of processing coils up to 50,000 lbs. at widths up to 72 in. and thicknesses up to .140 in.

Thursday | 10 September, 2015 | 9:51 am

JMT to unveil new high-efficiency fiber laser at FABTECH

September 10, 2015 - During the FabTech show, JMT will give cutting demonstrations on a 4kW fiber laser at booth S3114. JMT is also offering to do free time studies if customers provide their part drawings.

Wednesday | 09 September, 2015 | 10:19 am

Kern Lasers to exhibit their flagship HSE Laser System at FABTECH 2015

September 9, 2015 - This year, Kern Lasers will be located at booth #S3314, where they will also have signage, graphic applications, and various other samples and videos on display.

Friday | 04 September, 2015 | 8:16 am

Andes Coil Processors adds Dallas warehouse and storage facility

September 4, 2015 - Andes Coil Processors LLC announced today it has opened a 54,000-square-foot warehouse and storage facility at 1401 W. Commerce St., Dallas, Texas, 75208.  The warehouse complements the existing 109,000-square-foot facility in Lewisville, Texas.

Thursday | 03 September, 2015 | 1:26 pm

Bluco Corp. will showcase its innovative line of modular fixturing systems at FABTECH 2015

September 3, 2015 - In Booth 11025, Bluco Corp. will showcase its innovative line of modular fixturing systems. Demonstrations will be available for both welding and machining applications.

Thursday | 03 September, 2015 | 8:13 am

SMDI's Jody Hall speaks at American Metal Market's inaugural North American Automotive Metals Conference

September 3, 2015 - Presentation focused on life cycle emissions considerations in vehicle regulations.

Wednesday | 02 September, 2015 | 1:53 pm

Penn Stainless Products' new Western Pennsylvania facility nearly complete

September 2, 2015 - The new facility is centrally located among the Pittsburgh, Erie, Akron and Cleveland areas, very near the I-79 / I-80 intersection. When the new facility is operational (projected November 1, 2015), product will be available via flatbed delivery to area customers next day for stock orders.

Wednesday | 02 September, 2015 | 12:43 pm

Novel approach to identify tube & pipe corrosion problems

September 2, 2015 - Quaker Chemical utilizes analytical technology to detect corrosion from a microscopic perspective.

Wednesday | 02 September, 2015 | 9:38 am

Banner Engineering Q3X laser contrast sensor with background suppression now available in more sensing ranges

September 2, 2015 - The Q3X now features four standard sensing ranges: 50 mm, 100 mm, 150 mm, 200 mm with fixed background suppression technology, and a 300 mm model which uses standard intensity detection.

Monday | 31 August, 2015 | 9:38 am

Central Tube and Bar opens expanded facility in Tulsa

August 31, 2015 - Central Tube and Bar celebrated the grand opening of its new 55,000 square-foot Tulsa, Okla., facility on July 21. CTB Tulsa employees, Board members and executives from CTB headquarters in Conway, Arkansas joined CTB founder and CEO Doug Ward for a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the event.

Thursday | 27 August, 2015 | 10:15 am

Sapa Extrusions installs additional presses in Midwest Region

August 27, 2015 - Two additional presses installed to serve automotive and construction markets

Thursday | 27 August, 2015 | 9:17 am

Leeco Steel to open in Sioux Falls

August 27, 2015 - Leeco Steel is constructing a new distribution center in Brandon, S.D., located nearly 13 miles east of Sioux Falls. Construction started this summer and the distribution center is scheduled to begin shipping steel plate in October 2015.

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