Monday | 24 August, 2015 | 11:31 am

New member companies join Aluminum Association

August 24, 2015 - The Aluminum Association announced today the addition of three new member companies – Gresham, Smith, and Partners, PPG Industries and The Valspar Corporation.

Monday | 24 August, 2015 | 10:03 am

Kennametal recognized with Bosch Global Supplier Award

August 24, 2015 - The biannual award recognizes outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of products or services – notably in the areas of quality, costs, logistics and innovations.

Friday | 21 August, 2015 | 10:23 am

Combilift breaks ground on $45 million manufacturing facility

August 21, 2015 - Combilift recently formally inaugurated the construction process of its new $45 million, 495,000 square-foot manufacturing facility and global headquarters in Monaghan, Ireland.

Friday | 21 August, 2015 | 8:15 am

Messer Cutting Systems launches social website

August 21, 2015 - Messer Cutting Systems has launched a new social website for metal cutting professionals to share insights on their specific industry.

Friday | 21 August, 2015 | 8:04 am

Big River Steel announces leadership appointments following the death of John Correnti

August 21, 2015 - Big River Steel made a series of leadership appointments today. The appointments come after the unexpected death of steel industry veteran and one of the founders of Big River Steel, John Correnti, earlier this week.

Thursday | 20 August, 2015 | 9:58 am

ICI Metals acquires a Schelling fm8 aluminum precision plate saw

August 20, 2015 - ICI Metals Inc. recently acquired a Schelling fm8 aluminum precision plate saw to increase capacities/capabilities to help benefit the growing number of customers’ plate needs.

Thursday | 20 August, 2015 | 9:43 am

Rolled Alloys introduces new KASTOtec AC5, 20 in. cold saw

August 20, 2015 - Rolled Alloys has announced the addition of its new KASTOtec AC5, 20 in. diameter bar band saw. The AC5 is a fully hydraulic and automatic high-performance bandsaw with a horizontal saw. It performs particularly well on tool steels and material which is difficult to cut such as Titanium, Hastelloy, and Inconel.

Wednesday | 19 August, 2015 | 10:48 am

Big River Steel mourns passing of John Correnti

August 19, 2015 - Big River Steel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Correnti died Tuesday. He was 68.

Monday | 17 August, 2015 | 2:04 pm

SigmaTEK to globally introduce SigmaNEST X1 at FABTECH 2015

August 17, 2015 - At FABTECH 2015, SigmaTEK will be globally introducing SigmaNEST X1, the new release of the popular sheet metal CAD/CAM system, offering improved functionality for CNC punch, laser, and plasma machines.

Friday | 14 August, 2015 | 8:13 am

TRUMPF Inc. presents 2015 awards to sales representatives

August 14, 2015 - TRUMPF Inc. presented the 2015 sales achievement awards at its annual sales meeting on August 5, 2015. Held at TRUMPF’s North American headquarters in Farmington, Conn., the awards were presented by Burke Doar, Senior Vice President of TRUMPF Inc.

Friday | 14 August, 2015 | 8:03 am

SMS group builds new generation of Sutton extrusion press

August 14, 2015 - SMS group is building a new generation of the Sutton extrusion press in the U.S. During a ceremony to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Sutton brand, SMS presented the new Sutton MK-V in Cranberry Township, Pa.

Thursday | 13 August, 2015 | 3:20 pm

Flow Waterjet brings FlowXpert 2015 to Fabtech 2015

August 13, 2015 - Flow will feature state-of-the-art waterjet technology including live cutting demonstrations on the Mach 4 and Mach 2 line of waterjets.

Wednesday | 12 August, 2015 | 12:10 pm

Aluminum USA 2015, Q&A with Michael Koehler, Industry Vice President, Reed Exhibitions

August 12, 2015 - From November 11-12 the new trade show ALUMINUM USA will bring together the branch at the Cobo Center Detroit and give a comprehensive overview of the entire aluminum industry.

Tuesday | 11 August, 2015 | 10:17 am

Iterate parts with Proto Labs' design analysis

August 11, 2015 - Automated quoting is a key driver behind the production of really fast parts for Proto Labs customers. Within hours of uploading a 3-D CAD model, you’ll receive an interactive quote that has design feedback and real-time pricing information.

Tuesday | 11 August, 2015 | 8:16 am

Avure supplies hot isostatic press to boost large component production at Alcoa Howmet

August 11, 2015 - HIP increases capacity for investment-cast and 3D-printed parts made from Ni-based superalloys and titanium alloys.

Tuesday | 11 August, 2015 | 8:11 am

Novelis unveils next-generation high-strength alloys for automotive industry

August 11, 2015 - Novelis Advanz 7000-series aluminum designed for superior vehicle lightweighting and passenger safety.

Tuesday | 11 August, 2015 | 7:51 am

Messer Cutting Systems celebrates 60 years in North America

August 11, 2015 - In the US, Messer Cutting Systems began under the name CRO Engineering. CRO stood for the first names of the founding partners Carl, Rudy, and Orville and was incorporated in 1955 as a flame cutting machinery manufacturer with three employees working in 3,000 square feet of rented space in Milwaukee.

Friday | 07 August, 2015 | 9:10 am

Strong exhibitor registrations at Wire and Tube 2016

August 7, 2015 - To date, 920 exhibitors from 46 countries have reserved 630,800 square feet of exhibit space at wire 2016. The 741 companies from 41 nations at Tube 2016 occupy 516,700 square feet.

Thursday | 06 August, 2015 | 12:51 pm

Marmon/Keystone’s national break bulk facility expands

August 6, 2015 - After reaching full capacity, Marmon/Keystone’s 150,000 square-foot break bulk warehouse in Bucyrus, Ohio has expanded to include two additional storage facilities in nearby Galion, Ohio.

Thursday | 06 August, 2015 | 7:42 am

KASTO installs first KASTOwin machine at Bassett Industries

August 6, 2015 - Bassett were in need of a general purpose machine that would be flexible enough to cut a variety of materials (predominantly steel, aluminum, and stainless), yet versatile enough to handle tube and bar stock, either by the piece or in bundles.

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