Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 12:08 pm

Arconic wins multimillion dollar titanium supply contract with aerospace manufacturer Ducommun

October 10, 2017 - Multi-year agreement expands Arconic’s position with Ducommun as a supplier of titanium sheet and plate for leading defense and commercial aircraft platforms.

Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 12:06 pm

ATI and GE Aviation investing in joint Chester County, S.C., operations

October 10, 2017 - Allegheny Technologies Incorporated and GE Aviation have selected the property adjacent to ATI’s Richburg, S.C. operations as the site for a new research and development (R&D) facility. This joint venture is expected to create 29 new jobs.

Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 12:03 pm

Florida Gov. Rick Scott announces Siemens and Chromalloy to create 350 new jobs in Tampa

October 10, 2017 - Governor Rick Scott announced that Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation have chosen Hillsborough County as the headquarters location for their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components.

Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 11:59 am

Metal Shark wins U.S. Navy PB(X) patrol boat contract

October 10, 2017 - Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been awarded the contract to produce the U.S. Navy’s next-generation patrol boat, the PB(X).

Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 11:51 am

Ampco-Pittsburgh announces customer contract win

October 10, 2017 - Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Union Electric Steel Corporation, has been selected by Zhongwang High Precision Aluminum Industry Co., Ltd, a leading Chinese manufacturer of high-end aluminum flat-rolled products, to supply rolls for their new hot rolling mill installation.

Thursday | 05 October, 2017 | 2:10 pm

METALCON gives back to the local community helping Las Vegas area veterans

October 5, 2017 - The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions gives back to the local community during its annual tradeshow and conference taking place October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Thursday | 05 October, 2017 | 9:32 am

More than 50 NTMA member companies to participate in 2017 Manufacturing Day

October 5, 2017 - More than 50 National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) member companies from over 15 different states will participate in Manufacturing Day, an annual celebration of modern American manufacturing.

Wednesday | 04 October, 2017 | 12:19 pm

MC Machinery Systems Inc. hosts grand opening event at new headquarters

October 4, 2017 - MC Machinery Systems hosted more than 1,000 customers, visitors and team members for the grand opening of their new headquarters last month. The event was one of the first opportunities for customers and partners to explore the 175,000-square-foot facility, which includes a 50,000-square-foot showroom among many other modern amenities.

Wednesday | 04 October, 2017 | 12:12 pm

CCAI partners with Workshops for Warriors

October 4, 2017 - The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) and Workshops for Warriors entered into an agreement on September 6, 2017, to develop an industrial finishing certificate program for Workshops for Warriors students. The program, Finishing for Warriors, is scheduled to be launched in 2019.

Tuesday | 03 October, 2017 | 1:21 pm

Aluminum Association honors representatives Bucshon, DelBene as legislators of the year

October 3, 2017 - The Aluminum Association honored U.S. Reps. Larry Bucshon (R-IN-8) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1) with its Legislator of the Year awards for 2017. The members, who serve as co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Aluminum Caucus, received the recognition during a Monday night reception in conjunction with the association’s annual meeting – “Aluminum Moves America.”

Tuesday | 03 October, 2017 | 1:18 pm

TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers reach tentative agreement for new four-year contract

October 3, 2017 - TimkenSteel and the United Steelworkers Local 1123 have reached a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract and, in the coming week, will finalize documentation of a formal agreement for presentation and ratification by the represented workforce. The date of the vote will be set and announced by the union.

Monday | 02 October, 2017 | 8:29 am

UPM adds 6KW fiber laser, Arku leveler and time saver

October 2, 2017 - United Performance Metals has installed a new 6KW fiber laser in the company’s Cincinnati headquarters.

Friday | 29 September, 2017 | 8:40 am

Novelis completes JV with Kobe Steel

September 29, 2017 - Novelis, an aluminum producer, completed the transaction for its joint venture with Kobe Steel, Ltd., which rolls aluminum in Japan. The JV, Ulsan Aluminum Ltd., was formed by Novelis selling Kobe Steel its ownership interest in its Ulsan, South Korea facility, for U.S. $315 million.

Friday | 29 September, 2017 | 8:15 am

Southern Steel Group of Australia selects Steel Manager III Metal Center Software

September 29, 2017 - 4GL Solutions announced today the signing of license agreements with the Southern Steel Group headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Friday | 29 September, 2017 | 8:07 am

ArcelorMittal announces $1 billion three-year investment program in Mexico

September 29, 2017 - ArcelorMittal today announces a major $1 billion, three-year investment programme at its Mexican operations, which is focussed on building ArcelorMittal Mexico's downstream capabilities, sustaining the competitiveness of its mining operations and modernising its existing asset base.

Thursday | 28 September, 2017 | 10:49 am

CENTRIA donation supports SMART Heroes Training Program

September 28, 2017 - CENTRIA is proud to donate metal building products to the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers’ SMART Heroes Training Program—­a seven-week instructional program for members of the U.S. military that are transitioning from active duty to civilian life.

Thursday | 28 September, 2017 | 7:59 am

Italian carmaker confirms Constellium as its preferred aluminum supplier

September 28, 2017 - Constellium N.V., Amsterdam, has extended its long-term partnership with the Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) to supply aluminum automotive body sheet for the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Wednesday | 27 September, 2017 | 2:21 pm

Industrial fabricator Miller Welding & Machine celebrates Manufacturing Day with free tours

September 27, 2017 - Miller Welding & Machine Company, a strategic metals manufacturing partner for OEMs, will open its doors to the public as part of Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 6. Tours will run every 30 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT at its two Brookville, Pa., locations.

Wednesday | 27 September, 2017 | 1:09 pm

Value Fastener announced simplified shopping experience

September 27, 2017 - Value Fastener has announced a new e-commerce site that allows users, from hobbyists to purchasing managers in need of quick parts for a production line, to quickly and easily locate the parts and products they need.

Tuesday | 26 September, 2017 | 8:48 am

Volvo to spend $520M to add second assembly line to South Carolina factory

September 26, 2017 - Now under construction, Volvo's Berkeley County manufacturing plant will be the global production home of the company’s S60 sedan, which is expected to roll off the assembly line next year.

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