January 12, 2016 - Wind power is playing in the Champions League of renewables: according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) 318,137 MW of wind energy capacity were installed worldwide end of 2013 and in 2014 around 45,000 MW were added.
January 11, 2016 - The American Iron and Steel Institute reported today that for the month of November 2015, U.S. steel mills shipped 6,457,870 net tons, a 12.4 percent decrease from the 7,369,472 net tons shipped in the previous month, October 2015, and a 15.5 percent decrease from the 7,638,086 net tons shipped in November 2014.
January 8, 2016 - Pennsylvania Steel Co. finalized its acquisition of Erie Metals in January and appointed Bob Noonan to general manager of the new division.
January 7, 2016 - Concept Systems, Albany, Oregon, received the 2016 System Integrator of the Year from CFE Media for its accomplishments in developing and installing complex manufacturing automation solutions for companies across a wide range of industries.
January 6, 2016 - The FlatMaster 55 hydraulic precision leveling system is a quick and simple process that can flatten parts in a matter of minutes. It makes subsequent Ohio Laser processes faster and more reliable, including robotic welding, laser cutting and MIG/TIG welding.
January 5, 2016 - The line, which was developed and built by Ebner, will use an optimized blend of hydrogen, rather than water, for strip cooling to produce UHSS/AHSS grades.
January 5, 2016 - The new facility is 48,000 sq. ft. under roof, tripling the size of Pat Mooney Saws' operations. Its new Test Center is 10,000 sq. ft. The space allows Pat Mooney to carry more saws in inventory, conduct more tests to solve customer issues and provide stronger technical support.
January 5, 2016 - The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has set the date for its 2016 NASCC: The Steel Conference, as April 13-15, in Orlando, Florida. The educational event and trade show will feature more than 100 technical sessions, 200 exhibitors and networking opportunities. Expert-led sessions focus on structural engineering, steel fabrication, erection and detailing.
January 5, 2016 - TSI will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. and current management will remain in place. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
December 22, 2015 - Southwest Steel Coil Inc. has implemented the Stratix metal service center software from Invera, in order to manage on-line production planning, on-line slitter and cut-to-length setup functions, shopfloor receipt of goods, shopfloor production recording and packaging with bar code scanning, toll processing, and on-line shipment planning.
December 18, 2015 - Flack Steel Ltd., Cleveland, has purchased select assets of Consolidated Metal Products. The acquisition expands Flack Steel's product offering and market penetration opportunities for bare and painted carbon, galvanized, stainless steel and aluminum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.