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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.

Wednesday | 25 November, 2015 | 9:15 am

HXT knives solve the challenge of cutting AHSS

November 25, 2015 - Due to HXT unique physical and metallurgical properties, unlike conventional knives, HXT knives process these high tensile strength materials without interruption or coil edge deterioration.

Thursday | 19 November, 2015 | 11:01 am

New aluminum fair connects supply chain

November 19, 2015 - The right time in the right market for the right show: ALUMINUM USA, which celebrated its premiere at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit from November 11-12, 2015, was a success with good prospects for the future.

Wednesday | 18 November, 2015 | 1:28 pm

Extruder adds capacity, aims for new market

November 18, 2015 - Iowa Aluminum Inc. is nearing completion of a $7 million capital project that is set to more than double the company’s production capabilities at its facility in Albia, Iowa.

Tuesday | 17 November, 2015 | 11:23 am

Cliffs is idling iron ore mine

November 17, 2015 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is temporarily idling iron ore pellet production at its Northshore Mining operation in Minnesota by Dec. 1, 2015. The company stated that until its domestic customers' blast furnace capacity utilization rates rise, existing customer demand will be satisfied from its current pellet inventory.

Tuesday | 17 November, 2015 | 11:18 am

Lab expands aluminum testing capacity

November 17, 2015 - Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research, Youngstown, Pennsylvania, has expanded both the capacity and testing capabilities of its Aluminum Center of Excellence.

Monday | 16 November, 2015 | 2:45 pm

With Daytona win, Amy Ruman is first female Trans Am Champion

November 16, 2015 - The No. 23 McNichols Co. Chevrolet Corvette placed first in the Bullet Liner Championship Weekend TA Class, putting driver Amy Ruman and her McNichols-sponsored race car into the history books.

Thursday | 12 November, 2015 | 4:31 pm

Valspar helps customers meet stringent, prestigious sustainability classifications

November 12, 2015 - Valspar will be showcasing its leadership in sustainability at this year’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo. Greenbuild focuses on innovation, thoughtfulness and sustainability in the building industry.

Tuesday | 10 November, 2015 | 1:47 pm

Direct Metals supplies material for Mississippi River museum

November 10, 2015 - The 0.125-inch-thick material was supplied in three perforation patterns to give depth and artistic flair to the museum façade. The aluminum was fastened to a curved frame of galvanized steel tubing.

Tuesday | 10 November, 2015 | 1:11 pm

Jet parts fabricator buys deep draw press

November 10, 2015 - Facing robust demand from the aerospace industry, Whitcraft Group has ordered a hydroform deep draw press from Quintus Technologies. The new 11,600-psi high-pressure press will advance the production of jet engine sheet metal parts and assemblies at Whitcraft’s facility in Eastford, Connecticut.

Friday | 06 November, 2015 | 9:07 am

Aleris will provide alloy for Egyptian archaeology museum

November 6, 2015 - Aleris signed a contract with Alico/Orascom to supply aluminum for the roofing and wall cladding of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Located on 120 acres between the pyramids of Giza and Cairo, it will be the largest archaeological museum devoted to Egyptology in the world.

Friday | 06 November, 2015 | 9:03 am

Grupo Simec plans new SBQ plant

November 6, 2015 - Grupo Simec has contracted Danieli to install a minimill facility in Apizaco, Mexico. The new plant will have the capacity to produce 600,000 tons per year of special-bar quality (SBQ) large round blooms, large-diameter bars and wire rod.

Thursday | 05 November, 2015 | 2:51 pm

Central Steel & Wire Co. launches three CNG tractors in Milwaukee

November 5, 2015 - The company collaborated on the project, using Freightliner power units, with TQ Logistics Inc., Ryder System Inc. and fuel network provider Kwik Trip.

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