Wednesday | 07 June, 2017 | 8:32 am

ANDRITZ to supply two walking beam furnaces to ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor

June 7, 2017 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from steel producer ArcelorMittal to supply two new top- and bottom-fired walking beam furnaces for its 80 in. hot strip mill in Burns Harbor, Indiana, USA. Start-up of the furnaces, which will replace the existing pusher furnaces, is scheduled for 2020.

Tuesday | 06 June, 2017 | 9:41 am

SteelCo installs hi-performance Braner/Loopco multi-blanker

June 6, 2017 - SteelCo USA has installed a Hi-Performance Braner/Loopco Multi-Blanker in its Chino, Calif., coil processing and distribution center. The new Multi-Blanker has the ability to convert coated carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum coil in gauges from .020 in. through .130 in. into two or more precision multi-blanks or mill edge and side-trimmed CTL sheet.

Monday | 05 June, 2017 | 10:03 am

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada inaugurates new finishing line at its Longueuil bar mill

June 5, 2017 - The new finishing line, representing an investment of $27 million, will support the company's development over the next few years and enable it to produce value-added steel products, including angles, for local and international markets.

Monday | 05 June, 2017 | 7:30 am

MC Machinery Systems Inc. ribbon cutting

June 5, 2017 - On Thursday, June 1, the mayor of Elk Grove Village, Ill., and top executives from MC Machinery performed the official ribbon cutting ceremony and provided an exclusive tour of the companies new headquarters.

Friday | 02 June, 2017 | 11:05 am

U.S. steel-consuming manufacturers oppose steel tariffs

June 2, 2017 - The National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) urged the Trump administration to take a deliberative approach in the Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Steel, warning that unilateral steel tariffs or import quotas could have a devastating impact on its member companies.

Wednesday | 31 May, 2017 | 7:33 am

AZZ Inc. to open powder coating facility in Texas

May 31, 2017 - AZZ Inc., a global provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets, today announced the opening of its first powder coating operation. The new facility will feature PowderGALV technology for duplex metal coating and a sixty-foot cure oven adjacent to the Company’s existing hot dip galvanizing plant in Crowley, Texas.

Tuesday | 30 May, 2017 | 1:59 pm

Everett Industries celebrates 55th anniversary

May 30, 2017 - Everett Industries Inc. celebrates 55 years in business manufactur-ing abrasive cutoff saws. The company was founded in 1962 by Chuck Everett. Everett Industries currently employs 28 people, and daily operations are run by President Bill Everett. Everett Industries produces world class, high quality abrasive cutoff machines sold worldwide to any industry that needs to cut metal.

Thursday | 25 May, 2017 | 12:48 pm

Gestamp to open new R&D Center in Southeast Michigan

May 25, 2017 - The facility will house robotic prototype assembly cells, a laser cell, a durability performance test lab and complementary metallurgical and metrology labs. Designed bearing its customers in mind, the R&D center ensures faster response and access to technical information required to meet automotive customers’ program needs.

Thursday | 25 May, 2017 | 11:19 am

Nucor to build galvanizing line at its Kentucky sheet mill

May 25, 2017 - Nucor Corporation announced that it is investing an estimated $176 million to build a hot band galvanizing and pickling line at its sheet mill in Ghent, Kentucky. The new galvanizing line will expand Nucor Steel Gallatin's product capabilities and have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons.

Thursday | 25 May, 2017 | 9:33 am

Dick Teets receives Steel Manufacturers Association top award

May 25, 2017 - The Steel Manufacturers Association presented Richard P. Teets retired co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Steel Dynamics Incorporated with its Iverson-Selig award. The award recognizes Dick’s outstanding contributions to the Electric Arc Furnace steel industry.

Thursday | 25 May, 2017 | 9:30 am

Red Bud Industries hosts seminar in Hamilton, Ontario

May 25, 2017 - Red Bud Industries recently hosted a Coil Processing Seminar at the Hamilton Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on May 23, 2017. Attendees learned about blanking, multi-blanking, leveling, and slitting along with learning how to apply new technology, improve tolerances, produce optimum flatness in material, and maximize overall efficiency.

Tuesday | 23 May, 2017 | 8:18 am

April 2017 crude steel production

May 23, 2017 - World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 142.1 million tonnes in April 2017, a 5.0 percent increase compared to April 2016.

Tuesday | 23 May, 2017 | 8:10 am

AISI announces 2017 Institute Medal winners

May 23, 2017 - The American Iron and Steel Institute presented eight industry researchers with its highest technical award – the 2017 Institute Medal – for the paper “Development of an Image Analysis Technique for Quantitative Evaluation of Centerline Segregation in As-Cast Products.”

Tuesday | 23 May, 2017 | 7:57 am

Specialty Strip & Oscillating Inc. upgrades equipment used for oscillating light gauge steel

May 23, 2017 - Specialty Strip & Oscillating Inc., Masury, Ohio, a national supplier of conventional slit and oscillate steel coils, announces their upgrade of new equipment used in the oscillation of light gauge prime steel coils. 

Monday | 22 May, 2017 | 1:11 pm

OMAX showcases a new abrasive waterjet line at EMO 2017

May 22, 2017 - At EMO Hannover 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase the newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet, in Hall 15, Stand E93. The GlobalMAX line brings value-priced abrasive waterjets with the OMAX guarantee to the global market.

Monday | 22 May, 2017 | 12:19 pm

Slice of Stainless completes building expansion and celebrates 25th anniversary

May 22, 2017 - Slice of Stainless celebrated the completion of a major building expansion and marked the 25th anniversary of their founding in a ceremony held May 12, 2017. Local officials, customers and suppliers were on hand for the celebration.

Thursday | 18 May, 2017 | 2:18 pm

TW Metals enters into long-term agreements

May 18, 2017 - TW Metals Enters into a Long-Term Agreement with Woodward Inc. and Endress+Hauser Automation Division USA.

Thursday | 18 May, 2017 | 12:11 pm

Walter Surface Technologies announces the "Test Drive Flexsteel, take home a Mustang GT" contest

May 18, 2017 - Starting May 15th, 2017, and open across the United States and Canada, customers who purchase specially-marked 10-pack of Flexsteel™ flap discs will find a promo code inside and will have the opportunity to enter to be eligible to win the grand prize, a 2018 Ford Mustang GT, or 75 other prizes.

Thursday | 18 May, 2017 | 11:45 am

NASA’s annual meeting sets course for future

May 18, 2017 - In May, the North American Steel Alliance (NASA) marked its 20th anniversary while celebrating the recent retirement of Lonnie Terry and Miles Donovan after 20 years of service to the co-op. They had served as NASA president and vice president, respectively.

Wednesday | 17 May, 2017 | 10:02 am

Volvo receives high-strength steel innovation award

May 17, 2017 - The Steel Market Development Institute honored the Volvo Car Corp. body structure team with its Automotive Excellence Award for its advanced high-strength steel innovations in the 2016 Volvo XC90. The award was presented today at the 16th annual Great Designs in Steel seminar in Livonia, Mich.

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