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Wednesday | 06 January, 2016 | 1:49 pm

Ohio Laser adds Arku hydraulic leveler for stress free parts

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.

Tuesday | 05 January, 2016 | 2:38 pm

HyCAL Corp. installing hydrogen continuous anneal line

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.

Tuesday | 05 January, 2016 | 2:09 pm

Pat Mooney Saws settles into new Chicago-area location

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.

Tuesday | 05 January, 2016 | 9:24 am

Steel construction conference scheduled

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. 

Tuesday | 05 January, 2016 | 9:18 am

Reliance closes acquisition of TSI

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.

Tuesday | 22 December, 2015 | 11:18 am

Coil processor installs ERP software

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.

Friday | 18 December, 2015 | 9:51 am

Flack Steel acquires South Carolina service center

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.

Friday | 18 December, 2015 | 9:47 am

Precoat buys metal processing plant

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.

Thursday | 17 December, 2015 | 9:12 am

Component manufacturer names Samuel its No. 1 supplier

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.

Thursday | 17 December, 2015 | 9:09 am

Novelis endows college tech program

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.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 1:07 pm

Extruder installs new 7-inch press

December 16, 2015 - Gateway Extrusions has implemented the second phase of its multi-phase expansion program with the installation of a new 7-inch extrusion press, replacing an existing press.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 10:01 am

Imports, uneven demand will push Nucor profits down

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.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 9:54 am

Novelis wins additional Ford business

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.

Wednesday | 16 December, 2015 | 9:44 am

Blank manufacturer installs new duplex mill

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.

Monday | 14 December, 2015 | 9:54 am

Houghton International partners with SMS Group to provide rolling equipment and fluids

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.

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 1:46 pm

DoALL expands product line with five new band saws

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.

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 10:19 am

Butech Bliss to build leveler at Feralloy

December 8, 2015 - The cut-to-length line is equipped with a Butech Bliss stretch leveler capable of 1,850 tons of stretching force and a Butech Bliss direct drive shear. Installation of the new leveler will be completed in the first quarter of 2016

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 12:09 pm

Messe Düsseldorf announces three 2016 trade shows

December 4, 2015 - From June 6 – 9, 2016, the trade fair trio Metallurgy-Litmash (International Trade Fair for Metallurgy, Machinery, Plant Technology and Products), Tube Russia (The International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair in Russia) and Aluminium/Non-Ferrous (International Trade Fair for Aluminum and Non-Ferrous Metals, Materials, Technologies and Products) will take place at the ZAO Expocentr in Moscow.

Friday | 04 December, 2015 | 11:08 am

Amada Miyachi America updates its Sigma Laser Tube Cutter

December 4, 2015 - With 3 and 4 axes motion options, and the ability to cut tubes with diameters from 0.2 to 25 mm, the Sigma is ideal for both wet and dry cutting. It features an automated tube loader option and a 22-inch graphic user interface (GUI) on a swing arm.

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.

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