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.

Tuesday | 16 May, 2017 | 1:49 pm

Students demonstrate the versatility of aluminum extrusions in the 2017 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

May 16, 2017 - The ET Foundation, the educational and technology research organization founded by the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), has announced the winners in the Student 2017 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition.

Tuesday | 16 May, 2017 | 9:41 am

Crown opens first new U.S. can plant in over 20 years

May 16, 2017 - Crown Holdings Inc. opened a new beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York, marking the industry's first greenfield facility in the United States in more than 20 years.

Tuesday | 16 May, 2017 | 9:05 am

Gateway Extrusions installs new vertical paint line

Aluminum extruder expands capabilities with state-of-the-art finishing equipment

Monday | 15 May, 2017 | 1:32 pm

Dallas Industries delivers feed lines to Lear Seating

May 15, 2017 - Dallas Industries has announced that the Lear Seating facility in Arteaga, Mexico has taken delivery on two feed lines. One line is a 36 in.wide refurbished conventional line featuring model DRF-436 cabinet mounted servo feed, threading table, model DPS-3-36-7 powered straightener and a 20,000 lb. load capacity reel with load car.

Friday | 12 May, 2017 | 9:50 am

Debut of McNichols new Chicago metals service center attracts large crowd

May 12, 2017 - Hundreds of guests attended a two-day open house April 26-27 celebrating the debut of the new McNICHOLS Chicago Metals Service Center.

Friday | 12 May, 2017 | 7:36 am

WARDJet partners with Google

May 12, 2017 - WARDJet, Tallmadge, Ohio, has been featured in Google's annual Economic Impact Report to represent Ohio as an advocate of economic growth.

Tuesday | 09 May, 2017 | 12:12 pm

Aluminum extruder to expand in Georgia

May 9, 2017 - Elixir Extrusions, a manufacturer of custom aluminum extrusions and fabricated parts, will expand its operations in Douglas-Coffee County, Georgia. This expansion will create 100 new jobs, and represents an investment of more than $8 million into the facility.

Tuesday | 09 May, 2017 | 12:04 pm

Metal shop to relocate and expand in Wisconsin

May 9, 2017 - Prestige Metal Products will relocate to an 85,630-square-foot building in Bristol, Wisconsin, to house its metal fabrication operations and company headquarters. The $2.5 million investment will bring 46 jobs to the area, which were in Antioch, Illinois.

Tuesday | 09 May, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Shipyard to receive contract for research vessel

May 9, 2017 - Gulf Island Shipyards LLC received a contingent notice of intent to award from Oregon State University to build a Regional Class Research Vessel, with an option for two additional vessels. The 193-foot-long ships will be highly flexible, multi-mission platforms that maximize energy efficient design concepts.

Monday | 08 May, 2017 | 9:03 am

Advanced Gauging Technologies receives order from Steel Technologies de Mexico for new thickness gauge

May 8, 2017 - Advanced Gauging Technologies has received an order from Steel Technologies de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. for a new AGT400 Thickness Gauge. This system will be installed on a new Andritz Herr-Voss 74 in. Multi-Blanking Line and will process various steel alloys with a thickness range of .010 in. to .150 in.

Monday | 08 May, 2017 | 7:57 am

European copper industry commits to new leadership role in “decarbonizing” the EU

May 8, 2017 -  The European Copper Institute has launched a new sustainable energy initiative that will connect technologies, policies and markets with the goal of decarbonizing Europe. DecarbEurope will engage decision makers in both the policy and industry sectors to provide cost-effective technical solutions that can each reduce European greenhouse gas emissions by several hundred million tonnes per year.

Thursday | 04 May, 2017 | 11:47 am

SSAB opens new office in Detroit to serve North American automotive market

May 4, 2017 - As part of SSAB’s commitment to expanding its business in the American automotive market, the global steelmaker has opened a new office near Detroit, Michigan. The office, located in the Town Center complex in the town of Southfield, will house a sales team dedicated to serving SSAB’s existing and potential automotive customers.

Tuesday | 02 May, 2017 | 12:55 pm

MC Machinery Systems Inc. completes move to new headquarters in Elk Grove Village, Ill.

May 2, 2017 - MC Machinery Systems has officially moved into its new headquarters located at 85 Northwest Point Blvd. in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The new 175,000-square-foot facility honors the history and stability of MC Machinery while supporting the growing future. The new facility is a 76 percent increase in square footage from the previous facility located at 1500 Michael Drive in Wood Dale, Illinois.

Tuesday | 02 May, 2017 | 10:51 am

SteelCoast completes purchase to save ship recycling and scrap processing complex

May 2, 2017 - Hilco Redevelopment Partners announced today that they completed a transaction to purchase the assets of one of the largest and busiest ship recycling and scrap processing companies in the world. The new joint venture company will be opened under the name SteelCoast with a new management and operations team to begin running the business immediately. SteelCoast’s headquarters are in Brownsville, Texas.

Monday | 01 May, 2017 | 7:49 am

Red Bud Industries receives order for three light gage slitting lines

May 1, 2017 - Red Bud Industries has received an order for three Light Gage Slitting Lines from Petersen Aluminum Corp., a supplier of metal architectural products located in Elk Grove Village, Ill. This will be Petersen’s third, fourth, and fifth Slitting Line and their eighth overall line purchase from Red Bud Industries.

Wednesday | 26 April, 2017 | 1:09 pm

Advanced Gauging Technologies receives order for Compact Laser Thickness Gauge

April 26, 2017 - Advanced Gauging Technologies, Plain City, Ohio, has received an order from Worthington Armstrong Venture, Las Vegas, for an AGT600 Compact Laser Thickness Gauge.

Wednesday | 26 April, 2017 | 12:30 pm

Red Bud wins two new orders for metal processing machinery

April 26, 2017 - Red Bud Industries has received an order for a precision multiblanking line from Pacific Metal, a steel service center in Tualatin, Oregon. Featured in the line will be RBI’s precision grip feed system and CNC programmable slitter.

Wednesday | 26 April, 2017 | 11:59 am

Bouchard venture to build $1.3 billion aluminum rolling mill in Kentucky

April 26, 2017 - Braidy Industries Inc., partnering with the State of Kentucky and the Ashland Alliance, will build the nation’s first greenfield aluminum rolling mill in over three decades.

Friday | 21 April, 2017 | 9:43 am

Aluminum Association applauds ITC foil determination

April 21, 2017 - The U.S. International Trade Commission today made a unanimous preliminary determination that unfairly-traded imports of certain aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China are causing injury to U.S. producers.

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