Tuesday | 15 August, 2017 | 3:24 pm

IPG Photonics Corp. announces a new partnership with MC Machinery

August 15, 2017 - IPG Photonics Corporation announced a new partnership with MC Machinery (MCM) promoting IPG's growing portfolio of industrial laser systems for materials processing applications.

Monday | 14 August, 2017 | 11:48 am

TimkenSteel and United Steelworkers Local 1123 to begin contract discussions

August 14, 2017 - TimkenSteel and the United Steelworkers will begin discussions on August 21 regarding the current labor agreement that is set to expire on September 25. The current agreement covers approximately 1,650 bargaining employees at the company’s Canton, Ohio, operations.

Monday | 14 August, 2017 | 9:59 am

Funds advised by Apax Partners to acquire ECi Software Solutions

August 14, 2017 - Exact Software’s Macola, JobBOSS and MAX businesses will be combined with ECi. Current majority owner The Carlyle Group to continue as minority investor.

Friday | 11 August, 2017 | 11:06 am

Siemens expands tech center near Chicago

August 11, 2017 - Siemens expanded its Technical Application Center (TAC), which offers machine tool dealers, importers and end-users of Sinumerik CNCs a complete range of learning opportunities including classroom training, online instructor-led training, and online self-paced training.

Thursday | 10 August, 2017 | 7:47 am

Nucor to acquire cold finishing plants

August 10, 2017 - Nucor Corp. agreed to acquire St. Louis Cold Drawn Inc., which cold draws round, hexagon and square bars, in addition to special sections. The company primarily serves the U.S. and Mexican automotive and industrial markets.

Wednesday | 09 August, 2017 | 11:59 am

Aluminum Association applauds affirmative preliminary determination in Chinese aluminum foil investigation

August 9, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determination that imports of certain aluminum foil from China are benefitting from unfair government subsidies.

Tuesday | 08 August, 2017 | 1:34 pm

ADM announces partnership with Italian company Master Italy Srl

August 8, 2017 - ADM has been commissioned as Master Italy’s North American Partner to represent and distribute their vast window and door product line in the United States and Canada. With ADM’s 16-year history servicing windows and doors, the collaboration was a natural fit.

Tuesday | 08 August, 2017 | 12:07 pm

Mazak adds machining power and versatility to Kentucky plant

August 8, 2017 - New HCN-16000Q combines the part-processing advantages of an HMC and a boring mill.

Friday | 04 August, 2017 | 8:15 am

Castle to exit bankruptcy at the end of August

August 4, 2017 - The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware  confirmed A.M. Castle & Co.'s Chapter 11 reorganization plan, which it filed July 25, 2017. The Oak Brook, Illinois-based distributor of specialty metal and supply chain solutions expects to emerge from bankruptcy court proceedings on August 31, 2017.

Thursday | 03 August, 2017 | 1:16 pm

Bystronic to introduce Mobile Bending Cell automation for the Xpert 40 at open house

August 3, 2017 - Bystronic Inc. will introduce the new Mobile Bending Cell automation at their Premier Open House Event on September 13-14, 2017. This automated bending system is unique and it provides users with a great deal of freedom for varying order situations.

Thursday | 27 July, 2017 | 2:23 pm

The Aluminum Association welcomes three new member companies

July 27, 2017 - The Aluminum Association is pleased to announce the addition of Penske Logistics, American Roller Bearing, and Tyndale USA as associate member companies.

Thursday | 27 July, 2017 | 10:58 am

Rattunde expands global headquarters

July 27, 2017 - Global manufacturer of tube and bar processing machinery Rattunde today announces a substantial increase in its plant and office capacity at the company’s global headquarters in Ludwigslust, Germany, near Hamburg. The announcement was made by company president Ulrich Rattunde.

Thursday | 27 July, 2017 | 10:28 am

DGI Supply set to acquire Coast Tool

July 27, 2017 - DGI Supply, a DoALL Company, announced today that it plans to purchase Coast Tool Company of San Leandro and Fresno, Calif. The expected close date is August 26.

Wednesday | 26 July, 2017 | 11:36 am

Feroleto Steel orders new AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge from Advanced Gauging Technologies

July 26, 2017 - This new gauge will feature a custom C-frame and will be installed on an 18 in. Chicago Rolling Mill. It will be used to measure various steel alloys with a thickness range of .020 in. to .250 in.

Tuesday | 25 July, 2017 | 1:37 pm

Metalforming manufacturing Business Conditions Report: July 2017

July 25, 2017 - Metalforming manufacturing companies anticipate steady business conditions during the next three months, according to the July 2017 Precision Metalforming Association Business Conditions Report. Prepared monthly, the report is an economic indicator for manufacturing, sampling 104 metalforming companies in the United States and Canada.

Tuesday | 25 July, 2017 | 7:32 am

Bohler Uddeholm Corp. earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

July 25, 2017 - SRI Quality System Registrar is pleased to announce that it has recently awarded an ISO 9001:2015 Management System certificate to Bohler Uddeholm Corporation, located in Elgin, Ill., for the sales, processing, warehouse and distribution, of specialty and alloy steel, to various industries.

Friday | 21 July, 2017 | 8:19 am

Red Bud Industries ships precision blanking line to Conklin Metal Industries

July 21, 2017 - Red Bud Industries has recently shipped a Precision Blanking Line to Conklin Metal Industries, a steel service center and distributor of HVAC and duct fabrication supplies located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Thursday | 20 July, 2017 | 7:35 am

June 2017 Crude Steel Production

July 20, 2017 - World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2017, a 3.2 percent increase compared to June 2016.

Wednesday | 19 July, 2017 | 12:16 pm

Multicyl introduces press packages for modular tooling

July 19, 2017 - Multicyl recognizes the value that modular tooling like the Unipunch system brings to manufacturing companies. Not only do they have a working knowledge of the Unipunch catalog but they now offer a full range of standard Multicyl “Press in a Box™” packages to work with specific tools from the Unipunch product line.  

Wednesday | 19 July, 2017 | 8:05 am

Aluminum Association releases 2017 Edition of Aluminum Standards & Data

July 19, 2017 - The book, which was last updated in 2013, is a guide for those that use and produce aluminum including comprehensive information on all commonly available alloys and mill products -- an essential reference for anyone who works with aluminum.

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