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Monday | 07 November, 2016 | 2:30 pm

Alliance Steel installs new 72 in. stretcher leveler

November 7, 2016 - Alliance Steel is completing the installation of its newest piece of equipment; a Red Bud Industries 72 in. by .400 in. High Efficiency Stretcher Leveler with a 90,000 lb. coil capacity. This line will feature RBI’s SUREGRIP technology and will be capable of a 40-foot Stretch at under 8 seconds cycle time.

Monday | 07 November, 2016 | 10:29 am

Billion dollar contract puts Arconic sheet and plate on every Airbus platform

November 7, 2016 - Precision engineering and advanced manufacturing leader Arconic today announced a multi-year contract with Airbus valued at approximately $1 billion. The contract gives Arconic aluminum sheet and plate an unprecedented position on Airbus’ highest volume programs.

Friday | 04 November, 2016 | 6:26 am

Leading global aluminum organizations sign MoU

November 4, 2016 - The International Aluminum Institute, the global association of aluminum producers, and the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative, a multi-stakeholder organization with the mission to foster responsible production, sourcing and stewardship of aluminum, today signed a memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in their respective efforts to support continuous improvement in the performance of the global aluminum industry and the sustainable use and recycling of its products.

Thursday | 03 November, 2016 | 1:19 pm

U.S. ITC makes affirmative preliminary injury determination in antidumping and countervailing duty case

November 3, 2016 - The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) preliminarily determined that there is a reasonable indication that imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from Japan, Taiwan, and Turkey have materially injured the U.S. rebar industry. Six out of six Commissioners voted in the affirmative.

Thursday | 03 November, 2016 | 9:16 am

Real Alloys acquires Beck Aluminum Alloys and affiliated trading firm

November 3, 2016 - Real Industry Inc. subsidiary Real Alloy Holding Inc. closed on its purchase of select assets of Beck Aluminum Alloys, which operates three secondary aluminum recycling plants. Beck Alloys’ facilities primarily produce high purity foundry alloys from aluminum scrap to supply the automotive, wheel, and recreational equipment casting industries.

Wednesday | 02 November, 2016 | 8:59 am

Ampco-Pittsburgh announces acquisition of ASW Steel Inc.

November 2, 2016 - Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. is pleased to announce the acquisition of ASW Steel Inc., a premier specialty steel producer based in Welland, Ontario, Canada. The total purchase price of ASW is approximately $13.1 million, including $3.5 million in cash and assumption of approximately $9.6 million of outstanding indebtedness.

Tuesday | 01 November, 2016 | 10:22 am

New capabilities and machines available from Reliable Metalcraft Corp.

November 1, 2016 - Reliable Metalcraft Corp. announces the recent addition of tool and die, engineering and design capabilities to help develop new products and concepts for its clients. These new capabilities will allow Reliable Metalcraft to better meet the needs of customers for unique specifications and custom metal stampings.

Tuesday | 01 November, 2016 | 10:02 am

American Metals wins 2016 NCCA Safety Award

November 1, 2016 - The National Coil Coating Association has presented its 2016 Safety Award to the American Metals’ facility in Westlake, Ohio. The award was announced at NCCA’s Fall Technical Meeting in Indianapolis on Sept. 28.

Tuesday | 01 November, 2016 | 7:57 am

Alcoa Corp. launches as an independent industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products

November 1, 2016 - Alcoa Corp. today announced that it has completed the separation from its parent company Alcoa Inc. (now named Arconic Inc.) and has begun operating as an independent, publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AA.” Alcoa Corporation is a globally cost-competitive industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, positioned to succeed throughout the market cycle.

Friday | 28 October, 2016 | 11:23 am

DGI Supply, a DoALL company, opens new regional office in Charlotte, N.C.

October 28, 2016 - DGI Supply, a leading national industrial distributor, announced today that in order to better serve its growing customer base in the area, it is opening a new regional office located at 4705 Entrance Drive, Suite A, Charlotte, N.C., 28273.

Friday | 28 October, 2016 | 7:56 am

Beckhoff boosts east region infrastructure with new Ohio office

October 28, 2016 - Mason, Ohio facility strengthens local sales and support to Beckhoff customers throughout Ohio and in surrounding states.

Wednesday | 26 October, 2016 | 8:23 am

OMAX MicroMAX named finalist for prestigious R&D 100 Awards

October 26, 2016 - The OMAX MicroMAX JetMachining Center has been named a finalist by R&D Magazine in the field of Mechanical/Materials for the magazine’s highly regarded 2016 R&D 100 Awards. Such a nomination places OMAX among an elite community of companies and individuals dedicated to the advancement of science and technology.

Wednesday | 26 October, 2016 | 8:10 am

Wismarq advances with strategic acquisition of Prior Coated Metals Inc.

October 26, 2016 - Wismarq Industries, provider of coil coating services for metal products, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Prior Coated Metals Inc. Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., Prior Coated Metals is a leading producer of pre-painted steel and aluminum products, with a reputation for quality and service earned during its 50-year operating history. As part of the transaction, the Prior Coated Metals operation will be renamed Wismarq Allentown, LLC.

Monday | 24 October, 2016 | 7:49 am

Pferd Inc. hosts Manufacturing Day

October 24, 2016 - The Milwaukee-based manufacturer of premium brushes, abrasives and power tools took the opportunity and turned the event into a career day as well.

Friday | 21 October, 2016 | 8:40 am

Norsk Titanium and Clarkson University launch initiative

October 21, 2016 - Norsk Titanium and Clarkson University will join forces with the common aim of developing new research projects relating to advanced metal additive manufacturing through Norsk’s proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition process, create education programs to prepare Clarkson graduates for careers in additive manufacturing, launch workforce training programs in support of Norsk’s Plattsburgh production facility, and execute technology demonstration and transfer opportunities together.

Thursday | 20 October, 2016 | 9:14 am

Metals Service Center Institute and National Safety Council unveil partnership program

October 20, 2016 - The Metals Service Center Institute today unveiled customized tools available to MSCI members through its partnership with the National Safety Council. These new resources are part of MSCI’s commitment to deliver relevant safety resources for its members.

Wednesday | 19 October, 2016 | 8:03 am

SSAB launches Docol (hot-rolled) steel, tailor made for chassis applications

October 19, 2016 - The Docol HR800HE and Docol HR1000HE steel grades fulfil the toughest OEM requirements for hole expansion ratio, for example for a lower control arm.

Monday | 17 October, 2016 | 9:02 am

Regional manufacturing centers boost high school completion rates

October 17, 2016 - Examining data from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland economist Stephan Whitaker finds that, since the mid-1990s, the children of parents without a college degree are more likely to finish high school and college if they grew up in a labor market with a higher share of its jobs in manufacturing.

Tuesday | 11 October, 2016 | 8:23 am

Boeing provides $50,000 grant to Workshops for Warriors

October 11, 2016 - The grant is crucial in allowing Workshops for Warriors to support workforce development by providing quality training, accredited STEM educational programs and opportunities to earn third-party nationally recognized credentials.

Friday | 07 October, 2016 | 2:30 pm

Houston Steel Plate and Artco Group retain M&A specialist, Heritage Equity Partners

October 7, 2016 - Houston Steel Plate and Artco Group International, two independent steel service centers located in Houston, Texas, and Hannibal, Ohio, have retained Heritage Equity Partners to seek a buyer for the companies. Specializing in heavy steel plate, HSP and AGI offer customers flame cutting, saw cutting, bending, grinding, heat treating and shot blasting capabilities.

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