Italian waterjet company opens in the United States
Waterjet USA LLC, Geneva, Ill., was established to support users of cutting machines from Waterjet Corp., Monza, Italy, with sales, service and parts.
The steel industry loses a great friend
John “Bart” Williams, 71, a former salesman at Taylor Steel Inc., Stoney Creek, Ontario, recently passed away.
Lenox completes surveillance audit
Lenox, East Longmeadow, Mass., a manufacturer of band saw blades, power tool accessories and hand tools, completed the annual ISO 9001 surveillance audit in April.
MidWest named service center of the year finalist
American Metal Market named MidWest Materials, Perry, Ohio, a finalist in the Steel Service Center of the Year category at its fourth annual Awards for Steel Excellence.
Harbor Steel adds space, equipment
To meet customer demand, service center Harbor Steel & Supply Corp., Muskegon, Mich., added new facilities and capital equipment.
CBSA welcomes Univertical
Univertical Corp., Detroit, recently joined the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association, Overland Park, Kan.
Champagne Metals mourns Rex William Allen
Rex William Allen passed away in April at age 57. He was the CFO of Champagne Metals, Glenpool, Okla., for 13 years.
Koike Aronson opens latest expansion
Koike Aronson, Inc./Ransome, a leading manufacturer of metal cutting and positioning equipment, opened on July 19 a 30,000 sq. ft. expansion of its main facility in Arcade, N.Y.
Register for the ASD September Regional Meeting
The Association of Steel Distributors Regional Meeting will be taking place Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 6:00 pm, at the Ritz-Carlton Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio.
Whitford hires worldwide regulatory manager
Whitford, makers of the world’s largest, most complete line of fluoropolymer coatings, has hired Tom Hmiel as its new regulatory manager covering all markets.
Workshops for Warriors congratulates certified Flow Waterjet operators
Flow International Corporation and Workshops for Warriors are congratulating the first class of Flow certified waterjet operators. The two and a half day training course covered FlowMaster Software and operator training.
Koike Aronson sponsors diabetes event
Koike Aronson, Inc./Ransome sponsored the recent “Steaming Toward a Cure for Diabetes,” which benefited the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes campaign of Western New York.
SigmaNEST releases V10 of its nesting software
Powered by its advanced CAD/CAM nesting engine, SigmaNEST V10 delivers unmatched nesting efficiency, speed, and manufacturing/business process automation.
New Behringer Saws distributor in southern US
Capital Machine Technologies, one of the South's leading distributors of fabrication equipment and robotic welding machinery, is now an authorized distributor of Behringer Saws.
TECHNI - ANCA partnership further consolidates industry leadership
TECHNI Waterjet’s reputation as technology leader in the Waterjet Cutting industry has been strengthened with their Equity Partner, the ANCA Group, electing to take up an option to increase their stake in Techni to 40%.
Marmon/Keystone breaks ground on new facility
A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for Marmon/Keystone’s new McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania metals service center building, which will be located at 196 Secrist Lane. The new facility is expected to be fully operational by September 2013. >
Triple-S Steel Holdings acquires General Steel, Inc
Effective June 1, 2013 General Steel, Inc in Macon, GA has been acquired by Triple-S Steel Holdings of Houston Texas. >
Metals Tech. purchases equipment from Hess Ind.
The Metals Technology Business Unit, Linz, Austria, part of the Siemens Industry Sector, purchased equipment and technology from Hess Industries Inc., Niles, Mich. >
Andes Coil Processors opens Midwest location
Andes Coil Processors, Lewisville, Texas, has expanded its customer base by opening Andes Midwest, a toll slitting, warehousing and distribution center in Gary, Ind. >
RKO Saw earns certification
RKO Saw, Cullom, Ill., recently earned ISO 9001:2008 certification in the design, manufacturing and servicing of polycrystalline diamond-tipped and carbide-tipped saw blades, router bits, groovers and other cutting tools. >