Wednesday | 12 May, 2021 | 8:30 am

PMA adds 26 new courses to METALFORM EDU training platform

May 21, 2021 - These introductory courses are centered around four competency categories: project management, metalworking processes, machining and metal cutting.

Tuesday | 11 May, 2021 | 12:42 pm

NASA welcomes Center Steel Sales as new member

May 11, 2021 - The North American Steel Alliance announces the addition of Center Steel Sales, Inc. as the newest Member company of North America’s largest metals purchasing cooperative beginning May 1.

Tuesday | 11 May, 2021 | 8:25 am

Metal Networks.AI expands use of B2B platform

May 11, 2021 - Powered by its JAQI® AI search engine, the B2B platform allows all Buyers from across the supply chain to benefit from the power of AI technology to connect, collaborate and close business with Suppliers.

Monday | 10 May, 2021 | 3:11 pm

LVD obtains gold label as a best managed company

May 10, 2021 - LVD Company nv has been named among Belgium’s Best Managed Companies for the fourth consecutive year achieving the program’s Gold label.

Monday | 10 May, 2021 | 8:44 am

API and Mitutoyo Corp. announce partnership

May 10, 2021 - API and Mitutoyo Corporation have announced a partnership to distribute API’s portable dimensional metrology equipment throughout Mitutoyo’s worldwide network.

Monday | 10 May, 2021 | 8:02 am

Port of Brownsville ship recycling industry on steady growth with new Navy vessel

May 10, 2021 - Despite industry challenges faced in 2020, SteelCoast, a preeminent reclamation, remediation, and recycling facility at the Port of Brownsville recorded a successful year with new management at the helm focused on efficiencies, safety and excellence.

Monday | 10 May, 2021 | 7:58 am

16,000 ton press presented for the first time

May 10, 2021 - Schuler and its affiliate Farina have demonstrated the world’s largest mechanical forging line to an international group of 60 forging experts.

Friday | 07 May, 2021 | 8:10 am

Nucor to upgrade engineered bar mill in Nebraska

May 7, 2021 - The modernization project will include a new reheat furnace, new intermediate mill, and coil inspection and trimming station. The $58 million investment project is expected to be completed and operational in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Thursday | 06 May, 2021 | 12:17 pm

Eastern Metal Supply to open new location in Hammond, Louisiana

May 6, 2021 - Eastern Metal Supply, a nation-wide value added service distributor of aluminum extrusions and sheet products, is expanding with a new facility in Hammond, Louisiana. The new location is slated to open its doors in early June, providing improved service just in time for the hurricane season.

Thursday | 06 May, 2021 | 10:08 am

Hundreds of U.S. manufacturing companies ask President Biden to terminate Section 232 steel & aluminum Tariffs

May 6, 2021 - A group of over 300 businesses manufacturing in the U.S.—from family-owned metalforming shops to nationally branded companies—sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting the immediate termination of the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs that were initiated three years ago under the Trump administration.

Thursday | 06 May, 2021 | 8:33 am

Milwaukee Tool to expand corporate operations into downtown Milwaukee

May 6, 2021 - Milwaukee Tool is proud to announce the expansion of their corporate operations into downtown Milwaukee. The company’s current global headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin, will remain the central location for the company’s corporate operations.

Wednesday | 05 May, 2021 | 8:10 am

AAG named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

May 5, 2021 - AAG Tailored Cutting Solutions was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation.

Tuesday | 04 May, 2021 | 1:28 pm

NASA welcomes Enmark Systems as new operational supplier

May 4, 2021 - North American Steel Alliance announced their newest operational supplier, Enmark Systems Inc.

Tuesday | 04 May, 2021 | 9:37 am

Rolled Metal Products goes paperless

May 4, 2021 - Rolled Metal Products (RMP), a flat-rolled service center, is now running paperless operations using the STRATIX software platform.

Monday | 03 May, 2021 | 9:01 am

The shares of Bystronic AG are being traded for the first time on Swiss Stock Exchange

May 3, 2021 - Following the name change from Conzzeta AG to Bystronic AG, the global supplier of complete solutions for the sheet metal processing industry also intends to establish itself on the capital market as an independent and future-oriented company.

Tuesday | 27 April, 2021 | 7:55 am

SME announces 2021 Award of Merit honorees

April 27, 2021 - SME has announced that Hwa-Soo Lee, PhD, LSME, CMfgE, and Matthew Clegg are its 2021 SME Award of Merit recipients.

Thursday | 22 April, 2021 | 1:16 pm

Feralloy/Acero Prime orders Butech Bliss stretch leveling cut-to-length line and slitting line

April 22, 2021 - Combining processing expertise, Feralloy Processing Company and Acero Prime, S. de R.L. de C.V. announced plans to open a new 300,000 square foot steel service center, strategically located in Sinton, Texas.

Wednesday | 21 April, 2021 | 1:11 pm

NB Handy Co. installs Red Bud slitting line

April 21, 2021 - NB Handy Company, a manufacturer of architectural sheet metal products for premium roofing systems, located in Lynchburg, Virginia, has installed a Red Bud Industries Light Gauge Slitting Line.

Monday | 19 April, 2021 | 2:02 pm

METALCON announces its new Top Products Award

April 19, 2021 - 2021 exhibitors are invited to nominate their top metal products in a variety of 15 categories. To be eligible for consideration, a product must have been introduced to the market no sooner than Jan. 1, 2019, and its manufacturer must be a 2021 METALCON exhibiting company. Exhibitors are eligible to nominate more than one top product but not more than one product per category.

Monday | 19 April, 2021 | 1:45 pm

Advanced Gauging Technologies receives order for laser thickness gauge

April 19, 2021 - Advanced Gauging Technologies received an order for an AGT800 Laser Thickness Gauge from Carpenter Technologies in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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