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Germantown Tool and Mfg. receives renewal of ISO 9001:2008 certification

June 2, 2015

Germantown Tool and Mfg., Huntingdon Valley, Pa., has received a three-year renewal of its ISO 9001:2008 certification. The company, a fully integrated metal fabricator, offers metal stamping, sheet metal fabrication, laser cutting, robotic welding, mechanical assembly, and tool and die services...

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Keyhole TIG Ltd. wins Innovator Award

June 2, 2015

Keyhole TIG Ltd. (K-TIG), Adelaide, South Australia, has won the Innovator Award at the DTC Defence Industry Awards. Organized annually by the Defence Teaming Centre, the awards recognize the contribution of leading companies within the defense community. The Innovator Award, sponsored by the...

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Esco Group partners with Siemens

June 2, 2015

Automation services provider Esco Group, Marion, Iowa, has announced that it is in a partnership with Siemens Corp., Automation and Drives, a Washington, D.C.-based subsidiary of Berlin-based Siemens A.G. Esco’s goal with this partnership is to grow its client reach and move into new...

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Domestic aluminum extrusion consumption grows 7.6 percent in 2014

June 2, 2015

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), Wauconda, Ill., and the Aluminum Association, Arlington, Va., have released industry estimates of aluminum extrusion shipments in North America by major markets for 2014. Among key findings in the “End Use Shipments of Aluminum Extruded Products” report,...

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AT&F opens facility in India

June 2, 2015

AT&F, a provider of large-scale steel fabrication in Cleveland, has opened its first fabrication facility in Asia. The facility, located in Chakan, just outside Pune in the state of Maharashtra, fabricates and assembles metal components for OEM customers in the construction, transportation, mining,...

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AP&T joins initiative for efficient manufacturing of fuel cell plates

June 2, 2015

AP&T, Cell Impact, and Sandvik have joined together to develop a system for cost-efficient, large-scale manufacturing of fuel cell plates. Sandvik has produced a new method for coating stainless steel strip. The material is delivered with a finished surface, which eliminates the need to coat...

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U. S. Steel purchases DESCO

June 1, 2015

United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, has purchased AK Steel's interest in Double Eagle Steel Coating Co. (DESCO). The 700,000-ton electrolytic galvanizing line (EGL) will become part of the larger operational footprint of U. S. Steel's Great Lakes Works in Dearborn, Mich. Using the patented...

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Harbour Results announces Tebis America as executive-level partner for Harbour IQ

June 1, 2015

Southfield, Mich.-based Harbour Results Inc. (HRI), a business and operational consulting firm for the manufacturing industry, has announced Tebis America Inc., Troy, Mich., as an executive-level partner of Harbour IQ™, a global source for performance benchmarking, trends, and financial and...

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Ryerson announces executive staff changes

June 1, 2015

Ryerson Holding Corp., a metals processor and distributor based in Chicago, has promoted Edward J. Lehner, executive vice president and CFO since 2012, to the position of president/CEO. He succeeds Michael C. Arnold, who retired at the end of May. Erich S. Schnaufer has been named as interim CFO....

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Pro-Tec Coating announces president’s retirement

June 1, 2015

Leipsic, Ohio-based Pro-Tec Coating Co., a 50/50 joint venture between United States Steel Corp. of Pittsburgh and Kobe Steel Ltd. of Japan, has announced that Bryan Vaughn has retired from his position as president after 34 years of service in the steel industry. Brent Rosebrook, who most...

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Leifeld Metal Spinning AG acquires Leico USA

June 1, 2015

Leifeld Metal Spinning, Ahlen, Germany, a manufacturer of machine tools for chipless metal forming, has acquired Leico USA Corp., a provider of maintenance, control upgrades, and repair for spinning and flow forming machines based in Livonia, Mich. The new subsidiary, operating as Leifeld USA...

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EFD Induction receives order from European pipemaker for welding machine

June 1, 2015

EFD Induction, based in Skien, Norway, has announced that it has been selected by a large European tube and pipe manufacturer to design, build, and install a single-cabinet, 750-kW, 200-kHz Weldac welding machine. The machine will weld profiles in various dimensions, as well as tubes up to 6.30...

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Marlin Steel earns SHARP Award from OSHA

June 1, 2015

Custom metal basket manufacturer Marlin Steel, Baltimore, has been recognized by OSHA for maintaining “exemplary injury and illness prevention programs” as per OSHA’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award. The fifth company in Maryland to earn the distinction,...

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Midwest Engineered Systems receives Kuka System Partner Outstanding Growth Award

June 1, 2015

Midwest Engineered Systems Inc., a provider of custom machines and automation systems in Waukesha, Wis., has received the 2014 Kuka System Partner Outstanding Growth Award. The award recognizes the company for having the greatest percentage increase in unit sales by a Kuka Robotics systems...

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Kennametal named CIO 100 Award winner for second consecutive year

June 1, 2015

Latrobe, Pa.-based Kennametal Inc. has received a CIO 100 Award from IDG's CIO magazine for the second consecutive year. The annual award recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology. Building on last...

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