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HRB price falls in China, rises elsewhere

September 18, 2009

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ United States HRB price for Sept. 14 surged 7.2 percent to $607 per metric ton, FOB the mill, for the seventh consecutive rise. The Western European HRB price...

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Vibro Industries celebrates 25 years in U.S.

September 9, 2009

Vibro Industries is celebrating its 25th anniversary as the first manufacturer of transporters in the U.S. The company began selling transporters in Europe three years before selling n the U.S. The...

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Dantherm Filtration's North American president steps down

September 9, 2009

Niels Pedersen has announced that he has stepped down as Dantherm Filtration's North American president effective July 31. The company, which is headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., manufactures dust...

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DP Technology teams up with CAMM s.r.l., maker of OmniCAD

September 9, 2009

The Italian branch of DP Technology, maker of ESPRIT® CAM, and CAMM s.r.l., an Italian computer-aided-design (CAD) software developer, have formed a sales partnership to market the full line of...

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Wolf Robotics personnel receive CRAW-T training, certification

September 9, 2009

Wolf Robotics employees Patrick Cross, Franklin Jones, Drew Akey, Aaron Bailey, Dan Gipson, Joshua Cirbo, and Jeff Gauger recently became qualified as AWS Certified Welding Inspectors and passed the...

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Steel engineering and inspection seminars scheduled for fall 2009

September 9, 2009

The Steel Structures Technology Center has announced its fall schedule for seminars on welding design, steel construction inspection, bolting and welding, and structural steel plan reading. All...

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Tube India Intl. returns in 2010

September 9, 2009

Tube India International 2010—The All-Indian Exhibition and Conference for the Tube and Pipe Industries—will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Center in Mumbai Feb. 10 – 12, 2010. The...

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D&S Manufacturing names general manager

September 9, 2009

Michael Dougherty, president of D&S Manufacturing, Black River Falls, Wis., has announced the promotion of John Barkley to General Manager.Barkley is responsible for overseeing the achievement of the...

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Stainless steel symposium scheduled for October in Milan, Italy

September 9, 2009

Stresa, on lake Maggiore, near Milan, Italy, is the venue for the 3rd International Stainless Steel Symposium, to be held Oct. 7 and 8, 2009.Hosted by Focus Rostfrei and Stainless Steel Focus in...

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PTM Corp. hires military defense specialist

September 9, 2009

PTM Corp. and Modified Technologies Advanced Engineering and Tooling Group, Fair Haven, Mich., have announced the addition of a new military division piloted by Samra Weindl. Weindl was hired by PTM...

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Alloy Engineering recognized as outstanding Ohio-based exporter

September 9, 2009

The Alloy Engineering Co., Berea, Ohio, was recognized as one of Ohio's outstanding exporting firms at the Ohio Global Summit 2009 at ceremonies in Columbus on Aug. 26, 2009. The company designs and...

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Boeing projects Asia Pacific will be largest aviation market in world

September 9, 2009

Boeing forecasts that the Asia Pacific region will rank as the world's largest aviation market over the next 20 years, requiring 8,960 new commercial jets valued at approximately $1.1 trillion. Asia...

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ISM: Manufacturing sector grew in August—first growth in 19 months

September 1, 2009

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August, following 18 consecutive months of contraction, and the overall economy grew for the fourth consecutive month, said the nation's...

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HRB price recovery stalls

August 26, 2009

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ Western European HRB price for Aug. 24 rose 3.3 percent to $570 (on a Euro basis, it rose 2.1 percent), ex-works, for the fifth consecutive rise. The United...

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Manufacturing executives report signs of improving economy in new poll

August 24, 2009

Optimism about the economy is beginning to permeate among the ranks of recession-wracked manufacturers, according to a new poll conducted by the co-sponsors of the upcoming FABTECH® International...

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