Tube and Pipe Production News

The tube and pipe production technology area encompasses mills and all of the equipment that makes a mill run successfully: tooling, welding units, nondestructive testers, bundlers, scarfing equipment, straighteners, scrap choppers, and washing systems.

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Dofasco completes Copperweld segment acquisition

October 4, 2005

Dofasco Inc., Hamilton, Ont., announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of certain assets of Copperweld Holding Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., through a transaction with Atlas...

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USW pipe workers, producers fighting China imports

September 15, 2005

U.S. pipe workers and seven standard pipe producers are being joined by members of Congress, steel suppliers, and customers in an effort to stop an unfair surge of China pipe imports at a public...

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Roll-Kraft continues seminars

September 13, 2005

Roll-Kraft recently completed its summer seminar series at its headquarters in Mentor, Ohio.The tube and pipe seminar provided information on proper mill integrity and alignment, as well as roll...

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Sharon Tube announces plant expansion

August 9, 2005

Sharon Tube Co., Sharon, Pa., has announced a miltimillion dollar expansion to its Wheatland, Pa., cold draw facility.Cold drawing equipment and 22,000 sq. ft. of production space will be added to the...

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T&H Lemont installs two stainless steel tube mills

July 12, 2005

T&H Lemont, Countryside, Ill., has installed two WU11M-11 quick-change stainless steel tube mills.The integrated mill systems can produce inline-bright-annealed products in diameters from 0.250 in....

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Redman changes name to Tubesource

July 12, 2005

Redman Mfg. Co., Ferndale, Mich., has changed its name to Tubesource.According to President Brad VanderBrug, the name change is part of the company's plan to become a one-stop shop in the tube supply...

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Charlotte Pipe and Foundry launches redesigned Web site

July 12, 2005

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, Charlotte, N.C., has launched its redesigned Web site.The redesigned site provides customers with information related to the company's six product systems and includes...

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IPSCO appoints Canadian Tubular Products business development director

June 14, 2005

IPSCO has appointed Linda D'Angelo as director, business development, of Canadian Tubular Products.D'Angelo has more than 18 years' experience as a sales and marketing executive with extensive...

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SMS Demag appoints North American sales manager

May 10, 2005

SMS Demag Inc. has appointed Mario Fabro as North American sales manager — Long Product Rolling Mills. He is responsible for managing all sales of structural mills, wire rod and SBQ mills, and...

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Lincoln Electric joins Pipeline Research Council

April 12, 2005

The Lincoln Electric Co. has been admitted into the Pipeline Research Council Intl. (PRCI) as an associate member.The company joins General Electric as one of only two nonindustry members admitted to...

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Tex-Tube names general manager

March 8, 2005

Tex-Tube Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Villacero, a Mexican steelmaker and rebar producer, has named Isidro Cantu as general manager.Cantu earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and...

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Sharon Tube receives recognition

March 8, 2005

On January 4, 2005, Sharon Tube Co. was selected to participate in the U.S. Army's "Soldier to Supplier" program. The program recognizes key suppliers who support the Army's efforts by providing...

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IPSCO establishes Frontier Pipe Research Unit

February 17, 2005

IPSCO Inc. today announced an investment of $3.5 million to set up a Frontier Pipe Research Unit specifically dedicated to accelerating development of the company's large diameter capability. The...

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Plymouth Tube to acquire Trent Tube's CWA plant

December 7, 2004

Plymouth Tube Co. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Trent Tube's cold work anneal (CWA) plant located in East Troy, Wis. Syracuse, N.Y.-based Crucible Materials Corp. is Trent Tube's parent...

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Victaulic launches new corporate Web site

October 12, 2004

Victaulic Co., a producer of mechanical pipe joining systems, has launched its newly designed Web site intended to better serve the information needs of its worldwide customers in the building...

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