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Liberty Experiences COE Integrity

Liberty Experiences COE Integrity

March 7, 2017

By: Coe Press Equipment

Watch this testimonial about COE’s service solution for our Liberty Steel customer involving a retrofit upgrade to an existing straightener head and how it significantly improved equipment performance when processing Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS).  If your coil line operation requires upgrades in order to successfully handle the challenges of processing high tensile materials, contact the COE service experts for an assessment.  We offer affordable mechanical and control upgrade investments that will boost productivity, increase ROI and better serve your customer’s needs.  +1 (586) 979-4400

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AEC files new scope-clarification request on fake pallets

March 6, 2017

Last week the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), Wauconda, Ill., filed a new scope-clarification case against China Zhongwang Holdings Ltd. and its extensive network of affiliates, asking the Department of Commerce (DOC) to expand the DOC’s determination last December regarding Zhongwang’s...

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Metal powder group announces website launch

March 6, 2017

The Metal Powder Industries Federation's (MPIF) Industry Development Board (IDB), Princeton, N.J., has completed a redesign of the www.pickpm.com website.The new website offers design-specification information and numerous application case studies covering eight powder metallurgy (PM) market...

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Nucor acquires assets of Omega Joist

March 2, 2017

Steel products manufacturer Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., has acquired the assets of Omega Joist, a subsidiary of Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd. Omega Joist produces open-web steel joists at its manufacturing facility located in Nisku, Alta., and maintains sales offices in western British Columbia and...

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Kloeckner Metals relocates in Illinois

March 2, 2017

Kloeckner Metals Corp.’s flat-rolled division, a metal distribution company located in Chicago, has moved to a new, 106,000-sq.-ft. facility in University Park, Ill. The expansion includes the addition of a 72-in. slitter and a cut-to-length line with multiple cassettes for processing heavy- and...

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U. S. Steel announces executive management changes

March 1, 2017

United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, has announced that David B. Burritt, former executive vice president and CFO, has been elected president/COO. Mario Longhi, who has served as president/CEO since September 2013, remains CEO and continues to serve on the board of directors. Burritt continues to...

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Synalloy subsidiary purchases Marcegaglia USA’s stainless pipe/tube operations

March 1, 2017

Richmond, Va.-based Synalloy Corp. has announced that its subsidiary Bristol Metals LLC has purchased Marcegaglia USA’s stainless steel pipe and tube operations. The combined business will operate as Bristol Metals LLC with facilities in Bristol, Tenn., and Munhall, Pa. “The combined capacity...

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IFTA supports USTR decision to hold China accountable for illegal subsidies on aluminum

February 28, 2017

In January 2017 the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) formally requested consultations with China through the World Trade Organization (WTO) concerning China’s illegal aluminum subsidies. The Wauconda, Ill.-based International Fair Trade Alliance (IFTA) commends and congratulates the USTR on this...

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Chicago Tube and Iron announces two promotions

February 27, 2017

Chicago Tube and Iron Co., Romeoville, Ill., has announced the promotion of Jim Farnan to director of procurement and Sean Vietti to general manager.Farnan, a 22-year industry veteran, succeeds Larry Soehrman, who will retire at the end of May. Farnan has 17 years of experience at the company in...

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Ryerson acquires Guy Metals

February 16, 2017

Chicago-based Ryerson Holding Corp., a distributor and value-added processor of industrial metals, has acquired Guy Metals Inc., a privately owned metal service center company located in Hammond, Wis.Guy Metals processes stainless and nickel-alloy products used in food, dairy, pharmaceutical, and...

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Primetals Technologies to modernize continuous caster for GMH

February 14, 2017

London-based Primetals Technologies has received an order from Georgsmarienhütte GmbH (GMH), a German steel producer, to modernize GMH’s six-strand continuous bloom caster. In this second stage of a multipart refurbishment project, Primetals Technologies will supply, install, or modify the...

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Kloeckner Metals Flat Rolled Group moves to larger facility in Illinois

February 13, 2017

Metals distributor Kloeckner Metals Flat Rolled Group, previously located in Chicago, has expanded and moved into a new, 106,000-sq.-ft. facility in University Park, Ill. The company’s value-added products include carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Tony Munno, Flat Rolled Group general...

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United Performance Metals opens facility in Hungary

February 13, 2017

United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, has announced the opening of a new, 10,764-sq.-ft. specialty metals distribution, sales, and processing facility in Budapest, Hungary. The facility, certified to ISO 9001 and AS9120 Rev A, is the company’s third location outside of the U.S. Additional...

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NSF student grant program to support metal powder industry

February 8, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF), Princeton, N.J., has approved a grant program to support 40 students from U.S. institutions to attend POWDERMET2017 (International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials) and AMPM2017 (Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy) in Las...

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Chicago Tube and Iron names VP of administration

February 7, 2017

Chicago Tube and Iron Co., Romeoville, Ill., has promoted Janeth Villalobos to vice president of administration. She joined the company as director of administration in October 2016. Villalobos has more than 15 years of experience in human resources. She most recently served as human resources...

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