Tube and Pipe Production

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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Shaw Stainless & Alloy posts Fox Business Network podcast

June 13, 2014

Shaw Stainless & Alloy has been recognized on Fox Business Network for its feature on Manufacturing Marvels®. Visitors can see the podcast and another corporate video on the company’s website at www.stainlessandalloy.com. The company offers stainless steel seamless and welded pipe and tube,...

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Delta Steel delivers OCTG pipe mill slitter to Borusan Mannesmann

June 6, 2014

Delta Steel Technologies, Irving, Texas, has delivered an OCTG pipe mill slitter to Borusan Mannesmann. The line includes a double cone uncoiler, five-roll flattener, dual 14-in. slitter arbors, a traversing tension stand, and 24-ft. recoiler with an outboard...

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Rattunde adds to staff

June 4, 2014

Caledonia, Mich.-based Rattunde, a manufacturer of tube and bar processing machinery, has announced the addition of several new staff members. Chad Luptowski has been named as control system technician. In this position, he trains new and current customers and commissions new machines in the...

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Market research report analyzes worldwide aluminum pipe and tube markets

June 3, 2014

Reportlinker.com has announced the availability of the new market research report, “Aluminium Pipe and Tube Markets in the World to 2018—Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts.” The expansion of the global aluminum pipe and tube industry is forecast to reach 5.3 percent p.a. in the coming...

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SMS Meer supplies gap closing press to ITZ

May 28, 2014

SMS Meer, Mönchengladbach, Germany, has supplied a 25-MN GCP® gap closing press to Izhorsky Trubny Zavod (ITZ), based in Kolpino near St. Petersburg, Russia. The machine has been integrated into an existing 18-m JCOE® large-diameter pipe mill that SMS Meer supplied in 2006. The new gap...

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Overton Industries appoints electrical and controls engineer

May 28, 2014

Overton Industries – Tube Forming Systems, Franklin, Ind., has hired Don Fulk as electrical and controls engineer. He has more than 35 years of experience in PLC programming and automation, as well as experience in robotics, electrical engineering, and control system design and implementation....

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Thermatool provides equipment for Kubiec-Conduit mill

May 27, 2014

Thermatool, located in East Haven, Conn., has supplied a 200-kW HAZControl™ technology welding machine and an Alpha® Flying Shear Mach 2 cutoff to Kubiec-Conduit, Ecuador. The two new pieces of equipment are used for high-speed production of conduit. The welding machine allows the operator...

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ASMAG/Seuthe establishes U.S. subsidiary

May 7, 2014

Tube manufacturing machinery and equipment producer ASMAG/Seuthe has established a U.S. subsidiary, ASMAG USA Inc., in Schaumburg, Ill. The ASMAG group of companies, located in Austria, Germany, and the U.K., provide technology and systems for the manufacture of steel, stainless steel, copper,...

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Heavy-duty mill-type cylinders meet ISO 6022 specs

May 5, 2014

Peninsular Cylinder Co. Inc. builds heavy-duty mill-type cylinders to ISO 6022 specifications for destructive applications such as foundries and stamping plants. Metric and English dimensions are available with position-feedback sensing, including linear transducers. Cylinder bores are up to 20...

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Axis Pipe and Tube orders heat-treatment equipment, pipe threading line from SMS Meer

April 28, 2014

Axis Pipe and Tube, Houston, has ordered heat-treatment equipment and a pipe threading line from SMS Meer, Mönchengladbach, Germany, for its Bryan Works in Texas. With the equipment, the company can produce OCTG used for natural gas and crude oil production. The heat-treatment line includes a...

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Tube 2014 presents 1,200 international exhibitors

April 15, 2014

At Tube 2014, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, in Düsseldorf, Germany, in April, more than 1,200 exhibitors from 47 nations showcased their innovations in about 538,190 sq. ft. of total exhibition space. Exhibitors included 50 companies from the U.S., with 12 companies participating in...

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Vehicle seat manufacturer rolls with the changes

April 14, 2014

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Freedman Seating Co., founded in the late 19th century, originally manufactured seat cushions for horse-drawn buggies. As gasoline engines displaced animal power, Freedman adapted and today uses the latest technologies, such as CNC tube benders and a laser cutting machine, to stay current with trends in transportation.

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Fine Tubes appoints technical/quality director

April 2, 2014

Fine Tubes, a Plymouth, U.K.-based manufacturer and global supplier of precision tubes, has announced the appointment of Phil Adderley as technical and quality director. In this role, he has overall responsibility for quality assurance and compliance, quality control, and technical and laboratory...

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National Grid provides economic development grant to Welded Tube USA

April 1, 2014

In an effort to assist Welded Tube of Canada Corp., a Concord, Ont.-based tubular products manufacturer, in moving forward with construction of a new steel pipe manufacturing plant in Lackawanna, N.Y., National Grid has provided the company with its first installment of an economic development...

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Kent Corp. starts up two heavy-gauge, large strip accumulators

March 10, 2014

Kent Corp., North Royalton, Ohio, a provider of coil handlers, end welders, accumulators, high-speed cold saws, and tube mill consumables, has commissioned two large horizontal accumulators for customers in the OCTG and structural steel industries. The U.S.-built equipment, which handles coil...

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