Metals/Materials News

The metals/materials technology area has information on the most commonly used materials in metal fabrication ̶ carbon steels; stainless steels; high-strength, low-alloy steels (HSLAs); and the 6000 series aluminum ̶ and those that aren't as common, such as the red metals, refractory metals, titanium, and magnesium.

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Ryerson acquires Southern Tool Steel

August 5, 2015

Metals distributor and processor Ryerson Holding Corp., Chicago, has acquired Southern Tool Steel (STS), a privately owned metals service center company based in Chattanooga, Tenn., specializing in bar and plate processing. STS has two locations and about 90 employees serving the southeastern...

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Aim Solder launches website

August 5, 2015

Aim Solder has launched a new website at www.aimalloys.com that provides quick access to product information, technical guides, safety data sheets, and technical data sheets. The Cranston, R.I.-based company is a provider of standard and custom industrial-grade metals and alloys for casting,...

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Rolled Alloys receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

August 3, 2015

Cincinnati-based Rolled Alloys has announced that it has received a 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Co. issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Rolled Alloys maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the...

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All Metals completes facilities upgrade

July 28, 2015

All Metals has announced the completion of upgrades at its Spartanburg, S.C., processing facilities. The upgrades included construction of a new, climate-controlled storage bay that expands the total plant size to 225,000 sq. ft. and an on-site rail expansion that now allows the company to receive...

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H.C. Starck receives Boeing’s 2014 Silver Performance Excellence Award

July 27, 2015

Global materials supplier H.C. Starck has announced that its Fabricated Products Division has received the 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award, issued annually to suppliers who have achieved superior supplier performance. The company maintained a Silver composite rating for each month of...

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Industrial Perforators Association updates online Knowledge Center

July 22, 2015

The Milwaukee-based Industrial Perforators Association (IPA) has refreshed the look and functionality of its online Knowledge Center. The site, at www.iperf.org/knowledge-center, serves as a central resource of education and information on how to apply, specify, buy, design, and build with...

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Norsk Titanium receives investment from RTI International Metals

July 20, 2015

Norsk Titanium AS (NTi), a Norway-based manufacturer of titanium components for industrial applications, has announced that RTI International Metals Inc., a supplier of titanium and specialty metal products and services, has become a strategic investor and minority partner with the company....

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U.S. ITC makes preliminary ruling against unfairly traded CORE imports

July 20, 2015

AK Steel, West Chester, Ohio, has announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has made a unanimous preliminary determination that corrosion-resistant steel (CORE) produced in five foreign countries is causing injury to AK Steel and the domestic steel industry. The preliminary...

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Synalloy names senior VP/CFO

July 14, 2015

Spartanburg, S.C.-based Synalloy Corp., a producer of stainless steel pipe and steel storage tanks and a distributor of seamless carbon pipe and tube, has hired Dennis M. Loughran as senior vice president and CFO. Loughran has 11 years of experience with Reynolds Metals Co. and previously...

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Aleris appoints CEO

July 14, 2015

Cleveland-based Aleris has appointed Sean Stack to the position of CEO. He served most recently as executive vice president/CEO, Aleris North America. He succeeds Steve Demetriou, chairman and CEO since the company’s inception in 2004, who is leaving the company to pursue a new leadership...

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Universal names GM of sales

July 13, 2015

Universal Steel Co., a flat-rolled steel service center in Cleveland, has hired Dean Dolata as the general manager of sales. He has more than 20 years of experience in the steel service center market. Before joining the company, Dolata was general manager of Ryerson Cleveland. He also served as...

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ClarkDietrich receives ISO-compliant EPDs for steel framing products

July 13, 2015

ClarkDietrich™ Building Systems, a West Chester, Ohio-based manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing in North America, has received third party-verified, ISO-compliant Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its steel product portfolio. Information in the EPDs is based on an...

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United Performance Metals hires director of sales

July 8, 2015

Hamilton, Ohio-based United Performance Metals, a supplier of stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys, and cobalt alloys, has hired Curt Gillingham as director of sales. He has more than 25 years of experience in the metals industry. Before joining the company, he held executive...

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Synalloy's Brismet unit adding heavy-wall pipe capability

July 7, 2015

Synalloy Corp., a producer of stainless steel pipe, steel storage tanks, and specialty chemicals and a distributor of seamless carbon steel pipe and tube, has announced that its Brismet unit is adding a heavy-wall welded pipe production shop in Bristol, Tenn. The heavy-wall shop will feature a...

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Primetals Technologies wins order for steel mill upgrade

July 6, 2015

Primetals Technologies, London, has received an order from Evraz Regina to upgrade its steel mill in Regina, Sask. The project comprises new mechanical, electrical, and automation systems and includes the installation of a new vacuum degasser, as well as modernization of the existing slab caster...

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