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Jancy Engineering hires director of market development

July 11, 2006

Jancy Engineering Inc., Davenport, Iowa, has named William Hildebrand as director of market development. Hildebrand focuses on opening untapped markets in North America and beyond.Hildebrand has more...

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Orbitform names Northwick Associates as European distributor

July 11, 2006

Orbitform Group, Jackson, Mich., has named Northwick Associates, Worcestershire, U.K., as European distributor for the company's products, including orbital forming machines, Adtech and Milford impact...

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Greenerd, Tianjin Tianduan form alliance

July 11, 2006

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has developed an alliance with Chinese hydraulic press manufacturer Tianjin Tianduan Press Co. Ltd.Greenerd is now the sole representative for sales,...

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Mittal Steel expanding Indiana research laboratories

July 11, 2006

Mittal Steel will break ground July 13 for a major expansion of its research and development laboratories in East Chicago, Ind."This multi-million dollar expansion will significantly enhance our...

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Nucor to construct special bar quality mill in Southern U.S.

July 11, 2006

Nucor Corp. announced today that it plans to construct a "Special Bar Quality Products" steel mill in the Southern U.S. with an estimated capacity of 850,000 tons. The state-of-the-art facility will...

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Actuant acquires D.L. Ricci

July 11, 2006

Actuant Corp., Milwaukee, has completed the purchase of D.L. Ricci Corp., Red Wing., Minn.Actuant consists of two groups of companies: Tools & Supplies and Engineered Solutions. D.L. Ricci is now...

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GM to proceed with exploratory talks with Renault, Nissan

July 7, 2006

The General Motors Board of Directors today endorsed a recommendation by the company's senior management that it engage in exploratory discussions with Renault and Nissan regarding GM's potential...

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Hypertherm sixth among SHRM's top 25 Best Medium Companies

July 6, 2006

Metal cutting equipment manufacturer Hypertherm Inc. has been named sixth among the top 25 Best Medium Companies to Work for in America by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and will be...

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Arcelor shareholders reject Severstal merger

June 30, 2006

Reuters has reported that steelmaker Arcelor's shareholders rejected a merger deal with Russia's Severstal today The action clears the way for an agreed $32 billion takeover by Mittal...

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U.S., Western Europe hot-rolled steel prices up

June 28, 2006

SteelBenchmarker™has reported that the hot-rolled band (HRB) world export price for June 26 was $608 per ton, FOB the port of export, down slightly from the June 12 figure of $610. The HRB price...

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Honda to build manufacturing plant in Indiana

June 28, 2006

Honda today announced plans to build a $550 million automobile plant on a 1,700-acre tract in Decatur County, Indiana, near Greensburg, 50 miles southeast of Indianapolis. The plant will begin mass...

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Graebener Group Technologies appoints president

June 27, 2006

Graebener Group Technologies LLC, Napoleon, Ohio, a joint venture between Automatic Feed Company (AFCo), Graebener Maschinentechnik GmbH and REIKA GmbH, has announced the appointment of Richard A....

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Jury finds welding rod makers not liable

June 27, 2006

The Associated Press has reported that a jury in Cleveland today cleared welding rod makers of any liability for heath problems affecting Ernesto G. Solis, a former civilian worker at a Navy base....

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Mittal Steel Co. NV announces agreement with Arcelor

June 26, 2006

Mittal Steel Company NV today announced that it has reached an agreement with Arcelor to combine the two companies in a merger of equals to create what the company says will be the world's leading...

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Malaysian demand for welding equipment, consumables to expand

June 22, 2006

Frost & Sullivan has reported that demand for welding equipment in Malaysia is set to expand as foreign investment boosts the general level of industrial infrastructure and manufacturing activity in...

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