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HRB price eruption slows

May 15, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. HRB spot price for May 12 surged 5.2 percent to $1,154 per ton, FOB the mill, for the thirteenth consecutive rise totaling $577. The Western European HRB...

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General Steel Holdings releases statement following China earthquake

May 13, 2008

General Steel Holdings Inc., one of China's non-state owned steel products producers, announced today that its operations were not adversely affected by the recent earthquake in the Sichuan province...

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FMA announces 2008 Safety Award winners

May 5, 2008

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA) recently announced the winners of its 2008 Safety Award competition.Eleven companies received Honor Awards for having no...

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HRB spot steel price hikes continue

May 2, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. HRB spot price for April 28 surged 9.4 percent to $1,097 per ton, FOB the mill, for the twelfth consecutive rise totaling $520. The Western European HRB...

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Greenville Tube specializes in short lead times

May 1, 2008

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, offers seamless stainless steel tubing through Greenville Tube Co., located in...

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Atlas Steel Products mourns president's passing

May 1, 2008

Atlas Steel Products President and CEO Lawrence J. "Bo" Burr died Monday (April 28) at home with his family in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, following a seven-month battle with cancer. He was 63.Mr. Burr...

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Metal forming companies anticipate weaker business conditions

April 30, 2008

According to the April 2008 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies expect business conditions to weaken during the next three months. Conducted...

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Nucor ranked as largest steelmaker in U.S.

April 24, 2008

No company produces more steel in the United States than Nucor Corporation, according to rankings published in the May 2008 issue of American Metal Market.The rankings by the magazine, its first in...

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Latest LINE survey shows labor market remaining soft in May

April 22, 2008

The latest SHRM/Rutgers Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE®) survey indicates that similar to last month, the labor market in May 2008 will remain soft and will be much weaker...

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HRB spot steel prices continue to soar

April 17, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. HRB spot price for April 14 surged 16.0 percent to $1,003 per metric ton, FOB the mill, for the 11th consecutive rise totaling $426. The world export HRB...

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ESAB enters agreement with MegaStir to develop friction stir welding systems

April 15, 2008

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has signed an agreement with MegaStir® that gives ESAB exclusive worldwide license to manufacture and distribute friction stir welding machines...

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De-Sta-Co open house showcases new facility in India

April 15, 2008

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., a provider of robotic tooling, workholding, and industrial automation products, recently held an open house at its new facility in Pune, India. The event explored...

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Bosch Rexroth names PLC, HMI product manager

April 15, 2008

The Electric Drives and Controls technology group of Bosch Rexroth Corp., Hoffman Estates, Ill., recently appointed Ted Thayer as programmable logic control and human-machine interface (HMI) product...

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Genesee Group/NY Inc. changes name, organizational status

April 15, 2008

The Genesee Group/NY Inc., West Henrietta, N.Y., a contract manufacturer of metal components and assemblies for various industries, recently changed its name to Genesee Global Group. The name reflects...

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RathGibson acquires Mid-South Control Line Inc.

April 15, 2008

RathGibson, Lincolnshire, Ill., has acquired Mid-South Control Line Inc. (MSCL), Marrero, La.A manufacturer of welded; welded and drawn; and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing,...

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