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U.S. Steel names VP – tubular operations

February 24, 2009

United States Steel Corp. announced today that Douglas R. Matthews has been appointed vice president-tubular operations and president of the company's U. S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc. subsidiary...

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John Ratzenberger's NBT, FMA join forces to encourage youth to pursue manufacturing careers

February 23, 2009

A new entity dedicated to inspiring America's youth to consider careers in manufacturing and respond to a growing need in this country has been created through the partnership of two leading...

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Ford's Romeo, Mich., Engine Plant produces 10 millionth engine

February 19, 2009

After years of delivering power to two of Ford Motor Company's iconic products, the Ford F-150 and Mustang, Romeo Engine Plant has reached a historic milestone—the production of its 10 millionth...

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Deere & Company remains 'solidly profitable'

February 18, 2009

Deere & Company today announced worldwide net income of $203.9 million, or $0.48 per share, for the first quarter ended January 31, compared with $369.1 million, or $0.83 per share, for the same...

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NAM: Competitive auto industry essential to American manufacturing base

February 18, 2009

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President John Engler today issued the following statement in support of auto manufacturers in America:I cannot stress enough the importance of the auto...

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Metal formers weigh in on business conditions for next three months

February 16, 2009

According to the February 2009 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies expect tough times to continue during the next three months. Conducted...

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NAM supports stimulus legislation

February 13, 2009

National Association of Manufacturers President John Engler has issued the following statement in response to the conference version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (H.R. 1):The economic...

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FMA International purchases Canadian Industrial Machinery (CIM)magazine

February 11, 2009

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International (FMA), Inc., announces the purchase of Canadian Industrial Machinery (CIM)magazine.Founded in 1986, Canadian Industrial Machinery, a...

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HRB prices revisit the bottom

February 11, 2009

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™United States hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for Feb. 9th dropped 3.5 percent to $554 per metric ton, FOB the mill, for the 13th consecutive decline. The...

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Press brake training now available on DVD

February 10, 2009

Asma LLC, a provider of precision sheet metal training, now offers its press brake training through a series of DVDs. The 30- to 45-minute DVDs comprise the same material as Asma's full-day in-house...

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TVRheinland acquires Non-Destructive Testing Services

February 10, 2009

TVRheinland®, a supplier of independent testing, assessment, and certification services in Newtown, Conn., has acquired Non-Destructive Testing Services (NDT), a material inspection company based...

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Laser Design partners with Wenzel-Xspect CMM distributors

February 10, 2009

Laser Design Inc., a supplier of 3-D laser scanners in Minneapolis, has announced a nationwide distribution agreement with the Wenzel-Xspect USA sales force to market Laser Design's 3-D laser scanning...

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Friedman Industries opens steel coil processing facility

February 10, 2009

Friedman Industries Inc. has announced the opening of a steel coil processing plant located in Decatur, Ala. The facility is designed to convert hot-rolled coils received from the adjacent Nucor Steel...

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Sandvik Decorex wins design award

February 10, 2009

Sandvik Decorex™, produced by Sandvik Materials Technology in Sandviken, Sweden, has won a Materialica Design + Technology Award for 2008, presented at the Materialica Trade Fair in Munich,...

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Metals Supply Co. appoints president

February 10, 2009

Metals Supply Co. Ltd., Houston-based subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., has named John Hess as president. Hess has more than 27 years of steel service center industry experience, the last...

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