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FANUC Southeast moves to new facility

January 10, 2006

FANUC Robotics America Inc., Rochester Hills, Mich., is moving its Southeast operations to a 22,000-sq.-ft. customer technology center near Charlotte, N.C.The additional floor space is dedicated to...

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Linetec appoints director of architectural and commercial sales

January 10, 2006

Linetec, Wausau, Wis., has named Jon Close as its director of architectural and commercial sales.Close oversees the company's outside sales, inside sales, estimating, and marketing departments for its...

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Chrysler to build Jeep® Compass at Belvidere, Ill. plant

January 9, 2006

The Chrysler Group today announced that the all-new 2007 Jeep® Compass, revealed today at the North American (Detroit) International Auto Show, will be produced at its Belvidere (Ill.) Assembly...

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FMA/TPA mourn Berkeley's death

January 6, 2006

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA), and the Tube & Pipe Association, Intl.® (TPA), are deeply saddened by the Jan. 1 passing of Harrison Campbell (Hutch) Berkeley Jr.,...

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DaimlerChrysler, Volkswagen announce manufacturing alliance

January 5, 2006

DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler Group and Volkswagen today announced that they have reached a formal agreement under which the Auburn Hills, Mich.-based carmaker will manufacture a unique line of VW...

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Mittal Steel completes U.S. subsidiaries merger

January 4, 2006

Mittal Steel Company N.V. has completed the merger of U.S. operating subsidiaries Mittal Steel USA ISG Inc. and Ispat Inland Inc.Inland was merged with and into ISG effective Dec. 31, 2005, with ISG...

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Alpha Steel takes on Macsteel Service Centers USA name

January 4, 2006

Macsteel Service Centers USA Inc. announced today that its recent acquisition, Alpha Steel, a distributor of hot rolled and structural steel products in the Midwest, will now operate under the name...

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Mittal Steel announces ISG, Ispat Inland merger

December 23, 2005

Mittal Steel Company N.V. (Mittal Steel) has announced that its wholly owned U.S. operating subsidiaries, Mittal Steel USA ISG Inc. (ISG) and Ispat Inland Inc. (Inland) will merge.Under the proposed...

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Airplane purchases boosted November durable goods orders

December 23, 2005

New orders for manufactured durable goods in November increased $9.3 billion or 4.4 percent to $223.0 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This was at the highest level since the series...

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Dana Corp. announces work force reductions

December 21, 2005

Dana Corp. has announced it will eliminate a total of approximately 800 jobs at one Canadian and three Australian plants in 2006.By December 2006, approximately 500 jobs will be eliminated at Dana's...

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Tube and pipe industry expert dies

December 15, 2005

Ron Stange, owner and founder of Tools For Bending Inc., Denver, died Dec. 3.Stange began his career in the tube and pipe fabrication industry when he joined the H&H Tool Division of Teledyne Pines in...

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Paulo Products earns ISO accreditation

December 13, 2005

Paulo Products Co., Murfreesboro, Tenn., has earned ISO/TS 16949:2002 accreditation.This is the second Paulo facility to earn the accreditation. The company's Nashville, Tenn. facility earned the...

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Dorner names COO

December 13, 2005

Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., has named Richard "Rich" Ryan as chief operating officer.Ryan joins the company from Rockwell Automation, where he held a variety of executive management positions....

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High-Tek Tube earns ISO certification

December 13, 2005

High-Tek Tube Corp., Littleton, Colo., has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification for its quality system and procedures. The company says the achievement is part of its long-term commitment to customer...

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MK Products names vice president of sales

December 13, 2005

MK Products, Irvine, Calif., has promoted Paco Perez to the position of vice president of sales.Perez manages the sales for the company and works with large OEM customers. He has been with the company...

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