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DuPont develops new process for making titanium

September 27, 2006

DuPont today announced a new process for making high-purity titanium metal powder that it said could reduce cost and substantially boost efficiency in parts manufacturing. Titanium is a strong,...

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National plan to certify skilled workers announced

September 25, 2006

House Small Business Committee Chairman Don Manzullo (R-IL) today joined national manufacturing leaders in announcing a new program to train and certify workers in the advanced skills demanded by...

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Hobart Institute receives Image of Weldingaward

September 20, 2006

The American Welding Society (AWS) and the Welding Equipment Manufacturers Committee have announced that the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology has been selected to receive the 2006 Image of...

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Manufacturing Camp grants available from FMA Foundation

September 18, 2006

Fifteen to 20 grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 each will be awarded by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Foundation (FMA Foundation) to not-for-profit organizations and educational...

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Ford accelerates restructuring

September 15, 2006

Ford Motor Co. today announced plans to further reduce its capacity and work force, and ramp up new product introductions as it accelerates its North America "Way Forward" turnaround plan.Ford will...

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AK Steel's Rockport Works receives Senate Productivity Award

September 15, 2006

AK Steel has announced that its Rockport, Indiana Works is the winner of the United States Senate Productivity Award, sponsored by U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana, the Indiana Manufacturers...

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Hot-rolled band prices down in U.S., world market; up in China

September 13, 2006

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the hot-rolled band (HRB) world export price for Sept. 11 declined $9 per ton to $545 per ton versus the Aug. 28 report. The U.S. HRB spot price fell $5 to $675...

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Beckwood appoints marketing assistant/customer service representative

September 12, 2006

The Beckwood Corp., St. Louis, has named Ryan M. Pendleton as marketing assistant and customer service representative.Pendleton is involved in the development and implementation of all marketing...

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PTCAlliance emerges from Chapter 11

September 12, 2006

PTCAlliance Corp., Wexford, Pa., has completed the necessary steps to implement its prepackaged plan of reorganization and has successfully emerged from Chapter 11.Under the plan, the company's senior...

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Performance Racing trade show date set

September 12, 2006

The Performance Racing Industry Trade Show, Dec. 14-16, 2006, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla., will feature the latest motorsport technology, including welding and metal...

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Osborn Intl. names president

September 12, 2006

Osborn Intl. North America, Cleveland, has named Richard M. Halen Jr. as president.Halen has a background in manufacturing, engineering, operations, sales, marketing, and strategic planning. He was...

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Combilift opens new headquarters

September 12, 2006

Combilift has opened a new manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland. Minister for Enterprise, Trade, and Employment Micheal Martin was on hand to officially open the facility, which will provide...

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TRUMPF honors sales achievement award winners

September 12, 2006

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., presented its 2006 sales achievement awards to Advanced Fabricating Machinery, Hart Machine Tool Inc., and TECSA at its annual distributor meeting.Advanced Fabricating...

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Roll-Kraft Ltd. installs CNC machine

September 12, 2006

Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, has installed a vertical CNC machine at Roll-Kraft Ltd., Brampton, Ont., for additional production of tooling for the tube and pipe industry.The machine is the eighth CNC...

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Serapid names sales representative firms

September 12, 2006

Serapid USA, Sterling Heights, Mich., has recently named five organizations as its new sales representatives.New representatives are Industrial Equipment and Supply, Minneapolis; Dynamic Automation,...

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