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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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AWS achieves CWI milestone

September 12, 2006

The American Welding Society (AWS), Miami, reached a milestone of nearly 22,400 active certified welding inspectors (CWI). This achievement reflects the growth of the program, which has certified more...

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International Paint names regional sales manager

September 12, 2006

International Paint LLC, Houston, has hired Kevin Coleman as protective coatings regional sales manager for the Southeast.Coleman helps to direct the company's long-term efforts for expanding its...

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Tregaskiss, BDI enter joint venture, form new company

September 12, 2006

Tregaskiss Welding Products, Windsor, Ont., has entered a joint venture with Browne Distribution Intl. LLC (BDI), forming Tregaskiss Intl.Tregaskiss Intl. is responsible for the growth and support of...

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Hypertherm director earns DFMA supporter award

September 12, 2006

Dr. Mike Shipulski, director of engineering at Hypertherm Inc., Hanover, N.H., has been given the Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) award as distinguished supporter of 2006.DFMA is a program...

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Timken invests in induction heat-treat line

September 12, 2006

The Timken Co., Canton, Ohio, plans to invest $5 million in a new induction heat-treat line at its steel plant in Canton that will increase capacity on heat-treated steel bars and tubing.The new line...

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Tube, pipe trade fair sees increased attendance

September 12, 2006

Tube 2006, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, held in Dsseldorf, Germany, attracted 28,600 attendees, an increase of 7.5 percent compared with the previous event held in 2004.The visitors came...

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AK Steel announces new tubing line startup

September 12, 2006

AK Steel has announced the startup of a new large diameter stainless steel tubing line at the Walbridge, Ohio, plant of AK Tube LLC, its wholly-owned subsidiary. Installation of the resistance-weld...

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AK Steel announces Oct. electrical, stainless steel surcharges

September 12, 2006

AK Steel has advised its customers that a $290 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in October 2006. October 2006 surcharges for the stainless steel...

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Metals USA announces Building Products Group executive change

September 12, 2006

Metals USA Holdings Corp., Houston, has announced that the president of its Building Products Group, Gerard Papazian, has left the company to pursue other opportunities.Lourenco Goncalves, chairman,...

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Nucor to purchase Verco Mfg. Co. assets

September 12, 2006

Nucor Corp. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Verco Manufacturing Co. for a cash purchase price of approximately $180 million,...

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Michigan Seamless Tube names vice president of sales

September 12, 2006

Michigan Seamless Tube, South Lyon, Mich., has promoted David Ehlers to vice president of sales.Ehlers has 30 years' experience in the metal industry. He spent many years with Marmon/Keystone Corp.,...

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IPSCO to acquire NS Group

September 11, 2006

IPSCO Inc. and NS Group, Inc. jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which IPSCO will acquire NS Group, a manufacturer of seamless and welded oilfield...

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