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Durable goods orders soar

January 29, 2008

Factory orders for durable goods rose in December by the largest amount in five months—5.2 percent.The increase was far larger than had been expected. Commercial aircraft orders experienced a...

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Ameristeel begins Jacksonville Mill expansion planning

January 24, 2008

Gerdau Ameristeel Corp. has announced that it has begun the planning process for a capital project to expand its Jacksonville Steel Mill, located in Baldwin, Florida.The expansion is expected to add...

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Legislation introduced to stimulate economy, create jobs

January 23, 2008

U.S. Reps. Don Manzullo (R-IL) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL) today introduced legislation to stimulate the economy by accelerating an existing tax incentive to help manufacturers create and keep jobs in...

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Steel coil prices in U.S. surge to 12-month high

January 22, 2008

The Steel Index weekly reference prices for steel coil products in the U.S. have surged to 12-month highs and continue to rise sharply.Prices for steel coil products in the U.S. have hit their highest...

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HRB spot steel prices climb

January 17, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for Jan. 14 surged 6.1 percent to $659 per metric ton, FOB the mill, for the fifth consecutive rise. The world export HRB...

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Laser Services Inc. acquired

January 15, 2008

Laser Services Inc., Westford, Mass., recently was acquired by Greg and Marie Sexton.Registered to ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100, the company has 25 CO2 and YAG laser systems that scribe, drill, engrave,...

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Jacobson Mfg. – Tiffin acquires Horizon Technology Group's Ohio location

January 15, 2008

Jacobson Mfg. – Tiffin LLC, Medina, Ohio, an affiliate of Continental/Midland, Jacobson Mfg., MSD Stamping, and Minuteman Distribution, has acquired the assets of HTG Tiffin LLC, Tiffin,...

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TRUMPF names director of spare parts in North America

January 15, 2008

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., recently named Claudio Schutz as director of spare parts in North America. Based in the Farmington headquarters, Schutz leads the spare parts team, including customer...

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Messe Dsseldorf, ZAO Expocentr plan Tube Russia 2008

January 15, 2008

Tube Russia 2008, an international tube and pipe trade fair, is scheduled to run May 27–30 at the ZAO Exhibition Center in Moscow. The event will be organized jointly by Messe Dsseldorf and ZAO...

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Diamond Mfg. acquires Stone Perforating

January 15, 2008

Diamond Mfg. Co., Wyoming, Pa., a metal perforator, has acquired Stone Perforating Co., Chicago.The acquisition includes Chicago EDM, a Stone Perforating affiliate.

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Lucas-Milhaupt acquires Omni Technologies

January 15, 2008

Lucas-Milhaupt Inc., Cudahy, Wis., a subsidiary of Handy & Harman, has acquired Omni Technologies Corp., Danville, N.H.Lucas-Milhaupt is a supplier of brazing and soldering materials, offering...

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Markin Tubin updates Web site

January 15, 2008

Markin Tubing LP, Wyoming, N.Y., has re-engineered its Web site and changed the main URL. The site, at www.markin.com, includes a technical library of tube-related specifications, data, and process...

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Silberline CEO leads aluminum industry delegation to China

January 15, 2008

Lisa Jane Scheller, CEO of Silberline Manufacturing Co. Inc., Tamaqua, Pa., recently led a delegation of aluminum industry representatives to the 2007 China Aluminum Forum in Chengdu, China.A member...

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Bayloff appoints CEO

January 15, 2008

Bayloff Stamped Products, a third-generation, family-owned automotive stamping company, has appointed Tom Carey as CEO and president.Carey implements initiatives designed to enhance customer service...

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New Miller Web page connects visitors to welding resources

January 15, 2008

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s new Industries and Interests Web page, located at www.millerwelds.com/interests, organizes the information available on the Appleton, Wis., company's Web site into nine...

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