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Universal Tube & Rollform completes roll form line

August 8, 2006

Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corp., Perrysburg, Ohio, in cooperation with Universal Controls Group, has completed a roll form line for the Batesville Casket Co.The line comprises a Tishken...

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Addison Machine adds to engineering department

August 8, 2006

Addison Machine Engineering, Reedsburg, Wis., has added Courtney Fassel and Tom Onate to its engineering department.The addition of Fassel increases the department's drafting capacity, while Onate...

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Hobart Brothers opens training center

August 8, 2006

Hobart Brothers Co., Troy, Ohio, has opened a training center at its Troy plant to address new filler metal systems along with safety and health practices.The training center is used to educate...

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Corrosion Materials opens Chicagoland facility

August 8, 2006

Corrosion Materials Inc., Baker, La., has opened a facility in Bolingbrook, Ill.The company, which also has facilities in Houston and Wixom, Mich., announced that Fara Jordan heads the Bolingbrook...

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Hess Industries launches Formitt Metal Labs

August 8, 2006

Hess Industries Inc., Niles, Mich., has announced the launch of Formitt Metal Labs, created specifically to support product development for a variety of industries.Formitt Metal Labs offers...

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ArvinMeritor to establish manufacturing facility in China

August 7, 2006

ArvinMeritor Inc. today announced it will open a new wholly owned operation in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China. The 300,000 sq. ft. facility initially will manufacture trailer axles and suspensions for...

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Delphi completes New Jersey battery plant sale

August 2, 2006

Delphi Corp. has completed the sale of its New Brunswick, N.J., battery manufacturing facility to Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI), effective Aug. 1, 2006. This sale, which includes ownership of the...

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Manzullo: Education key to turning tide in U.S. manufacturing

August 2, 2006

Education is the key to turning the tide in U.S. manufacturing.That's the message Rep. Don Manzullo, R-Ill., spread at a visit to the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA), on Aug....

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S&P Equity Research sees continued steel industry consolidation

July 31, 2006

Despite Mittal's acquisition of Arcelor, Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services sees the global steel industry further consolidating over the next several years. These and other findings are...

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AK Steel to increase prices for automotive exhaust alloys

July 31, 2006

AK Steel said today that it is increasing transaction prices for all stainless steel automotive exhaust alloys effective with shipments on September 3, 2006. The transaction prices for types 409, 439,...

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U.S.-made Acura TL exported to China

July 27, 2006

Acura took a major step forward in its global plans with the export of the first U.S.-made Acura vehicle to China, the company announced today.Scheduled to go on-sale beginning in September at newly...

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Steel prices rise in U.S., Europe

July 26, 2006

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the hot-rolled band (HRB) world export price for July 24 was $608 per ton, FOB the port of export, down slightly from the July 10 figure of $587. The HRB price in...

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Commercial Metals Co. appoints CEO

July 25, 2006

In accordance with Commercial Metals Company's established succession plan, Stanley A. Rabin, chairman of the board and CEO has announced that the Board of Directors has named Murray R. McClean CEO...

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Delphi to explore sale options for interiors businesses

July 24, 2006

Delphi Corp., Troy, Mich., has announced it has retained Rothschild Inc. to explore potential sale opportunities for its Cockpits and Interior Systems and Integrated Closure Systems businesses.Any...

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Hotline for specialty metals, titanium buyers introduced

July 20, 2006

Buyers of specialty metals and titanium for use in defense-related applications now can check on domestic product availability through a toll-free hotline developed by the Specialty Steel Industry of...

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