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Ultra Tech Machinery to build EWI's first very high-power ultrasonic additive manufacturing machine

June 30, 2009

EWI has announced that it has signed an agreement with Ultra Tech Machinery to build the first very high-power ultrasonic additive manufacturing machine. The contract, valued at $1.1 million, was...

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Mate opens new, expanded European headquarters, manufacturing facilities

June 29, 2009

Mate Precision Tooling has announced the opening of its new and expanded European headquarters and manufacturing facilities. Centrally located in Frankfurt Germany, the new facilities culminate a...

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Airgas continues Operation Homefront support with second $100,000 donation

June 29, 2009

Airgas Inc., a distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and welding, safety, and related products, today marked the upcoming Independence Day holiday by reaffirming its commitment to...

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Automotive supplier expands operations in Michigan

June 25, 2009

PTM Corp. has announced the addition of a 600 ton Eagle press in its Fair Haven, Mich., metal stamping facility.According to PTM sales manager Steve Kuhr, "The decision to purchase the new equipment...

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Durable goods orders up 1.8 percent in May

June 24, 2009

New orders for U.S. manufactured goods rose by a stronger-than-expected 1.8 percent in May.Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast that orders would decline 0.6 percent in May after a revised 1.8...

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HRB prices on the way up

June 24, 2009

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ World export HRB price for June 22 soared 10.9 percent to $446 per ton, FOB the port of export, for the third consecutive rise. The United States HRB spot price...

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USW supports new WTO case filed by U.S., EU against China

June 23, 2009

The United Steelworkers (USW) today gave strong support for a new World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute filed by the United States and European Union, challenging China's export restrictions on key...

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U.S. automakers make substantial gains in initial quality

June 22, 2009

New vehicles sold by Chrysler, Ford, and GM's domestic brands have improved in initial quality by an average of 10 percent, compared with 2008, surpassing the 8-percent rate of improvement by the...

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AISI stresses importance of steel in future vehicles

June 18, 2009

Through collaborative efforts with automakers, the North American steel industry is continuing to reinvent its advanced steel technologies to meet stringent requirements for safer, fuel efficient and...

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Core products CE-approved for sale in Europe

June 16, 2009

Fischer Engineering Co., Dayton, Ohio, has announced that its core products— weld bend testers, weld tensile testers, and welding coupons— have been CE-approved for sale in Europe.

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New services brochure available

June 16, 2009

Manchester Tool & Die Inc. offers a new 4-page brochure detailing its steel fabricating and production machining services, as well as the production machining and tube end forming services from BKB...

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Metal forming companies 'at or near bottom' of economic cycle

June 16, 2009

According to the June 2009 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies expect little change in business conditions during the next three months. ...

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Manufacturers support summer camps to inspire next-generation workers

June 15, 2009

Even in these uncertain economic times, companies in the hard hit manufacturing sector are stepping up to the plate to improve the industry. The Gene Haas Foundation, Amada America, and CNA Insurance...

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Detroit Tool Metal Products to consolidate locations

June 11, 2009

Detroit Tool Metal Products (DTMP) today announced that it will consolidate to one central facility in Lebanon, Missouri, closing its Fort Madison, Iowa, site by the end of the year. Key management...

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HRB prices off the bottom

June 10, 2009

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ Chinese HRB ex-works price for June 8 rose 1.9 percent to $429 per ton for the fourth consecutive rise. The World export HRB price rose 1.5 percent to $402 per...

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