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Aerospace employment growth continues

August 16, 2005

According to the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), aerospace industry employment continued a positive trend that started last year, adding 11,100 jobs since the end of 2004.Statistics compiled...

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CMC acquires Juarez, Mexico joist manufacturing operation

August 16, 2005

Irving, Texas-based Commercial Metals Company (CMC) announced today the acquisition of substantially all of the operating assets of the Juarez, Mexico joist manufacturing facility from a subsidiary of...

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Whirlpool increases offer to buy Maytag

August 15, 2005

On August 10 Whirlpool increased its offer to buy Maytag a third time, proposing to buy the company for $1.79 billion, or $21 a share, in a half cash, half stock deal. The move prompted Maytag to...

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AK Steel announces September surcharges

August 15, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $157 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in September 2005. The company also has advised its electrical...

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Conference focuses on materials

August 9, 2005

Five materials-related societies have joined forces to create Materials Science & Technology 2005 (MS&T '05), a technical gathering on the latest developments in materials research and applications....

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LIA announces safety events

August 9, 2005

The Laser Institute of America (LIA), Orlando, Fla., has announced its safety training courses for the remainder of 2005. The schedule includes the following courses:Laser Safety Officer...

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Lincoln Electric announces executive management appointments

August 9, 2005

Lincoln Electric International Holding Co., a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., has announced that David M. LeBlanc has been appointed president of Lincoln Electric Europe, succeeding...

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LINPAC redesigns catalog, Web site

August 9, 2005

LINPAC Materials Handling, Georgetown, Ky., has redesigned its full-line catalog and Web site.The updated catalog contains fork opening dimensions and drawings for all product lines and includes new...

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Kaiser Aluminum files reorganization plan

August 9, 2005

Kaiser Aluminum Corp., Foothill Ranch, Calif., together with Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. and 19 of its subsidiaries, has filed a reorganization plan and a related disclosure statement in the U.S....

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Heidtman Steel's Cleveland facility fully operational

August 9, 2005

Heidtman Steel Products Inc., a flat-rolled service center network, has announced that with the commissioning of a 0.625 slitter, its Cleveland processing facility now is fully operational.The...

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Huntingdon Fusion delivers equipment to petrochemical industry

August 9, 2005

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques, a U.K.-based manufacturer of weld purge systems, has announced delivery of an equipment order to its U.S. distributor for Bechtel Intl. Inc.The delivery consisted of 152...

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Horn Machine Tools, Unison form alliance

August 9, 2005

Unison, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, U.K., has appointed Horn Machine Tools Inc. (HMT) as the exclusive North American distributor for its entire product line, which includes CNC tube benders,...

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Hypertherm chosen one of best places to work

August 9, 2005

Hypertherm Inc., Hanover, N.H., has been named fourth among the top 50 Best Small & Medium Companies to Work for in America by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is listed among the...

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Barckhoff hires senior sales executive

August 9, 2005

Richard Alley has joined Barckhoff Welding Management, Victoria, Minn., as a senior sales executive.Alley has a background in both sales and marketing, having served the welding industry in various...

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Stamping brochure includes chart, glossary

August 9, 2005

A new eight-page stamping brochure from Boker's Inc., Minneapolis, showcases the company's products and services.The brochure also features a gauge decimal equivalents chart for converting gauge...

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