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Global powder metallurgy market set to reach almost $30 billion by 2012

November 6, 2007

The worldwide market for powder metallurgy (PM) components is expected to approach $30 billion by 2012, growing from $23 billion in 2007 at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) near 5 percent,...

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Lucas-Milhaupt participates in Tier 2 of Wisconsin natural resources program

November 6, 2007

Lucas-Milhaupt Inc., Cudahy, Wis., a producer of metal-joining products and brazing/soldering technology, recently became the second participant in Tier 2 of Wisconsin's Green Tier program. According...

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MTC Software expands Asia-Pacific operation

November 6, 2007

MTC Software Inc., Lockport, N.Y., a developer of software for CNC sheet and plate cutting, has opened a sales and applications support facility in Singapore. Working closely with the company's...

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U. S. Steel completes acquisition of Stelco Inc.

October 31, 2007

United States Steel Corp. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Stelco Inc. and that Stelco has been renamed U. S. Steel Canada Inc.Commenting on the acquisition, U. S. Steel Chairman...

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Ryerson launches comprehensive reorganization

October 24, 2007

Ryerson Inc. has announced it has taken the initial steps in a comprehensive reorganization to make the company stronger, more nimble, and a better service provider for customers.Ryerson, a...

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LINE® reports lowest manufacturing recruiting difficulty in four years

October 23, 2007

The latest SHRM/Rutgers LINE® survey indicates that employment expectations for November 2007 have dropped slightly for the manufacturing sector. New-hire compensation in this sector is higher...

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Spartan Chassis adds manufacturing capacity

October 16, 2007

Spartan Chassis Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors Inc., has announced the purchase of two additional manufacturing facilities near its headquarters in Charlotte, Mich.

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AIDA expands North American facility

October 10, 2007

AIDA-America Corp, the AIDA Global Group's North American manufacturing facility for mechanical stamping presses, held a special event Oct. 2 to recognize three events. Community business leaders,...

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ISRI challenges SRI conclusions on steel recycling rates

October 9, 2007

Robin Wiener, president of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, D.C., recently challenged conclusions in a Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) press release that announced the...

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SAF West adds chief of production at California facility

October 9, 2007

SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing) has added David Simonsen as the first chief of production at its SAF West facility in Redding, Calif.Simonsen has overall responsibility for the facility's production...

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Bosch Rexroth technology group offers ergonomics check list

October 9, 2007

The Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies group for Bosch Rexroth Corp., Buchanan, Mich., offers the "Manual Workplace Systems 7-Step Ergonomic Checklist," a guide to designing a work area that fits...

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MTI Systems, ProfitKey form partnership

October 9, 2007

MTI Systems, West Springfield, Mass., a provider of cost-estimating software for manufacturing applications, has announced a partnership with ProfitKey Intl., Salem, N.H., that will embed MTI's...

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Jet Edge partners with Saimo to sell waterjet systems in China, Australia

October 9, 2007

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has announced a partnership with Saimo Group of Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China, to sell waterjet equipment in China and Australia. Saimo will manufacture waterjet systems...

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LVD launches global branding initiative

October 9, 2007

LVD Co. n.v., Gullegem, Belgium, has launched a global branding initiative designed to unite all of the company's sales subsidiaries and products under the LVD brand name and the baseline "Sheet...

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OMAX names sales representative for Mexico

October 9, 2007

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has appointed Miguel Cervantes as sales representative for Mexico.Cervantes is responsible for introducing abrasive waterjet technology to the Mexican machining industry...

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