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New robot orders fall 30 percent in first quarter

June 13, 2006

According to statistics released by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Ann Arbor, Mich, new orders for North American robotics companies fell 30 percent in the first quarter of 2006.A 39...

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Beckwood Corp. celebrates 30 years in business

June 13, 2006

The Beckwood Corp., St. Louis, celebrated its 30th year in business at its recently expanded facility. During the ceremony President Charles P. Becker Jr. was presented with a plaque commemorating his...

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Linetec honored by governor as exemplary employer

June 13, 2006

Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle honored Linetec as an exemplary employer committed to the principles of diversity in the workplace. The State of Wisconsin's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)...

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Denman and Davis launches Web site

June 13, 2006

Denman and Davis, Clifton, N.J., has launched its Web site, www.ddsteel.com.The site is set up to help customers quickly locate the products and services they need. It provides real-time inventory...

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Sharon Tube names product sales manager

June 13, 2006

Sharon Tube Co., Sharon, Pa., has appointed R. Gary Giles to product sales manager—electric resistance welded tubing. Giles works closely with the company's outside sales department and is...

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Arcelor board votes to reject Mittal Steel's revised offer

June 12, 2006

Arcelor Board of Directors met June 11 and unanimously decided to reject Mittal Steel's current revised offer. The board also recommended that shareholders support the proposed merger with Severstal...

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Delphi, GM, UAW reach labor agreement

June 10, 2006

Delphi Corp. has announced significant progress in its discussions with the UAW and General Motors Corp., including a Supplemental Agreement with the UAW expanding existing retirement incentives and...

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Olympic Steel completes Tinsley Group – PS&W acquisition

June 5, 2006

Olympic Steel, Inc., a national steel service center, reported today that on June 2, 2006, it completed the purchase of Tinsley Group - PS&W, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Eliza Tinsley Group PLC,...

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European Commission approves Mittal Steel - Arcelor merger

June 2, 2006

Mittal Steel announced today that the European Commission has cleared its bid to acquire Arcelor subject to certain commitments. The granting of EU antitrust clearance is a further positive and...

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Lincoln Electric receives President's 'E-Star' Award

June 2, 2006

The Lincoln Electric Company has received the President's "E Star" Award for Exports in recognition of its achievement in supporting export growth in the U.S. business community. The award was...

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American Axle & Manufacturing to establish facility in Poland

June 1, 2006

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (AAM) has announced that it will establish a manufacturing facility in Poland.AAM plans to purchase a manufacturing building in Olawa, Poland. The building...

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Hess Industries appoints president, CEO

June 1, 2006

Hess Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of David Zenger as president and CEO for all operations and business activities worldwide. The announcement, made by Justin Hillenbrand, chairman of...

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Mittal Steel restores full operations at Indiana steel plant

May 31, 2006

Mittal Steel USA has fully restored its steelmaking operations at the No. 3 basic oxygen shop at its Indiana Harbor plant in East Chicago, Ind. Fully automated operation of both furnace vessels was...

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Dofasco appoints new president, CEO

May 30, 2006

Brian MacNeill, chairman of the board of Dofasco Inc., has announced that Dofasco President and CEO, Don Pether, has indicated he will retire from his current responsibilities, effective July 21,...

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Steel spotlighted in stamp series

May 25, 2006

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today that one of steel's most legendary design achievements, The Gateway Arch, will be featured in the U.S. Postal Service stamp series,...

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