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Fleetwood to build travel trailers, homes for Katrina relief

September 21, 2005

Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., a producer of recreational vehicles and manufactured housing, has accepted orders for 7,500 travel trailers and 3,000 single-section manufactured homes for ultimate...

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December start-up for U.S. Steel's Gary blast furnace

September 20, 2005

United States Steel Corp. reported today that, based upon the updated rebuild schedule for the No. 14 blast furnace at Gary Works, the furnace is expected to be available for start-up in early...

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Chrysler Group unveils China strategy

September 16, 2005

Just two weeks after starting his new role as Chrysler Group president and CEO, Tom LaSorda reviewed the company's plans in China and Taiwan this week and unveiled three product programs representing...

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USW pipe workers, producers fighting China imports

September 15, 2005

U.S. pipe workers and seven standard pipe producers are being joined by members of Congress, steel suppliers, and customers in an effort to stop an unfair surge of China pipe imports at a public...

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DOL estimates 68,000 job losses from Katrina

September 15, 2005

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) today announced that new claims for jobless benefits increased by 71,000 last week, the largest increase in almost 10 years. The DOL attributed 68,000 of these...

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AK Steel announces October surcharges

September 15, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $154 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in October 2005. The company also has advised its electrical...

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China's currency continues to hurt U.S. manufacturing, jobs

September 14, 2005

U.S. government trade data released Sept. 13 reflects that China's undervalued currency continues to take a toll on American jobs and the manufacturing sector, according to a coalition seeking an end...

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U.S. Steel appoints general manager

September 14, 2005

United States Steel Corp. today announced the appointment of George H. Thompson to the position of general manager-service centers, electrical, agricultural, and industrial equipment. The appointment...

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EQS president elected NADDRG secretary

September 13, 2005

Engineering Quality Solutions Inc. President Daniel Schaeffler has been elected secretary of the North American Deep Drawing Research Group (NADDRG).NADDRG fosters and encourages sheet metal forming...

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Chaparral Steel announces appointment of vice presidents

September 13, 2005

Chaparral Steel Co., Midlothian, Texas, has announced the appointment of 11 vice presidents in conjunction with its spin-off from Texas Industries Inc.Cary D. Baetz has been elected vice president and...

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Diamond Ground Products upgrades Web site

September 13, 2005

Diamond Ground Products, Newbury Park, Calif., has upgraded its Web site.Besides showcasing the company's products, the site also features free tungsten guidebook downloads designed to help welders...

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Thermatool announces welding machine start-up in China

September 13, 2005

Thermatool, East Haven, Conn., has announced the successful start-up of a CFD 1200 solid-state dual contact and induction welding machine at Kingland Petroleum-Gas Pipeline Co. Ltd. in Zhejiang,...

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Salvagnini dedicates showroom, technical center in Japan

September 13, 2005

Salvagnini, Hamilton, Ohio, has built and dedicated a new showroom, technical, and commercial facility in Izumi (Osaka), Japan.The facility, which has 7,100 sq. ft. of covered floor space, provides...

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Roll-Kraft continues seminars

September 13, 2005

Roll-Kraft recently completed its summer seminar series at its headquarters in Mentor, Ohio.The tube and pipe seminar provided information on proper mill integrity and alignment, as well as roll...

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ROMER CimCore obtains patent infringement judgment

September 13, 2005

ROMER® CimCore®, a Hexagon Metrology™ company, obtained summary judgment of patent infringement against FARO Technologies Inc., Lake Mary, Fla.In its decision dated July 11, 2005, the...

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