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Cargill, Robinson Steel form joint venture

August 23, 2007

Cargill, a global trader, processor, and distributor of iron and steel, has agreed to enter into a joint venture with Robinson Steel to produce and distribute RPS® sheet and plate under license....

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HRB spot steel prices turning up?

August 16, 2007

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for Aug. 13 fell 1.6 percent to $560 per metric ton, FOB the mill for the eighth consecutive time. The world export HRB...

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Plymouth Tube acquires Trent Tube

August 14, 2007

Plymouth Tube Co., Warrenville, Ill., has announced that an agreement has been achieved for the acquisition of Trent Tube from Crucible Materials Corp. effective August 11, 2007. The purchase...

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Haas Laser Technologies launches Web site

August 7, 2007

Haas Laser Technologies Inc., Flanders, N.J., has launched a new Web site at www.haaslti.com.The site includes information, specifications, and photos for the company's line of laser beam delivery...

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Harris Products Group creates scholarship in honor of retiree

August 7, 2007

The Harris Products Group, Gainesville, Ga., has established a scholarship in honor of Larry Schweikert, who recently retired after 32 years with the company. The Larry and Patti Schweikert...

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Cardinal MetalWorks completes ISO 9001:2000

August 7, 2007

Cardinal MetalWorks, Burgaw, N.C., has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification.The company, which employs 42 workers, manufactures formed sheet metal components using autoload CNC punching machines,...

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ALGOR opens office in Beijing

August 7, 2007

ALGOR Inc., Pittsburgh, has opened an office in Beijing to increase sales and support for customers in the Asia-Pacific region.The company provides design, analysis, and simulation software. Its...

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BTD Manufacturing acquires Pro Engineering

August 7, 2007

BTD Manufacturing Inc., Detroit Lakes, Minn., has acquired Pro Engineering, Minneapolis. The transaction involved an exchange of cash for assets.An operating company of Otter Tail Corp., BTD offers...

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Trio of tradeshows offers parallel staging, increased exhibit space

August 7, 2007

The parallel staging of Metallurgy-Litmash, Tube Russia, and Aluminium/Non-Ferrous 2007 offered 52,500 sq. ft. of exhibit space—50 percent more than last year—to 300 exhibitors from 26...

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BBJnames SolidWorks one of Massachusetts' best places to work

August 7, 2007

SolidWorks Corp., Concord, Mass., has been named as one of the best places to work in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journalfor the fourth consecutive year.SolidWorks made the top-20 list in the...

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Sandmeyer Steel hires Midwest district sales manager

August 7, 2007

Sandmeyer Steel Co., Philadelphia, has named Adam Pottner as district sales manager for its Midwest sales territory.Pottner, who replaces the retiring Robert Lundgren, is responsible for the company's...

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Denman & Davis adds sales representative

August 7, 2007

Denman & Davis, Clifton, N.J., an independent, general-line steel service center, has added Sheila Yarbough to its sales team. She is responsible for acquiring new business and growing existing...

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Wheelabrator Plus names service manager

August 7, 2007

Wheelabrator, LaGrange, Ga., a provider of surface preparation and finishing products, has named Allen Austin as service manager for Wheelabrator Plus, the after-sales division of Wheelabrator Group....

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Red Bud to host coil processing seminar in Mexico City

August 7, 2007

Red Bud Industries will host a coil processing seminar in Mexico City, Mexico, on Oct. 11, at the Hotel Casa Blanca. The seminar will cover blanking, multiblanking, leveling, slitting, new processes...

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EMMA plans fall metal manufacturing conference in Chicago

August 7, 2007

The Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association (EMMA), a division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM), Glen Ellyn, Ill., will hold its fall conference at the...

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