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Automatic Feed Co. earns ISO certification

June 14, 2005

Automatic Feed Co. Inc., Napoleon, Ohio, has been granted ISO 9001:2000 certification following a quality management system audit conducted in January by AQSR.

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Metform, Bradbury form strategic alliance

June 14, 2005

Metform Intl. Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., and The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., have formed a strategic alliance that will give both organizations the ability to share technology; cooperate in...

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NAM urges immediate action on energy bill

June 14, 2005

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released a statement urging its members to tell senators to support the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Senate floor debate and votes on the bill are...

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Mitsubishi completes headquarters renovation

June 14, 2005

Mitsubishi Laser has completed renovation and expansion of MC Machinery's headquarters showroom in Wood Dales, Ill. The showroom is large enough to display the 3015LVPLUS -35CFX, the 3015LVPLUS -40CFX...

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Fortress launches new Web site

June 14, 2005

Fortress Interlocks, Erlanger, Ky., has launched a new Web site designed to deliver product and application information.Each product has its own dedicated page with a general description, construction...

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Wilson Tool launches parts, accessories division

June 14, 2005

Wilson Tool International® has launched its Xtra™ parts and accessories division.Available products include replacement clamp assemblies, turret keys, tooling cabinets, alignment tools, hand...

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Roll-Kraft adds personnel

June 14, 2005

Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, has appointed Shawn Mitchell to its sales staff and Jeffrey Misley as project manager.Mitchell has many years of experience in the industry and has worked with the company's...

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Rosta Intl. to establish North American headquarters

June 13, 2005

Rosta International Ltd. (Rosta), a China-based manufacturer of steel and aluminum wheels for automotive manufacturers and the aftermarket industry, announced today that it will open a sales and...

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SSINA: First quarter bar, rod imports raise red flags

June 13, 2005

The dramatic increase in imports and import penetration of stainless steel bar and rod in the first quarter of 2005 raises red flags for U.S. producers, according to the Specialty Steel Industry of...

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Analysis indicates U.S.-led global economy slowing

June 13, 2005

The U.S. and global economies are slowing, but there is no cause for alarm yet, according to an analysis released today by The Conference Board."While it is easy to attribute the slowdown either to...

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Mittal extends Weirton blast furnace outage

June 10, 2005

Mittal Steel has decided that a lengthier outage, with accompanying layoffs, is necessary at its plant in Weirton, W.Va.The blast furnace that smelts iron for the steelmaking operations at Mittal...

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TRUMPF delivers water treatment plants to Indonesia

June 10, 2005

As part of a tsunami relief project, TRUMPF donated 10 water treatment plants, eight of which now are in operation in Indonesian refugee camps.Almost six months after the horrific floods in southeast...

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Ford names president, CEO of Volvo Cars

June 9, 2005

Ford Motor Co. has appointed Fredrik Arp as CEO and president of Volvo Cars Corp., succeeding Hans-Olov Olsson, who becomes chairman of the board of Volvo Cars.Arp most recently served as president...

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UAW VP comments on GM shareholder address

June 8, 2005

United Auto Workers (UAW) Vice President Richard Shoemaker, who directs the UAW General Motors Department, issued the following comments about GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner's State of Business...

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Deere Foundation gives $3 million to aid African farmers

June 8, 2005

The John Deere Foundation today said it plans to provide $3 million over the next three years to KickStart, a social enterprise that creates and markets tools to help end poverty in developing...

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