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"The Power of Personal Energy" nominated for Georgia Author of the Year Award

April 1, 2009

"The Power of Personal Energy" by Dr. Bob Rausch has been nominated for the 45th annual Georgia Author of the Year (GAYA) Awards.Nominated in the Specialty Books category, the book discusses the...

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LVD, HD establish joint venture company in China

April 1, 2009

LVD Company n.v. and Hubei Tri-Ring Metalforming Equipment Co., Ltd. (HD) have formed a joint venture company in Huangshi City, Hubei Province, China.The joint venture company will produce LVD sheet...

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Ford plan includes covering car payments for buyers who lose jobs

March 31, 2009

Ford Motor Co. has introduced the Ford Advantage Plan, a program intended to boost consumers' buying confidence and begin rebuilding the U.S. economy.According to a company release, the plan offers...

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Hydro to close precision tubing plant in Michigan

March 31, 2009

Norway-based Hydro, a supplier of aluminum and aluminum products, has announced that it is consolidating its aluminum precision tubing operation in North America and closing it plant in Adrian, Mich....

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AP: Obama denies bailout funds for automakers

March 30, 2009

The Associated Press has reported that the White House has said neither GM nor Chrysler submitted acceptable plans to receive more bailout money.President Obama and his top advisers have determined...

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Fleetwood to supply additional modular housing to U.S. Army

March 30, 2009

Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. announced today that its Trendsetter Homes division has signed a contract to supply modular military housing to the U.S. Army for the third phase of construction at Fort...

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About 7,500 GM workers take buyout, early retirement

March 26, 2009

General Motors announced today that about 7,500 of its hourly work force have signed up to take buyout and early retirement incentives to leave the compay.GM offered all of its 62,400 hourly U.S....

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HRB prices: 'Bottom unfathomable'

March 25, 2009

In its latest release of hot-rolled band prices, SteelBenchmarker™'s headline read "bottom unfathomable."The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ Chinese HRB price for March 23 fell 1.0 percent to...

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Chrysler receives Indiana Patriot Award

March 24, 2009

Chrysler LLC has been awarded the prestigious Indiana Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for its continued support of the Guard and Reserve. Major Jose Soto Perez,...

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TRUMPF receives Innovation award from Daimler

March 24, 2009

Daimler AG honored TRUMPF with its Key Supplier Award in the Innovation category on March 12, 2009, in Stuttgart, Germany as part of its Key Supplier Meeting and the 2009 Daimler Supplier Awards...

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Gallatin Steel Co announces organizational changes

March 23, 2009

Gallatin Steel, Ghent, Ky., has announced that Tobin Pospisil, current chief financial officer and general manager of Administration and Finance, has been promoted to the position of president of...

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Air Products brings third Tangshan, China air separation facility on-stream

March 19, 2009

Air Products has announced that it recently brought on-stream its third air separation facility (ASU) in Tangshan, Hebei Province, Northern China to supply oxygen, nitrogen, and liquid argon to...

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AP: U.S. pledges $5 billion to support auto parts suppliers

March 19, 2009

The Associated Press has reported that the U.S. government will lend major auto-parts makers $5.0 billion through its Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) as compensation for merchandise they have...

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USW celebrates 'Buy American' wins

March 18, 2009

March 17, the United Steelworkers (USW) celebrated a milestone in its economic renewal campaign—the passage of a "Buy American" resolution in more than 100 states and municipalities across the...

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Two AK Steel coke plants receive industry's highest safety award

March 18, 2009

AK Steel said today that, for the first time in history, the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute (ACCCI) bestowed its highest award for safety on two cokemaking plants in the same year, both of...

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