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John P. Surma Jr. elected U. S. Steel chairman

November 29, 2005

United States Steel Corp. announced today that the board of directors has elected John P. Surma Jr. chairman of the board, effective February 1, 2006. Surma succeeds Thomas J. Usher, who will retire...

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Mittal Steel announces acquisitions

November 28, 2005

Mittal Steel Company N.V., a global steel producer, announced Nov. 25 that it has completed its acquisition of 93.02 percent of Kryvorizhstal.Under the terms of the share purchase agreement,...

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TIMET announces joint venture in China

November 23, 2005

Titanium Metals Corp. (TIMET) has announced the formation of XI'AN BAOTIMET VALINOX TUBES CO. LTD., an equity joint venture company formed to produce welded titanium tubing in the Peoples Republic...

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Ryerson Tull appoints director

November 23, 2005

The Board of Directors of Ryerson Tull Inc. has appointed Dennis J. Keller to the company's board of directors.Keller is chairman of the board of DeVry Inc. and DeVry University Inc. DeVry Inc. is...

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Timken increases specialty steel prices

November 22, 2005

Timken Latrobe Steel, a subsidiary of The Timken Co., has announced a price increase of 3 percent to 8 percent on all remelted aerospace alloys. The price change is effective immediately on all new...

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Commercial Metals Co. acquires rebar fabricator

November 17, 2005

Commercial Metals Co, headquartered in Irving, Texas, has acquired substantially all of the operating assets of Norfolk, Va.-based Hall-Hodges Co., a reinforcing steel fabricator. Hall-Hodges, which ...

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AK Steel announces December surcharges

November 17, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $228 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in December 2005. The company also has advised its electrical...

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EIGERlab manufacturing center to receive funding

November 11, 2005

The EIGERlab advanced manufacturing center in Rockford, Ill., has been granted $300,000. The funding, secured by Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL), is included in the 2006 Science-State-Justice-Commerce...

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Caterpillar chairman named "Manager of the Year"

November 10, 2005

James W. Owens, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction, mining, and utility-type vehicles, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines, was selected this...

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Delphi launches welding company

November 10, 2005

Delphi Technologies Inc. (DTI), a Delphi Corp. subsidiary, has started a new welding company called SpaceForm Inc. to commercialize its deformation resistance welding (DRW) technology within the...

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Select-Arc Inc. appoints three

November 8, 2005

Select-Arc Inc., Fort Loramie, Ohio, has appointed Michael Tecklenburg as national sales manager.Tecklenburg has 24 years of sales and technical experience and graduated from The Ohio State University...

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Anchor Die Technologies appoints president

November 8, 2005

Anchor Die Technologies Inc., Cleveland, sister company of Anchor Manufacturing Group Inc., has appointed Don Frank as its president.Frank has been with Anchor Manufacturing for more than five years...

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Micro Stamping launches redesigned Web site

November 8, 2005

Micro Stamping Corp., Somerset, N.J., has redesigned its Web site www.microstamping.comto reflect new technologies and expanded capabilities and facilities.The site celebrates the company's 60 years...

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CAD AVSHMEIP is first 3-D die design systems distributor in Mexico

November 8, 2005

3D QuickTools Ltd. has formed an alliance with CAD AVSHMEIP S.A. to begin the sales and support business of 3DQuickPress® in Mexico, marking the entry of advanced 3-D die design systems in Latin...

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TRUMPF celebrates production of 100th laser resonator

November 8, 2005

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has announced it has produced its 100th TCF 1 laser resonator, two years after the product's introduction. Originally intended for use on the TC L 2510 laser cutting...

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