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Ametek acquires Reading Alloys

May 15, 2008

Ametek Inc., Paoli, Pa., a manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, has acquired Reading Alloys, a specialty metals producer that of titanium master alloys and highly...

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ITT Corp. acquires Kaliburn

May 15, 2008

ITT Corp., White Plains, N.Y., recently acquired Kaliburn Inc., Charleston, S.C.ITT Corp. is an engineering and manufacturing company that employs approximately 40,000 people and has customers in more...

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Plataine names vice president of sales, metal fabrication

May 15, 2008

Plataine, Ball Ground, Ga., has appointed Richard Piacenza as vice president of sales, metal fabrication.Piacenza has 20 years of sales and marketing management experience in the industry, serving...

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Airgas acquires A&N Plant

May 15, 2008

Airgas Inc., Radnor, Pa., recently acquired A&N Plant, a European supplier of new and reconditioned rotating, positioning, and welding equipment. The acquisition creates a new business unit of...

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Thermadyne appoints automation business managers

May 15, 2008

Thermadyne Industries Inc., St. Louis, a manufacturer of cutting and welding products, recently appointed Charlie Fischer, Mark Powers, and Barry McCarter as automation business managers.Fischer is...

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Bosch Rexroth to acquire fluid filter manufacturer

May 15, 2008

Bosch Rexroth, Hoffman Estates, Ill., a provider of drive and control technologies from mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics to electronics and associated service, has announced plans to acquire K. &...

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AddisonMckee selected as a winner of Progressive Manufacturing 50 awards

May 15, 2008

AddisonMckee, Lebanon, Ohio, was named as a winner of the fourth annual Progressive Manufacturing 50 awards, selected by Managing Automation, a monthly publication of Thomas Publishing Co. LLC....

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LAI names strategic products director

May 15, 2008

LAI Intl. Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a supplier of precision components and subassemblies for OEMs, has named Darcy Dodge as director of strategic products.Dodge is responsible for directing and...

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Bunting Magnetics Co. acquires MAGL

May 15, 2008

Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, Kan., has acquired Magnet Applications Group Ltd. (MAGL), which has manufacturing operations in Berkhamsted, England, and Dubois, Pa.Bunting manufactures magnetic...

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HRB price eruption slows

May 15, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. HRB spot price for May 12 surged 5.2 percent to $1,154 per ton, FOB the mill, for the thirteenth consecutive rise totaling $577. The Western European HRB...

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General Steel Holdings releases statement following China earthquake

May 13, 2008

General Steel Holdings Inc., one of China's non-state owned steel products producers, announced today that its operations were not adversely affected by the recent earthquake in the Sichuan province...

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FMA announces 2008 Safety Award winners

May 5, 2008

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA) recently announced the winners of its 2008 Safety Award competition.Eleven companies received Honor Awards for having no...

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HRB spot steel price hikes continue

May 2, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. HRB spot price for April 28 surged 9.4 percent to $1,097 per ton, FOB the mill, for the twelfth consecutive rise totaling $520. The Western European HRB...

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Greenville Tube specializes in short lead times

May 1, 2008

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, offers seamless stainless steel tubing through Greenville Tube Co., located in...

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Atlas Steel Products mourns president's passing

May 1, 2008

Atlas Steel Products President and CEO Lawrence J. "Bo" Burr died Monday (April 28) at home with his family in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, following a seven-month battle with cancer. He was 63.Mr. Burr...

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