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FARO announces CEO transition plan

April 12, 2005

Beginning March 2006, the company's CEO duties will be shared by Raab and Jay Freeland, president and COO, allowing Raab to focus on research and development and strategic initiatives.The company also...

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Amada names stamping press product manager

April 12, 2005

Amada America Inc., Buena Park, Calif., has appointed David Stone as product manager-stamping presses. Stone joined the company in 2000 as a stamping press product specialist and recently served as...

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Amada, Mitsubishi Electric collaborate

April 12, 2005

Amada and Mitsubishi Electric have announced that the companies are collaborating in the laser beam machining business. Aimed at enhancing competitiveness in the domestic sheet metal manufacturing...

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Weldability study engineers win award

April 12, 2005

Dr. Min Kuo of Ispat Inland Inc. and Dr. John Chiang of Ford Motor Co. have been honored with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)/ American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Sydney H. Melbourne...

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ISG stockholders approve merger with Mittal Steel

April 12, 2005

Stockholders of International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) voted to approve the proposed merger of ISG and Mittal Steel Company N.V. at a special meeting held today at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time in New...

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Greer Steel appoints Dover plant engineer

April 12, 2005

Greer Steel has appointed Robert L. Bates as plant engineer of the company's Dover, Ohio, facility.A registered professional engineer, Bates has more than 24 years' engineering experience. His...

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Dramex expands Rexdale, Ont., facility

April 12, 2005

Montreal-based Dramex Corp., a manufacturer of expanded metal products, has announced the addition of a 200-ton, fully automated expanded metal press to its Rexdale, Ont., manufacturing facility.The...

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AK Steel adds stainless-grade titanium surcharge

April 11, 2005

AK Steel said today that it is adding a titanium component to its stainless steel raw material surcharge, because of a nearly five-fold rise in cost of the steelmaking alloy since the beginning of...

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NASA studying Delphi welding technology

April 11, 2005

Delphi Corp., the Michigan Research Institute (MRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have entered into a research project to study the use of Delphi's deformation...

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DaimlerChrysler to host Education Day

April 8, 2005

Monday, April 11, DaimlerChrysler Corp. will host about 100 professional educators at the company's Education Day, an all-day event designed to inform educators about the many DaimlerChrysler...

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ISG restarts Burns Harbor plate mill

April 7, 2005

International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) has announced the successful restart of its 110-inch plate mill, located at the company's Burns Harbor facility in Burns Harbor, Ind. ISG announced plans to...

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Large vehicle sales affected by rising gas prices

April 6, 2005

The latest AutoVIBES poll from Harris Interactive® and Kelley Blue Book Market Research revealed that if gas prices reach more than $3 a gallon, as predicted by many energy analysts, in-market...

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Metaldyne names executive VP, Commercial Group

April 6, 2005

Metaldyne today announced that Thomas Amato has been appointed executive vice president, Commercial Group. Tim Leuliette, chairman, president, and CEO, made the announcement.In this role, Amato...

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GM's Electro-Motive Division sale completed

April 5, 2005

Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, Berkshire Partners LLC, and certain related parties today announced the completion of the acquisition of Electro-Motive Division from General Motors. The company, which...

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Alcan opens fabricating plant

April 4, 2005

Alcan Inc. today announced the opening of its automotive bumper fabricating plant in Saguenay, Quebec. At full capacity, the plant will have an annual production capability of one million bumper...

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