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Alcan to acquire packaging plant in Poland

February 15, 2005

Alcan Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with the UK administrators of Parkside International to acquire the assets of Parkside's flexible food packaging plant in Zlotow, Poland.The...

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IAL president/COO announces retirement

February 14, 2005

International Aluminum Corp. (IAL) has announced that David C. Treinen, president and COO, advised the company's Board of Directors at its February 9, 2005 meeting that he will be retiring at the end...

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Parker Hannifin announces management appointments

February 14, 2005

Parker Hannifin Corp. today announced management appointments involving two of its operating groups: Fluid Connectors and Automation.Bob Bond has been promoted to president of the Fluid Connectors...

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Auto suppliers applaud resolution on steel hearings

February 11, 2005

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) commended Rep. Joseph Knollenberg (R-Mich.) on February 10 for introducing in the House of Representatives HR 84, a resolution calling on the...

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Manzullo: Spending plan will help small businesses

February 11, 2005

House Small Business Committee Chairman Don Manzullo (R-IL) said the President's proposed budget for the coming year sets forth a sound plan to help small employers continue to grow and create jobs...

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Algoma Steel withdraws from Stelco process

February 10, 2005

Ontario-based Algoma Steel Inc. has announced that it does not intend to submit a binding offer for Stelco Inc. Algoma had been engaged in due diligence and in discussions with Stelco and its...

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Inventors Hall of Fame inducts Old Ironsides' builder

February 10, 2005

The National Inventors Hall of Fame has announced this year's class of inductees, which includes Matthias Baldwin (1795–1886), who built the historic Old Ironsides steam locomotive.Old Ironsides...

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Toro acquires Hayter Limited

February 9, 2005

The Toro Company today announced it has acquired the assets of Hayter Limited, a Spellbrook, England-based manufacturer of consumer and commercial mowing products.Under terms of the agreement, Toro...

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SPFA honors safety excellence, achievement award winners

February 8, 2005

The Steel Plate Fabricators Association, a division of STI/SPFA, has announced its Safety Award of Excellence and Safety Award of Achievement awards for 2003-2004. The awards are presented annually by...

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Serapid USA hires products manager

February 8, 2005

Serapid USA Inc. has hired Mark Kubik as Quick Die Xchange products manager.Kubik has 15 years' experience in the metal stamping industry. He previously was employed by Hilma, where he served as the...

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Roll-Kraft acquires Empire Precision Tooling

February 8, 2005

Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, has announced it has acquired Empire Precision Tooling (EPT), Brampton, Ont. The company has been renamed Roll-Kraft Ltd.The company says the addition provides support for...

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OSHA offers Hispanic outreach Web tool

February 8, 2005

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has unveiled a new Hispanic Outreach Module for its Compliance Assistance Quick Start Web tool, the agency's Web-based tool that provides a...

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OSHA supports National Response Plan

February 8, 2005

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced its support for the National Response Plan unveiled Jan. 6 by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which includes a new...

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Mitsubishi announces new division

February 8, 2005

Mitsubishi, Wood Dale, Ill., has introduced a new division of the Consumable Products Group (CPG), a line established to supply parts and support the needs of the company's laser owners more...

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MG Systems and Welding appoints western regional sales manager

February 8, 2005

MG Systems and Welding has appointed Dick Parrott as western regional sales manager.Parrott returned to the company after a 19-year absence. He has 20 years' metal cutting and fabrication industry...

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