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FIN-X '07 keynote presentation addresses decline of U.S. manufacturing

June 12, 2007

Management consultant, trainer, and author Michael P. Collins will address the decline of U.S. manufacturing when he presents the keynote address at the FIN-X '07 conference and expo for industrial...

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MS Fluid Technologies forms distributor partnership with ICQL Quimica

June 12, 2007

MS Fluid Technologies, Indianapolis, a specialty chemical formulator and distributor for the metal forming, working, and finishing industries, has announced a distributor agreement with ICQL Quimica...

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MCA Student Design Competition explores environmental themes

June 12, 2007

The Metal Construction Association (MCA), Glenview, Ill., has opened registration for its 2007 Student Design Competition. This year's event will focus on how architecture can benefit the...

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Study predicts continued struggle of American automotive industry

June 12, 2007

Although the sale of Chrysler Group has provided a new direction for Detroit's Big Three, a study of the U.S. automotive landscape shows a continued negative outlook for the industry.In the study...

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TRUMPF names new distributors

June 12, 2007

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has named its machine tool distributors for Louisiana and Michigan.The Hampton Co., Plano, Texas, represents the company's line of fabricating machines in Louisiana,...

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AME annual conference focuses on lean manufacturing, improvement

June 12, 2007

The annual conference of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), Arlington Heights, Ill., offers attendees opportunities to learn about lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. The...

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ALGOR opens California office

June 12, 2007

ALGOR® Inc., Pittsburgh, a provider of design, analysis, and simulation software, has opened an office in Santa Clarita, Calif.The company provides finite element analysis (FEA) software, which...

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American Torch Tip buys Precision Products

June 7, 2007

The American Torch Tip Co. (ATTC) has announced that it has purchased the Precision Products Co. of Canaan, N.H.Precision Products specializes in manufacturing plasma torches and consumables used...

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Mate appoints president, vice chairman

June 5, 2007

Dean A. Sundquist, chairman and CEO of Mate Precision Tooling, has announced the appointment of Jack Schneider to the newly created position of vice chairman and Kevin Nicholson to the position of...

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Kennametal president, CEO named best CEO

June 1, 2007

Kennametal Inc., LaTrobe, Pa., has announced that President and CEO Carlos Cardoso has been named one of the best CEOs by Institutional Investormagazine. This recognition places Cardoso among the top...

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Steel prices weak

May 31, 2007

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for May 28 slipped 0.8 percent to $608 per metric ton, FOB the mill for the third consecutive drop. The world export HRB...

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U.S. nail producers file dumping case

May 30, 2007

Five U.S. steel nail producers have filed antidumping duty petitions alleging that dumped imports of nails from the People's Republic of China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are causing material...

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ITW acquires Tregaskiss

May 24, 2007

Illinois Tool Works has acquired Tregaskiss Welding Products, a Canadian welding company.Tregaskiss, a maker of robotic and semi-automatic welding torches, has 179 employees and supplies products to...

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Metal forming companies anticipate slight improvement

May 22, 2007

According to the May 1, 2007, Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies anticipate a slight improvement in general business conditions and incoming...

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Steel prices on the move

May 17, 2007

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for May 14 dropped 1.9 percent to $513 per metric ton, FOB the mill for the second consecutive drop. The world export HRB...

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