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AddisonMckee names vice president of finance and administration

January 11, 2005

AddisonMckee Inc. has named Ken Hay as vice president of finance and administration. Hay is responsible for all accounting and finance functions, as well as overseeing inventory, human resources, and...

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AIDA announces new northern Ohio distributor

January 11, 2005

AIDA-America has announced a new distribution partnership in northern Ohio. Midwest Machinery Sales LLP now represents AIDA's full line of mechanical press products and turnkey packages, as well as...

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Weber Specialties forms new subsidiary

January 11, 2005

Weber Specialties Co., a manufacturer of precision metal stampings, tool and die, and assembled components, has formed Applied Coatings Solutions LLC, a new subsidiary located at 1830 Reed St.,...

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Triple-S Steel acquires structural steel distributor

January 11, 2005

Triple-S Steel has acquired R&S Steel, a western U.S. structural steel products distributor.R&S has more than 70 employees at its Denver and Lehi, Utah, locations and provides a full range of products...

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TRUMPF receives Connecticut Quality Improvement Innovation Award

January 11, 2005

TRUMPF Inc. has received a Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA) gold level Innovation Prize. The award recognizes the company's TCF 1 laser, a diffusion-cooled CO2 laser based on coaxial...

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Starrett Co. names saw division sales manager

January 11, 2005

Brian J. Rooke has joined the L.S. Starrett Co. as the North American sales manager of its Saw Division. He works with the company's regional and field sales organizations and distributor network in...

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Roll forming method simplifies curved part production

January 11, 2005

The Swedish company Ortic, together with Bemo of Germany, has developed a new method of roll forming steel sections. Dubbed Monroe, the method uses high-precision computer control and infinitely...

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Pico Chemical hires sales representative

January 11, 2005

Pico Chemical Corp. has hired Matt Freitag as a sales representative in its southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois territory.Freitag has more than 15 years' outside sales experience in the chemical,...

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United American Sales appoints western regional sales manager

January 11, 2005

United American Sales Inc., a distributor of safety products, has appointed Jon Prior as western regional sales manager. He is responsible for the company's sales in Washington, Oregon, California,...

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Nucor to purchase Fort Howard Steel's Oak Creek, Wis., assets

January 10, 2005

Nucor Corp. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Fort Howard Steel Inc.'s Oak Creek, Wis., operations. The finalization of the acquisition...

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IPSCO donates $100,000 to Tsunami Relief Fund

January 7, 2005

IPSCO Inc. is donating $100,000 to the Red Cross South Asia Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. The company has pledged $50,000 to help the Canadian Red Cross raise money for tsunami survivors. The...

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Manufacturing employment about unchanged in December

January 7, 2005

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 157,000 in December, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.4 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. Job...

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Manzullo continues as Small Business Committee chairman

January 6, 2005

U.S. House Republicans today reappointed Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL) to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Small Business, one of 18 standing committees of the U.S. House of Representatives,...

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Ryerson Tull completes Integris Metals acquisition

January 4, 2005

On January 4, Ryerson Tull announced the completion of the acquisition of Integris Metals Inc. from its shareholders, Alcoa Inc. Ryerson Tull purchased all of the equity interest in Integris for $410...

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Manufacturing activity up for 19th consecutive month

January 3, 2005

According to the December Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Report on Business®, released January 3, economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in December for the 19th...

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