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USW celebrates 'Buy American' wins

March 18, 2009

March 17, the United Steelworkers (USW) celebrated a milestone in its economic renewal campaign—the passage of a "Buy American" resolution in more than 100 states and municipalities across the...

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Two AK Steel coke plants receive industry's highest safety award

March 18, 2009

AK Steel said today that, for the first time in history, the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute (ACCCI) bestowed its highest award for safety on two cokemaking plants in the same year, both of...

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Lincoln Electric announces agreement for acquisition in China

March 17, 2009

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. has announced that its Asian subsidiary, The Lincoln Electric Company (Asia Pacific) Pte., Ltd. ("Lincoln Asia Pacific"), has signed definitive agreements to expand its...

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Gallatin Steel mourns loss of President Don Daily

March 17, 2009

Don B. Daily, 62, president of Gallatin Steel Co., passed away March 13 after a short illness. "Don was a significant source of the success of Gallatin Steel. He was an outstanding leader who brought...

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Metal forming companies expect sluggish activity during next three months

March 16, 2009

According to the March 2009 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metal forming companies expect continued difficult conditions during the next three months. Conducted...

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Airtronics recognized for contributions to San Jose economy

March 16, 2009

San Jose, Calif. Mayor Chuck Reed and Council Member Madison Nguyen recognized Airtronics Metal Products in a commendation presented to company executives at at a recent San Jose City Council meeting....

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AP reports GM does not need March bailout money

March 12, 2009

The Associated Press has reported that General Motors will not need the $2 billion loan installment for March that it requested from the U.S. government in February.According to the AP, GM CFO Ray...

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HRB prices in free fall

March 11, 2009

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™ Western European HRB price for March 9 dropped 6.3 percent to $479 per ton (on a Euro basis, it dropped 6.5 percent), ex-works, for the 16th consecutive drop....

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OMAX Corp. wins $3.75 million order from U.S. Air Force

March 10, 2009

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has announced the sale of 16 units of its 55100 JetMachining® Center to the U.S. Air Force. The sale, estimated at $3.75 million, was completed in partnership with...

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Taylor-Wharton announces leadership changes

March 10, 2009

Taylor-Wharton Intl., Mechanicsburg, Pa., has announced several executive leadership changes.Stuart Jara has been promoted to president of the Taylor-Wharton Divisions for both cylinders and...

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Flow Intl. invests in Chinese waterjet manufacturing company

March 10, 2009

Flow Intl. Corp., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet technology in Kent, Wash., has completed its $2 million purchase of a minority ownership position in Dardi Intl. Corp.,...

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Stamtec appointed as sales, service outlet for Dees Hydraulic Presses

March 10, 2009

Stamtec, Manchester, Tenn., has been named the exclusive sales and service outlet for Dees Hydraulic Presses in North America, Central America, and parts of South America.Dees has been manufacturing...

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Prima North America, SARA sign cooperative development agreement

March 10, 2009

Prima North America, Champlin, Minn., a manufacturer of precision multiaxis laser machining systems, has announced the signing of a cooperative development and marketing agreement with Scientific...

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Rockford Toolcraft earns supplier award from Daimler Trucks North America

March 10, 2009

Rockford Toolcraft Inc., a tool and die builder and metal stamper in Rockford, Ill., has been recognized by Daimler Trucks North America as a Masters of Quality supplier. The award recently was...

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LIA announces 2009 Educational Achievement Award recipient

March 10, 2009

The Laser Institute of America has announced that Ken Barat, certified laser safety officer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will be awarded the 2009 R. James Rockwell Jr. Educational...

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