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Maytag receives higher buyout offer

June 21, 2005

Appliance manufacturer Maytag Corp. announced today that it has received a preliminary nonbinding proposal from Bain Capital Partners LLC, Blackstone Capital Partners IV L.P., and Haier America...

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TRW, China South Group announce joint venture

June 20, 2005

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. and China South Industries Group Corp. (CSG) have announced the formation of a joint venture company to manufacture advanced braking and steering systems for China's...

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AK Steel announces July surcharges

June 17, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $208 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in July 2005. The company also has advised its electrical steel...

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Croydon Group announces name change

June 16, 2005

The Croydon Group Ltd., publishing affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.® (FMA), has changed its name to FMA Communications (FMAC). The new name represents the company's...

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U.S. Steel hails Senate Manufacturing Caucus formation

June 15, 2005

In a statement issued June 14, United States Steel Corp. welcomed the formation of a new caucus in the U.S. Senate focused specifically on manufacturing issues."We believe that the Senate...

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Wagner Companies adds roll bending services

June 14, 2005

The Wagner Companies has added angle roll bending services to its manufacturing operations. New capabilities include bending aluminum, steel, stainless steel, brass, and bronze and shapes such as...

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Weiler Corp. acquires Conicity Technologies

June 14, 2005

Weiler Corp. has acquired Conicity Technologies LLC. Founded in 1999, Conicity developed the patented Engineered Micro-Geometry™ (EMG) technology for preparing cutting tool edges.Weiler Corp....

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OSHA fines foundry following fatal accident investigation

June 14, 2005

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited United States Pipe and Foundry Co. and proposed penalties totaling $71,000 following inspections at the...

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Company fined for improper welding protection

June 14, 2005

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Lee Mechanical Contractors Inc., Park Hills, Mo., for allegedly failing to ensure appropriate protective...

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Orbimatic opens technology center

June 14, 2005

Orbimatic (UK) Ltd. has moved into a larger facility that includes an Orbital Welding Technology Centre. The center provides research and development services at no cost and allows customers to try...

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J.J. Keller accepting international orders online

June 14, 2005

J.J. Keller & Associates Inc. now has the capability to accept international orders on its Web site.During the ordering process, a drop-down box allows the customer to choose "bill to" and "ship to"...

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ISRI names environmental management director

June 14, 2005

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI) has named David L. Wagger as environmental management director.Wagger's responsibilities include assisting members with environmental management...

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IPSCO appoints Canadian Tubular Products business development director

June 14, 2005

IPSCO has appointed Linda D'Angelo as director, business development, of Canadian Tubular Products.D'Angelo has more than 18 years' experience as a sales and marketing executive with extensive...

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Harsco GasServ names southwestern region sales manager

June 14, 2005

Harsco GasServ, Mechanicsburg, Pa., has named Nate Kondo as southwestern region sales manager. He is responsible for selling Taylor-Wharton products and Sherwood products in Arizona, New Mexico,...

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Hydro Aluminum N.A. appoints Sidney, Ohio, GM

June 14, 2005

Hydro Aluminum North America, Baltimore, has appointed Rob Abfall as general manager of its Sidney, Ohio, operations. He oversees all fabrication and assembly business at the location's two...

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