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Lincoln Electric elects president, CEO

June 9, 2004

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has elected John M. Stropki, Jr. as president and CEO of the company, effectively immediately, succeeding Anthony A. Massaro, who held the position for eight years....

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Nucor to purchase Corus Tuscaloosa assets

June 8, 2004

Nucor Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase substantially all of the steelmaking assets of Corus Tuscaloosa for a cash purchase price of approximately $90 million. The acquisition will...

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Worker Memorial Day observed

June 8, 2004

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health John Henshaw released a statement regarding Worker Memorial Day, April 28, 2004.“Today is Worker Memorial Day, a day to pay...

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OSHA, AIHA renew alliance

June 8, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended its alliance with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) for two additional years, saying the collaborative...

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New OSHA fact sheets available

June 8, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has added seven new items to its ongoing series of fact sheets on various safety and health topics.The new additions include Planning and...

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Picture book links productivity, ergonomics

June 8, 2004

A “picture book” from Southworth Products Corp. using amusing caricatures is intended to show how the company’s ergonomic material handling equipment can increase productivity and...

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Study shows automakers rely on steel for high-performance engines

June 8, 2004

Results from a study sponsored by the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) Bar and Rod Market Development Group show that automakers rely extensively on steel for strength, durability,...

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Nucor’s DiMicco awarded AISI’s 2004 Gary Memorial Medal

June 8, 2004

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has announced that Daniel R. DiMicco is the 2004 recipient of the Gary Memorial Medal. DiMicco, former AISI chairman and vice chairman, president, and CEO...

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EWI appoints market leader, program manager

June 8, 2004

EWI has hired Grant Wilson as Medical/Microelectronics market leader and Frank E. Jakob as program manager in the Technical Division.Wilson’s focus is solutions to the materials joining...

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Endowed welding scholarship established at South Plains College

June 8, 2004

Worley Welding Works Inc. has established the first fully endowed $10,000 welding technology scholarship at South Plains College, Levelland, Texas.The scholarship was set up in memory of the late O.M....

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Techalloy, nexArc form alliance to distribute nuclear-grade filler materials

June 8, 2004

Baltimore-based Techalloy Co., a manufacturer of stainless steel and nickel-alloy welding wire and rods, has formed a strategic alliance with newly formed nexArc Inc., Millville, Pa. Under the...

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Tube 2004, Wire 2004 draw 61,000 visitors

June 8, 2004

The concurrent staging of Tube 2004, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair (commonly known as Tube Dsseldorf) and wire 2004, International Wire and Cable Trade Fair, attracted 61,000 visitors from...

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Lincoln Electric equipment used at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

June 8, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co. reported that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway uses its equipment behind the scenes, fabricating track equipment, as well as on the track’s grandstands, signs, and...

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Industry experts discuss state of manufacturing, steel prices at TPJ Symposium

June 8, 2004

The second annual TPJ Symposium, which was held Feb. 18-20 in Orlando, Fla., was an industrywide gathering of executives and managers from the tube production, tube fabrication, and equipment...

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Houghton named a key supplier for Dana Corp.

June 8, 2004

Houghton FLUIDCARE®, a division of Houghton International, has been selected by Dana Corp. as a key chemical management services supplier for its North American manufacturing operations....

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