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Roll-Kraft publishes Profit Pointer bulletins

August 10, 2004

Roll-Kraft has published and released two Profit Pointer bulletins directed to the roll forming and tube and pipe industries."Roll Forming High-Strength Materials" pertains to roll forming material...

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Universal Chemical Technologies names licensee

August 10, 2004

Universal Chemical Technologies (UCT), a Stuart, Fla.-based developer of engineered coatings, has announced that Hale Chrome Service has been granted a license for practicing the process of UCT's...

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U.S. manufacturing grows 14th consecutive month

August 6, 2004

U.S. economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July for the 14th consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 33rd consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in...

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ISG to expand Cleveland Works' operations

August 5, 2004

The board of directors of International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) has approved the company's Cleveland Works' expansion. The company will add an automotive-quality hot dip galvanizing line by converting...

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Small manufacturers overlooked in latest versions of tax relief bill

July 29, 2004

In an effort to fix legislation concerning export tax breaks that were ruled illegal by the World Trade Organization (WTO), the House and Senate have passed new versions of the bill. The new versions,...

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Mass layoffs, initial benefit claims down; manufacturing's shares lowest since June 1995

July 26, 2004

In June 2004, employers took 1,379 mass layoff actions, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of...

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Manufacturing alliance group makes debut at Illinois job shop show

July 23, 2004

By Stephanie Vaughan, Associate Editor, Practical Welding Today®Building partnerships means more money, say fabricators and manufacturers.This was the message many exhibitors and attendees were...

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2004 steel shipments up 7.7 percent over 2003

July 15, 2004

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of May 2004, U.S. steel mills shipped 9,914,000 net tons, a 7.3 percent increase from the 8,567,000 net tons shipped in May...

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Bacou-Dalloz appoints new CEO

July 13, 2004

Henri-Dominique Petit assumed the CEO position at Bacou-Dalloz June 7. He also became a company director at the company's May shareholders' meeting.Petit has a master's degree in engineering from the...

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Balzers enters research cooperation agreement

July 13, 2004

Balzers, a provider of PVD coatings, is inaugurating a research laboratory in Innsbruck, Austria, together with three Austria-based partners: Plansee AG, the Montan University Leoben, and the...

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Aluminum Association announces sale of China Aluminum Fabrication Directory

July 13, 2004

The Aluminum Association, in cooperation with Beijing Antaike Information Development Co. Ltd., has announced the sale of The China Aluminum Fabrication Directory.The reference book contains...

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Airgas is exclusive supplier to Discovery Channel's 'BIG!'

July 13, 2004

Airgas Inc. has announced that it is the exclusive supplier of cutting and welding gases, welding consumables, safety products, and other industrial and MRO supplies to Discovery Channel's series...

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Voss Industries receives manufacturing excellence award

July 13, 2004

Voss Industries Inc., Ohio City, Ohio, has received a MANNY Award for manufacturing excellence. The company supplies V-retainer couplings, T-bolt clamps, strap assemblies, and other specialty products...

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Timken increases steel tubing prices

July 13, 2004

The Timken Corp. announced June 8 that it was raising prices on tubular steel products by 3 ½ percent to 10 percent, depending on size, grade, and finish.That announcement was followed by another...

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Quickparts named to Entrepreneurmagazine's Hot 100

July 13, 2004

Quickparts, an Atlanta-based provider of custom-manufactured metal parts, including sheet metal prototypes, has been named to Entrepreneurmagazine's 10th Annual Hot 100, the U.S.'s fastest-growing new...

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