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ALSCO wins 2004 NCCA Safety Award

March 8, 2005

The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) has presented its 2004 Best Safety Practices Award to ALSCO Metals Corp. of Roxboro, N.C. The award was announced at NCCA's Fall Technical Meeting in...

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AWS Welding Show adds job fair

March 8, 2005

The American Welding Society (AWS) is holding a job fair as part of its 2005 AWS Welding Show.This inaugural AWS Job Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, the last day of...

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Domestic manufacturing growth outlook appears strong

March 8, 2005

The Site Selection Network of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Deloitte's Manufacturing Industry practice released the results of the organizations' joint 2005 Manufacturing...

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Houghton, Tecnoalloy form alliance

March 8, 2005

Houghton Intl. Inc.'s Heat Treating Division has entered into a sales and marketing alliance with Tecnoalloy s.r.l., a manufacturer of heat treating racks and equipment in Fornovo, Italy.The agreement...

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Engineering Quality Solutions Web site adds FLCo calculator

March 8, 2005

Engineering Quality Solutions Inc.'s Web site now includes an online FLCo calculator.FLCo values are needed to generate Forming Limit Diagrams (FLDs), which are used in circle grid strain analysis,...

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Panasonic Factory Automation changes name

March 8, 2005

Panasonic Factory Automation has been renamed Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA).The name change unifies the company's capital equipment business globally under the Panasonic name...

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Manufacturing added 20,000 jobs in February

March 4, 2005

According the Labor Department, U.S. employers added 262,000 jobs in February, including 20,000 manufacturing jobs. Manufacturing's gains followed five consecutive months of job loss. However, the job...

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Manzullo urges Congress to reduce health care costs

March 3, 2005

House Small Business Committee Chairman Don Manzullo (R-IL) said surging health care costs continue to squeeze the U.S.'s small employers, and Congress must act quickly to prevent many more workers...

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CEO Economic Outlook Index at record high

March 2, 2005

Business Roundtable's March 2005 CEO Economic Outlook Survey showed that the U.S.'s leading CEOs expect the economy to continue on a solid growth path for the next six months. The strong projections...

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Manufacturing grows for 21st consecutive month

March 2, 2005

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in February for the 21st consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 40th consecutive month, said the nation's supply executives in the...

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Tubbs Jones testifies for steel industry before ITC

March 2, 2005

Today, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D-OH) testified before the International Trade Commission (ITC) to advocate on behalf of the domestic steel industry and steelworkers.In her prepared...

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WCI Steel names vice president/CFO

March 1, 2005

WCI Steel Inc. announced today that Thomas J. Gentile has been named vice president and CFO, effective immediately.Gentile has served as the company's treasurer and acting CFO since November, 2003. ...

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AK Steel hires vice president, labor relations

March 1, 2005

AK Steel today said that Thomas F. McKenna has joined the company as vice president of labor relations. In this role, McKenna is responsible for the company's labor relations functions and its...

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Kennametal completes Extrude Hone acquisition

March 1, 2005

Kennametal Inc. has completed its Extrude Hone Corp. acquisition for approximately $137 million, net of acquired cash and estimated direct acquisition costs. Located in Irwin Pa., Extrude Hone has...

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Nucor creates new executive position

February 28, 2005

Nucor Corp. has announced that Joseph A. Rutkowski 's responsibilities have changed from executive vice president of business development North America to executive vice president of business...

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