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AK Steel names senior vice presidents

January 24, 2005

AK Steel has named David C. Horn and John F. Kaloski senior vice presidents. Horn is the corporation's general counsel and secretary, and Kaloski oversees the safety, operations, quality assurance,...

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EU shows productivity gains, trails U.S.

January 20, 2005

The European Union (EU), spurred by gains by both its old and newest members, has registered rising productivity growth, but it still significantly trails the U.S., The Conference Board reported in a...

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U.S. workers save more, retire later

January 19, 2005

People save more for retirement in the U.S. than in any other country, but most U.S. workers expect to work longer than they desire, according to AXA Retirement Scope, a global survey on life, work,...

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Riviera Tool appoints director

January 19, 2005

Riviera Tool Co., a supplier of custom metal stamping die systems, has appointed J. Dan Engels to its board of directors.Engels is founder and director of Global Rush, an international automotive...

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Airgas president/COO resigns

January 18, 2005

Airgas Inc. has announced that president and COO Glenn M. Fischer resigned on Jan. 14. The company has appointed Michael L. Molinini executive vice president and COO.Molinini, an eight-year Airgas...

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Maytag announces leadership changes

January 18, 2005

Maytag Corp. announced today that two senior executives, both working in the office of the president, will leave the company, effective Jan. 31, 2005. William L. Beer, executive vice president and a...

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AK Steel announces February surcharges

January 14, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $196 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped February 2005, a decrease of $9 from January's surcharge of...

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Nucor announces joint venture with Ambassador Steel

January 12, 2005

Nucor Corp. has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Ambassador Steel Corp. to form Nufab Rebar LLC, a rebar fabrication joint venture that will grow through both greenfield projects...

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U.S. machine-tool sales highest in four years

January 12, 2005

According to the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA) and the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), U.S. machine tool sales in 2004 are the highest in four years, and...

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OSHA alliance focuses on machine automation industry

January 11, 2005

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) signed a national alliance Nov. 29 with the Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) to advance safety and health for workers in the...

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Orbimatic enhances Web site

January 11, 2005

Orbimatic has added new information to its U.K. Web site and increased the available languages.Additions include application-specific pages that give details of recommended system packages for each...

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Motoman appoints vice president, customer satisfaction group

January 11, 2005

Motoman Inc. has appointed Douglas Schenher as vice president of its Customer Satisfaction Group. He is responsible for field service, technical support, training, spare parts, robot refurbishment and...

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Lincoln Electric enters agreement with Penske Racing South

January 11, 2005

Lincoln Electric has formed a team supplier agreement with Penske Racing South, which fields cars for drivers Rusty Wallace, Ryan Newman, and Brendan Gaughn.Under the agreement, Lincoln provides the...

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Lenox adds marketing personnel

January 11, 2005

Lenox, a manufacturer of power tool accessories, hand tools, and band saw blades, has added three new staff members to its marketing team.John Sullivan has been named as senior product manager for the...

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J.J. Keller introduces newsletter for line supervisors

January 11, 2005

J.J. Keller & Associates Inc. has introduced "Supervisor Safety Alert," a monthly newsletter designed to help supervisors understand their role in improving worker safety awareness and holding...

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