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Delaco Steel, Kasle Steel create exposed blanking joint venture

October 12, 2004

Delaco Steel Corp. and Kasle Steel Corp. have formed a joint venture to produce automotive steel blanks primarily for exposed applications.Delaco Kasle LLC is 51 percent owned by Delaco Steel, a...

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CMC Steel Group names executive vice president

October 12, 2004

Commercial Metals Co. has announced that Bob Unfried has been named as executive vice president, finance and administration for the CMC Steel Group. Unfried is responsible for accounting, credit,...

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Bradbury Group appoints western European sales manager

October 12, 2004

The Bradbury Group, with headquarters in Moundridge, Kan., has appointed Arjen Schuit as sales manager of its member companies in western Europe. Schuit handles sales of all roll forming and related...

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AISC names new Steel Solutions Center director

October 12, 2004

Jason R. Ericksen, S.E., has been promoted to the position of director of the AISC Steel Solutions Center. He is responsible for coordinating all activities and promoting services provided by the...

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Airgas appoints president of Airgas Gaspro

October 12, 2004

Airgas Inc. has appointed Jeff Finch as president of Airgas Gaspro, its newest regional company operating in Hawaii. Airgas Gaspro became the company's 13th regional company when it completed the...

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AISC approves structural steel shipping standard

October 12, 2004

The American Institute of Steel Construction Inc. (AISC) has approved a new standard for shipping rolled structural steel shapes.Officially known as the "Standard Specification for Bar Coded Shipment...

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AIDA Dayton Technologies announces name change

October 12, 2004

AIDA Dayton Technologies Corp. has changed its name to AIDA-America."The new name is more descriptive of the region we service," said Troy Roberts, executive vice president of AIDA-America.The...

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Top management completes Airtronics Metal Products acquisition

October 12, 2004

Airtronics Metal Products Inc. has announced that its upper management has completed their buyout of the company without the need to bring in outside investors. Jeff Burke, Jim Ellis, Diane Neff, and...

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Kooima adds to production facility

October 12, 2004

Kooima Co., Rock Valley, Iowa, has added 32,500 sq. ft. to its production facility. The additional space will house new fabrication equipment, including a structural tube laser, four flat lasers, and...

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Victaulic launches new corporate Web site

October 12, 2004

Victaulic Co., a producer of mechanical pipe joining systems, has launched its newly designed Web site intended to better serve the information needs of its worldwide customers in the building...

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Bystronic names regional sales manager

October 12, 2004

Bystronic Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y., has named Youssef "Joe" Malek as regional sales manager for the West Coast. His responsibilities include increasing laser, press brake, waterjet, automation, and...

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September job growth falls short of expectations

October 8, 2004

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 96,000 in September, but fell short of the 148,000 jobs forecast by Wall Street economists. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.4 percent, the Bureau of...

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FABTECH, AWS Welding Show combine

September 30, 2004

Three industry-leading trade show organizers have combined forces to better serve the needs of their trade show exhibitors in the fields of forming & fabricating, tube & pipe, and welding & cutting...

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Second quarter GDP revised up to 3.3 percent

September 30, 2004

September 29, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) reported that second quarter GDP was upwardly revised to 3.3 percent from a previously reported 2.8 percent. The upward revision was the result of...

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Huntsville, Ala. Toyota plant to expand, add jobs

September 24, 2004

Alabama Governor Bob Riley, Huntsville, Ala. community leaders, and Toyota executives have announced another expansion of Toyota's engine plant located in Huntsville.The expansion, the second major...

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