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Warren Steel Holdings completes vacuum tank degasser

February 12, 2008

Warren Steel Holdings, Warren, Ohio, announced that it completed the hot commissioning of its vacuum tank degasser and related systems.The system is fully operational, and the company has begun...

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Schuler announces sales, management appointments

February 12, 2008

Schuler Inc., Canton, Mich., has promoted Andreas Kinzyk to director of metal forming systems sales, appointed Andrew Osborn as director of metal forming systems product management, and named Rainer...

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Beckwood builds press for Orange County Choppers, expands product line

February 12, 2008

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, recently built a deep-draw press for Orange County Choppers and designed a new hydraulic press.The company manufactures four-post, two-post, SSE (straight-side...

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American Trim, DuPont CoatingSolutions collaborate on coating technology

February 12, 2008

American Trim, Lima, Ohio, has acquired a physical vapor deposition (PVD) chamber designed to allow processing of a chromelike finish without the use of hexavalent chrome and electroplating.The PVD...

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RIA elects new president

February 12, 2008

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Ann Arbor, Mich., has elected Richard Litt as RIA president for 2008. Litt is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Genesis Systems Group LLC, Davenport, Iowa....

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Schuler completes acquisition of Mller Weingarten

February 12, 2008

Schuler Inc., Canton, Mich., recently announced the completion of a legal takeover process by which its parent company, Schuler AG, acquired Müller Weingarten AG. The legal process was completed...

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ABC Metals appoints North American sales manager

February 12, 2008

ABC Metals Inc., Logansport, Ind., has added Joe H. Loudenback as North American sales manager. Loudenback, who is responsible for coordinating the company's sales and marketing efforts in North...

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Registration for ISRI's 2008 Convention and Expo now open

February 12, 2008

Registration now is open for the 2008 Convention and Exposition of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI), Washington, D.C. The organization says the show, which runs April 6-10 at...

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Pax Web site updated with more product information, application photos

February 12, 2008

Pax Products Inc., Celina, Ohio, a producer of ancillary pressroom equipment, has expanded the product information section and photo gallery on its Web site at www.paxproducts.com.The company says the...

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LIA offers safety officer training course online

February 12, 2008

The Laser Institute of America (LIA), Orlando, Fla., an international society for laser applications and safety, now offers an online course for laser safety officers.The Laser Safety Officer online...

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Hendrick adds new equipment

February 12, 2008

Hendrick Mfg., Memphis, Tenn., has added several pieces of fabrication equipment to its facility in Carbondale, Pa. The company added additional CNC press brake capabilities, acquired new welding...

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Durable goods orders soar

January 29, 2008

Factory orders for durable goods rose in December by the largest amount in five months—5.2 percent.The increase was far larger than had been expected. Commercial aircraft orders experienced a...

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Ameristeel begins Jacksonville Mill expansion planning

January 24, 2008

Gerdau Ameristeel Corp. has announced that it has begun the planning process for a capital project to expand its Jacksonville Steel Mill, located in Baldwin, Florida.The expansion is expected to add...

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Legislation introduced to stimulate economy, create jobs

January 23, 2008

U.S. Reps. Don Manzullo (R-IL) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL) today introduced legislation to stimulate the economy by accelerating an existing tax incentive to help manufacturers create and keep jobs in...

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Steel coil prices in U.S. surge to 12-month high

January 22, 2008

The Steel Index weekly reference prices for steel coil products in the U.S. have surged to 12-month highs and continue to rise sharply.Prices for steel coil products in the U.S. have hit their highest...

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