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Preco Laser Systems appoints regional sales manager

May 10, 2005

Preco Laser Systems LLC has announced that Ancel Thompson has joined the company as regional sales manager. Based in the Los Angeles area, Thompson supports the company's customers, products, and...

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Metals manufacturing plant faces OSHA fines

May 10, 2005

An Attleboro, Mass., metals manufacturing plant faces $89,100 in fines from the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) following an Oct. 10, 2004, accident in...

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Markin Tubing receives ISO certifications

May 10, 2005

Markin Tubing has announced that it has been awarded a Certificate of Registration for its quality systems compliance with ISO/TS 16949:2002. The company also renewed its certification as complying...

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KUKA Robotics announces new college training center

May 10, 2005

KUKA Robotics Corp. has announced its newest KUKA college training center. The company has selected Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) to operate its new national robotics training center at the...

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International Paint opens Chicago distribution center

May 10, 2005

International Paint LLC, a division of Akzo Nobel, has opened a Chicago distribution center.Previously located in Louisville, Ky., the new, 10,000-sq.-ft. facility located at 931 N. DuPage Ave.,...

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Coe Press Equipment offers newsletter

May 10, 2005

Coe Press Equipment has released version 5-1 of its "Roll Call" newsletter, a quarterly publication containing news and information from the company.A complimentary copy of the latest version, which...

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Bolt Industries donates laser cutter to prison

May 10, 2005

Bolt Industries has donated a laser cutting machine to the Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) — Stillwater.The machine will be placed in the facility's fabrication shop and will be used to...

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AISC releases new steel specification

May 10, 2005

The American Institute of Steel Construction Inc. (AISC) has announced the pending release of the 2005 "Specification for Structural Steel Buildings." The new document is expected to form the basis...

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Airgas signs letter of intent to purchase Kanox Inc.

May 10, 2005

Airgas Inc. has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to acquire Kanox Inc., a Kansas-based distributor of packaged gases and welding hardgoods. Airgas currently owns 25 percent of the outstanding...

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AK Steel's Rockport Works reaches safety milestone

May 10, 2005

AK Steel has announced that employees of its Rockport, Indiana Works have surpassed 1,000 clear days without experiencing a single lost-time or restricted-activity injury. The safety milestone was...

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Wagner Companies retiree receives award

May 10, 2005

Henry N. Bills, recently retired from The Wagner Companies, has received the Frank A. Kozik Award for outstanding volunteer service to the ornamental and miscellaneous metals industry. The award,...

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Wagner Companies hires customer service representative

May 10, 2005

Ryan MacGillis has joined the Wagner Companies as a customer service representative. He is responsible for generating sales orders. He also assists in helping customers select the products that meet...

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Vulcan Industries receives Excellent Supplier designation

May 10, 2005

Vulcan Industries Corp. recently was designated an "Excellent Supplier" by Rietschle Thomas.Vulcan supplies various metal stampings and fabrications to Rietschle Thomas' Sheboygan, Wis., location for...

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Steel industry Web site completes upgrade

May 10, 2005

Steelonthenet.com has upgraded its site structure and architecture and made improvements to general W3C conformance. The upgrade is intended to improve the site's appearance and navigation and provide...

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SMS Demag appoints North American sales manager

May 10, 2005

SMS Demag Inc. has appointed Mario Fabro as North American sales manager — Long Product Rolling Mills. He is responsible for managing all sales of structural mills, wire rod and SBQ mills, and...

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