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AK Steel announces January surcharges

December 16, 2004

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $205 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in January 2005, an increase of $52 from December's surcharge...

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CFOs expect 14 percent capital, technology spending increase

December 14, 2004

According to the December "CFO Outlook Survey," conducted by Financial Executives International and Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business, participating CFOs expect capital spending at their...

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CFOs concerned about health care costs, increasing competition

December 9, 2004

According to the findings of the December Duke University/CFO MagazineBusiness Outlook survey, which asked chief financial officers (CFOs) from a broad range of public and private companies about...

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U.S. job-cut plans increased in November

December 8, 2004

Employment consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas released a report Dec. 7, that said U.S. companies announced 104,530 planned job cuts in November, compared with 101,840 reported in October.The...

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Wolf Robotics hires customer support representative

December 7, 2004

Wolf Robotics has appointed Andy Garcia as customer support representative for part sales.This new position was created to assume current parts sales administration and develop relationships with new...

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Timken elects director

December 7, 2004

The Timken Co.'s board of directors has elected Phillip R. Cox, president and CEO of Cox Financial Corp., as a director of the company.Cox founded Cox Financial Corp., a Cincinnati, Ohio-based...

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SSAB Tunnplt introduces new HSS

December 7, 2004

SSAB Tunnplåt, a developer of advanced high-strength steels, has announced its latest ultrahigh-strength, dual-phase steel, Dogal 800 DPX, a hot-dip galvanized steel that can be rebent without...

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Steel Dynamics breaks ground on Florida joist, deck plant

December 7, 2004

Steel Dynamics Inc. has announced that its New Millennium Building Systems LLC subsidiary conducted a groundbreaking ceremony Oct 22 in Lake City, Fla., embarking on construction of a new $30 million...

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Plymouth Tube to acquire Trent Tube's CWA plant

December 7, 2004

Plymouth Tube Co. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Trent Tube's cold work anneal (CWA) plant located in East Troy, Wis. Syracuse, N.Y.-based Crucible Materials Corp. is Trent Tube's parent...

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Penna Flame Industries increases capabilities

December 7, 2004

Penna Flame Industries has added induction hardening to its surface hardening capabilities.The company also now offers single-tooth contour gear hardening, a process intended to improve gear teeth...

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DOL renews partnership to protect Hispanic workers

December 7, 2004

First created in July 2001, the partnership formalizes a shared commitment by the DOL and the Consulate to educate Hispanics and immigrant workers about their rights and responsibilities in the work...

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Steel and crane company cited for safety violations

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a serious citation to Kaverit Steel and Crane, Edmonton, Alb., following the death of one of its employees...

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OSHA hygienists seek to enhance occupational health

December 7, 2004

Thirty-four industrial hygienists from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) met in Washington in October to develop ways to enhance workplace occupational health.One of OSHA's...

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OSHA recognizes Homogeneous Metals for safety, health excellence

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recognized Homogeneous Metals Inc., Clayville, N.Y., for achieving four years of excellence in worker safety and...

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Metabo names vice president of sales

December 7, 2004

Metabo Corp. has named Martin Cross as vice president of sales. Cross, who joined the company as director of corporate development in 2002, is responsible for developing and implementing sales...

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