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LB Steel assumes ownership of Topeka Metal Specialties

July 24, 2007

LB Steel LLC, Chicago, has assumed ownership of Topeka Metal Specialties Inc., Topeka, Kan.The Topeka facility will retain its name and 70 employees, gradually adding 130 positions in the next year...

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De-Sta-Co announces appointments, promotions

July 24, 2007

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., has announced four staff appointments. The company, which designs and manufactures clamping, gripping, transfer, and robotic tooling products, has promoted Steve ...

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Hypertherm hires new district sales manager

July 24, 2007

Hypertherm Inc., Hanover, N.H., has added Thomas Hanchette to its North American sales team.Hanchette supports the company's distributors in Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, Colorado, and Iowa. He ...

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Prima names North American president

July 24, 2007

Prima North America Inc., Champlin, Minn., the North American subsidiary of Prima Industrie S.p.A., Torino, Italy, has named Terry L. VanderWert as president. He replaces Paolo Cigna, who continues to...

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SSI appoints VP of sales

July 24, 2007

Service Stampings Inc. (SSI), Willoughby, Ohio, has appointed Rob Stohlman as vice president of sales. Stohlman expands the company's business partnerships in the metal fabricating and small-lot...

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NAM becomes industry partner to FABTECH & AWS Show

July 19, 2007

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has joined as an Industry Partner with the FABTECH International and American Welding Society (AWS) Welding Show to be held at McCormick Place in...

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HRB spot steel prices continue downward trend

July 12, 2007

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for July 9 dropped 1.9 percent to $575 per metric ton, FOB the mill for the sixth consecutive time. The world export HRB...

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Flow appoints new CEO

July 11, 2007

Flow International Corp., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet technology, has appointed Charles "Charley" Brown as the company's new chief executive officer, effective upon the retirement of...

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AddisonMckee wins manufacturing award

July 10, 2007

AddisonMckee, Lebanon, Ohio, has been awarded the World-Class Manufacturing Award as part of The Manufacturer Awards 2007. The Manufacturer is a resource organization for manufacturers, and its...

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AGA launches online life-cycle cost calculator

July 10, 2007

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has introduced a Web-based software program that automatically calculates the life-cycle cost of many common coating systems in...

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Fastener Fair Stuttgart offers networking opportunities

July 10, 2007

More than 350 exhibitors from 36 countries plan to host visitors at Fastener Fair Stuttgart 2007. The two-day event opens Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. at Messe Stuttgart Killesberg in Stuttgart,...

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Vulcanium staff completes CEF qualification

July 10, 2007

Every sales and engineering staff member of Vulcanium® Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has passed the Certified Electroplater-Finisher (CEF) exam.Salesman Sam Stella is a CEF 3. Salesmen Terry...

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Jet Edge appoints sales manager

July 10, 2007

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has appointed Dirk Barrett as north central regional sales manager.Barrett is responsible for sales of the company's systems in Minnesota, western Iowa, northern...

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Staging of 2008 Tube China announced

July 10, 2007

Messe Düsseldorf has announced the Shanghai New International Expo Center will host Tube China Sept. 23-26, 2008. Messe Düsseldorf China will organize the event.Planned exhibit...

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Diamond Mfg. doubles capacity

July 10, 2007

Sister companies Diamond Mfg. Co. and Perforated Metals Plus, Wyoming, Pa., have expanded their southern division to a newly constructed, 20,000-sq.-ft. facility in Charlotte, N.C.Diamond Mfg....

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