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ATI Industrial Automation opens new office in Beijing

January 15, 2008

ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, N.C., an engineering-based developer of robotic peripheral equipment, recently opened an office in Beijing.The new office houses sales, customer service, and training...

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AISI, STI/SPFA publish steel pipe design manual

January 15, 2008

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), Washington, D.C., and the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA), Lake Zurich, Ill., jointly published a steel pipe design...

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Heidtman Steel expands Butler facility

January 15, 2008

Heidtman Steel Products Inc., Toledo, Ohio, is constructing an additional 120,000-sq.-ft. building at its manufacturing operation in the Butler Industrial Corridor in Indiana. The building will house...

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AWS acquires Mexican welding tradeshow

January 15, 2008

The American Welding Society (AWS), Miami, has entered into an agreement with Trade Show Consulting (TSC) to purchase Weldmex, the largest welding tradeshow in Latin America.Under the terms of the...

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Tregaskiss appoints regional business manager in western Canada

January 15, 2008

Tregaskiss, Windsor, Ont., has added Norm Greenlay as a regional business manager in western Canada. Greenlay, who has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and a background in engineering,...

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Bystronic receives product innovation award

January 15, 2008

Frost & Sullivan has presented Bystronic with the 2007 Award for Product Innovation of the Year in the European Laser Cutting Market for its laser cutting system, ByVention, which, according to Frost...

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Nucor signs memorandum of understanding for joint venture with Duferco

January 10, 2008

Nucor Corp. has announced that is has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Duferco Group (Lugano, Switzerland) to establish a 50/50 joint venture to produce beams in Italy and distribute...

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II-VI acquires majority interest in HIGHYAG Lasertechnologie GmbH

January 3, 2008

II-VI Inc., Saxonburg, Pa., has announced that it has completed its acquisition of a 74.9 percent equity interest in HIGHYAG Lasertechnologie GmbH in exchange for cash as previously announced in a...

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HRB spot steel prices mainly up

December 13, 2007

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. hot-rolled band (HRB) spot price for Dec. 10 surged 1.8 percent to $606 per metric ton, FOB the mill, for the third consecutive rise. The world export HRB...

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Jet Edge appoints corporate sales manager

December 11, 2007

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has appointed Michael Metzig...

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Wall Colmonoy names quality assurance manager for New Mexico facility

December 11, 2007

Wall Colmonoy (WCC), Madison Heights, Mich., has promoted David Amundson to quality assurance manager for its alloy manufacturing facility in Los Lunas, N.M.A certified electronics technician,...

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NanoSteel appoints vice president of sales, marketing

December 11, 2007

The NanoSteel® Company, Providence, R.I., a producer of nanostructured steel alloys for industrial applications, has added Kenneth M. Byrne as vice president of sales and marketing. Based at the...

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Lean Learning Center announces 2008 class schedule

December 11, 2007

The Lean Learning Center, Novi, Mich., a provider of lean curriculum and consulting, has announced its 2008 class schedule. All courses are taught at the center, which the organization says is the...

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SBRB reports fewer manufacturers preparing for growth in next 12 to 24 months

December 11, 2007

Fewer small manufacturing businesses indicated during the third quarter of 2007 that they are planning for expansion during the next 12 to 24 months, according to the most recent quarterly survey...

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General Sheet Metal Works expands Tomah, Wis., plant

December 11, 2007

General Sheet Metal Works, South Bend, Ind., has increased the size of its Tomah, Wis., plant from 22,500 sq. ft. to 45,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space.The company says the additional capacity...

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