Metals/Materials News

The metals/materials technology area has information on the most commonly used materials in metal fabrication ̶ carbon steels; stainless steels; high-strength, low-alloy steels (HSLAs); and the 6000 series aluminum ̶ and those that aren't as common, such as the red metals, refractory metals, titanium, and magnesium.

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Greenville Tube specializes in short lead times

May 1, 2008

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, offers seamless stainless steel tubing through Greenville Tube Co., located in...

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Atlas Steel Products mourns president's passing

May 1, 2008

Atlas Steel Products President and CEO Lawrence J. "Bo" Burr died Monday (April 28) at home with his family in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, following a seven-month battle with cancer. He was 63.Mr. Burr...

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Nucor ranked as largest steelmaker in U.S.

April 24, 2008

No company produces more steel in the United States than Nucor Corporation, according to rankings published in the May 2008 issue of American Metal Market.The rankings by the magazine, its first in...

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HRB spot steel prices continue to soar

April 17, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the U.S. HRB spot price for April 14 surged 16.0 percent to $1,003 per metric ton, FOB the mill, for the 11th consecutive rise totaling $426. The world export HRB...

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RathGibson acquires Mid-South Control Line Inc.

April 15, 2008

RathGibson, Lincolnshire, Ill., has acquired Mid-South Control Line Inc. (MSCL), Marrero, La.A manufacturer of welded; welded and drawn; and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing,...

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HRB spot steel prices continue climb in most regions

March 27, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the world export HRB price for March 24 surged 6.6 percent to $870 per ton, FOB the port of export, for the eighth consecutive rise totaling $289. The Western...

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Worthington Steel honored by John Deere

March 24, 2008

Worthington Steel, Columbus, Ohio, has announced that it has been recognized by Deere & Company as a Partner-level supplier for 2007 and was also named a 2007 Enterprise Supplier of the Year in the...

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HRB spot steel prices continue upward surge

March 12, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the western European hot-rolled band (HRB) price for March 10 surged 6.5 percent to $888 per ton,, ex-works, for the third consecutive time (on a Euro basis, it...

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Niles Expanded Metals announces joint venture with Fratelli Mariani

March 11, 2008

Niles Expanded Metals & Plastics, Niles, Ohio, has formed a partnership with Fratelli Mariani, Milan, Italy. The partnership agreement gives Niles Expanded Metals exclusive agent and distribution...

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HRB spot steel prices continue to rise

February 14, 2008

SteelBenchmarker™reported that the western European hot-rolled band (HRB) price for Feb. 11 erupted 8.0 percent to $770 per ton,, ex-works, after slipping two weeks ago (on a Euro basis, it...

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Gerdau Ameristeel announces agreement to acquire Century Steel

February 13, 2008

Gerdau Ameristeel Corp. has announced that Pacific Coast Steel(PCS), a majority owned Gerdau Ameristeel joint venture, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all the assets of Century Steel,...

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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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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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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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