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Considerations in Metal Bonding with Adhesives and Tapes

Considerations in Metal Bonding with Adhesives and Tapes

Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:00 PM (CST)

By: 3M Industrial Abrasives

Learn the reasons why using adhesives and tapes will give you an edge in your industrial metal bonding project, and discover best practices in metal bonding technology. Metal bonding methods will be discussed, including surface cleaning and post-processing operations.

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Direct Metals supplies galvanized metal grating for Tinley Creek forest preserve project

October 12, 2016

Direct Metals, an international steel service center with locations in Kennesaw, Ga., and Waukegan, Ill., recently supplied 56 pieces of 2-1/2- by 3/16-in. 7P4 press-locked galvanized steel grating as part of the site improvement plans for Tinley Creek Forest Preserve in Cook County, Ill. The...

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AEC members testify at ITC hearing about Chinese aluminum extrusion imports

October 6, 2016

Members of the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), Wauconda, Ill., recently called on the government to act on lingering circumvention and duty evasion issues related to certain Chinese aluminum extrusion imports and China’s overcapacity in primary aluminum production. Members met with the staff...

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum announces new directors

October 5, 2016

Metals service center Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, has expanded its board of directors from nine to 11 members, appointing Karen W. Colonias and Douglas W. Stotlar to serve as independent directors. Both also were appointed to the board’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee....

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United Performance Metals installs new crane system in California

October 3, 2016

United Performance Metals, a distributor of stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys, and cobalt alloys based in Hamilton, Ohio, has added crane systems to its La Mirada, Calif., facility.A 2-ton Spanco freestanding crane system has been added to accompany the 24-in. Reusch slitter in...

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MSCI calls for federal action to address trade law violations hurting U.S. aluminum industry

September 30, 2016

Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) has announced that R. Holman Head, vice chair of its board of directors and president/COO of O’Neal Industries, recently testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), calling for tougher government action to...

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Lex South steel plant opens in Texas

September 29, 2016

Chicago-based Lex Holding Co., a distributor of flat-rolled steel products for a variety of industries, has opened its newest location, Lex South, in Houston. The plant is projected to produce up to 15,000 tons of flat-rolled steel per month, offering cold- and hot-rolled, coated, hot-rolled...

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Flat-rolled steel spot prices keep falling

September 27, 2016 | By John Packard

After peaking in June, steel prices continue to decrease. Metal fabricators should keep an eye out for price increases from the mills. When they are announced, service centers will begin increasing their own prices.

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Andes Coil Processors adds incremental rail service in Indiana

September 22, 2016

Andes Coil Processors LLC has announced its Gary, Ind., steel coil toll processing facility now is able to accept railcars via Canadian National (CN) Railway Co. The routing location within the CN system is the Burns Harbor, Ind., station. The added rail service bolsters the existing rail service...

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Steel Ventures to build plant in Kentucky

September 21, 2016

Steel Ventures has announced plans to build a galvanized steel production facility in Wurtland, Ky. Scheduled to open in summer 2017, the plant is expected to create about 65 jobs. The facility will coat steel products including truck trailer cross members, I-beams, and complex fabricated...

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Nucor to acquire Independence Tube

September 21, 2016

Nucor Corp., a provider of plate, bar, and structural steels in Charlotte, N.C., has agreed to acquire Independence Tube Corp. (ITC), an independent manufacturer of hollow structural section (HSS) steel tubing.HSS is used in a variety of structural and mechanical applications, including...

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AEC 2016 Management Conference to highlight aluminum extrusion fair trade

September 20, 2016

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) will address a number of topics at the upcoming 2016 Management Conference, including aluminum extrusion fair trade. The conference is part of Aluminum Week, a joint effort by AEC and The Aluminum Association, taking place Sept. 26-28, 2016, in Washington,...

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Slice of Stainless breaks ground on building expansion

September 19, 2016

Slice of Stainless, a provider of stainless and nickel sheet for the aerospace, medical, and manufacturing industries, has broken ground on an expansion project that will nearly double the size of its Cincinnati headquarters to 55,000 sq. ft. The finished facility, which will cover almost 6 acres,...

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Wheatland Tube files duty evasion allegation

September 19, 2016

Chicago-based steel tube and pipe manufacturer Wheatland Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, has filed an allegation of duty evasion with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in accordance with the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. Wheatland Tube claims duty evasion of...

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AEC joins China Trade Task Force

September 14, 2016

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), Wauconda, Ill., has joined the China Trade Task Force (CTTF), an organization aimed at addressing structural imbalances in the global aluminum market that it attributes to Chinese government policies. AEC joins Century Aluminum and the United Steel Workers as...

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