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Chromium carbide materials resist abrasive wear - TheFabricator.com

Chromium carbide materials resist abrasive wear

April 9, 2013

Kjellberg offers the Fidur line of products, which includes cladded standard and special sheets, ready-to-install parts, and flux-cored wires for surface welding. Fidur 10/65, 10/65V, and 10/65W are chromium carbide materials that resist abrasive wear. Standard surface-welded sheets can be...

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JMC Steel Group launches Sharon Tube

April 4, 2013

JMC Steel Group, Chicago, has announced that it has changed the name of its DOM product line back to Sharon Tube. In preparation for the official launch, the facility in Wheatland, Pa., has made a significant investment to upgrade its DOM manufacturing capabilities. The facility includes an...

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Abrasion-resistant steel stocked for next-day delivery

April 4, 2013

Central Steel & Wire Co. has added 14 sizes of AR 200 sheet and plate, including material stocked and processed to customer-specific specifications, for next-day delivery. The abrasion-resistant carbon-manganese steel is intended for moderate-wear applications such as cement mixer drums and...

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Mercury Tube Products acquires Oakley Industries

April 1, 2013

Mercury Tube Products, a producer of small-diameter stainless and nickel-alloy tubing in Englewood, Colo., has announced the acquisition of Oakley Industries, also of Englewood. Mercury Tube produces 300 series, 400 series, E-BRITE®, INCOLOY® alloy, INCONEL® alloy, C-276®, MONEL®, and...

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Marmon/Keystone's Cleveland branch earns ISO certification

March 28, 2013

Marmon/Keystone, Butler, Pa., has announced that its Cleveland service center has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. The company is a wholesale distributor of tubular products, inventorying more than 15,000 sizes and grades of carbon, alloy, stainless, and aluminum tubular and bar products....

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Outokumpu Stainless Bar to build new plant in South Carolina

March 26, 2013

Metal fabrication company Outokumpu Stainless Bar, which serves the transportation, aerospace, and oil and gas industries, has announced plans to build an $18 million facility in Richburg, S.C. The 60,000-sq.-ft. plant is expected to be up and running by late 2013, creating 20 jobs....

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SCA approved as supplier by GE Aviation, UTC Aerospace Systems, Moog

March 19, 2013

Solar Atmospheres of California (SCA), Fontana, Calif., is now an approved supplier to General Electric Aviation (GEA), UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS), and Moog Corp. SCA is a provider of vacuum heat-treating, vacuum brazing, and vacuum carburizing services....

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Outside salesperson joins OFR Metals

March 19, 2013

O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR Metals), Birmingham, Ala., has hired Tina Feraci as the newest member of its sales team. A 30-year veteran of the flat-rolled industry, she primarily serves customers in Georgia and South Carolina. OFR Metals is a supplier of carbon, stainless, and aluminum...

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Ferrolux doubles slitting, inspection capacity at Detroit facility - TheFabricator.com

Ferrolux doubles slitting, inspection capacity at Detroit facility

March 14, 2013

Ferrolux Metals Co. of Michigan LLC has added a second Herr Voss/Stamco cold-rolled slitting and inspection line at its Detroit facility. A duplicate of an existing line, the new line doubles the company's capability to provide slitting and inspection for automakers and other critical-finish...

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JMC Steel reorganizes, names new Atlas HSS and Piling president

March 14, 2013

JMC Steel Group, Chicago, has announced the reorganization of its commercial and operation groups into distinct business units, organized by product line. As part of that reorganization, the company has named Tom Muth as president of its Atlas HSS and Piling Business. He has full management...

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Chicago Tube and Iron to expand Minnesota distribution center

March 13, 2013

Chicago Tube and Iron Co. (CTI), Romeoville, Ill., a distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves, and fittings, has announced plans for a $5.7 million expansion of its metals distribution center located in Eagan, Minn. The facility, home to the company's St. Paul Division, serves as a major hub...

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Central Steel and Wire appoints director of sales

March 13, 2013

Chicago-based metal service center Central Steel & Wire Co. has appointed Harry Kiafoulis as director of sales, East region. Based in Detroit, he is responsible for sales in lower Michigan and northern Ohio. Kiafoulis has more than 15 years of experience in the automotive and metal markets....

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Greer Steel adds full service center capabilities to Ohio operation

March 6, 2013

Greer Steel, a producer of cold-rolled strip steel, has completed an expansion of its Dover, Ohio, operation to include full service center capabilities. The expansion of capabilities includes a new 13,000-sq.-ft. addition to the operational portion of the site. The facility now provides all of...

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Solar Atmospheres names project engineer

March 6, 2013

Solar Atmospheres, a provider of commercial vacuum heat treating services in Souderton, Pa., has hired Dorran Schultz as a project engineer. He has more than 25 years of experience in R&D. His initial assignment is to conduct a study of metal oxides and nitrides related to part surface color...

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