Metals/Materials

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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HRB prices drop 4 to 6 percent

September 24, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™Chinese HRB ex-works price for September 22 dropped 6.4 percent to $599 per ton, after rising two weeks ago. The world export HRB price dropped 6.1 percent to $899 per ton,...

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RathGibson tubing installed in Tata Mundra Project

September 21, 2008

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, was chosen by the Engineering Firm of Larsen & Toubro to supply titanium welded...

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Main Steel names general manager of Commerce facility

September 16, 2008

Main Steel Polishing has named Mike Folley as general manager of its location in Commerce, Calif. He replaces Gene Harsma, who retired after serving as general manager for more than 20 years.Folley...

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HRB prices on a downtrend

September 10, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™world export price for Sept. 8 dropped 4.9 percent to $957 per ton, FOB the port of export, for the third consecutive time. The Western European HRB price dropped 4.0...

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HRB prices plummet 3 to 7 percent

August 28, 2008

The SteelBenchmarker™Chinese HRB ex-works price for August 25 plunged 7.4 percent to $636 per ton, for the third consecutive drop. The World export HRB price plunged 6.6 percent to $1,006 per...

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American Scrap Coalition to address global trade barriers

August 12, 2008

As steel scrap prices reach record-high levels of more than $600 per ton and with U.S. scrap exports steadily rising, a group of steel scrap-using industries has formed the American Scrap Coalition...

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Denman & Davis appoints inside sales representative

August 12, 2008

Denman & Davis, Clifton, N.J., a general-line, independent steel service center, has promoted Lindsay Stanton to inside sales representative.A representative for territories in New Jersey, New York,...

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RathGibson tubing supports clean, renewable energy source

August 4, 2008

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, is dedicated to protecting the environment. This commitment is most evident in the...

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RathGibson installs cleaning system at Arkansas facility

July 15, 2008

RathGibson, Lincolnshire, Ill., a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless steel, nickel, and titanium tubing, recently completed a large capital project at its facility in...

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American to open specialized facility

July 15, 2008

American Steel LLC., Portland, Ore., a full-line steel service center and wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, is building a 195,000-sq.-ft. facility dedicated to the...

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Prab acquires Envirodyne

July 15, 2008

Prab Inc., Kalamazoo, Mich., along with its sister company Hapman and through its parent company Kalamazoo Acquisition Corp., has acquired Envirodyne Technologies, Kalamazoo. The acquired Envirodyne...

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AK Steel named to S&P 500

July 2, 2008

AK Steel has been added to Standard and Poor's S&P 500 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Steel Sub-Industry index."Being added to the S&P 500 is a proud milestone in the complete...

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Nucor names vice president, general manager of new iron-making facility

June 19, 2008

Nucor Corp. has named John C. Farris as vice president and general manager of its new iron-making facility. Farris joined the company in 1992 and has been a vice president since 2006. He has been...

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Hydro Aluminum adds fabrication equipment, expands services at South Carolina plant

June 17, 2008

Hydro Aluminum's Extrusion Americas unit, Linthicum, Md., is in the midst of a project that increases capacity and upgrades products and services at its manufacturing facility in Belton, S.C. The...

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Gallatin Steel receives awards for employee health

June 17, 2008

Gallatin Steel, Ghent, Ky., a producer of flat-rolled carbon steel, recently was recognized as one of the Healthiest Companies in America by Interactive Health Solutions (IHS), Chicago. Gallatin Steel...

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