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Ferrous CAL to establish steel coil facility in Michigan

June 15, 2015

Ferrous CAL Co., a provider of toll processing services for hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel, will establish a new facility in Gibraltar, Mich., generating a capital investment of $50.2 million and creating 100 jobs. Startup of the process line, which will produce ultrahigh-strength steels, is...

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TimkenSteel named Steel Producer of the Year by American Metal Market

June 12, 2015

TimkenSteel, Canton, Ohio, a provider of customized alloy steel products and services, has earned two American Metal Market Awards for Steel Excellence. The firm was named Steel Producer of the Year, and it also won in the Best Innovation, Process category for its new $200 million jumbo bloom...

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Specialty Strip & Oscillating hires accountant/office manager

June 12, 2015

Specialty Strip & Oscillating Inc., Masury, Ohio, has hired Lana Hixson as accountant/office manager. She has an associate’s degree in accounting from Trumbull Business College and has previous experience in accounts payable. The company is a supplier of conventional slit and oscillate coils...

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KeyedIn Solutions wins Best Green Product at ISA Sign Expo

June 12, 2015

KeyedIn® Solutions, a SaaS-based software company providing sign industry-specific software, has announced that KeyedIn Manufacturing - Sign Edition won the Best Green Product Award based on attendee voting at the ISA Sign Expo. The event took place April 9-11, 2015, in Las Vegas. KeyedIn was...

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MetoKote receives Honda Supplier Performance Award

June 12, 2015

MetoKote Corp.’s facility in Huber Heights, Ohio, is one of 53 suppliers recognized by Honda for outstanding performance in supplying service parts that serve the needs of customers after they have purchased Honda and Acura vehicles. This is the second year in a row that the facility has received...

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Tower Intl. receives Gold Award from Ford

June 11, 2015

Tower Intl. Inc., a global manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, has received a Gold Award from Ford Motor Co. The company’s Bellevue, Ohio, factory received the award, which recognizes supplier manufacturing sites that demonstrated superior quality,...

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MEC named top fabricator for fifth consecutive year

June 11, 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, Mayville Eng. Co., Mayville, Wis., has been named first on the FAB 40 list of the nation’s largest fabricators, which is published by The FABRICATOR® magazine. The employee-owned company serves customers in the agriculture, commercial vehicle, construction,...

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JMT appoints two laser specialists

June 11, 2015

Salt Lake City-based JMT, a provider of machine tools to the metal fabrication industry, has appointed two new staff members to technical positions to support its laser products. Johntanna (JT) Messer has been hired as laser sales engineer. In this role, he is responsible for evaluating...

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Analysis shows manufacturing sector failing to produce quality leaders

June 10, 2015

Analysis from the largest global leadership study paints a gloomy picture for leadership quality in the manufacturing industry. According to Development Dimensions International (DDI) and The Conference Board, manufacturing leaders surveyed rank themselves and their peers in last place for leader...

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Rattunde hosts open house at new facility

June 10, 2015

Rattunde Corp., a Germany-based manufacturer of finished-length tube and solid bar production systems, held an open house on May 13-14 at its 30,000-sq.-ft. facility in Caledonia Township, Mich., near the company’s previous location in Grand Rapids. The plant houses the North American sales...

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Novaria Group acquires Sky Mfg.

June 10, 2015

Fort Worth, Texas-based Novaria Group has announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Sky Mfg. (formerly MacLean Sky), a manufacturer of aircraft structural fasteners, from MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions. The company will continue doing business as Sky Mfg., operating within...

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Miller to host welding information management expo

June 10, 2015

Arc welding product manufacturer Miller Electric Mfg. Co., based in Appleton, Wis., will host a free welding information management expo on July 30, 2015, in Davenport, Iowa. Featuring educational sessions and hands-on demonstrations, the event will highlight electronic weld data gathering....

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Tech Air acquires Geneva Gas & Supply

June 9, 2015

Tech Air, a Danbury, Conn.-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related welding supplies, has acquired Los Angeles-based Geneva Gas & Supply Inc. Tech Air is owned by CI Capital Partners and Tech Air management. Geneva Gas & Supply is a distributor of pure and mixed...

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CSI opens South Carolina headquarters

June 9, 2015

Critical Solutions Intl. (CSI) has moved its global headquarters from Dallas to Charleston, S.C. The company manufactures blast-protected vehicles that can detect land mines and...

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Koda Distribution Group acquires Colonial Specialty Chemicals

June 9, 2015

Stamford, Conn.-based Koda Distribution Group (KDG) has acquired the assets of Colonial Specialty Chemicals (CSC), with plans to merge it with Monson Companies. The addition of products and technical experts will help increase Monson Companies’ capabilities with customers in the lubricants...

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