Filter Content

ESAB names senior executive for Florence operations

April 12, 2005

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products North America has announced the promotion of Jeff Hoffart to senior vice president and general manager for the company's Florence, S.C., operations. In his new...

Continue Reading

AWS releases 2005 catalog

April 12, 2005

The American Welding Society (AWS) has released its 2005 Product Catalog that contains new standards, management approaches, guides, and recommended practices.Among the documents listed for the first...

Continue Reading

WHI Capital Partners acquires AddisonMckee

April 12, 2005

AddisonMckee has announced that it has been acquired by a group of investors led by WHI Capital Partners (WHICP).With manufacturing facilities in Wilmington, Ohio, and Preston, England, AddisonMckee...

Continue Reading

AutoForm opens subsidiary in Italy

April 12, 2005

AutoForm Engineering GmbH has opened its eighth subsidiary office worldwide in Italy.Located in Moncalieri (Turin), the Italian office provides sales and technical support for the company's full range...

Continue Reading

FARO announces CEO transition plan

April 12, 2005

Beginning March 2006, the company's CEO duties will be shared by Raab and Jay Freeland, president and COO, allowing Raab to focus on research and development and strategic initiatives.The company also...

Continue Reading

Amada names stamping press product manager

April 12, 2005

Amada America Inc., Buena Park, Calif., has appointed David Stone as product manager-stamping presses. Stone joined the company in 2000 as a stamping press product specialist and recently served as...

Continue Reading

Amada, Mitsubishi Electric collaborate

April 12, 2005

Amada and Mitsubishi Electric have announced that the companies are collaborating in the laser beam machining business. Aimed at enhancing competitiveness in the domestic sheet metal manufacturing...

Continue Reading

Weldability study engineers win award

April 12, 2005

Dr. Min Kuo of Ispat Inland Inc. and Dr. John Chiang of Ford Motor Co. have been honored with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)/ American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Sydney H. Melbourne...

Continue Reading

ISG stockholders approve merger with Mittal Steel

April 12, 2005

Stockholders of International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) voted to approve the proposed merger of ISG and Mittal Steel Company N.V. at a special meeting held today at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time in New...

Continue Reading

Greer Steel appoints Dover plant engineer

April 12, 2005

Greer Steel has appointed Robert L. Bates as plant engineer of the company's Dover, Ohio, facility.A registered professional engineer, Bates has more than 24 years' engineering experience. His...

Continue Reading

Dramex expands Rexdale, Ont., facility

April 12, 2005

Montreal-based Dramex Corp., a manufacturer of expanded metal products, has announced the addition of a 200-ton, fully automated expanded metal press to its Rexdale, Ont., manufacturing facility.The...

Continue Reading

Welding zirconium and zirconium alloys Part II

April 11, 2005

By:

Editor's Note: This is the second installment of a three-part series on welding zirconium. Part I addresses metallurgy, weld preparation, and shielding techniques. Part II covers welding technique. Part III discusses additional methods of joining refractory metals.

Continue Reading

AK Steel adds stainless-grade titanium surcharge

April 11, 2005

AK Steel said today that it is adding a titanium component to its stainless steel raw material surcharge, because of a nearly five-fold rise in cost of the steelmaking alloy since the beginning of...

Continue Reading

NASA studying Delphi welding technology

April 11, 2005

Delphi Corp., the Michigan Research Institute (MRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have entered into a research project to study the use of Delphi's deformation...

Continue Reading

MIG welding tips and resources

April 11, 2005

By:

Photo courtesy of AlcoTec Wire Corp.Motorcycle- and hot rod-building shows on TV have put welding in a very positive light lately. In fact, Jesse James, the star of Discovery Channel's "Monster Garage," was named the American Welding Society (AWS) Welder of the Year because of his contributions to...

Continue Reading