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Metal fabricating in a new millennium

May 9, 2006

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The forming and fabricating of the 925-foot BP Pedestrian Bridge located at the east section of Chicago's Millennium Park, and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion is explored.

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New handling instructions

May 9, 2006

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In 2005 precision stamper Weiss-Aug of East Hanover, N.J., achieved a reject rate of less than 1 part per million. The company credits the success to meticulous planning and almost flawless execution. Such an approach applies for Weiss-Aug even when it comes to uncoiling metal.

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Handling engineering changes in automotive parts

May 9, 2006

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Control of engineering changes for automotive components and assemblies requires cooperation and communication among groups within a company, as well as with outside suppliers. Changes must be initiated, communicated, implemented, and verified enterprisewide.

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Mill Steel recognized as top employer in Western Michigan

May 8, 2006

For the fourth year in a row, Mill Steel Co. has been named one of the 10 Elite Winners of "West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the Michigan Business and Professional...

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AK Steel earns Ford Motor Co. Gold Award

May 5, 2006

AK Steel Corp. received a Gold World Excellence Award from Ford Motor Company in a ceremony held in Dearborn, Mich., May 3. The company was one of only two U.S. facilities, and one of only 13 global...

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Bosch receives MERLIN Excellence in Business Award

April 30, 2006

Bosch received the 2006 MERLIN Excellence in Business Award, distributed by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACCoM), for its success and continued innovation in North America....

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AWMI names new executive director

April 27, 2006

The Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) has named Carole M. Rogin as its new Executive Director.In making this announcement, AWMI International President Victoria Zanutto noted,...

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U.S. durable goods orders rose 6.1 percent in March

April 26, 2006

New orders for manufactured durable goods in March increased $13.3 billion or 6.1 percent to $230.6 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This was the fifth increase in the last six months...

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U.S. Steel announces executive appointments

April 26, 2006

United States Steel Corp. today announced that it has appointed Michael A. Fedorenko as general manager-Granite City Works and Douglas R. Matthews as vice president and general director of U.S. Steel...

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Steel recycling in U.S. continues record pace

April 25, 2006

The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) announced today that the recycling rate for the world's and the U.S.'s most recycled material—steel—increased to 75.7 percent in the U.S. in 2005. This...

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U.S., Canadian steel, aluminum inventories fell in March

April 24, 2006

Steel and aluminum product inventories at U.S. and Canadian metals service centers fell in March as U.S. shipments of both metals continued their long-term rise, and Canadian aluminum shipments rose...

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Mass layoffs in manufacturing rose in March

April 20, 2006

In March 2006 employers took 1,082 mass layoff actions, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S....

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AK Steel sets May surcharges

April 18, 2006

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $190 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in May 2006. The company also has advised its electrical steel...

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Macsteel Service Centers USA announces expansion

April 17, 2006

Macsteel Service Centers USA Inc., owned by the global steel company Macsteel Holdings of South Africa, has announced that it is constructing a $10 million metals manufacturing and distribution...

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FMA/TPA announce 2005 Safety Award winners

April 17, 2006

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.® (FMA) and the Tube & Pipe Association Intl.® have announced the 2005 Safety Award winners. The following member companies have achieved...

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