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SAE Foundation presents awards

May 25, 2005

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Foundation Banquet hosted more than 700 attendees who gathered at Renaissance Center Wintergarden in Detroit, May 24, to pay tribute to Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda,...

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Durable goods orders up 1.9 percent in April

May 25, 2005

New orders for manufactured durable goods increased $3.7 billion or 1.9 percent to $200.3 billion in April, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This followed a 1.6 percent March decrease....

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House approves provision requiring DoD to buy American

May 25, 2005

The U.S. House today approved legislation that requires the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)to make more than 50 percent of its purchases from companies operating in the U.S. The provision, part of an...

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Lincoln Electric appoints president of J.W. Harris

May 24, 2005

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has appointed David J. Nangle as president of J.W. Harris Co. Inc., the company's recently acquired manufacturer of brazing and soldering alloys. In this new position,...

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Survey shows manufacturing hiring up in May

May 24, 2005

According to new numbers from the Leading Indicator of National Employment (LINE), manufacturers were more successful in May than in previous months at locating and hiring the skilled workers they...

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Alcan employee is "Best Communications Executive"

May 23, 2005

Alcan Inc. has announced that its vice president of corporate communications, Elisabeth Vassallucci, has received the International Business Award for "Best Communications Executive" in 2004....

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Whirlpool recognized for developing leaders

May 23, 2005

Whirlpool Corp. has been named to the 2005 list of Top 20 U.S. Companies for Leaders, making this the second consecutive year the company has been acknowledged for its focus on developing leaders...

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Hyundai holds first U.S. plant grand opening

May 20, 2005

Mong-Koo Chung, chairman of Hyundai Automotive Group, and Alabama Governor, Bob Riley, gathered with elected officials in Montgomery, Ala. today to celebrate the grand opening of Hyundai Motor...

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U.S. House approves Buy American legislation

May 19, 2005

On May 18, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation requiring the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to make more than 50 percent of is purchases from companies operating in the U.S....

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Steel industry reaches energy efficiency milestone

May 19, 2005

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. steel industry has achieved a new milestone in energy efficiency by reducing its energy intensity per ton of steel shipped by...

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Wheeling-Pittsburgh promotes managers

May 17, 2005

Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. has promoted three management employees to newly created positions.Ron Shoemaker, who had been manager of engineering, EAF Project, was promoted to general manager,...

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Georgetown, Ky., plant to build Camry hybrid

May 17, 2005

Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America (TMMNA) today announced the company's first North American gas-electric hybrid production will be at its Georgetown, Ky., plant—Toyota Motor...

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AK Steel announces June surcharges

May 16, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $213 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in June 2005. The company also has advised its electrical steel...

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U.S. Steel to take blast furnace offline in late May

May 12, 2005

United States Steel Corp. has announced that it will be taking its Gary, Ind. Works No. 13 blast furnace offline in late May, rather than on August 1 as previously announced. According to the company,...

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Collins Industries appoints CFO

May 12, 2005

Collins Industries, a manufacturer of ambulances, small school buses, terminal trucks, road construction vehicles, and industrial sweepers, has named Cletus Glasener as vice president and CFO,...

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