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Tube 2004, Wire 2004 draw 61,000 visitors

June 8, 2004

The concurrent staging of Tube 2004, International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair (commonly known as Tube Dsseldorf) and wire 2004, International Wire and Cable Trade Fair, attracted 61,000 visitors from...

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Lincoln Electric equipment used at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

June 8, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co. reported that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway uses its equipment behind the scenes, fabricating track equipment, as well as on the track’s grandstands, signs, and...

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Industry experts discuss state of manufacturing, steel prices at TPJ Symposium

June 8, 2004

The second annual TPJ Symposium, which was held Feb. 18-20 in Orlando, Fla., was an industrywide gathering of executives and managers from the tube production, tube fabrication, and equipment...

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Houghton named a key supplier for Dana Corp.

June 8, 2004

Houghton FLUIDCARE®, a division of Houghton International, has been selected by Dana Corp. as a key chemical management services supplier for its North American manufacturing operations....

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Bronx International secures Chinese contract

June 8, 2004

Bronx International Inc., the parent company to Bronx/Taylor-Wilson and Abbey International Ltd., has been awarded a contract to design, manufacture, and install a 630-mm ERW pipe mill and finishing...

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Samco expands sales dept.

June 8, 2004

Samco Machinery Ltd. has announced that Eric Martin has joined the company as national sales manager. Martin, who is based in Atlanta, has 16 years' experience in the roll forming industry.Samco...

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Whirlpool adopts Delmia software for microwave oven production

June 8, 2004

Delmia Corp., a Dassault Systèmes company, has announced that Whirlpool Corp. is using its digital manufacturing technology to link design and manufacturing data in producing new microwave...

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OMCO’s WG Corp. earns ISO 9001:2000 certification

June 8, 2004

Wickliffe, Ohio-based OMCO has announced that its WG Corp. subsidiary in Morgantown, Pa. has earned its ISO 9001:2000 certification from Smithers Quality Assessments Inc.OMCO, a producer of roll...

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Powder Coating 2004 keynote to feature Harley-Davidson turnaround story

June 8, 2004

Powder Coating 2004, scheduled for Sept. 21-31 in Charlotte, N.C., will open with a keynote presentation from retired Harley-Davidson executive Clyde Fessler. On the verge of bankruptcy in the early...

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Updated serviceability design guide includes all steel building types

June 8, 2004

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has released its second edition of Design Guide 3: Serviceability Design Considerations for Steel Buildings. While the first edition focused on the...

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Wildfire--vulnerable homeowners prefer steel roofs

June 8, 2004

An American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)-sponsored survey found that when faced with the threat of potentially devastating wildfires, 85 percent of consumers say they would prefer a steel roof on...

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Prima hires sales, support professional for Mexico

June 8, 2004

Prima Laser Tools has hired Belisario Antillon to handle sales and support for all of Mexico. He is responsible for increasing and supporting sales to both customers and distributors.Antillon's sales...

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Job Burnout—Part 1

June 8, 2004

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If you are employed, you're lucky to have a job. Perhaps you've heard this, thought it, or both. And it's true. With so many people out of work, it seems almost like biting the hand that feeds you to complain about your work conditions and expect your employer to care.If you're suffering from job...

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Wise words from the mountaintop—Part 6

June 8, 2004

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Editor's Note: This is the sixth episode in a mountaintop dialogue that Gerald has been having with a "wise business guru." They had been talking about the contract period when doubts were raised about what his sales force was really selling.At just that moment, a line of hikers passed by on their...

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Safety makes good business sense

June 8, 2004

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Editor's Note: Charlie McCarthy is a member of the FMA/CNA Safety Committee, an organization devoted to improving safety in the metal manufacturing environment.As a businessperson performing your normal responsibilities, you think about many things during your average workday. The demands relating...

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