News - 19 Jul 2002
The Swiss industrial group Gurit-Heberlein has agreed to acquire UK-based composites company SP Group. The acquisition involving cash and shares will come into effect on September 1.
News - 17 Jul 2002
Following the collapse of LTV Steel, Sumitomo Metals will be pulling out of L-S Electro-Galvanizing (LSE), the joint venture it established with LTV in 1985. Sumitomo intends to sell its 40% share in...
News - 24 Jun 2002
On June 14th, Posco commenced work on their new tailored welded blanks (TWB) plant at the Kwangyang Works. When completed, the plant will have a capacity of 1.7 million sheets.
The first phase of...
News - 21 Mar 2002
It was announced today that NKK Steel and Kawasaki Steel have been involved with talks with German manufacturer ThyssenKtrupp Steel AG regarding automotive steel. Discussions commenced in April of...
News - 11 Mar 2002
Alcoa Fujikura Ltd (AFL), part of the Alcoa group has acquired 100% ownership of Engineered Plastic Components (EPC). This acquisition gives Alcoa a greater foot hold in the automotive components...