News - 8 Apr 2003
Following on from Ceradyne’s recent record order for Small Arms Protective Inserts (SAPI), Simula have received another similar order for more SAPI plates. The latest order is valued at over...
News - 25 Feb 2003
Following a surge in low priced steel plate imports, Stelco have decided to idle their plate mill in Hamilton, Canada. This action will take effect in April.
The increased volume of cheap imports...
News - 14 Jan 2003
Just four months after it began its racing career, 90 foot maxi, Alfa Romeo took line honours and recorded the second fastest time ever in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart yacht race which started on Boxing...
News - 22 Oct 2002
Altech is pleased to announce the receipt of an order from Nalco / National Aluminium Company Limited of Bhubaneswar, India for an Altech Metal Skimming System.
The Altech Metal Skimming System is...
News - 6 Sep 2002
Russell Metals today announced that they have agreed to purchase the assets of Metals USA Plates and Shapes Northcentral, located in Milwaukee, USA. The purchase price is approximately $8.3 million...
News - 14 Aug 2002
Effective October 1, 2002, Kobe Steel’s copper leadframe operation will merge with its subsidiary Leadmikk Ltd. The merged operation will be called Kobe Leadmikk Ltd and will be based in...
News - 8 Aug 2002
Reliance Steel and Aluminum has agreed to acquire the assets from two of Metals USA’s businesses. The assets of Metals USA are currently under the control of the US Bankruptcy Court.
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 - 7 May 2002
The US Patent and Trademark office have issued a notice of allowance for Permastar ™. Permastar is a chrome plating technology developed by Goodrich Technology Corp.
The technology uses a...
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...