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February 07, 2002
International Knife & Saw Expands Capacity, Sheds Bankruptcy

International Knife & Saw, Inc. (IKS) is expanding its Florence, SC, manufacturing facility as the company relocates equipment from its Cincinnati plant. Beginning this year, straight and circular cutting tools for the metalworking industry will now be manufactured in Florence.
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February 06, 2002
ULSAB-AVC Confirms Continuing Effectiveness of Stamping

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has just released the results of its design study for the ULSAB-AVC (Advanced Vehicle Concepts), a showcase for the latest high-tech steel grades for automotive applications, and it's clear: even as the use of more complex steels grows, more than 70...

February 05, 2002
Rome Strip Steel Receives Safety Award

Rome Strip Steel Co., Rome, NY, has been awarded the Liberty Mutual Loss Prevention Safety Commendation Award for having an accident rate 56 percent better than its competition. Rome Strip, in working with Liberty Mutual to identify loss areas and improve safety practices, reduced its loss rate...

February 04, 2002
Laser Consulting Online

Laser-system provider GSI Lumonics Inc., Northville, MI, offers two new services to users of its website: Ask an Applications Expert, where people can ask for advice on the use of lasers and encourages the inclusion of part drawings or photos; and a second service called Get Samples Processed,...

February 04, 2002
Sennett Steel to Open Processing Plant in Warren, MI

By the end of June 2002, a $5 million steel-processing plant and new headquarters for Sennett Steel Corp. will occupy the site of the renovated Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant in Warren, MI. The 95,000-sq.-ft. building will process steel flat-rolled product, supplying cut-to-length blanks, sheet and...

February 01, 2002
Rollforming Operator Training

NAMES Group, Akron, OH, now offers hands-on training programs that teach rollforming-machine operators how to mount tools and make adjustments for roll wear and stock problems. These programs are conducted on-site and include just enough classroom background to explain why some adjustments work...

January 31, 2002
Ford Offers Cash for Cost-Saving Ideas

As part of its wide-ranging efforts to accomplish a global turnaround, Ford Motor Co. has begun offering cash awards to North American suppliers that come forward with cost-cutting ideas. Ford will gather ideas into a database and send 300 of its engineers into the field to meet with its 2000...

January 30, 2002
Dadco Expands Canadian Presence

Dadco Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, Canadian headquarters for nitrogen-gas-spring manufacturer Dadco, Inc., has relocated to a new facility 30 miles form downtown Toronto. The new facility, in the Meadowvale Business Community, occupies 12,000 sq. ft., with additional acreage available for...

January 28, 2002
Creative Tube Installs an Automatic Circular Sawing Machine

Cutting Systems Inc., Burlington, Ontario Canada, North America agent for the DutchSaws line of metal-cutting and finishing equipment, has installed a fully automatic circular-sawing machine at Creative Tube, Jacksboro, TN. Creative Tube offers the tube and pipe industry services including...

January 25, 2002
Expanded Metals Website Upgraded

Niles Expanded Metals, Niles, OH, has updated it website and now offers the ability to view application photos, read up on the latest industry news for expanded metal products and technologies, check order status, request on-line quotes and more. Check it out at...