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JSW Steel to Modernize Plate Mill; Could Add 500 Jobs in Second ProjectOpen in a New Window

JSW Steel (USA) of Baytown, Texas, received preliminary Board approval to proceed with a full-scale modernization project expected to take approximately 20 months to complete.


Oil and Gas Company Orders Furnace LineOpen in a New Window

Premier Furnace Specialists/BeaverMatic received an order for a complete IQF furnace line from a company in the oilfield industry.


Fastener Supplier Orders Mesh-Belt Heat-Treatment SystemOpen in a New Window

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. was awarded a contract from a European company to design and supply a mesh-belt heat-treatment system with a production capacity of 4,000 pounds/hour of high-quality automotive fasteners.


Solar Atmospheres of Western PA Adds Climate-Controlled RoomOpen in a New Window

Solar Atmospheres of Western PA constructed a climate-controlled environment for the daily operation of its new all-metal hot-zoned vacuum furnace.


ANDRITZ Acquires Laser BusinessOpen in a New Window

International technology group ANDRITZ acquired a 50.1% stake in British laser company Powerlase Photonics Ltd.


WPI Launches Center for Materials Processing DataOpen in a New Window

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) launched a new center that aims to improve data-gathering and computer-modeling techniques that will lead to the development of better equipment and materials used by the automotive and aerospace industries.


Company Launches Venture to Build Heat-Treating FurnacesOpen in a New Window

Machine Tool Builders, which services and refurbishes machines for the gear industry, launched a spinoff company to build a new line of heat-treating furnaces for those same customers.


Microsoft, Tenova Launch System to Promote Digital Transformation in Steel IndustryOpen in a New Window

Microsoft and Tenova announced their collaboration and presented the characteristics of the Tenova solution that is based on three key elements – sensors/actuators, decentralized intelligence and supplier-customer interaction – with the objective to improve business productivity in the steel and manufacturing industries.


Prodways Group Unveils Rapid Additive Forging TechnologyOpen in a New Window

France’s Prodways Group, a subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, presented its new rapid additive forging (RAF) technology for the 3D metal printing of large titanium parts.


Solar Atmospheres Announces Organizational ChangesOpen in a New Window

Solar Atmospheres announced several organizational changes within the Solar family of companies.


Auto Bearing Parts Manufacturing Facility Coming to TennesseeOpen in a New Window

Miyake Forging North America Corp. will build a new automotive bearing parts manufacturing facility in Surgoinsville, Tenn.


HarbisonWalker Breaks Ground on Monolithics Refractory PlantOpen in a New Window

HarbisonWalker International (HWI) broke ground for construction of its state-of-the-art monolithic refractories manufacturing facility at The Point Industrial Park in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio.


Sintavia to Build Advanced Manufacturing FacilityOpen in a New Window

Sintavia LLC, a metal additive-manufacturing (AM) manufacturer, announced plans to build a 55,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility in Hollywood, Fla.


Turbine Manufacturer Orders Box-Type Chamber FurnacesOpen in a New Window

Thermcraft Inc. received an order for a pair of box-type chamber furnaces from a manufacturer of power-generation turbines.


Bearing Manufacturer Adding Jobs, Expanding Heat-Treat Capacity in South CarolinaOpen in a New Window

Schaeffler Group USA Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its expanded manufacturing plant in Fort Mill, S.C.


ArcelorMittal Orders Two Walking-Beam FurnacesOpen in a New Window

ANDRITZ received an order from steelmaker ArcelorMittal for the supply of two top- and bottom-fired walking-beam furnaces for its 80-inch hot-strip mill in Burns Harbor, Ind.


Solar Atmospheres Receives MedAccred Certification, Nadcap 24-Month Merit StatusOpen in a New Window

Solar Atmospheres announced that it has been reaccredited with the MedAccred certification for heat treating at its Souderton, Pa., facility for a third consecutive year.


Italian Heat Treater Orders Temperature Monitoring SystemOpen in a New Window

PhoenixTM supplied a hot-box temperature survey system to Pasello Trattamenti Termici, an Italian provider of heat-treatment services.


North American Manufacturer Orders Furnace SystemOpen in a New Window

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. was awarded a contract from a leading North American manufacturer of forged aluminum suspension components.


Sealing-Products Supplier Orders Box FurnaceOpen in a New Window

Lindberg/MPH shipped a Treet-All box furnace to supplier of sealing products.


Nucor Investing in Kentucky Sheet MillOpen in a New Window

Nucor Corp. will invest an estimated $176 million to build a hot band galvanizing and pickling line at its sheet mill in Ghent, Ky.


Siemens, Chromalloy Form Casting Joint VentureOpen in a New Window

Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corp. entered a partnership to form a joint venture called Advanced Airfoil Components.


IBC Advanced Alloys Commissions Solution Annealing FurnaceOpen in a New Window

IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. announced that its Copper Alloys division successfully completed and commissioned a new solution annealing furnace and quench tank.


MPIF Intends to Form Metal AM Trade AssociationOpen in a New Window

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) announced its intention to form a trade association for the metal additive-manufacturing (AM) industry.


Car-Bottom Furnace to Cure Military ArmorOpen in a New Window

L&L Special Furnace Co. Inc. delivered a second car-bottom furnace that will be used for curing complex ceramic composites, silicon-carbide plates and military-grade armaments.


Bloom Engineering Commissions Lab FurnaceOpen in a New Window

Bloom Engineering Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., rebuilt, upgraded and commissioned a laboratory furnace to refine its latest generation of ultra-low-NOx regenerative burners.


Nucor Steel Marion Orders Walking-Beam FurnaceOpen in a New Window

SMS group received a purchase order from Nucor Steel Marion Inc. for a walking-beam furnace as part of the $85 million investment the company is making to upgrade its bar mill in Marion, Ohio.


Slovenian Heat Treater Purchases Vacuum FurnaceOpen in a New Window

SECO/WARWICK supplied a Vector modular vacuum furnace equipped with high-pressure gas quenching (HPGQ) to MIHEU, a commercial heat treater in Slovenia.


Paulo Nashville Installs IQ FurnacesOpen in a New Window

Paulo Nashville installed two AFC-Holcroft integral-quench (IQ) furnaces, bringing the facility’s total to eight.


Arconic Foundation Awards $600,000 for Advanced-Manufacturing EducationOpen in a New Window

Arconic Foundation, the independently endowed philanthropic arm of Arconic Inc., awarded six $100,000 grants as part of its Advanced Manufacturing Education Grant Program to improve advanced-manufacturing education.