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Great Britain Welcomes First SCS Coil Line
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Servosteel, a toll processor in Dudley, West Midlands, UK, recently went online with the first SCS coil line to be installed in that country. The SCS line, an environmentally and budget-friendly alternative to pickling and oiling, was designed and manufactured by Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, IL. The process employs a controlled brushing off of all surface scale except for a micro-thin layer. Servosteel’s new line can process coils to 72 in. wide of stock to 0.315 in. thick. Learn more at www.redbudindustries.com
Aida-America Celebrates Expansion
Monday, October 15, 2007
Earlier this month, Aida-America Corp. celebrated the grand opening of its facility expansion and 10 years of manufacturing in Huber Heights, OH, near Dayton. Also being celebrated: the 90oth anniversary of parent company Aida-Engineering Ltd. The facility expansion totals 17,600 sq. ft. and allows the firm to bring large-component welding inhouse and to increase its capacity for large-component machining. Learn more at www.aida-america.com
Leifeld Metal Spinning GmbH Under New Ownership
Friday, October 12, 2007
Gruppe Georg Kofler has acquired 95 percent of the shares of Leifeld Metal Spinning GmbH, Ahlen, Germany, a manufacturer of metal-spinning equipment. Leifeld, which operates in the United States as Leifeld USA Metal Spinning, Colorado Springs, CO, has nearly tripled its revenues since 2004, while its number of employees has doubled. Learn more at www.leifeldspinning.com