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Red Bud Installs Lines at Nucor, ArcelorMittal

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
A new 3/8-in. capacity cut-to-length line has hit the production floor at the Nucor Corp. building-system’s facility in Brigham City, UT, and a new precision blanking line has begun production at the ArcelorMittal processing plant in Sterling Heights, MI, both courtesy of Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, IL. Nucor’s 75-in.-wide cut-to-length line produces steel sheet to 30 ft. long, from coils to 50,000 lb., for metal-building components. It includes a traversing scissor-lift table, multi-positional stack storage system and pop-top-style straightener. ArcelorMittal’s new blanking line processes coils to 60-in. dia. and 40,000 lb., and includes a dual-motor grip-feed system, flatness inspection table and a Machine Concepts corrective leveler with AutoFlat shape correction—a patented control system that reads the shape of the strip and adjusts the leveler to maintain optimum flatness without operator intervention. Read up on Red Bud’s equipment offerings at

Bunting Magnetics Receives CE Certification

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Certifying that its product lines meet European Union health, safety and environmental requirements and ensure consumer safety, Bunting Magnetics Co., Newton, KS, has had its HF series drawer-magnet product line earn the CE mark for the European Economic Area. The product line—Bunting’s third line to receive the CE certification—handle a variety of separation tasks in mechanical and gravity-flow applications. For more, visit

Thermal-Diffusion Coating Facility Coming to India

Tuesday, November 4, 2008
TD Center, Columbus, IN, will establish a new thermal-diffusion coating facility in conjunction with the Advanced Forming Technology Center in Madras, India. The Madras TD facility should be operational by year-end. Learn more about the coating process and TD Center at


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