Hot Off the Press
HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!!!!!!
Wednesday, December 31, 2003
The staff of MetalForming
and PMA wish you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Hot Off the Press, your daily source for news of the metalforming industry, returns on Jan. 5, 2004.
Best Metal Finishing Launches Website
Tuesday, December 30, 2003
Learn about coating services offered to metal stampers and fabricators at the new website of Best Metal Finishing (www.bestmetalfinishing.com
). The firm, based in Osgood, IN, provides zinc and zinc-phosphate coatings. The website includes an overview of its capabilities, including its in-house lab support, and an electronic form to request a quote or to obtain more information.
Titan Steel to add High-Speed Red Bud Slitting Line
Monday, December 29, 2003
Feeding the growth of its flat-rolled division, steel distributor Titan Steel Corp., Baltimore, MD, has purchased a 72-in. Red Bud slitting line for its 110,000-sq.-ft. facility in Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada. The line, scheduled to begin operation in May 2004, will process coils as heavy as 60,000 lb. of material to 0.250-in. thick, and run at speeds to 1000 ft./min.