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Chemetall Oakite Partners
with Wastewater-Treatment Specialists

Tuesday, February 25, 2003
Specialty-chemical provider Chemetall Oakite, Berkeley Heights, NJ, has formed a strategic partnership with DMP Corp., Fort Mill, SC. DMP provides design and manufacturing of wastewater-treatment systems. Chemetall Oakite develops chemical products for metal fabrication, coil coating, cold forming and other applications. It's online at

Taylor Steel Expands, Adds
Herr-Voss Multi-Blank Line

Monday, February 24, 2003
Taylor Steel Inc., a service and toll center for flat-rolled steel products, is expanding its Lordstown, OH, processing plant, adding 118,000 sq. ft. to its existing building for a total of 257,000 sq. ft. At the heart of the expansion, to be completed by April, is a custom-engineered multi-blank line supplied by Herr-Voss, Callery, PA. The line will use rebuilt entry and slitting equipment from an existing line along with new high-speed shear and stacking equipment. The line will process cold-rolled, galvanized and prepainted steel in thicknesses to 0.120 in. and widths to 74 in. from coils weighing to 60,000 lb. Taylor already operates two Herr-Voss lines at Lordstown and 13 more at a Canadian facility. For more on Herr-Voss, a subsidiary of Genesis Worldwide II, Inc., visit

Metal Spinners Acquires Chicago-Area Metalformer

Friday, February 21, 2003
Metal Spinners, Inc., Angola, IN, has acquired a Chicago, IL,-area metalformer, moving it to the Rock Falls, IL, division of Metal Spinners. “This acquisition enhances our ability to compete in markets that require parts made from specialty alloys such as copper, brass and aluminum,” says Patrick O’Beirne, vice president of sales and marketing. For more on Metal Spinners, a contract producer of customer-designed component parts for industrial markets, visit


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