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Bradbury Group, Metform International
form Strategic Alliance
Monday, April 25, 2005
The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, KS, has formed a strategic alliance with Metform International Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Under the alliance, the companies will share technology and cooperate in various markets across North, Central and South America. The Bradbury Group will continue focusing on its core markets of metal buildings, steel framing, components, sectional garage doors, levelers and integrated control systems while Metform will focus on heavy-gauge rollforming, automotive and coil processing. Both companies have common experience in decking and custom-rollforming marketplaces.
The alliance allows the two companies to serve every industry segment within the rollforming and coil-processing marketplaces, according to Chad Bradbury, senior manager of business development for the Bradbury Group.
Forum to Probe Future of Steel Industry
Friday, April 22, 2005
As part of AISTech 2005-The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, top executives from the steel industry will take part in a Town Hall Forum in Charlotte, NC. On May 10, executives from Nucor, Steel Dynamics, Dofasco and more will gather at the Charlotte Convention Center to discuss global steel-industry consolidation; China’s growing output of, and appetite for, steel; and other issues.
AISTech 2005, sponsored by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, takes place May 9-12. To register or for more information, visit www.aist.org
Fastener Show Hits Baltimore in May
Thursday, April 21, 2005
The 25th Annual National Industrial Fastener Show/East will be held May 4-5 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. The expo will feature fastener-production products and services from more than 210 companies in more than 22,500 sq. ft. of exhibit space. Included is Fastener Specifications & Technology, a seminar slated for Wednesday, May 4, followed by a free welcoming reception open to all registered show attendees. Thursday, May 5, the one-day expo is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To register, visit www.fastenershows.com
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