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AP&T Takes on Press Service in Sweden

Thursday, August 26, 2010
 
For the first time, Swedish press and automation-equipment builder AP&T (with North American headquarters in Monroe, NC) has taken on all of the service needs for a customer’s mechanical and hydraulic presses. The firm announced its first all-inclusive service agreement with Swenox AB, a Swedish manufacturer of automotive parts. AP&T, which previously had established service agreements for mechanical presses, now has overall responsibility for all of presses at Swenox—10 hydraulic models and 17 mechanical. More at www.apt-usa.com.

Kansas Fabricator Earns Governor’s Award

Thursday, August 26, 2010
 
Landoll Corp., Marysville, KS, a manufacturer of farm equipment, trailers, military vehicles and a host of other products, earned the Governor’s Award of Excellence. The award is sponsored by the Kansas Department of Commerce and the Kansas Cavalry, a volunteer group of business leaders who work to promote the state as a business location. Learn more about Landoll, which operates a 600,000-sq.-ft. shop and employs more than 550 people, at www.landoll.com.

Steel Imports: Market Share Rises
to an Estimated 22 Percent

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
 
Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reports that net U.S. imports of steel climbed by 19 percent compared to June, while imports of finished steel increased by 15 percent. Annualized total and finished-steel imports in 2010 would be 24.2 and 18.8 million NT, respectively, up 49 percent and 33 percent compared to 2009. Key finished-steel products with significant import increases in July 2010 compared to June include plates in coils (up 26 percent), hot-rolled sheets (up 26 percent) and cut length plates (up 22 percent). Learn more at www.steel.org.

 

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