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MetoKote Earns Supplier Performance Award from Auto Customer

Thursday, May 19, 2016
 
MetoKote Corp.'s Lima, OH, facility has been awarded the Supplier Performance Award from Cardington Yutaka Technologies, Inc. For more than 15 years, MetoKote has been providing high-temperature, liquid-paint services to Cardington for its exhaust components, and the award was granted for outstanding scheduling flexibility and part turnaround throughout the past year.
High-temperature-resistant coatings are designed to withstand temperatures ranging from 300 to 1200 F while providing protection against corrosion. MetoKote provides two color options to Cardington, silver and black, and applies the single-component material using two robotic systems. Heat-resistant coatings primarily are used with exhaust-system components due to the extreme temperatures to which these components are exposed.
The MetoKote-Lima facility, opened in 1972 and located next to the corporate office, is one of 30 MetoKote facilities located in seven countries. For more information, visit www.metokote.com.

Nucor CEO Ferriola Elected AISI Chairman

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
 
The board of directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has elected John Ferriola, chairman, president and CEO of Nucor Corp., to serve as chairman until May 2017.
“John is a dedicated and outspoken advocate for our industry, and has engaged his employees and the supply chain to speak out on behalf of steel with their elected officials, especially on the issue of unfair trade,” says Thomas J. Gibson, AISI president and CEO of AISI. “This is what AISI is all about – getting involved. It is this type of energy and commitment to advocacy that will help us affect needed policy changes in this challenging economic environment. John’s leadership is recognized worldwide, as he also will be chairing the World Steel Association next year. We are grateful to have him lead AISI for the next 12 months.”
AISI also announced new board members and leadership changes. Roger Newport, CEO of AK Steel, and Guillermo Vogel, vice chairman of Tenaris Tamsa, were elected as AISI vice chairmen and officers of AISI. Luis Landois Garza, vice president of sales and marketing at Altos Hornos de Mexico, S.A. was elected to the AISI board, as was Maximo Vedoya, CEO of Ternium Mexico.

New American Douglas Metals Website Has Shopping Feature

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
 
American Douglas Metals (ADM), Buffalo, NY, a metals manufacturer, fabricator, processor and distributor, has launched www.americandouglasmetals.com, which includes a new Metals Market shopping feature. The new Metals Market allows customers to view and purchase from an inventory of available surplus metals and exclusive products including aluminum coils, steel sheets and more.
With solutions for a variety of commercial and industrial applications, the updated website provides simple-to-use navigation and modern design to present detailed information on ADM’s products and services. Additionally, the update now gives customers the opportunity to purchase precise surplus and aluminum steel products directly from the website.
ADM delivers metal products and services such as flat-rolled aluminum, flat-rolled steel and custom aluminum extrusions from facilities in Buffalo, NY; Atlanta, GA; and Orlando, FL. 

 

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