SPIROL announced the receipt of the 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. Two of SPIROL’s locations, SPIROL International Corporation in Danielson, CT, USA and SPIROL Industries Limited in Winsor, Ontario, Canada, each received the awards.
Mechtop needs a high degree of flexibility in its day-to-day manufacturing operations, so it has upgraded its materials logistics by installing two tower storage systems from Kasto, as well as a bandsaw from the same manufacturer.
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched SquareCut Technology to further improve the productivity of automated plasma cutting operations.
Behringer’s HBE series of band saws features rigid, fully enclosed machines with solid iron bow-frame construction. The cast iron is employed to dampen vibrations, contributing significantly to both the cut quality and the blade life of the saw.
WZR Ceramic Solutions, Rheinbach, Germany, has installed a Carbolite Gero metal sintering furnace to advance its sintering programme.
Rio Tinto and POSCO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore, develop and demonstrate technologies to transition to a low-carbon emission steel value chain.
BUTTING has been awarded the contract to supply plates, plate cuttings and welded square pipes for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) research project.
The AIC Team will develop a new Level 2 system for Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A plants in Vicenza and Bolzano, Italy.
ABB has launched ABB Ability™ Condition Monitoring for belts, an advanced digital service to enable mine and steel plant operators to track speed, misalignment, damage, thickness and wear, slippage and temperature of conveyor belts in real-time.
SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have recently produced the world’s first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron at a pilot scale. The technological breakthrough in the HYBRIT initiative eliminates around 90% of emissions in conjunction with steelmaking.