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Our dedicated news department gathers news and press releases from around the world to bring our community the latest developments in the stainless steel industry. Here you can find news involving the people and companies involved in the manufacturer, supply and use of corrosion resistant alloys (CRAs).
Topics such as tubes & pipes, cladding, offshore, chemical process industry, welding & fabrication, 13Cr stainless steels, titanium, nickel alloys, pulp & paper and duplex stainless steels are covered as well as interviews with materials specialists, manufacturer and end users alike.
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Innocent builds a de Blender plant in Rotterdam

Innocent is currently building a brand new carbon-neutral production plant in Rotterdam: de Blender. Construction of the new factory has necessitated the supply of stainless steel tanks for bulk storage of fluids, such as orange juice, apple juice and water.

BUTTING honored for 40 years membership of DGZfP

BUTTING tests its products using non-destructive testing techniques and is aware of their importance. It is therefore understandable that it has been a member of the German Society for Non-Destructive Testing (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zerstörungsfreie Prüfung e.V. – DGZfP) for 40 years now.

OZ expands with manual chain hoist and trolley

OZ Lifting Products LLC has added to its ever-growing stainless steel range with a 0.5-ton capacity manual chain hoist and trolley.

Stainless steel accounts for 70% of nickel consumption

The stainless steel sector still accounts for 70% of primary nickel consumption. Given that consumers of electric vehicles and other clean energy technologies are for the most part inherently conscious of the environmental impact of their purchase, many producers and prospective producers of nickel, destined for these markets, are aiming to improve their carbon footprints.

IGO and Western Areas considers further consolidation

Talks between Australia's two largest independent nickel sulfide producers could lead to further consolidation in a sector that is benefitting from renewed project investment in a higher-price environment.

Shanghai nickel prices hit record high on strong demand

Prices of nickel on the Shanghai Futures Exchange leaped to their highest on record recently, supported by solid demand and low inventories across the world.

Ryerson acquires Specialty Metals Processing

Ryerson Holding Corporation announced that it has acquired Specialty Metals Processing (SMP), a toll processor located in Stow, Ohio.

GPF issues carbon-neutral nickel ETC

The Global Palladium Fund (GPF) has issued the world's only physically-backed carbon-neutral nickel Exchange Traded Commodity (ETC). Targeting institutional investors, it has a Total Expense Ratio of 0.75%. The minimum investment is USD 100,000 and daily valuations are available on the Vienna Stock Exchange.

H2O Innovation’s Piedmont provide antiscalant to SWRO

H2O Innovation Inc. (H2O Innovation) announced that its specialty chemical business line has been selected to provide antiscalant to the world’s largest seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant.

Eduardo Gomes joins MST as Managing Director

Eduardo Gomes joins Salzgitter Mannesmann Stainless Tubes USA, Houston as Managing Director. With more than 20 years of experience in specialist metals, Eduardo brings to the US Houston team extensive knowledge and experience of the stainless and nickel alloy tube & pipe markets.