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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VBN launches ground-breaking Vibenite® materials

VBN Components has launched ground-breaking products within its range of Vibenite® materials, such as “The world’s hardest steel”, Vibenite® 290, in 2017 (hardness ~72 HRC), and the hybrid carbide Vibenite® 480 in 2018 (hardness ~70 HRC).

thyssenkrupp Uhde to build blue ammonia plant in Qatar

thyssenkrupp Uhde has won a new contract from its long-standing customer and QatarEnergy’s affiliate, Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO), for the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of a world-scale ammonia plant, capable of producing its full output as Blue Ammonia.

Cygnus releases an Ex Certified Thickness Gauge!

Cygnus releases an Ex Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge – a rugged, IP67-rated, intrinsically-safe instrument

Meltio Materials portfolio expands with new additions

Meltio Materials portfolio is expanding with four new additions: Meltio Stainless Steel 17-4PH, Meltio Tool Steel H11, Meltio Nickel 625, and Meltio Invar.

Hamilton adds 3rd metal foil rolling mill in Lancaster

AMETEK Hamilton Precision Metals is expanding its manufacturing capacity to meet a rising demand for precision foils within the electronics sector and other key industries globally.

AWI overcomes challenges to post European sales boost

Alloy Wire International (AWI) has seen orders soar to nearly a third of its predicted £13m annual turnover, with the firm’s commitment to short lead times and security of supply securing a string of new clients.

STILFOLD steps into space with “industrial origami”

STILFOLD is stepping into space, with an exciting new project that aims to identify applications for its origami-inspired manufacturing technology in outer space.

Gual Steel celebrates 20th anniversary

Gual Steel, the stainless steel company with headquarters in Barcelona, is celebrating its first 20 years in September.

Arvind Kumar Singh assumes charge as SAIL’s Director

Shri Arvind Kumar Singh took charge as the Director (Technical, Projects and Raw Materials) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

Lisa receives ESIS-Elsevier Young Scientist Award

Lisa Claeys received the ESIS-Elsevier Young Scientist Award at the 23rd European Conference on Fracture.