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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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Okuma celebrates its two-year anniversary

Okuma Deutschland GmbH is celebrating its two-year anniversary and the achievement of a special milestone: Okuma had even more intensive support for its customers made more seamless collaboration.

Transition of Andair into a manufacturer: Andy & Owen

Father and son team Andy and Owen Phillips started a subcontract machining business in Havant in 1994. After four years, they applied their extensive knowledge to transition their firm, Andair, into a manufacturer of fuel system components for light aircraft in the sport, amateur-build and commercial aviation sectors.

LARGO-TWIST 2051 at the parking garage in Regensburg

A closed but still transparent façade cladding made of LARGO-TWIST 2051 stainless steel mesh at the parking garage of the Barmherzige Brüder hospital in Regensburg, Germany.

TWI appoints Yanhui Zhang and Farshad Salamat-Zadeh

TWI announced the appointment of two new TWI Technology Fellows – Dr Yanhui Zhang and Dr Farshad Salamat-Zadeh. Yanhui joined TWI in 2001 and has a background in metallurgy, with expertise in fatigue design and testing, fatigue life evaluation, engineering critical assessment and failure investigation.

BCGA issue safety alert for acetylene regulator hazards

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has issued a revision to Safety Alert 01 – The hazards of using incompatible regulatory with acetylene. Acetylene is sensitive to a range of materials including copper, silver, zinc, and mercury. In damp conditions, copper reacts with acetylene to form copper acetylide, an impact explosi

Lincoln Electric launches Process HDT™ solution

Lincoln Electric® officially announced its new Process HDT solution for the heavy fabrication industry. Developed for high-deposition robotic applications, this new innovative solution doubles the deposition rates typically seen in single-wire processes.

Prysmian Group secures a 66M € contract from Petrobras

Prysmian Group has been awarded a new contract by Petrobras for a total supply of 200 km of high-end deep-water electro-hydraulic umbilicals using both Steel Tube and Thermoplastic technology, alongside specialized offshore and logistic services, for upgrades in brown and green fields projects in Brazil.

Protolabs launches CNC Flexible Lead Time option

Protolabs is looking to boost supply chain capacity in the UK and help customers manage costs with the launch of a new CNC Flexible Lead Time option.

EPRI receives USD 3.4M for Advanced Nuclear Technology

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) received a USD 3.4M award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue collaborative research, testing new manufacturing and fabrication technologies for the production of small modular reactor (SMR) vessels.

Sacha Meaux, HandyTube’s Director of Strategic Sourcing

HandyTube Corp, a leading manufacturer of seamless, stainless steel and nickel alloy tubing for a wide range of applications and markets, has appointed Sacha Meaux as Director of Strategic Sourcing.