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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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Polibrasil invests in PP capacity increase

Polibrasil, a joint venture of Suzano and Basell, began this week a USD 230 million investment project to set up a new PP unit in its facility at Maua, São Paulo, state.

TECHNIP to build polyethylene plant in the USA

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (CPC) and Solvay Polymers Inc. have awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of a new high-density polyethylene plant at CPC's Cedar Bayou facility in Baytown, Texas, to the joint venture of TECHNIP USA Corporation and BE&K Construction Company.

Spot welding machine from Amada

The ID40ST spot welder from Amada America Inc. is designed to provide spark-free welds across a range of flexible welding applications.

Cummins engine available on Lincoln welder

The Lincoln Electric Company’s Commander™ 500 multi-process, engine-driven welder/generator now offers contractors the choice of the Cummins engine.

Hand-held pressure calibrator

Weighing less than one pound, the hand-held Condec 3000 pressure calibrator is easy to carry and operates for more than 90 hours on one 9V battery.

Undersea pipeline corrosion monitoring

A new joint industry programme, launched by InterCorr Intl. Inc. and Shell Global Solutions, a division of Shell Oil Products Co., will investigate cost-effective and reliable systems for monitoring corrosion and flow assurance in subsea pipelines.

Shafts and spindles of all shapes and uses

Scot Forge has announced the availability of extensive custom spindle and shaft forging capabilities to meet demanding requirements in hydro, power generation, power transmission, oil and gas, mining, construction, shipbuilding, and other rigorous applications.

ESAB launches module-based welding system

ESAB has launched a new welding system from ESAB, the Aristo system. ESAB’s goal right from the initial design stages was to produce an intelligent and flexible module-based welding system.

Hoke Gyrolok range available in stainless

The Hoke Gyrolok range of instrumentation fittings is now available from Circor in a new line including 316 stainless steel, brass, carbon steel, Monel, Carpenter 20, Hastelloy C276, Inconel, Titanium, 254 SMO, Duplex 2205 and Super Duplex.

A metals e-commerce success story

G.O. Carlson Inc. has developed an e-commerce system to serve the needs of cut-to-order specialty metals plate users.