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Tag: Carpenter Technology Corp.

Carpenter takes Allegheny to court

On 4 July 2008, Carpenter Technology Corp. announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) alleging that two US patents obtained by the latter are not valid.

Low-nickel stainless rebar

In order to mitigate the market influence caused by high nickel prices, Carpenter Technology Corp. (USA), a global manufacturer of stainless steel, has developed a new stainless reinforcing bar with lower nickel compositions.

Nickel surcharge increases

The specialty alloys operations unit of Carpenter Technology Corp. has announced that it is changing its surcharge mechanism to increase the nickel premium component from USD .30/lb. to USD .38/lb.

Talley Metals ups SS prices

Talley Metals, a subsidiary of specialty metal producer Carpenter Technology Corp. said, on 28 August, it will raise base prices by 3% on air-melted stainless steel grades in bar form.

Trinamet SS

Carpenter Technology Corp. has developed Trinamet™, a martensitic magnetic stainless steel with a combination of three characteristics critical to the fastener industry good corrosion resistance, high heat treated hardness and excellent cold formability.

Major stainless steel rebar application

Carpenter Technology Corp., USA reports the supply of 200 tons of stainless steel reinforcing bar to The Fort Miller Co. of Schyulerville, NY.

Carpenter Tech appoints two directors

Carpenter Technology has announced that Martin Inglis and Peter N. Stephans have been elected to the engineered materials company's Board of Directors.

Stainless bridges

The state of Oregon in the NW USA is using S32205 stainless steel to build a bridge designed to last 120 years, according to Virginia Heffernan (Nickel magazine, February 2003).

Carpenter raises nickel prices

The Specialty Alloys Operations of Carpenter Technology Corp. is immediately raising prices for its nickel-bearing specialty materials because of rising raw material costs.

Carpenter cuts costs

Carpenter Technology Corp. is to eliminate about 500 positions, representing 10% of its global workforce, through job eliminations, furloughs and early retirement incentives.