Featured Story – Titanium industry eyes potentially lucrative market for the...
Ever in search of new business opportunities and high-end industrial applications, the titanium industry, through the work of the International Titanium Association’s (ITA) Industrial Applications Committee, has set its sights on promoting titanium as a material of choice for marine scrubbers— pollution control devices that are fitted on tankers, bulkers, cruise and intermodal cargo ships.
Featured Story – Langley Alloys: striding confidently into the future
With over eighty years of experience, Langley Alloys provides a range of high-performance duplex and super duplex stainless steels, nickel-based alloys, and unique copper-nickel alloys for the harshest of conditions, whether it’s for sub-sea systems at great depths, oil and gas industry components operating under intense pressures, or the aggressive environments found within modern chemical plants. Stainless Steel World News last interviewed company members in November 2018.
Featured Story – Kobelco become Maruichi; commitment to quality remains unchanged
On June 1, Kobelco Steel Tube Co., Ltd. changed its name to Maruichi Stainless Tube Co., Ltd. The company continues to provide a stable supply of high-quality seamless stainless pipes and tubes. Read our Featured Story.
Featured Story- BUTTING – More than pipes
BUTTING is a renowned pipe specialist with a worldwide reputation. More than 44,000 tons of its longitudinally welded stainless steel pipes and clad pipes are used in many industrial sectors each year. Read our Featured Story.
Featured Story – Chromeni Steels facility roars into stainless steel industry
Mr. Pratik Shah, Director of Chromeni Steels, has a prediction for 2020: “it’s going to be a good year for the company, for India, and for the global stainless steel trade.” Mr. Shah has cause for optimism. Early in 2019, construction had finished on Chromeni’s new production facility in record-breaking time, and their operation rang in the new year at full capacity.
WirtschaftsWoche honours EWM
EWM AG in Mündersbach has placed among Germanys top 100 most innovative SMEs for the second time running in a ranking commissioned by WirtschaftsWoche.
Featured Story – BAOTI Group: quality products and maximum value
Baoti own ten integrated production lines for titanium sponge, melting, forging, rolling and down-stream products, including ingot, billet, slab, plate & sheet, coil, extruded pipe, seamless tube, welded pipe, square/round bar, wire and forging. All production is controlled with strict quality systems.
Featured Story: Working with a myriad of heat exchangers
Located at Rotterdam in The Netherlands, Shell’s Pernis facilities form part of the largest refinery in Europe and one of the biggest in the...
Shortage of engineers starting to impact industry
According to reports from various countries, there is a shortage of qualified engineers in general across many industries. If the public and the private sectors are not pro-active, this shortage could lead to significant economic losses and collateral damage. The good news is that there many ‘fixes’ but, given the complexity of the issue, a comprehensive approach is required.
Looking forward to further growth
Although coming from a carbon steels background, Dr. Willem Maarten van Haaften was quick to adapt to his current focus on corrosion resistant alloys as Senior Researcher, Materials & Corrosion at Shell Global Solutions International. Based in Amsterdam, one of the company’s three technology hubs, the main areas of his work center on upstream issues and the development of new materials for the short and long term.