Polysoude develops communicative power sources
The regulations and standards governing the tube sector demand ever more restricting levels of quality from the manufacturers.
Nippon Steel signs an agreement with Vallourec S.A.
Nippon Steel Corporation (Nippon Steel) announced that it has reached an agreement with Vallourec S.A. (Vallourec), an important strategic partner in the pipe and tube business, regarding Nippon Steel’s participation in the share capital increase proposed by Vallourec in the form of a rights offering to subscribe to new Vallourec shares, with preferential subscription rights for existing shareholders (the Rights Issue).
Productivity boosting tubes for high temperature applications
Reduction of overall maintenance costs for critical equipments have been the need of the hour for many high temperature applications.The service conditions seen in many high-temperature applications are extremely aggressive and harsh. The lifespan for a high-temperature component is often relatively short compared to applications at “normal” temperatures.
Eisele presents hygienic tube connection
Having many years of experience in the development of high-quality solid metal connectors of stainless steel, Eisele, the Waiblingen-based company had recently presented the first tube connection for the food industry constructed entirely according to hygienic design criteria.
TMK acquires stake in pipe plant in Oman
TMK has acquired 55 per cent of Gulf International Pipe Industry L.L.C. (GIPI) in Oman. TMK is one of the world's leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry. The plant’s production capacity exceeds 200,000 ton of welded OCTG and line pipe for oil and gas industry annually.
Samuel, Son & Co. acquires Basic Stainless
Samuel, Son & Co. (Samuel), the fifth largest metal processor and distributor in North America has acquired Basic Stainless Inc., a service center operating from an 80,000sq/ft facility in Marshfield, Wisconsin;
Plymouth Tube supplies NASA
Four-time shuttle astronaut and United Space Alliance COO, Dan Brandenstein, visited Plymouth Tube Company's Trent Mill in recognition for the AL-6XN tubing provided for NASA's Constellation program.
Van Leeuwen Wheeler widens stock ranges
Tube and pipe distributor Van Leeuwen Wheeler is maintaining its commitment to the UK market by widening its stock ranges, despite escalating prices.
Low cost duplex hollow sections
Stalatube Oy has the capability to manufacture square and rectangular hollow sections in a new grade called ’Lean duplex’.
Sandvik opens new distribution centre
Sandvik Materials Technology is opening a new European distribution centre at Venlo in The Netherlands.
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