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Growth in Large Pipe Applications Drives Expansion in Coriolis Flowmeter Market, Finds Flow Research Study

Growth in the energy markets and the use of Coriolis flowmeters for large pipe applications is driving growth in the Coriolis flowmeter market. According to a new market study from Flow Research, the market for Coriolis flowmeters totaled $1.3 billion in 2013, and is projected to grow to almost $2.0 million by 2018. Growth in the [...]

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Plasma-cut tube for offshore energy

Barrett Steel is installing a 1500 mm diameter tube plasma profiler at the Barrett Steel Offshore site in Middlesbrough. The company says the RB1500 profiler is the first of its kind to be installed in England and represents a £600,000 investment. The machine will be used for applications within the expanding offshore wind, oil & [...]

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Fine Tubes appoints new HR Business Partner

Fine Tubes, a world-leading manufacturer and global distributor of precision tubes for a wide range of critical applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Bakeras HR Business Partner. In line with its continued growth, the company has re-structured its HR Department to ensure that the changing needs of the business continue to be [...]

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Scotchman’s NEW CPO 315 HFA-CNC Fully Automatic Hitch Feed Saw

Scotchman Industries has taken our Hitch Feed Automatic saw to a new level! This NEW CPO 315 HFA-CNC saw is fully programmable so every cut length is fast and accurate.  It uses a 30” linear actuator, driven by a servo motor.  With its 315mm blade, it allows you to cut up to 3-1/2” diameter tubes [...]

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J & D Tube Benders tackles worker shortage

WESTON – If you have a good work ethic, J&D Tube Benders Inc. is one manufacturing company that would take a sincere look at your job application. The Weston-based tube manufacturer started with a staff in the single digits when it was founded in 1968, and now employs roughly 135 people, said Human Resources Director, Lisa [...]

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Making Metal Trade Click-Friendly

E-commerce is catching up fast in business-to-business industry with all its benefits driven from the speed and power of internet. As an attempt to bring this to the metals industry, we launched Mtlexs.com, which is the first and only database-driven marketplace in the world dedicated specifically to non-ferrous metals. The marketplace gives information access at a click of [...]

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Fine Tubes to exhibit its industry-leading aerospace products at AIRTEC 2014

Fine Tubes, a world-leading manufacturer and global supplier of precision tubes for a wide range of critical applications, is delighted to announce that it will be exhibiting at AIRTEC 2014 being held at the Exhibition Centre in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, from October 28th to 30th. AIRTEC is a leading international trade fair, conference & [...]

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Functional Design for Optimum Handling during Installation

The highest degree of safety during installation and a functional design: VOSS Fluid GmbH presents their 24° tube couplings in a new design. Forged moulded parts, including elbow couplings, branch T’s as well as branch L’s and four-way couplings have been optimized with larger spanner flats for installation. The new design is also easy to [...]

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Haven Manufacturing Hires Midwest Field Service Technician

Haven Manufacturing, Brunswick, GA, announces the appointment of Scott Jaynes as Field Service Technician, located in the Indianapolis, IN area. The centrally located Indianapolis location will allow for quicker response time and a lower travel expense to the customer. Scott’s appointment is in response to the growing number of customers that purchase new Haven and Soco [...]

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Caparo invests Euro 4 million in European operations

Caparo Industries Plc has recently announced it is investing circa Euro 4 million in its UK and Polish operations. The business is planning to upgrade its facilities and equipment in order to provide higher value added products, and improve services available to customers in various sectors. Caparo Industries is a diversified manufacturer of steel and [...]

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Michigan Seamless Tube, LLC Acquires Blue Diamond Trademark from Wheatland Tube

Michigan Seamless Tube, LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn tube and pipe, and Wheatland Tube, North America’s leading standard and sprinkler pipe producer, today announced that MST has acquired the exclusive rights to the prestigious Blue Diamond® brand of A106 seamless pressure pipe from Wheatland Tube. As a result of this [...]

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USW Joins Petition for Duties on Welded API Line Pipe Imports

The United Steelworkers (USW) union has joined a petition calling on the U.S. Commerce Department (DOC) and International Trade Commission (ITC) to impose antidumping and countervailing duties on welded API line pipe imports from South Korea and Turkey. The union, along with steelmakers American Cast Iron Pipe Co., Energex, Maverick Tube Corp., Northwest Pipe Co., Stupp Corp., Tex-Tube [...]

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