Weekly Update  July 14, 2009

Weekly Update July 14, 2009

Lufkin buys turbo equipment manufacturer Hayes Lemmerz files reorganization plan Cleaner, cost-effective sand processing with Smith Foundrys new shakeout.

View this email as a Web page Please add FDRY_Foundry Management_ to your Safe Sender list.
Foundry M&T Home Page | Issue Archives | Buyer's Guide | Forums | REB Blog | Contact Us
Weekly UpdateJuly 14, 2009
This Week's Metalcasting News Review

Lufkin Buys Turbo Equipment Manufacturer
Lufkin Industries Inc. has acquired Rotating Machinery Technology Inc., Wellsville, NY, for an undisclosed price. Rotating Machinery designs and produces precision, custom-engineered tilting-pad bearings and related components for high-speed turbo equipment. Read more

Hayes Lemmerz Files Reorganization Plan
Hayes Lemmerz International Inc. has filed its proposed plan of reorganization and disclosure statement with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. If confirmed by the court, the plan provides that the company's debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders and pre-petition secured lenders would own substantially all of the common stock of the reorganized company and all of its global manufacturing locations upon emergence from Chapter 11. Read more

Call For Abstracts Goes Out for INALCO 2010
The 11th International Aluminum Conference (INALCO) will be held at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands next June. As part of the preparations for the conference, interested researchers, graduates, and scholars from universities and research institutes are invited to submit abstracts on all aspects of light metal, “in particular those concerning aluminum and magnesium alloys.” Read more

Featured This Week

Cleaner, Cost-Effective Sand Processing with Smith Foundry’s New Shakeout
Smith Foundry Co. in Minneapolis is a family owned enterprise, in business since 1923. In order to maintain a competitive edge, the iron caster looked to the popular Didion Mark 5 rotary media drum for help. Read more

Forums And Blogs

REB Blog: Out of their hands
The real burden for GM is its image. It was not good before the collapse, the bankruptcy did not fix it, and in some critical ways the rescue plan has made the image worse than before. Read more

Announcements


IndustryProductDemos.com is your home for interactive manufacturing and industry product demos. You will find animated tutorials that walk you through product features, parts, applications, and accessories.
Watch Demos!


Case Studies / Whitepapers

Sponsored case studies from the Foundry Management & Technology collection provide real-world accounts of what's happening in the foundry industry. They chronicle the events faced by business owners and managers who had to deal with changes in the competitive environment, and plots the owners' or managers' response which usually involves a change in their business strategy.

Latest case studies added to the Foundry M&T collection:
Intelligent Demand Response
Impact Markers Support Manufacturing's Desire to Apply Green Manufacturing Techniques
For Foundries, Necessity is the Mother of Invention
Click Here or on the links above to start reading.

Upcoming Events

NADCA-CMETT Energy Efficiency of Melting/Holding Aluminum Workshop
Shelbyville, IN — August 5, 2009 Read more

Maintenance Management MegaWeek
Chicago — August 17-21, 2009 Read more

AMS Heat Treating Society Conference & Expo
Indianapolis — September 14-17, 2009 Read more

Canadian Foundry Assoc. Annual Meeting
Hamilton, ON — September 17, 2009 Read more

AIME's MS&T 2009
Pittsburgh — October 25-29, 2009 Read more



Penton Media Logo
Copyright© 2009 Penton Media, Inc. All rights reserved.
Penton Media's Privacy Policy

Thank you for reading FOUNDRY's Weekly Update. You are subscribed as #email#. To find out how to get your message in front of our qualified subscribers, please e-mail Jonathan Burger at [email protected].

To unsubscribe, please click here.

Foundry Management & Technology
The Penton Media Building
1300 E. 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44114-1503
(216) 931-9504
Fax: (216) 696-7932

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish