| Weekly Update – November 17, 2009 |
| The new SPECTRO xSORT XRF is a revolutionary leap forward in precise onsite metal analysis. Its specially developed SDD detector offers 10 x higher resolution for lab-like results anywhere. A removable, easy-to-use, touch screen interface readily networks with PC or printer via Bluetooth or USB. Use it for grade identification and fast sorting of alloys. Universal calibrations. Measures up to 42 elements in 2 seconds. |
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| This Week's Metalcasting News Review |
| || Intermet Columbus Sold to DMI |
Intermet Corp.’s Columbus, GA, ductile iron foundry reportedly has been bought by a Carlyle Group holding, Diversified Machine Inc. The sale closed on November 3, according to the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, at an undisclosed price. Read more
| || Grede Has a Bidder, Purchase Agreement |
“Additional parties have expressed a strong interest in purchasing our company, and our request to the court is the next step in the process that we expect will lead to a sale of the company to the highest bidder before the year’s end,” stated Grede chairman Richard Koenings. Read more
| || Steel Foundry Starts New Melt Shop Equipment |
McConway & Torley, a Kutztown, PA, ferrous foundry that produces railroad couplings and similar products, is operating a new ladle furnace and vacuum degasser, according to information from one supplier of the new installation. Read more
| || Top Honors in ICI’s Annual Casting Contest |
"We had more entries this year than ever before, and consequently, competition was very stiff,” said ICI’s executive director Michael Perry. “For the first time, two awards were given for defense. It was simply impossible to chose only one in this category.” Read more
| || REB Blog: Good for them |
Simply put, U.S. manufacturing costs are too high compared to global standards. The effort to help U.S. manufacturers compete globally is impeded, not supported, by federal government interventions and takeovers. Read more
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