Cover Story June 2017: Stainless Band

Despite the economic uncertainty and uncharted waters ahead, the mood at the UK’s Stainless Band, whose production is based in Bingley near Bradford in West Yorkshire, remains extremely positive. With a very international outlook, a serious commitment to its employees, and a willingness to continue to invest in the future, the company seems to have hit upon a recipe for continued success. With a sales office based in Rugeley in the West Midlands headed up by Roy Mason who has 30 years of experience in the industry, the company is ideally located for the main markets in the UK for stainless steel manufacturing. 

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Cover Story May 2017: Marcegaglia

A new vision for stainless steel! Marcegaglia Specialties, the company dedicated to the manufacturing and processing of stainless steel products and cold drawn bars, stands out today as the world’s top producer of stainless steel welded tubes with top-level certified manufacturing activities worldwide and an overall capacity of 450,000 tonnes per year. 

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Cover Story April 2017: SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH

The Asian market with the ASEAN nations, China, India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, are among the drivers of the global economy. High quality service and products combined with a local presence are the door openers to leverage the growth potential of the region. By expanding its business activities in Asia, the SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group is on track to success. The aim is to become the leading partner in the development of special steel long products in the diverse user industries like the automotive, maritime and electronics industries. 

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Cover Story March 2017: International Titanium Association

Titanium Europe 2017, the largest titanium industry event in Europe, will be held May 17-19 in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. This follows Titanium USA 2016, which was the 32nd annual conference and exhibition sponsored by the International Titanium Association, and which was held September 25-28, 2016, in Scottsdale, AZ, USA, drawing over 850 attendees. In the article below we provide an overview of the US event, which will give readers an insight into the kind of meeting and the importance of that meeting, that can be expected in Amsterdam in May. 

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Cover Story February 2017: Siedentop GmbH Edelstahl-Oberflächentechnik

Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR for short, is on everyone’s mind as a key component of company strategy. And for good reason! In order to be ready for the future, and to remain competitive, being environmentally-friendly is now no longer a “nice-to-have”, but a “must-have”. 

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Cover Story January 2017: Schnutz GmbH / Burghardt + Schmidt GmbH

Since 2014 the Siegerland-based leveling machine specialist Schnutz has been a subsidiary of Burghardt+Schmidt GmbH of Remchingen. Together the two companies form the Burghardt+Schmidt group. From that point on, customers of these two long-estab-lished companies have been benefiting from the synergy effects which have resulted. 

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