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September 23, 2018Steel Dynamics Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Kentucky Electric Steel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Specialty Steel Works Inc., for $5.0 million.
September 23, 2018Atlas Copco Group, Sweden, through its wholly owned U.S. entity, Edwards Vacuum LLC, Hillsboro, Ore., has reached an agreement to acquire the cryogenic business of Brooks Automation Inc., Chelmsford, Mass.
September 23, 2018The Critical Materials Institute and Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa, announce the development of a magnet recycling process in which magnets are dissolved in water-based solutions, recovering more than 99 percent purity rare earth elements.
September 23, 2018Global Foundries, Santa Clara, Calif., announces a change in its technology portfolio to intensify its focus on delivering differentiated offerings for clients in high-growth markets.
September 23, 2018The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), Washington, announces the highest-ever monthly worldwide sales of $39.5 billion in July 2018: a 17.4% year over year increase over July 2017, and a slight increase of 0.4% over June 2018.
September 23, 2018NXP Semiconductors N.V., Eindhoven, Netherlands, announces the acquisition of OmniPHY, San Jose, Calif., a provider of automotive Ethernet subsystem technology, supporting NXP’s plans to deliver the next-generation of data transfer solutions to carmakers.
September 23, 2018Micron Technology Inc., Boise, Idaho, will invest $3 billion by 2030 to increase memory production at its plant in Manassas, Virginia, creating about 1100 new jobs over the next decade.
September 21, 2018The U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, reports that an interagency federal research ship recently sailed along the Mid-Atlantic margin to characterize methane hydrate deposits.
September 21, 2018Nanosteel Corp., Providence, announces the spinout of its additive manufacturing business unit into a new corporation named Formetrix.
September 21, 2018In practice, it is difficult to separate part design from steel selection because the two steps are interdependent.