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AWPA Member News: Tri Star Metals Receives Accreditation for AS9100C

Tri Star Metals, LLC received accreditation for demonstrating their ongoing commitment to quality by satisfying customer requirements and industry specifications.  They have demonstrated its commitment to world class quality implementing and becoming certified to the AS9100 standard. Tri Star Metals, LLC manufactures, sells and distributes stainless steel, aluminum, nickel and specialty alloys. They are a … Continue reading AWPA Member News: Tri Star Metals Receives Accreditation for AS9100C

Coastal Wire Acquires Casa Grande Wire & Cable

Coastal Wire Company, Inc. today announces its acquisition of all assets of Casa Grande Wire and Cable, Inc. (CG) of Casa Grande, Arizona. The acquisition of the privately-owned producer of galvanized wire products will give Coastal Wire Company a broader geographic foot print and expanded product line. Coastal Wire Company will now manufacture a full … Continue reading Coastal Wire Acquires Casa Grande Wire & Cable

Tree Island Steel Ltd. Sells Stainless Steel Division, Industrial Alloys to Sumiden Wire Products Corporation

Tree Island Steel Ltd. has sold its stainless steel business in California to Sumiden Wire Products Corporation.  Under the terms of the agreement, Sumiden will acquire, among other assets, the production equipment and inventories related to Tree Island’s Industrial Alloys branded business which is based in Walnut, California.  Tree Island will continue to provide carbon … Continue reading Tree Island Steel Ltd. Sells Stainless Steel Division, Industrial Alloys to Sumiden Wire Products Corporation

Mark A. Gritton Named President of SSW Holding Company, Inc.

SSW Holding Company, Inc. has announced the promotion of Mark A. Gritton to the position of President, SSW Holding Company, Inc., as current President and CEO Paul M. Kara transitions to Chairman and CEO of SSW effective immediately. To begin his new role as President, Gritton assumes overall responsibility for the company’s expanding Mexican operations, … Continue reading Mark A. Gritton Named President of SSW Holding Company, Inc.

Johnstown Wire Technologies Announces New President and CEO David Reed

Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc., the largest independent producer of high-quality, value-added carbon and alloy wire in North America, today announced the appointment of J. David Reed as President and CEO effective September 12, 2016.  Mr. Reed brings more than 30 years of relevant industry experience to his new role, having previously served as President of … Continue reading Johnstown Wire Technologies Announces New President and CEO David Reed

Central Wire Industries Celebrates the Acquisition of Sanlo, Inc

Central Wire Industries (CWI) has announced the acquisition of Sanlo, Inc. (Sanlo), a manufacturer and distributor of galvanized and stainless wire rope, custom extruded products, and engineered cable assemblies located in Michigan City, Indiana. Central Wire Industries manufactures and distributes stainless steel, nickel alloy, and copper and brass wire and welding wire products throughout the … Continue reading Central Wire Industries Celebrates the Acquisition of Sanlo, Inc

American Spring Wire & Pengg Announce Partnership

American Spring Wire Corp. (ASW) of Bedford Heights, Ohio and Joh. Pengg AG (Pengg) of Thörl, Austria announce that they have formed a partnership to manufacture high quality, specialty steel wires for the North American market. The new entity will be called ASW.Pengg LLC, and will be located in Bedford Heights, Ohio at the location currently … Continue reading American Spring Wire & Pengg Announce Partnership

AWPA Welcomes New Member Companies

The AWPA is happy to announce three new member companies: Peerless Chain Company, Commodity General Trading USA and Cincinnati Thermal Spray. New US Wire Manufacturer Member: Peerless Chain Company Peerless Chain Company is our newest US Wire Manufacturer Member. Headquartered in Winona, Minnesota, Peerless operates three manufacturing locations and six distribution centers.  The Peerless product offering is … Continue reading AWPA Welcomes New Member Companies

Viraj Profiles Limited Banking Facilities Placed on Credit Watch by Indian Credit Rating Agency

CARE Ratings has placed Viraj Profiles Limited (VPL) on Credit Watch, after the US International Trade Commission issued a limited exclusion and cease-and-desist order, based on spoliation of evidence in relation to a complaint from Valbruna Slater Stainless Inc. The announcement also lists actions VPL will be taking in response to the ITC’s decision, including … Continue reading Viraj Profiles Limited Banking Facilities Placed on Credit Watch by Indian Credit Rating Agency

AWPA Executive Director Speaks at Council of Manufacturing Associations’ Summer Leadership Conference

AWPA Executive Director Kimberly Korbel spoke at the Council of Manufacturing Associations’ 2016 Summer Leadership Conference on August 11. As part of a panel titled “Leading on Your Issues: Best Practices in Issue Advocacy Campaigns,” she discussed how the AWPA membership advocated for the ENFORCE Act, and collaborated with other organizations to successfully push the … Continue reading AWPA Executive Director Speaks at Council of Manufacturing Associations’ Summer Leadership Conference