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Atkore Expands in PVC Conduit, Buying...

by tubelinks on 10/21/2014 - 08:01 pm
Tag: Press Release

Atkore International Inc. of Harvey, Ill., has acquired PVC conduit maker American Pipe & Plastics Inc. of Kirkwood, N.Y., which serves the telecommunications, cable TV, power and fiber optic infrastructure markets, for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition strengthens Atkore’s position in the PVC market, according to Bill Waltz, president of Atkore’s plastic pipe and conduit business unit. Atkore’s PVC conduit is used in a wide range of construction, electrical, fire, security, mechanical and automotive applications.

“This acquisition naturally complements our existing PVC product portfolio, expands our market presence in the Northeast, and enhances the total sui ...

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Russia's TMK Sees Drop in Steel Pipe ...

by tubelinks on 10/20/2014 - 06:27 pm
Tag: Press Release

TMK, Russia's largest maker of steel pipes, reported its total shipments in the first nine months of 2014 fell 1.3 percent, year-on-year, to 3.2 million tonnes, mainly due to lower demand for large-diameter pipes and industrial pipes.

TMK, controlled by businessman Dmitry Pumpyansky, also said the Russian pipe market would likely grow in the remaining three months of the year "driven by an increase expected in horizontal drilling and development of oil and gas fields, as well as by the start of the new procurement season".

TMK and competing Russian steel pipe producers are planning to capitalise on Russia's plans to build gas pipelines to Europe circumventing Ukraine and to China. Those pr ...

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Caparo Drawn Products rebrands to Cap...

by tubelinks on 10/19/2014 - 04:25 pm
Tag: Press Release

Caparo Drawn Products, the only UK based manufacturer of high quality drawn steel tube, has announced that it will be changing its ´╗┐name to Caparo Drawn Tubes. The company that specialises in the supply of cold drawn seamless and welded tubing will continue to operate from its site in West Bromwich and is aiming at increasing its market share in heat exchanger and boiler tubes, tubes for pressure applications, automotive, general application and special shaped tubes.

Caparo Drawn Tubes is built on 86 years of experience after Phoenix Steel Tubes, Durham Tubes and Newman Tipper Tubes were all merged into a single company. The business specialises in high quality products, which are manufact ...

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FASPAR S.p.A installs new Slitting Li...

by tubelinks on 10/19/2014 - 04:20 pm
Tag: Press Release

Since 1966, FASPAR S.p.A. is an important machine builder in Milan area (Italy). Formerly producing presses, since 1977 it produces complete sheet metal working lines. With a 4000 sqm covered production area, FASPAR is now a well-known company for its main products: 

Slitting lines

Leveling & Straightening & Cut-to-length lines (with rotary, flying & mechanical shear)

Surface finishing lines

Feeding & Pressing/Punching lines

Tension/Stretch leveling lines

Roll forming lines

Sandwich panel lines ´╗┐

Its customized products serve steel service centers, automotive industry, white goods industry, construction industry. FASPAR is the supplier of the most import ...

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Haven Model 873 Dual-Blade Shear Cuto...

by tubelinks on 10/19/2014 - 04:17 pm
Tag: Press Release

Most of the design improvements have been made in the controls.

A. High efficiency hydraulic motor. B. Improved hydraulic design; including stand-alone tank assembly. C. Crop-cut and decel switches removed from the bundle loader. The operator no longer has to set these switches; it is done automatically in the program. D. The tube bundle can now have varying lengths, with no additional setup required. E. The Tube Stop length adjustment is controlled from the operator's panel, not from the end of the Tube Stop. A large digital display shows on the panel. F. New cutoff guard design is more durable and easier to open. It also better protects the operator. G. A horizontal blade chip stripper h ...

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Suraj Ltd to Set Up New Production Fa...

by tubelinks on 10/19/2014 - 04:11 pm
Tag: Projects

Suraj Ltd has acquired land at village Chandarda, Nr. Chhatral, District - Mehsana, Gujarat admeasuring 4,00,000 sq mtr which is almost clear from agriculture to non-agriculture. The company is starting service center and production facility including extrusion press for stainless steel long heater tube for power, oil and gas plant sectors.The company is also developing precision stainless steel tube manufacturing facility at its existing plant located at Village-Thol, Ta-Kadi, Dist-Mehsana, Gujarat. The company expects to start the same in November 2014.Shares of SURAJ LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.74.15 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 62.15. The total number of shares traded ...

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