Engineering & Manufacturing
Volvo and SSAB Collaborating on Vehicles Made from Fossil-Free Steel
Volvo will begin creating concept vehicles and components with steel made by SSAB using hydrogen.
Volvo Group Global
April 9, 2021
Equipment Manufacturers Support New Effort to Reform Section 232 Tariffs
March 22, 2021
Southco Products Available with Microban Antimicrobial Protection
November 2, 2020
Graphene Nanotubes Enable Creation of Non-Marking Anti-Static Tires
October 29, 2020
SSAB Climate Goals Approved by Science Based Targets Initiative
October 12, 2020
Lead-Free Plain Bearings Offer Advantages for Commercial Vehicle and Industrial Equipment
September 29, 2020
OEM Industry News Briefs: Volvo CE Delivers Electric Excavator for Customer Pilot
Volvo CE's EC55 Electric excavator will be used for a customer pilot in China, Volta Trucks names a new CEO and more news from the past week you may have missed.
April 14, 2021
Better Times Ahead for North American Mining Equipment Market
Mining equipment production is forecast to rebound in 2021, and grow 3.8% through 2026.
April 13, 2021
Trimble, Piaggio Fast Forward Develop Smart Following Robot for Construction Applications
Combining GNSS technology with sensors and software has enabled the creation of a robot which can follow machines or humans without the use of a joystick or other control devices.
April 13, 2021
New Study Finds Batteries Made From Deep-Sea Rocks can Reduce Carbon Emissions
A peer-reviewed study commissioned by DeepGreen finds making electric vehicle batteries from deep-sea rocks can reduce climate change impacts compared to land-based ores.
September 22, 2020
HYBRIT Fossil-Free Steel Production Plant Begins Operation
The HYBRIT initiative has the potential to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 10% in Sweden and 7% in Finland, as well as cutting steel industry emissions in Europe and globally.
August 31, 2020
Polygon Composite Housings Eliminate Corrosion in Fifth-Wheel Coupling Applications
The composite cylinders are designed to be strong and hold their shape even under impact, reducing maintenance for end use customers.
August 27, 2020
HYBRIT Demonstrates Successful Trials Using Fossil-Free Fuels in Pellet Process
Three alternative fuels for industrial pellet production have been tested on a pilot scale and will continue undergoing development.
August 5, 2020
Survey Finds U.S. Manufacturers Concerned About Metals Supply Chain
About 74% of respondents said the greatest threat to their manufacturing business over the next 12 months would be supply chain disruptions and constraints.
August 4, 2020
HYBRIT Fossil-Free Steel Initiative Set to Create Demonstration Plant on Industrial Scale
The SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are looking for a location for the demonstration plant for its joint venture HYBRIT which aims to create a fossil-free steel production process.
June 1, 2020
New igus Material Enables 3D Printing of Electrostatically Conductive Components
The new iglidur I8-ESD enables to 3D print components with electrostatically conductive properties.
May 21, 2020
PHIL Offering SSAB Hardox HiTemp Steels for Hot Slag Applications
SSAB Hardox HiTemp steel is capable of transporting materials in excess of 1,200 F and will be used in PHIL's customized Hot Slag Bodies.
May 21, 2020
PHIL Offering SSAB Hardox HiAce Steels for use in Acidic Environments
Philippi-Hagenbuch will use the HiAce material for three types of vehicles structures, its Water Tanks, HiVol Refuse Bodies and Bio-Solid/Mulch HiVol Bodies.
May 6, 2020
PHIL Offering Additional SSAB Hardox Steels on Truck Bodies
Philippi-Hagenbuch is now using the new SSAB Hardox HiTemp steel in its customized Hot Slag Bodies and HiAce steel for products operating in acidic environments.
March 20, 2020
Tenneco Develops New Wear-Resistant Material for Engines
The new material's reduced cobalt content helps engine manufacturers mitigate the limited availability and price volatility of cobalt while providing wear resistance in high temperature ranges.
March 6, 2020
Cabot Corp. Introduces Composite Solution for Tires
The new Engineered Elastomer Composites solutions provide a sustainable material capable of meeting the needs of off-the-road (OTR)/earthmover tires.
February 28, 2020
Polygon PolySlide Composite Tubing for Pneumatic and Hydraulic Cylinders
Polygon PolySlide Composite Tubing is well suited for replacing metallic material in a variety of cylinder applications.
December 11, 2019
SSAB to Offer Fossil-Free Steel by 2026
SSAB has set out new strategic targets which include ramping up its fossil-free steel production capabilities.
December 4, 2019
SSAB Hardox HiAce Abrasion-Resistant Steel Wear Plate
The SSAB Hardox HiAce wear plate withstands acidity and corrosion for use extreme working conditions.
November 13, 2019
SSAB Reports Third Quarter Results
A weak market impacted SSAB Europe, while SSAB Americas held up well.
October 28, 2019
HYBRIT Receives Investment in Pilot Plant for Fossil-Free Steel Production
A new hydrogen gas storage facility will be built near the pilot plant to demonstrate a cost-effective, emissions-free method of producing steel.
October 4, 2019
Finalists of Swedish Steel Prize Announced
Four designs utilizing steel in new and unique ways are being considered for the annual prize awarded by SSAB.
October 3, 2019
New Sumitomo Polymers for High-Speed Connectors
Three new liquid crystal polymers address concerns for higher speed data transfer without signal loss, distortion, or interference.
July 31, 2019
SSAB Acquiring Abraservice
The acquisition will enable the company to extend its quenched and tempered steels offering for OEMs and end users.
July 25, 2019
SSAB Operating Profit Down in Second Quarter
The company saw a major improvement in SSAB Americas, but declines in SSAB Europe.
July 19, 2019
Sandvik Creates 3D Printed Diamond Composite
The newly created process enables the super-hard material to be 3D printed in highly complex shapes for use in a variety of industries.
May 28, 2019
Tariffs Hurt the Heartland Releases Statement on President’s Sudden Tariff Increase
The national campaign says the announced increase of tariffs from 10 to 25% will harm millions of jobs and the economy.
May 6, 2019
Swedish Steel Prize 2019 Now Open for Entry
Applications are now being accepted for the Swedish Steel Prize 2019, and are due by August 15.
May 3, 2019
Parker to Acquire LORD Corp.
The acquisition will strengthen Parker's materials science capabilities, electrification and aerospace product offerings.
Parker Hannifin Corp.
April 29, 2019
SSAB Reports First Quarter 2019
The company saw strong earnings improvement in the Americas and special steels during the quarter.
April 25, 2019
Report Says U.S. GDP will Lose $290 Billion due to Tarrifs
AEM notes that tariffs will continue to raise costs for equipment manufacturers, potentially leading to reduced jobs.
March 18, 2019
LIFT Receives Agreement Extension from U.S. Department of Defense
This year the institute plans an expanded technology scope to provide more services to small- and medium-sized manufacturers, and will open an immersive lab focused for advanced manufacturing technicians.
March 11, 2019
SSAB Exhibiting New Hardox 500 Tuf Wear Plate at bauma 2019
Hardox 500 Tuf delivers high wear resistance and is tough enough to perform as a structural wear plate.
February 15, 2019
SSAB EcoUpgraded Program Reduces Weight and Emissions
Customers can upgrade to high-strength steel and reduce the weight of their equipment, improve fuel economy and extend product lifetime, all of which helps reduce their carbon footprint.
February 14, 2019