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The 2nd International Symposium on the Recent Developments in Plate Steels

03–06 Jun 2018 | Orlando, Florida, USA

This symposium will highlight steelmaking, casting, hot rolling, accelerated cooling and quenching, flatness control, line pipe, HIC resistant steels, and more. 

25th Annual Crane Symposium

10–12 Jun 2018 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Practical information and experiences from crane maintenance personnel, crane manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and engineering consultants.

Cold Rolling Fundamentals in conjunction with System Automation Fundamentals – A Practical Training Seminar

09–13 Sep 2018 | Huntsville, Alabama, USA

The course covers fundamentals, equipment, rolling theory, control, threading, rolls, lubrication, measurement, safety and new technology.

System Automation Fundamentals in conjunction with Cold Rolling Fundamentals — A Practical Training Seminar

10–13 Sep 2018 | Huntsville, Alabama, USA

This seminar covers systems  and technologies for rolling mills, and more.


He studied culinary arts, worked in restaurants and eventually came home to work in his family's steel business. Then he figured out how to combine the two. 

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Monthly Journal

Material Handling, Packaging & Transportation

2018 June Issue

2018–2019 AIST president James F. Dudek, vice president, Asset Revitalization and Manufacturing Excellence, United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa., USA. A feature interview with Dudek begins on page 32.