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Lincoln Electric Signs Deal to Acquire European Counterpart

27 Apr 2017 - Welding equipment and consumables manufacturer Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. is acquiring Air Liquide’s welding equipment subsidiary for about US$125 million, the company announced on Thursday.

U.K. Steelmaker to Acquire American Rod Mill

21 Apr 2017 - Liberty House Group, a commodities trader and steelmaker that has cobbled together a portfolio of U.K. production facilities, has a deal to acquire a shuttered mill in the United States.  

Quaker Chemical, Houghton International Agree to Merge

10 Apr 2017 - Metalworking fluids maker Quaker Chemical Corp. is acquiring Houghton International Inc. through a deal valued at more than US$1.4 billion. 

Aperam Finalizes Divestment of French Welded Tube Business

05 Apr 2017 - Stainless and specialty steel producer Aperam has the completed the sale of its French welded stainless tube business, the company has announced. 

Investment Firm Finalizes Acquisition of Steel Processing Businesses

03 Apr 2017 - Z Capital Group has completed its acquisition of Gerdau SA’s Atmosphere Annealing LLC and NitroSteel LLC, the investment firm announced on Monday.  

Report: Consortium Bids EUR1.6 Billion for Europe's Largest Steel Works

17 Mar 2017 - ArcelorMittal and partner Marcegaglia are offering 1.6 billion euros for Italy's Ilva steel works, outbidding a rival consortium, reports the Reuters news service. 

Investment Firm Acquires Two Heat Treatment Businesses, Looks to Expand Operations

16 Mar 2017 - Long products producer Gerdau SA has agreed to sell two U.S. metal processing businesses for an undisclosed amount.

Italian Government Receives Two Offers for Europe's Largest Steel Works

08 Mar 2017 - Two consortiums have submitted binding offers for Italy’s ailing Ilva steel group and its Taranto steel works, Europe’s largest steel plant., according to reports

Nucor Adds to Steel Fabrication Business in Canada

02 Mar 2017 - Nucor Corp. has acquired the assets of Omega Joist, a Canadian manufacturer of open-web steel joists, for an undisclosed amount. 

Completed Acquisition Expands Synalloy Subsidiary's Capacity, Capabilities

02 Mar 2017 - Synalloy Corp. subsidiary Bristol Metals has closed on its US$14.95 million acquisition of Marcegaglia USA’s pipe and tube operation in Pittsburgh, Pa., USA. The completed merger forms North America’s largest domestic producer of welded stainless pipe and mechanical tube, the company announced on Wednesday.  

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