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Tsubaki Subsidiary Acquires Canadian Sprocket Manufacturer

26 May 2017 - U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission LLC has announced that Tsubaki of Canada Ltd. has acquired a British Columbia-based maker of sprockets and drive components.

Lincoln Electric Names New Head of International Welding Division

26 May 2017 - Welding equipment and supplies maker Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has promoted Steven B. Hedlund to executive vice president and named him president of its international welding division.

Linde, Praxair Reach Outline Agreement on Merger

24 May 2017 - U.S-based Praxair Inc. and Germany’s Linde AG have reached an agreement in principle to merge through an all-stock deal, creating the world’s largest industrial gases supplier.

Danieli Wins Order for Sampling Robots

22 May 2017 - Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. has ordered two robotic samplers to serve the ladle furnaces at the company’s facility in Blytheville, Ark., USA. 

Harsco Called Upon to Support New Integrated Mill

09 May 2017 - Mill contractor Harsco Corp. has been awarded a US$25 million contract to provide services at Tata Steel’s new Kalinganagar works in India, the company announced on Tuesday.

Indian Steelmaker Begins Offering Slag Sand

07 May 2017 - India’s Essar Steel has developed a slag-derived sand that could help satisfy demand for fine aggregates in construction, reports The Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency.

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.

Koch Knight Acquiring DURO Line of Chemical-Resistant Bricks

26 Apr 2017 - Refractories maker Fuzion Technologies Inc. is selling its DURO product line to Koch Knight LLC for an undisclosed amount, according to an announcement. 

New Contract Expands Harsco's Middle Eastern Mill Portfolio

25 Apr 2017 - Mill contractor Harsco Corp. has landed a US$60 million agreement to provide services to a new rebar and wire rod plant in Egypt, the company announced Tuesday.

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. 

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