Steel industry news

Quaker Houghton merger creates global market leader

Published: August 14, 2019 by Matthew Moggridge

Quaker Houghton is the name of a newly merged industrial process fluids business formed by the joining together of Quaker Chemical Corporation and Houghton International. In addition to having a new name, there's also a new logo and brand representing the combined businesses.

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US import permit applications up 31% for July

Published: August 08, 2019 by Matthew Moggridge

Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has reported that steel import permit applications for the month of July totalled 3.57Mt (net tons). This was a 31% increase from the 2.72Mt (permit…

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