Materials/Manufacturing

Cleveland-Cliffs Acquires AK Steel and Pursues Change to U.S. Trade Policies on Laminations, Transformer Cores & Electrical Steel

Having closed on his company’s $3 billion acquisition of AK Steel, Cleveland-Cliffs CEO Lourenco Goncalves is wasting no time seeking change to U.S. trade policies that he says unfairly hurt the steel maker’s business as a […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

BLOCK Manufactures Transformers for European Hospitals and Emergency Facilities Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

BLOCK, a German-based manufacturer of transformers, is playing an important role in the fight against COVID-19 by manufacturing special transformers for the supply of medical locations. For BLOCK, the main priority currently is to provide transformers with high quality specifications […]

News

Development of a High-Field, Non-Insulated, High Temperature Superconducting Magnet for Fusion Research and Other Applications

By Dr. Zbigniew Piec and Thomas W. Overton  Recent advances in superconductor technology, especially high-temperature superconductors (HTS), have revolutionized industries from defense and transportation to energy, medicine, and basic science. Magnets employing superconducting (SC) material in their windings can […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Magnetics Industry Adapts Its Operations Worldwide in Battle to Stay Open and Serve Customers Amidst Global Pandemic

It’s too early to tell what the economic fallout will be from the Covid-19 pandemic but it is clear that the magnetics industry has pulled out all the stops in efforts to stay operating safely […]