Materials/Manufacturing

Nippon Steel Raises Investment to Nearly $1 Billion to Boost Production of Electrical Steel Sheets for Transformers and EVs

In actions to raise capacity and improve quality of its electrical steel sheets, Nippon Steel is raising its investment to nearly $1 billion at two of its plants in Japan. The moves will boost its […]

e-Power Technology

Amorphous Alloy Transformer Cores and New R&D Center at Oxford for Hitachi Metals and Metglas

Metglas has launched commercial production of transformer cores made of its magnetic amorphous metal alloy and, separately, parent company Hitachi Metals has established a new technology center at Oxford University for further research and development in amorphous […]

Research & Development

New R&D Innovation Center for Emerson, Producer of Rosemount Magmeters

Diversified industrial manufacturer Emerson plans to invest more than $100 million in Colorado to expand its manufacturing space and launch a new innovation center focused on research, new product development and industry training for its advanced flow measurement products. Part of the focus […]

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 […]