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NEWS CSC holds June wire prices


Taiwan’s China Steel Corporation announced that bar and rod prices for June delivery to domestic customers will remain unchanged.


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SC says it faces pressures from increased raw material costs, estimated at US$150-170 per tonne for the first half of 2011. However, it says the effect of the Japanese earthquake on the steel market is still unclear and it has limited increases in its steel prices in order to maintain the competitiveness of downstream industries in Taiwan.


Goebel has new


headquarters At the beginning of 2011 Goebel moved to its new 1,300m2


he increase in office space has allowed Goebel to recruit new sales staff as part of a commitment to continue to grow based on high performance and good service. A new 140 square metre meeting and testing area for training


customers and distribution partners has also been set up. From the second half of the year Goebel will invite interested


customers for training in its extensive product ranges. Investments have also been made in test equipment for quality control. A test machine for shear, tensile, torque, and pull testing (especially for blind rivet nuts), a stereo microscope with


headquarters in Erkrath, close to Düsseldorf. All employees, as well the owners, are proud and very motivated by the new facilities.


camera and picture data base, a grinding and buffing machine for metallic cross sections, a mandrel breaking control instrument (for blind rivets) have all been introduced and are networked to provide a central results database. The upgrading of the existing laboratory inventory, says


Goebel, guarantees that it is testing at the highest technical level on behalf of its customers. Social considerations have also not been forgotten in the new headquarters. A new canteen offers every day a varied lunch, with the possibility afterwards to relax with a game of pool or table soccer.


GRAEWE - ensuring the best connection


GRAEWE has successfully established screws from Bosnia-Herzegovina on the European market. The GRAEWE Tadiv Company was formed more than four years ago from the former State screw factory in Bosnia-Herzegovina.


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he production portfolio comprises hexagon socket and hexagon head screws and cold-forged parts from drawings. Products are marketed exclusively through GRAEWE GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. Within a relatively short time, GRAEWE Tadiv was able to establish its products successfully on the European market and is currently achieving high growth rates. True to the corporate philosophy of the GRAEWE parent company, GRAEWE Tadiv sees service, punctual delivery and quality as


cornerstones to its success. The head office and the production, logistics and distribution centre of the GRAEWE Group with its three plants are located at


Finnentrop, Germany. As a partner of trade and industry, GRAEWE is supplier to key sectors of the economy, including the steel construction sector, the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, power station construction, agricultural machine manufacture and wind power. Advanced production machinery, well-trained staff, modern production, warehouse and administrative buildings and facilities for the performance of all quality-relevant tests within the company are the guarantee for GRAEWE’s high quality standards. At the Finnentrop logistics and distribution centre, not only products from GAEWE Tadiv, which are subjected to further


comprehensive quality testing here, but also products from GRAEWE’s own plant and from METHAL GmbH in Halle, Germany are distributed. The product portfolio of the GRAEWE Group comprises not only hexagon socket and hexagon head screws but also threaded couplings, threaded rods, studs, anchor screws and bolts, double-ended parts, trapezoidal nuts and precision turned parts. GRAEWE and its supplier companies GRAEWE Tadiv and METHAL are certificated in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2008.


Fastener + Fixing Magazine • Issue 69 May 2011


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