Bradken, Inc. (Engineered Products Business)

Bradken, Inc. Secures Entire Cast Node Package for Transbay Transit Center Project

Kansas City, MO - On Monday May 20, 2013, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) voted unanimously on a motion by Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture, to select Bradken as the supplier for production of 304 steel castings made up of 75 unique geometries, totalling approximately 3.3 million pounds. These castings range in size from 3,600 lbs. to over 46,000 lbs. The contract will be manufactured and...

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Welding Equipment & Supplies

Smaller Military & Nuclear Casting and Upgrade Capability at Bradken Atlas-Chehalis

After several years of producing without upgrade, Bradken Atlas' Chehalis division has recently qualified several welders to the MIL-STD-248D specification which will allow the division to not only cast military product, but perform complete upgrade and ship direct. The Chehalis divisions focus will be on smaller, more complex design's and alloys in the size range of 50-1,000 pounds with minimum...

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Bradken, Inc. Joins AISC as an Associate Member - Structural Steel Castings

Kansas City, MO – As part of Bradken’s ongoing commitment to the Structural Steel marketplace, we have joined AISC; as an associate member. Bradken displays at NASCC, has participated in Steel Days and given seminars to groups of Structural Engineers and Architects; in the use of steel cast connections. Bradken has an increasing reÃ-¬sumeÃ-¬ of involvement high profile projects: Queen...

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Bradken, Inc. Secures Entire Cast Node Package for Transbay Transit Center Project

Kansas City, MO - On Monday May 20, 2013, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) voted unanimously on a motion by Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture, to select Bradken as the supplier for production of 304 steel castings made up of 75 unique geometries, totalling approximately 3.3 million pounds. These castings range in size from 3,600 lbs. to over 46,000 lbs. The contract will be manufactured and...

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Bradken Announces Major Expansion in Amite

Expansion to create 171 new direct jobs, retain 179 existing jobs and include $18 million capital investment Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Bradken-® Engineered Products division President and Chief Operating Officer Tom Armstrong, Greater New Orleans Inc. President and CEO Michael Hecht and Tangipahoa Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Bob Basford along with other officials to...

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Bradken's Amite Facility Achieves Two Million Work-Hours Without a Lost Time Accident

Bradken, a leading global supplier of differentiated consumable and capital products, is pleased to announce that on February 3rd at 11:30 AM CST the Company's Amite facility (Amite, LA USA) reached a new milestone in safety by working 2,000,000 hours without a lost time accident. This represents 1,771 days, nearly five full calendar years, of commitment to excellence in identifying, controlling,...

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Chehalis Facility Gains ASME Nuclear Certification

Nuclear & Military Castings Upgrade Capability at Bradken Atlas (update) Bradken's foundry in Chehalis, WA recently underwent a successful NCA3800 audit conducted by ASME in response to an application submitted last year for accreditation as an approved materials organization for the manufacture and supply of nuclear controlled casting components. Tacoma's certificate (QSC-204) will now list...

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Bradken - Amite, LA Achieves ABS Certification

Bradken, a leading global supplier of differentiated consumable and capital products, is pleased to announce that Bradken - Amite (Amite, LA USA) has achieved ABS certification to produce steel castings for marine applications. This certification qualifies Bradken- Amite to produce Machinery Steel Castings (Wildcat and Anchor Windlass Components) in Carbon and Low Alloy Steels to 25,000 kg...

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Bradken's Chehalis Facility Upgrades its Manufacturing Capabilities

Bradken is a leading supplier of differentiated consumable and capital products to the global resources, energy and freight rail industries. One of the premier foundries in North America, Atlas has been producing high integrity steel castings for customers around the world for more than a century. Bradken - Atlas has a rich history in the energy products market possessing the technical tools and...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Bradken to Acquire AmeriCast From Castle Harlan

We are pleased to announce that AmeriCast has agreed to be purchased by Bradken Ltd., a leading supplier of differentiated consumable products to the resources and freight rail industries. Bradken is the largest steel foundries owner in Australia. As proud new members of the Bradken family we will begin today to transition to our new name, Bradken Ltd. Bradken, along with Castle Harlan, the...

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Welding Equipment & Supplies

Smaller Military & Nuclear Casting and Upgrade Capability at Bradken Atlas-Chehalis

After several years of producing without upgrade, Bradken Atlas' Chehalis division has recently qualified several welders to the MIL-STD-248D specification which will allow the division to not only cast military product, but perform complete upgrade and ship direct. The Chehalis divisions focus will be on smaller, more complex design's and alloys in the size range of 50-1,000 pounds with minimum...

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Upgraded ISO 9001:2008 Standard and Prominent Customer Certification

Bradken is pleased to announce registration to the ISO 9001:2008 standard for Bradken's Atchison/St. Joseph (Atchison, KS) and Amite (Amite, LA) facilities. Previously certified to ISO 9001:2000, from January 5 through January 15, 2009, the facilities were audited to the new standard, which was released on December 15, 2008. This is an important advancement, since these Bradken facilities are...

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