NEW YORK Bohler-Uddeholm
Corp. has announced plans to more than double the high-speed
steel-edge wire production capacity at its South Boston, Va.,
The Elgin, Ill.-based company
did not disclose the overall cost of the planned expansion.
The project, slated for
completion in mid-2013, is said to include the latest
technology in the production of edge wire, which is used to
produce blades for band saws and reciprocating saws, as well as
Bohler-Uddeholm is part of the Special Steel division of
Voestalpine Group, Linz, Austria.