Archive for the ‘Press Release’ Category

Watermill Group to Acquire Environmental Paper Producer Manistique Papers

Private investment firm forges strategic alliance between nation’s top recycled paper companies Lexington, Mass. – April 17, 2012 – The Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm, received court approval today to acquire Manistique Papers, the only company in North America producing high-value uncoated printing and writing paper exclusively from 100-percent recycled fiber. The purchase…

April 17, 2012

Watermill and Hicks Announce Completion of Latrobe Specialty Metals Merger with Carpenter Technology Corp

Strategy Transforms Small Steel Division into Specialty Metals Leader, Delivering 10x Return Lexington, Mass. and Dallas, Texas – February 29, 2012 – The Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm, and Hicks Equity Partners (“HEP”), the private equity investment vehicle of the Thomas O. Hicks family, today announced the completion of the merger between Latrobe…

February 29, 2012

FutureMark Paper Wins Award for Best Green Reliability Program

FutureMark® Paper Company, the only North American manufacturer capable of producing up to 100% recycled coated paper for magazines and catalogs, was awarded the Best Green Reliability Program by Uptime Magazine yesterday at the Solutions 2.0 Conference. “The judging panel was impressed by FutureMark Paper’s commitment to environmental sustainability in every aspect of its business,…

November 9, 2010

C&M Corporation Wins Connecticut Quality Improvement Award

C&M Corporation, a vertically integrated manufacturer of bulk cable, coil cords, and cable assemblies, has announced receipt of a 2010 Innovation Prize from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership, Inc. C&M’s Gold Level Award will be formally presented at the 24th annual Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Conference on Quality and Innovation, which will be held…

September 8, 2010

Latrobe Wins AMM Best Operational Improvement Award

Latrobe, PA – On June 22nd, Latrobe Specialty Steel’s VIM-VAR expansion won the inaugural American Metal Market Award for Excellence for Best Operational Improvement. This expansion supports growing demands for high quality vacuum melted steels from the American military, as well as from many commercial aerospace, power generation and petroleum exploration customers. Latrobe Specialty Steel…

June 24, 2010

US Company Works to Change the Future of Paper

Newpapers, magazines, press kits, brochures, catalogs, newsletters, and memos…oh my! We deal with hundreds of pieces of printed paper everyday, but most are discarded without a second thought to where they came from or what they’re really worth. Some startling facts: Americans discard 4 million tons of office paper every year — enough to build…

June 23, 2010

C&M Awarded 2009 Supplier of the Year by Rockwell

C&M Technologies Group Inc., located in Wauregan, CT, has announced receipt of Rockwell Automation’s Supplier of the Year Award for 2009. This prestigious honor was presented during a vendor conference held in Milwaukee, WI, the week of February 5th. The award is based on performance against defined Rockwell Automation criteria and measurements throughout the year….

May 28, 2010

Preferred Compounding Welcomes Future With Stronger Services — and a new brand

BARBERTON, OHIO – Four years of improvements have Preferred Compounding charging into 2010 with strong fundamentals and a well-provisioned tool set for meeting the needs of manufacturers that use custom compounded elastomers. The company is signaling this emergence by introducing a new name, logo and branding. As of April 19, Preferred Rubber Compounding Corporation is…

April 19, 2010

FutureMark Sets the Bar Higher for US Recycled Paper Companies

As featured on the Triplepundit blog: When paper is recycled, its ink, coating and unusable fibers are left as waste products. But FutureMark has developed a way of changing that. These “waste” materials are high in calcium and, according to FutureMark, “…have nutritive properties similar to agricultural lime, which is a common fertilizer supplement.” So…

April 9, 2010

QuesTek Awards First Production License of Ferrium(R) M54(TM) to Latrobe Specialty Steel

Computationally-Designed, High-Performance Alloy for Aircraft Landing Gear and Other Applications Now Available from Latrobe Specialty Steel Company. LATROBE, Pa. and EVANSTON, Ill., April 5– QuesTek Innovations LLC has awarded a license to Latrobe Specialty Steel Company to produce and sell Ferrium® M54™. This is the first license awarded to produce commercially and sell this alloy…

April 5, 2010