Press Releases

ANC Launches Updated Website

November 30, 2012

HOUSTON – American National Carbide (ANC), the 42-year old manufacturer of tungsten carbide products, including cutting tools for metalworking and rock drilling, wear parts, and blanks, has launched an updated and improved website. Located at www.anconline.com, the website now features a completely updated look. "All the product information and technical data from our previous website has been updated and reformatted into a more user-friendly layout, and we’ve also added a significant amount of new information," says D. Greg Stroud, President of ANC. “We are also close to the launch of our online store, which is very exciting as it will make ANC the only carbide manufacturer that sells its products directly to customers using the online format,” says Stroud.

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ANC Announces the Launch of its Synergy™ Line of Carbide Inserts for High-Temp Alloys

October 15, 2012

HOUSTON — Since 1970 American National Carbide (ANC) has been a leading manufacturer of quality tungsten carbide products, delivering carbide value to the metalworking, oil and gas, and wood processing industries. Always committed to innovation, ANC delivers again with its new Synergy™ line of indexable carbide turning inserts. Synergy’s state of the art carbide substrate, enhanced by the latest nano coating technology, is engineered to perform at the elevated temperatures that are common when machining superalloys.

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ANC Upgrades ERP Software System

September 24, 2012

HOUSTON - American National Carbide (ANC), a leader in the manufacture of tungsten carbide products, announces the installation of a new and upgraded ERP software and hardware system at its Tomball, Texas headquarters. The new software, supplied by Global Shop Solutions in The Woodlands, Texas, is a complete enterprise resource planning software system that will support ANC’s entire operation, including production scheduling, inventory, accounting, sales, quality, preventive maintenance, and customer service. “Since the whole company is tied in together, we can see up-to-the-minute information from anywhere in the operation at the click of a mouse,” says D. Greg Stroud, President. “The end result will be improved deliveries and better quality products for our customers, and a major improvement in day-to-day work functioning for our employees.”

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ANC Announces Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

August 1, 2012

HOUSTON - American National Carbide (ANC), a leader in the manufacture of tungsten carbide products for the metalworking, oil and gas, and wood processing industries, announces a multi-million dollar expansion of its headquarters and manufacturing facility just northwest of Houston. "We have invested $3 million in a new building and new equipment throughout the facility, which will increase our overall capacity for sintered products by 200%,” says D. Greg Stroud, President.  Key areas where capacity is being increased are raw materials production, sintering, grinding, and scrap carbide recycling.

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