June 22, 2016   Speakers Tell It Like It Is at Steel Success Strategies Foreign countries are often accused of exporting their economic an...

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June 22, 2016 Private Equity Group to Rescue Essar Steel Algoma Troubled Canadian steelmaker Essar Steel Algoma will sell most of the company...

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June 22, 2016 Nucor-JFE Create Mexican JV Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., will form a 50-50 joint venture with Japan’s JFE Steel Corp. to bu...

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June 22, 2016 Heidtman Expands Cleveland Pickle Line Heidtman Steel, Toledo, Ohio, has expanded the services at its Cleveland plant to include d...

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June 22, 2016 Patrick Industries Acquires Mishawaka Sheet Metal Patrick Industries, Inc., Elkhart, Ind., a supplier of building products for th...

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June 22, 2016   CMC Sells Australian Service Center Steel producer Commercial Metals Co. has agreed to sell its last steel distribution as...

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June 22, 2016 Steel, Aluminum Shipments Remain Behind 2015 Service center shipments of steel and aluminum remain well behind the pace of the pre...

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June 22, 2016 Brass Mill Imports Continue to Lag 2015 U.S. imports of cooper and brass products declined in April compared to the same month las...

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June 22, 2016 Obituary: John Martinez John Martinez, director of sales and procurement for TCI Precision Metals, has died at the age of 73 follo...

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June 8, 2016 Retiring Hannah Reflects on His Career Dave Hannah has had a front-row seat to the service center slugfest of the past four decade...

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June 8, 2016 Klein's New Hub Part of Growth Plan Klein Steel Services has opened a new 40,000-square-foot hub adjacent to the company’s he...

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June 8, 2016 New TK Mexico Line Blanks Aluminum, Steel ThyssenKrupp Materials de Mexico has invested $20 million in a project to expand its Sil...

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June 8, 2016 Castle Replaces Board President A.M. Castle & Co. has reached an agreement with Raging Capital Management LLC on the compositio...

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June 8, 2016 Vulcraft Expands into Canada The Vulcraft/Verco Group of Nucor Corp. will expand into Canada. The company will operate a production...

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June 8, 2016 Manufacturing Grows for Third Straight Month Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the third consecutiv...

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June 8, 2016 Red Metal Shipments Down 5.6% in 2016 Red metal shipments from service centers declined in April compared with both the same month ...

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June 8, 2016 Rattunde Opens Mexican Facility Germany's Rattunde Corp. has opened a second production facility in North America in the Monterrey,...

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May 25, 2016 Toeing the Line on Low Wage Workers Controlling labor costs is a critical component of managing any business. Recent moves by gover...

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May 25, 2016   Castle Reports First-Quarter Loss A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill., reported a net loss of $36.9 million in the com...

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May 25, 2016   Equipment Failure Halts Production at Olin Brass Operation Olin Brass temporarily halted production at its East Alton, Ill....

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May 25, 2016 Fire Curtails Steelmaking at North Star BlueScope No one was injured, but production was disrupted, due to an explosion and fire Ma...

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May 25, 2016   Novelis Commissions Third Auto Line at Oswego Novelis has commissioned a third automotive finishing line at its Oswego, N.Y.,...

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May 25, 2016   JMC Steel Group Renamed Zekelman Industries JMC Steel Group, Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer of steel pipe and tube prod...

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May 25, 2016   Service Center Shipments Trail 2015 Pace Through April, shipments of steel and aluminum by service centers in the U.S. and...

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May 25, 2016   ITC Supports CTL Plate Case The U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously in support of a threat of injury t...

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May 25, 2016   Brass Mill Imports Lag 2015 Pace U.S. imports of brass mill products decreased in March compared with the same month in 201...

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May 25, 2016 People on the Move Friedman Industries, Inc., Humble, Texas, has promoted Robert Sparkman to president and chief operating officer....

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May 11, 2016 Mexico is Much More than Just a Destination for Lost Jobs Earlier this year, Carrier Corp. made major news when it announced plans ...

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May 11, 2016   Ryerson Reverses Losses in First Quarter Ryerson Holding Corp., Chicago, reported net income of $13.5 million in the first ...

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May 11, 2016 Russel Metals Reports Profitable Quarter Russel Metals, Mississauga, Ontario, reported net income of $7.8 million in the company...

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May 11, 2016   Novelis Sees Loss Despite Increase in Auto Sheet Novelis reported a net loss of $38 million for its 2016 fiscal year ended ...

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May 11, 2016   ArcelorMittal, USW Reach Tentative Deal Nearly a year after bargaining began, ArcelorMittal has reached a tentative labor a...

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May 11, 2016 CMC Adds Second Micro Mill Commercial Metals Co. has broken ground on construction of a micro mill in Durant, Okla. The facility w...

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May 11, 2016 Kobe to Build Aluminum Extrusion Plant in Kentucky Japan’s Kobe Steel plans to build a $46.7 million aluminum extrusion manuf...

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May 11, 2016 POSCO to Construct Wire Rod Facility at Port South Korean steelmaker POSCO will build a wire rod processing center at the Port of I...

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May 11, 2016 Red Metal Shipments Up in March Red metal shipments from service centers declined by 2.3 percent in March, compared with the same m...

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May 11, 2016 Obituary: Cyron Dennen Long-time steel industry veteran and Dennen Steel Supply Co. founder Cyron Dennen passed away in February in...

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April 27, 2016   Congrats to the Top Equipment Brands Metal Center News will publish the full results of its annual Top 10 Service Center ...

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April 27, 2016 Robinson: Service Centers Hurt by Unfair Trade Unfair trade practices by foreign suppliers impact domestic service centers, as we...

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April 27, 2016 U.S. Steel ITC Complaint Targets Chinese Imports United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, has filed a Section 337 complaint with th...

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April 26, 2016   Reliance Profitable Despite Declining Sales Reliance Steel & Aluminum, Los Angeles, reported net income of $92.2 mil...

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April 27, 2016 Ratner to Expand Indiana Facility Ratner Steel will expand its operation in Portage, Ind., less than three years after the facili...

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April 27, 2016 SDI Reports Improved Profits Steel Dynamics, Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., reported net income of $63 million in the company’s fi...

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April 27, 2016 AK Steel Cuts Losses AK Steel reported a net loss of $13.6 million in the first quarter, a big improvement from the $306.3 millio...

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April 27, 2016 ATI to Cut Flat-Rolled Workforce Allegheny Technologies, Inc., Pittsburgh, will cut one-third of its Flat-Rolled Products salari...

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April 27, 2016 Global Steel Production Below 2015 Pace World crude steel production of 137.3 million tons declined 0.5 percent in March compare...

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April 27, 2016   World Stainless Production Dips in 2015 Global stainless steel melt shop production declined 0.3 percent in 2015 to 41.5 ...

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April 13, 2016 Manufacturing a Ray of Light in the Political Blackness When we look back at the 2016 presidential election race, it’s doub...

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April 13, 2016 Reliance Acquires Best Manufacturing Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. has acquired Best Manufacturing, Inc., Jonesboro, Ark., a ...

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April 13, 2016 Alcoa Reports Profitable First Quarter Alcoa, New York, reported first-quarter net income of $16.0 million, a decline from the $1...

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April 13, 2016 ArcelorMittal Idles Hot-Strip Line at Indiana Harbor ArcelorMittal has responded to low levels of domestic capacity utilization b...

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April 13, 2016 Producers File Plate Trade Case Three major domestic steel producers have filed a petition charging that imports of certain carbo...

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April 13, 2016 Obituary: Retired Steel Executive Ralph Shaw Ralph Shaw, a veteran of 33 years in the steel industry, passed away at his home in ...

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April 13, 2016 Manufacturing Activity Expands in March Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the first time since ...

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April 13, 2016 Brass Imports, Exports Up in February U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products increased in February compared with the cor...

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April 13, 2016 NASA Seeks New Top Exec Lonnie Terry, long-time president and CEO of the North American Steel Alliance, and NASA Vice President M...

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April 13, 2016 People on the Move Pam Heglund has been appointed president of Mill Steel Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. Heglund has spent 15 years wit...

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March 30, 2016 Analyst: Chinese Need to Shut Down 500 Million Tons of Capacity American steelmakers have spent much time railing on China from a...

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March 30, 2016 Worthington Reports Positive Quarterly Earnings Worthington Industries, Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings of $29.6 million on...

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March 30, 2016 ArcelorMittal Sells LaPlace, Vinton Mills ArcelorMittal has agreed sell its LaPlace and Vinton Long Carbon facilities in the Unit...

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March 30, 2016 Big River Commissions Furnaces, Skin Pass Mill North America’s newest steelmaking facility, Osceola, Ark.-based Big River ...

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March 30, 2016   Scrap Futures Trading Starts in April Trading in steel scrap futures is scheduled to begin April 26 on the Nasdaq Commodi...

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March 30, 2016 Global Steel Production Down 5.2 Percent World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the Brussels-based World ...

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March 30, 2016 Red Metal Shipments Lag 2015 Red metal shipments from service centers declined in February compared with both the same month in 2...

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March 30, 2016 Commerce Calls for Cash Deposits on Steel Imports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency will require cash deposits to cov...

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March 30, 2016   SMU to Host Ohio Workshop Steel Market Update will host a Steel 101: Introduction to Steel Making & Market Fundamenta...

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March 30, 2016 People on the Move Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, has promoted James D. Hoffman to executive vice president an...

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March 16, 2016 Longhi Confident U.S. Steel Will Rebound “Our steel industry is in recession. There’s no doubt about that,” sai...

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March 16, 2016 Ryerson Reports Improved Results “Despite one of the harshest and most difficult metals environments we have seen in terms ...

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March 16, 2016   Castle Confident Restructuring Will Reverse Losses Executives at A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill., say they have c...

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March 16, 2016 Samuel Opens New Denver Facility Samuel Son & Co., Ltd., has opened a new facility in Denver. The 70,000-square-foot service ...

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March 16, 2016 Steel Technologies Expands in Ontario Steel Technologies will expand its Woodstock, Ontario, facility with a grant from the South...

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March 16, 2016 GBC Reports Profitable 2015 Global Brass and Copper, Schaumburg, Ill., reported 2015 net earnings of $35.6 million, up 12.3 perce...

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March 16, 2016 Alcoa Downstream to Become 'Arconic' Alcoa has selected "Arconic" as the name for its future downstream business. The aluminum an...

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March 16, 2016 Shipments Remain Behind 2015 Pace Service center shipments of steel and aluminum in February remained behind the pace from the fi...

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March 16, 2016 Red Metal Imports, Exports Dip U.S. imports of brass mill products in January totaled 33.5 million pounds, a decline of 16.4 perc...

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March 2, 2016 Where Oil Goes, OCTG Follows Supply continues to outdistance demand in the oil and gas market, holding down energy prices and with...

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March 2, 2016 Olympic Reports $26.8 Million Loss Olympic Steel, Inc., Cleveland, reported a net loss of $26.8 million on sales of $1.2 billion i...

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March 2, 2016 Castle Divests Energy Assets In keeping with its plans to divest its energy holdings, A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill., has ...

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March 2, 2016   Bonnell Plans New Extrusion Line Bonnell Aluminum will add a new aluminum extrusion line at its AACOA facility in Niles,...

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March 2, 2016 Revere to Cease Offering Brass Extrusions Revere Copper Products plans to shut down the extrusion mill at its production facility ...

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March 2, 2016 Global Steel Production Dips 7.1% World crude steel production totaled 128 million tons in January, a 7.1 percent decline compare...

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March 2, 2016   Red Metal Shipments Decline in January Red metal shipments declined in January compared to the same month in 2015, reports...

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March 2, 2016 PMI at 49.5% in February Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted for the fourth consecutive month, reports the In...

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March 2, 2016 ASP to Install New Slitter Arkansas Steel Processing is installing an ALCOS heavy-gauge slitter at its new facility in Osceola, Ar...

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March 2, 2016   ASD Postpones Pittsburgh Meeting The Association of Steel Distributors Regional Meeting scheduled for March 3 at the Hotel...

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Feb. 17, 2016 Steel Prices on the Rise, But How High Will They Go? Domestic steel prices, on a freefall through most of 2015, have started the y...

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Feb. 17, 2016 Russel Metals Posts 2015 Loss Russel Metals reported a net loss of $88 million in 2015, driven by a non-cash impairment charge of...

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Feb. 17, 2016 Three D Acquires Williams Metals Three D Metals, Inc., Valley City, Ohio, has acquired Williams Metals and Welding Alloys, Inc., W...

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Feb. 17, 2016 Alliance Steel Buys Standard Steel & Wire Alliance Steel, Bedford Park, Ill., has acquired Standard Steel & Wire, Chicago....

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Feb. 17, 2016   Precision Strip Plans New Plant in Kentucky Toll processor Precision Strip will build a second plant in Kentucky. The new ...

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Feb. 17, 2016 ArcelorMittal to Sell U.S. Long Carbon Plants ArcelorMittal is looking to sell three of its long carbon facilities in the United S...

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Feb. 17, 2016 Novelis Reports Profitable Quarter Aluminum maker Novelis, Atlanta, reported net income of $6 million in the third quarter of its ...

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Feb. 17 2016 Slow Start to 2016 for Steel, Aluminum Shipments Service center shipments of steel and aluminum in January were well behind the pac...

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Feb. 17, 2016 Copper Imports, Exports Decline in 2015 Imports and exports of brass mill products both declined in 2015 compared to the prior yea...

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Feb. 17, 2016 Stainless Producers File Trade Case Four U.S. producers of stainless steel sheet and strip have filed antidumping and countervaili...

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Feb. 17, 2016   Supporters Speak Out for Manufacturing Nearly 100 industry executives, community leaders and students gathered in the FMA ...

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Feb. 3, 2016 Steel, Aluminum Spar Over Life-Cycle Assessment The fistfight between steel and aluminum for a greater share of the automotive mark...

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Feb. 3, 2016 USW Ratifies 3-Year Pact with U.S. Steel Members of the United Steelworkers have ratified a new three-year contract with U.S. Steel...

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Feb. 3, 2016 Reliance Subsidiary Signs Multi-Year Defense Deal AMI Metals, a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., has been awarded a...

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Feb. 3, 2016 Nucor Posts Profits in Challenging 2015 Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., reported full-year net earnings of $357.7 million, an almost ...

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Feb. 3, 2016 TimkenSteel Reports Fourth-Quarter Loss TimkenSteel, Canton, Ohio, reported a net loss of $113.6 million in 2015, consistent with t...

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Feb. 3, 2016 IHS: Commodity Producers at Considerable Risk Low profitability has undermined commodity producers and brings high risks to the sup...

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Feb. 3, 2016 AZZ Acquires Alpha Galvanizing AZZ incorporated, Fort Worth, Texas, has acquired the assets of Alpha Galvanizing, Inc., Atkinson, N...

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Feb. 3, 2016   Global Steel Production Dips 2.8% in 2015 World crude steel production totaled 1.62 billion tons in 2015, a decline of 2.8 ...

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Feb. 3, 2016 Manufacturing Economy Contracts in January Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in January, as the PMI regis...

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Feb. 3, 2016 Red Bud to Host Coil Processing Seminar Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, Ill., will host a coil processing seminar on March 10 at the S...

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Feb. 3, 2016 People on the Move Two employees of Marmon/Keystone have retired after more than 40 years of service to the Butler, Pa.-based com...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Steel, Aluminum Shipments Decline in 2015 The Metals Service Center Institute’s December Metals Activity Report was welcome ...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Mill Steel Acquires S&S Steel Services Mill Steel Co., Grand Rapids, Mich., has expanded its product breadth and geographic pr...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Castle Looks to Sell Energy Market Assets As part of its restructuring plan, A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill., plans to dive...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Reliance Completes Tubular Steel Acquisition Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, has completed the acquisition of Tubu...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Kelly Pipe CEO Gross Retires Leonard Gross has retired as president and CEO of Kelly Pipe Co., Santa Fe Springs, Calif. He spent m...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Mills, USW Resume Negotiations Negotiations have resumed between the United Steelworkers and two major steelmakers. The USW is eng...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Curtailments, Closures Lead to Quarterly Loss for Alcoa Alcoa reported a net loss of $500 million in the fourth quarter due largel...

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Jan. 20, 2016 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Behind 2014 Pace U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in November compared with t...

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Jan. 6, 2016 Russel Metals Acquires Fab South Russel Metals has made the first acquisition of 2016 with the purchase of Fab South, Inc., a proc...

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Jan. 6, 2016   Smart M&A Calls for Regular Benchmarking Dealmaking in the service center sector has been muted in recent years. Both b...

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Jan. 6, 2016 HyCAL Begins Work on Hydrogen Anneal Line HyCAL Corp., a division of Ferragon Corp., has begun work on a new continuous anneal line...

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Jan. 6, 2016   U.S. Steel Postpones EAF at Fairfield Works United States Steel Corp. will postpone construction of the electric arc furn...

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Jan. 6, 2016 Nucor to Restart DRI Plant Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., will resume operations at its direct reduced iron plant in Louisiana by th...

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Jan. 6, 2016 ASD Honors Goldenberg Delaware Steel President Lisa Goldenberg has been selected to receive the 2015 Steel Man of the Year Award f...

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Jan. 6, 2016 Red Metals Shipments Decline Red metals distributors shipped 17.2 million pounds of products in November, a 12.4 percent decline fr...

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Jan. 6, 2016 Commerce Imposes Heavy Duty on Chinese CORE Products   Imports of corrosion-resistant steel products from China will be sub...

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Jan. 6, 2016 Steel Imports Decline in November The U.S. imported 2.4 million tons of steel in November, a decline of 22.7 percent from October,...

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Jan. 6, 2016   Manufacturing Sector Contracts Again in December Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in December for t...

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Jan. 6, 2016   People on the Move Chicago Tube & Iron Co., Romeoville, Ill., has made a number of organizational changes. Bill Zielins...

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Dec. 23, 2015 U.S. Steel, USW Finally Reach Labor Pact After dragging on for months past the normal summer deadline, contract talks between U.S....

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Dec. 23, 2015 Worthington Profitable Despite Weaker Sales Worthington Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings of $23.2 million i...

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Dec. 23, 2015 Allegheny Technologies to Idle Facilities Allegheny Technologies, Inc., Pittsburgh, will idle several of its facilities due to the...

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Dec. 23, 2015 Leadership Changes at ArcelorMittal ArcelorMittal announced a series of executive management changes coinciding with the retiremen...

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Dec. 23, 2015 CMP Sells Assets to Flack, Precoat Metals Flack Steel, Ltd., Cleveland, has acquired certain assets of Consolidated Metal Products...

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Dec. 23, 2015 Service Center Inventories Hit Year's Low North American service centers slashed inventory levels in November, reports the Metals ...

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Dec. 23, 2015   Red Metal Imports, Exports Keep Falling U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in October, reports the C...

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Dec. 23, 2015   Steel Industry Wants Law ENFORCEd The U.S. House approved a compromise agreement on a trade enforcement measure designed t...

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Dec. 23, 2015 M/K Adds Processing Capacity in LA Marmon/Keystone's Los Angeles service center now offers additional value-added services to help...

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Dec. 9, 2015 Hickey: TPP Won't Provide Needed Trade Balance On Dec. 3, the Industry Trade Advisor Committee on Steel delivered its findings on t...

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Dec. 9, 2015   Reliance Acquires Tubular Steel North America’s largest service center company has resumed its growth through acquisi...

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Dec. 9, 2015 American Steel and Aluminum Buys Steel Service Center Steel Service Center, Inc., a supplier of metal products in New England for m...

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Dec. 9, 2015 Steel Warehouse to Open Brazilian JV Steel Warehouse will open its first facility in South America through a joint venture with Bra...

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Dec. 9, 2015 U.S. Steel Realigns Flat-Rolled Management U.S. Steel has realigned the operational management in its Flat-Rolled Products segment ...

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Dec. 9, 2015 Mexican Company to Build Castrip Facility Castrip, LLC, has signed a license agreement with a steelmaker to build and operate a Mex...

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Dec. 9, 2015 Study: China as Market Economy Would Harm NAFTA An economic analysis sponsored by the steel industry concludes that treating China ...

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Dec. 9, 2015 Senate Passes Surface Transportation Bill The nation’s infrastructure concerns have been partly addressed through a House-Se...

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Dec. 9, 2015 Red Metal Shipments Decline in October Red metal shipments declined more than 10 percent in October compared to the same month in ...

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Dec. 9, 2015 Manufacturing Activity Contracts in November Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in November for the first tim...

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Dec. 9, 2015   People on the Move Alcoa, New York, has made several executive management appointments for its new Upstream and Value-Add c...

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Nov. 25, 2015 U.S. Remains 'Bright Star' of Global Economy The U.S. economy will grow 2.0 to 2.5 percent in 2016, consistent with its sluggish g...

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Nov. 25, 2015 Ryerson Reports Third-Quarter Profit Ryerson, Chicago, reported net income of $6.7 million in the third quarter, reversing the $34...

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Nov. 25, 2015 Pennsylvania Steel Acquires Erie Metals Pennsylvania Steel Co., Bensalem, Pa., will expand into the Cleveland market with the acqu...

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Nov. 25, 2015   TWB to Open New Kentucky Facility TWB Company, the tailor welded blanking joint venture operated by Worthington Industries...

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Nov. 25, 2015   Lapham-Hickey Acquires Cragin Metals Lapham-Hickey Steel has acquired the assets of Cragin Metals LLC, Elk Grove Village, ...

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Nov. 25, 2015 New Star Metals to Operate as Materials Sciences Corp. New Star Metals plans to go to market under the Material Sciences Corp. ban...

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Nov. 25, 2015 Grupo Simec to Build New Minimill in Mexico Grupo Simec has contracted with Danieli to install a greenfield minimill facility in A...

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Nov. 25, 2015 Novelis Reports Second-Quarter Loss Novelis, Atlanta, reported a net loss of $13 million in its second quarter, the result of one...

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Nov. 25, 2015   Aluminum Shipments Lag 2014 Service center shipments of aluminum products in the United States and Canada fell behind the...

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Nov. 25, 2015   Brass Mill Imports, Exports Decline in September U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in September com...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Pacesetter Steel Boss Champions 'Talent and Tech' Before becoming CEO of Georgia-based distributor Pacesetter Steel, Aviva Leebow ...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Castle Cuts Losses Compared to Prior Quarter A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill., reported a net loss of $26.3 million during t...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Russel Profitable Despite Energy Downturn Russel Metals, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, reported net earnings of $13 million during t...

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Nov. 11, 2015   GBC Earnings Up for the Year Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., reported net income of $6.9 million...

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Nov. 11, 2015   U.S. Steel Sees $173 Million Loss in Third Quarter United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, reported a net loss of $173 mill...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Titanium Industries Opens Seattle Warehouse Titanium Industries has opened a new service center in Seattle. The company has a fiv...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Hitachi Acquires Diehl Steel Japan's Hitachi Metals Ltd. has acquired Diehl Steel Co., Cincinnati. Diehl Steel is one of the leadi...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Cargill Sells Stake in North Star BlueScope Cargill has reached an agreement to sell its interest in North Star BlueScope Steel L...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Logan Aluminum Expands to Serve Auto Industry Can sheet manufacturer Logan Aluminum, Inc., will expand its facility in Logan Count...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Manufacturing Growth Slows in October Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the 34th consecutive m...

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Nov. 11, 2015 Nucor Acquires Gerdau Bar Mills Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., has agreed to acquire Gerdau Long Steel's Bright Bar assets in Orrvi...

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Oct. 28, 2015 MCN Names Don Simon Exec of the Year There aren’t many people who can say they’ve been in the steel business for over ...

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Oct. 28, 2015 Share Your Opinion on the Top Equipment Brands When it comes time to buy new metal processing equipment—be it coil processing, saw...

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Oct. 28, 2015 Esmark, Loeffel Form Joint Venture Esmark, Inc., Pittsburgh, and Chicago-based Loeffel Steel Group have formed a new joint venture...

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Oct. 28, 2015 AMI Metals Lands Lockheed Martin Contract AMI Metals, Inc., a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., has been awarded a ...

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Oct. 28, 2015   Eastern Metal Supply Reels in Manufacturer Eastern Metal Supply, Lake Worth, Fla., has acquired Tigress Trading Co., Inc....

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Oct. 28, 2015 Reliance Profits Decline in Third Quarter Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, reported net income of $51.4 million in ...

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Oct. 28, 2015 AK Steel to Idle Ashland Blast Furnace Due to the challenging market conditions resulting from the surge of low-priced imports, AK...

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Oct. 28, 2015 SDI Profitable Through Challenging Quarter Steel Dynamics, Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., reported net income of $60.6 million in the thi...

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Oct. 28, 2015 Nucor's Earnings Increase over Second Quarter Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., reported net earnings of $227.1 million in the third q...

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Oct. 28, 2015 September Steel Inventories Below 2014 Levels Service center inventories of steel products in the United States and Canada declin...

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Oct. 28, 2015   Brass Mill Imports, Exports Decline in August U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in August compared...

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Oct. 14, 2015   Global Steel Demand to Climb Modestly in 2016 The world’s appetite for steel will increase next year following an un...

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Oct. 14, 2015 Triple-S Buys Maas-Hansen Steel Triple-S Steel Holdings, Houston, has acquired the assets of Maas-Hansen Steel Corp. Maas-Hansen,...

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Oct. 14, 2015 Kloeckner Expands Downstream with Acquisition of Fabricator Kloeckner Metals Corp., Roswell, Ga., has acquired sheet metal fabrica...

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Oct. 14, 2015 U.S. Steel May Idle Granite City Works As contentious contract talks continue with the United Steelworkers, U.S. Steel announced ...

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Oct. 14, 2015 Alcoa Profitable in Third Quarter Despite Headwinds Alcoa reported net income of $44 million during the company’s third quar...

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Oct. 14, 2015 Court Approves Split of U.S. Steel Canada The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved the motion for Pittsburgh-based U.S....

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Oct. 14, 2015   NASDAQ to Launch Scrap, Iron Ore, HRC Futures The NASDAQ Commodities Exchange is preparing to launch index futures contr...

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Oct. 14, 2015 September PMI Shows Slowing Growth Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded again in September for the 33rd consecut...

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Oct. 14, 2015 People on the Move Vernon Abel has been hired as the new company president for Bushwick Metals, Bridgeport, Conn. Abel has more th...

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Sept. 30, 2015 New Trucking Rules Fail to Make Roads Safer Trucking’s new Hours of Service rules, designed to get fatigued drivers off of ...

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Sept. 30, 2015 Commercial Construction Going Strong “Commercial construction is outperforming most of the economy,” said Kenneth Sim...

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Sept. 30, 2015 Alcoa to Split into Separate Companies In a move to enhance its value to shareholders, aluminum giant Alcoa plans to separate int...

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Sept. 30, 2015 Worthington's Sales, Earnings Dip in First Quarter Worthington Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings of $31.4 m...

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Sept. 30, 2015 Cargill to Close Nashville Facility Cargill, Inc., The Woodlands, Texas, will close its Nashville, Tenn., service center at the ...

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Sept. 30, 2015 Nucor to Upgrade Blytheville Mill Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., will invest $75 million to add a quench and self-tempering proc...

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Sept. 30, 2015 ArcelorMittal to Expand Tubular Operations in Monterrey ArcelorMittal will invest $11.1 million at its tubular facility in Monter...

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Sept. 30, 2015 Steel Dynamics Acquires Decking Business Steel Dynamics, Inc., has purchased certain steel decking facilities from Consolidated S...

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Sept. 30, 2015 U.S. Service Center Shipments Decline in August U.S. service center shipments of both steel and aluminum declined in August compa...

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Sept. 30, 2015 Global Steel Production Behind 2014 World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the Brussels-based World Steel...

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Sept. 16, 2015 Steel Industry Anxiously Awaits New Labor Pacts As unions and management continue to arm wrestle over their next contract, the st...

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Sept. 16, 2015 MCN Seeks Exec of the Year Nominations Metal Center News is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Service Center Executive of th...

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Sept. 16, 2015 Andes Coil Processors Opens Dallas Facility Andes Coil Processors has opened a 54,000-square-foot warehouse in Dallas. The facil...

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Sept. 16, 2015 Penn Stainless Builds Pennsylvania Facility Penn Stainless Products plans to open a new 35,000-square-foot distribution facility ...

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Sept. 16, 2015 Alcoa to Restart Texarkana Casthouse Alcoa plans to restart its Texarkana casthouse in the first half of 2016 to meet demand for ...

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Sept. 16, 2015 ITC Gives Go-ahead to Cold-Rolled Case The U.S. International Trade Commission has made a preliminary determination that cold-rol...

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Sept. 16, 2015 Marmon/Keystone Expands Alberta Facility Marmon/Keystone Canada has expanded its facility in Leduc, Alberta, by 30,000 square fe...

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Sept. 16, 2015 Red Metal Imports, Exports Decline in July Imports and exports of brass mill products declined in July compared to the same month...

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Sept. 16, 2015   RBI to Hold Coil Processing Seminar   RBI Tech Support will host a coil processing seminar Oct. 27 at the Hyatt Pla...

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Sept. 2, 2015 Steelworkers Remain at Work as Deadline Passes The Sept. 1 deadline for the United Steelworkers to reach a new labor agreement c...

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Sept. 2, 2015 Leeco Steel to Locate S.D. Facility in Brandon   Leeco Steel, Lisle, Ill., has finalized plans for its new distribution center...

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Sept. 2, 2015 Central Tube and Bar Opens New Tulsa Facility   Central Tube and Bar has opened a new 55,000-square-foot facility in Tulsa, Ok...

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Sept. 2, 2015 Union Partners Acquires Lee Steel Assets Union Partners, an Oak Brook, Ill., investment holding company, has agreed to purchase ...

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Sept. 2, 2015 Sapa Relocates Extrusion Presses   Sapa Extrusions-North America has installed extrusion presses at its Yankton, S.D., and Elk...

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Sept. 2, 2015 Red Metal Shipments Decline in July   Service center shipments of red metal products declined in July compared to the same mon...

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Sept. 2, 2015 August PMI Shows Slowing Growth   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the 32nd consecutive mo...

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Sept. 2, 2015 People on the Move… Vern Ginunas, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Copper and Brass Sales divis...

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Sept. 2, 2015   Red Bud Offers Coil Processing Seminar RBI Tech Support will host a Coil Processing Seminar Oct. 17 at the Hyatt Place Atlan...

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Aug. 19, 2015 IBISWorld: Metals Wholesaling to Decline by 2.4%   The metals distribution industry has grown at a 4.8 percent annual rate ove...

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Aug. 19, 2015   Ryerson Acquires Southern Tool Steel   Ryerson, the Chicago-based metals distributor, has acquired Southern Tool Steel, ...

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Aug. 19, 2015   Marmon Expands Break Bulk Capacity in Ohio   Marmon/Keystone has expanded its national break bulk facility in North Cent...

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Aug. 19, 2015 Olympic Reports Quarterly Loss   Olympic Steel, Inc., Cleveland, reported a net loss of $22.3 million in the second quarter, c...

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Aug. 19, 2015 Russel Metals Profitable Despite Headwinds   Russel Metals reported net earnings of $16 million in its second quarter, about h...

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Aug. 19, 2015 U.S. Steel to Close Alabama Blast Furnace   United States Steel Corp. plans to permanently close the blast furnace and steelma...

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Aug. 19, 2015 ATI Locks Out Flat-Roll Workers   Allegheny Technologies, Inc., Pittsburgh, has locked out more than 2,000 workers at various ...

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Aug. 19, 2015 CRU Steel Conference Oct. 26-27 in Chicago CRU will host its annual North American Steel Conference Oct. 26-27 at the Westin River...

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Aug. 19, 2015 Service Center Shipments of Steel, Aluminum Dip in July   Service center shipments of both steel and aluminum declined in July...

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Aug. 19, 2015 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Decline in June   U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in June compared with ...

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Aug. 19, 2015   U.S. Producers File Hot-Rolled Trade Case Against Seven Countries   Six U.S. steel producers have filed antidumping and ...

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Aug. 19, 2015 Obituary: John Correnti   John Correnti, the CEO and chairman of Big River Steel and a steel industry innovator for decades, d...

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Aug. 5, 2015 Does Your Company Belong in the Top 50? Metal Center News is busy gathering information for this year’s Top 50 ranking of N...

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Aug. 5, 2015 Castle to Consolidate Bar Processing Operations   A.M. Castle will relocate bar processing operations from its Franklin Park, I...

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Aug. 5, 2015 Leeco Steel to Open in South Dakota   Leeco Steel, an O’Neal Steel subsidiary, will expand to South Dakota, the company h...

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Aug. 5, 2015 All Metals Expands Spartanburg Facility   All Metals has completed upgrades at its Spartanburg, S.C., processing facility, incl...

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Aug. 5, 2015 TimkenSteel Reports Quarterly Loss   TimkenSteel, Canton, Ohio, reported a net loss of $24.3 million during the company’s...

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Aug. 5, 2015 Carpenter's Full-Year Earnings Lag 2014   Carpenter Technology Corp., Reading, Pa., reported full-year net income of $58.7 mill...

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Aug. 5, 2015 ArcelorMittal: No Plans to Close Indiana Facility   Andy Harshaw, president and CEO of ArcelorMittal USA’s Flat Carbon op...

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Aug. 5, 2015 U.S. Producers File Cold-Rolled Trade Case   Five U.S. producers of cold-rolled steel have filed antidumping and countervailing...

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Aug. 5, 2015 ISM: Manufacturing Expands Again in July   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 31st consecut...

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Aug. 5, 2015 Kevane Retires from Copper and Brass Sales   Frank Kevane, president and CEO of Copper and Brass Sales, Southfield, Mich., will...

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July 22, 2015 Industry Keeps Eye on Mill Labor Negotiations   Labor talks are under way between the United Steelworkers and the nation̵...

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July 22, 2015 SDI Reports Dip in Profits Steel Dynamics, Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., reported net income of $31.6 million in the second quarter, ...

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July 22, 2015 ATI Reports Loss in Second Quarter   Weak conditions in its flat-rolled market resulted in a second-quarter loss of $16.4 mill...

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July 22, 2015 American Steel Pipe Doubles Capacity   American Steel Pipe, a division of American Cast Iron Pipe Co., has completed a new, 15...

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July 22, 2015 Northwest Explores Sale of Remaining Energy Business   Northwest Pipe Co., Vancouver, Wash., is considering the sale of its re...

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July 22, 2015 ITC Supports Domestic Producers in CORE Case The U.S. International Trade Commission has made a unanimous preliminary determinat...

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July 22, 2015 Service Center Shipments Climb in June   Service center shipments of both steel and aluminum rebounded in June compared to the...

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July 22, 2015 Red Metal Imports, Exports Decline in May U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in May compared with the corr...

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July 8, 2015 Cyber Security Starts in the Executive Suite   Service center executives tend to focus on sales, not cyber security. Hackers ar...

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July 8, 2015 Worthington Reports Profitable Fiscal 2015   Worthington Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings of $76.8 milli...

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July 8, 2015 Olympic Launches Leveler at Winder   Olympic Steel, Inc., Cleveland, has commissioned a new cut-to-length stretcher leveler at ...

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July 8, 2015 Majestic Adds Slitter at Houston Facility   Majestic Steel continues to upgrade operations at Flat Rolled Steel, the Houston-ba...

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July 8, 2015 Lee Steel to Sell Assets as Part of Bankruptcy Filing   Lee Steel, the Michigan-based flat-rolled steel service center, has rec...

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July 8, 2015 TimkenSteel Opens SBQ Technology Center   TimkenSteel, Canton, Ohio, has opened a $5 million technology center at its Northeast...

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July 8, 2015 U.S. Steel Supports Trade Authority Bills   United States Steel Corp. President and CEO Mario Longhi praised Congress for its ...

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July 8, 2015 Steel Imports Slow in May   The U.S. imported 3.4 million tons of steel in May, a decrease of 3.6 percent versus April, reports...

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July 8, 2015 Red Metal Shipments Lag 2014   Shipments of copper and brass products fell in May compared to the same month last year, report...

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July 8, 2015 ITA to Host TITANIUM USA 2015   The Denver-based International Titanium Association will host its 31st annual TITANIUM USA 2015...

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June 24, 2015 WSD: Steel Will Bounce Back in Auto Sheet War   World Steel Dynamics Co-Founder Peter Marcus was among the guest speakers at t...

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June 24, 2015 MISA Metals to Build Facility in Mississippi   MISA Metal Processing plans to construct its fourth toll processing facility in...

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June 24, 2015 Steel Tube to Install UV Clear Coating Line   Steel Tube, Inc., Statesville, N.C., plans to double its capacity to meet UV and...

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June 24, 2015 AZZ Acquires U.S. Galvanizing   AZZ incorporated, Fort Worth, Texas, has acquired the assets of U.S. Galvanizing, LLC, a provi...

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June 24, 2015 U.S. Steel Buys AK Steel’s Interest in DESCO   United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, has acquired AK Steel’s int...

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June 24, 2015 ATI to Expand Superalloy Powder Capabilities   Allegheny Technologies, Inc., Pittsburgh, will expand its nickel-based superal...

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June 25, 2014   Service Center Shipments Decline Service center shipments of both steel and aluminum declined for the second straight month ...

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June 24, 2015 People on the Move   Ryerson Holding Corp., has appointed Erich Schnaufer to the position of chief interim chief financial of...

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June 24, 2015 Global Steel Executives Seek Government Action Against China   Steel executives from around the globe are calling on governme...

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June 10, 2015 China Finding New Outlets to Export Overcapacity   In any gathering of global steel executives, such as AMM’s Steel Suc...

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June 10, 2015 TWB Opening New Facility in Tennessee   TWB Company, a leading supplier of tailor-welded blanks, is opening a new facility i...

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June 10, 2015 Close Calls, Lessons Learned: Please Share Your Safety Stories   Steel warehouses are dangerous places. It would be the rare...

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June 10, 2015 Castle Reorganizes Management Structure   A.M. Castle, Oak Brook, Ill., is changing its management structure to improve profit...

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June 10, 2015  AK Steel to Produce Next Gen AHSS AK Steel will invest $29 million in the Hot Dip Galvanizing Line at its Dearborn Works fac...

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June 10, 2015 SDI Idles Minnesota Ironmaking Operations   Steel Dynamics, Inc., the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based minimill operator, has idled its...

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June 10, 2015 SMS Idles Three Auto Yards   Scrap Metal Services, LLC, has idled three of its SMS Paul’s Auto Yard operations in Indian...

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June 10, 2015 PMI Improves in May   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 29th consecutive month as the PMI ...

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June 10, 2015 Moutray: GDP Growth Still Faces Headwinds   The U.S. economy faces several headwinds, but it will push through most of them, s...

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June 10, 2015 Infrastructure Gets Another Short-Term Fix   Gains in public works construction will continue to be lackluster unless Congres...

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June 10, 2015 SDI Adding Paint Lines at Columbus Steel Dynamics, Inc., plans to invest $100 million in new painting and Galvalume capabilities a...

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May 27, 2015 Close Calls, Lessons Learned: Please Share Your Safety Stories   Steel warehouses are dangerous places. It would be the rare ...

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May 27, 2015 Trends Point to Higher Steel Prices   With the U.S. economy chugging along at the “new normal” pace of just 2.5 to ...

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May 27, 2015 Leeco Opens Steel Plate Facility in Tulsa   Leeco Steel, a supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has op...

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May 27, 2015 Russel Acquires Western Fiberglass Pipe Sales   Russel Metals, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, has acquired Western Fiberglass Pipe...

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May 27, 2015 Marmon/Keystone Expands Offerings at Spring Valley Marmon/Keystone's Spring Valley, Ill., service center is now stocking an expan...

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May 27, 2015 Novelis Reports Income Gains in Fiscal 2015   Novelis, the Atlanta-based aluminum maker, reported net income of $148 million fo...

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May 27, 2015 Aleris Reports Loss in First Quarter   Aleris, Cleveland, reported a first-quarter loss of $26 million, a modest decline from t...

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May 27, 2015 Service Center Shipments Decline in April   Service center shipments of both steel and aluminum declined in April compared to t...

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May 27, 2015 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Drop in March   U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in March compared with the...

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May 13, 2015 McChrystal: Leaders Create an Environment Where Organizations Can Thrive   General Stanley McChrystal, who spoke at last week&#...

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May 13, 2015 Russel Profitable Despite Energy Slowdown   Russel Metals, Mississauga, Ontario, reported net income of $19 million during the ...

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May 13, 2015 Olympic Achieves Profitable Quarter   Olympic Steel, Inc., Cleveland, reported first-quarter net income of $1.1 million, a decl...

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May 13, 2015 Ryerson Reports $2.5 Million Loss   Ryerson, Inc., reported a net loss of $2.5 million during the first quarter, a slight decli...

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May 13, 2015 Global Brass Profitable Despite Declining Shipments   Global Brass and Copper, Schaumburg, Ill., reported net income of $8.1 mi...

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May 13, 2015 Niagara LaSalle to Close Buffalo Operation Niagara LaSalle will close its Buffalo, N.Y., steel bar production facility at the end o...

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May 13, 2015 Copper Shipments Ahead of 2014 Pace Service center shipments of copper products increased in March compared to the same month in 20...

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May 13, 2015   April PMI Flat with March   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 28th consecutive mont...

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May 13, 2015 People on the Move   Edward Lehner will be become the new president and CEO of Ryerson, Inc., replacing Michael C. Arnold, who ...

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April 29, 2015 Service Center Buyers on the Hunt for Willing Sellers   Half the pieces are in place for a new round of mergers and acquisiti...

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April 29, 2015 Arc Media Acquires Metal Center News   Sackett Business Media, Inc., publisher of Metal Center News Magazine and its assoc...

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April 29, 2015 Heidtman Steel Commissions New Facility in East Chicago   Heidtman Steel has fully commissioned its newest slitting line in E...

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April 19, 2015 Reliance First-Quarter Income Exceeds $100 Million   Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, reported first-quarter n...

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April 29, 2015 Castle Taps Former Transtar Head to Lead Company   Stephen Scheinkman has been appointed president and CEO of A.M. Castle, o...

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April 19, 2015 AK Steel Posts First-Quarter Loss   AK Steel, West Chester, Ohio, reported a net loss of $306 million during its first quarte...

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April 29, 2015 Service Center Shipments Up in March   Service center shipments of both steel and aluminum improved in March compared to the ...

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April 29, 2015 Global Stainless Production Grows 8.3% in 2014   Global stainless steel production increased 8.3 percent in 2014, reports the...

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April 15, 2015 Tanners: Distributors Cautious About 2Q Service centers are slightly less upbeat about demand in the second quarter and many cont...

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April 15, 2015 EVRAZ to Invest $200 Million in Regina EVRAZ North America will make its largest single investment, approximately $200 million, a...

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April 15, 2015 Carpenter Restructuring to Save $30 Million Prompted by weakness in the oil and gas market, Carpenter Technology Corp., Wyomissin...

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April 15, 2015 U.S. Steel Canada Seeks Buyers U.S. Steel is seeking buyers for its troubled Canadian operations after getting the go-ahead from ...

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April 15, 2015 Alcoa Reports $195 Million Profit in First Quarter Alcoa reported first-quarter income of $195 million despite $158 million in re...

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April 15, 2015 Olin Brass Sells Interest in Joint Venture Olin Brass, Louisville, Ky., has sold its 50 percent share of the Dowa-Olin Metal Corp...

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April 15, 2015 Steel Faces a Crisis, Testify Industry Officials The thousands of steelworkers laid off in the last year is clear evidence the Am...

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April 15, 2015 More than 60,000 Bridges Structurally Deficient Slight progress has been made on the condition of the most heavily traveled bridg...

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April 15, 2015 U.S. Steel Mill Shipments Lag in February U.S. steel mills shipped 6.9 million net tons in February, a decline of 10.8 percent fr...

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April 15, 2015 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Decline in February   U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in February 2015 c...

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April 1, 2015 Short Takes from Platts   In every reporter’s notebook, there are comments from sources that just didn’t fit in th...

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April 1, 2015 Worthington Reports 3Q Loss, Closes Engineered Cabs Facility   Worthington Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported a net lo...

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April 1, 2015 OCTG Drop Forces U.S. Steel to Idle Granite City   As a result of plunging oil and gas prices that have stalled new drilling, ...

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April 1, 2015 Reliance's Hannah to Retire; Mollins Named CEO   David Hannah will retire as chief executive officer of Los Angeles-based Reli...

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April 1, 2015 Venus Seeks U.S. Distributors   Venus, a supplier of stainless steel bar and wire based near Mumbai, India, is looking to expa...

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April 1, 2015 Evraz Sells Structural Tubing Business   Evraz North America has sold its structural tubing business in Portland, Ore., to Ma...

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April 1, 2015 Aleris Reports Profitable 2014   Aleris Corp., Cleveland, reported $87.1 million in net income in 2014, a turnaround from the...

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April 1, 2015   ASA Plans Aluminum Mill in Louisiana American Specialty Alloys, Inc., plans to develop a $2.4 billion mill and campus in cen...

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April 1, 2015 Global Steel Production Increases   Crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the Brussels-based World Steel As...

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April 1, 2015 Copper Shipments Dip in February   Total red metal shipments declined 2.9 percent in February compared to the same month last ...

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April 1, 2015 March PMI Reveals Slowing Growth in Manufacturing   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 2...

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March 18, 2015 Auto Industry's Growth 'Unprecedented' It's common knowledge that the auto industry is booming, but how big is the boom? Automot...

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March 18, 2015 Ryerson Reports Loss Despite Revenue Gain Chicago-based Ryerson, Inc., the nation’s second largest service center operation...

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March 18, 2015 MSCI: Aluminum Up, Steel Down in February Service center shipments of aluminum products in the U.S. increased in February, while ...

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March 18, 2015 Global Brass Sees Profitable 2014 Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., reported full-year net income of $31....

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March 18, 2015 Esmark Sues Slovakian Businessman Esmark Europe BV, Bouchard Group and Bouchard Group Europe have filed suit against Peter Kamar&...

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March 18, 2015 Alcoa Acquires Titanium Producer RTI Aluminum giant Alcoa, New York, is continuing its effort to expand its materials portfolio w...

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March 18, 2015   Steel Mill Shipments Decline in January U.S. steel mills shipped 7.8 million tons of steel in January, a 2.7 percent declin...

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March 18, 2015 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Increase in January   U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products increased in January, repor...

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March 18, 2015 People on the Move Marmon/Keystone has promoted two of its regional vice presidents. Southeastern Regional VP Joe Baucom will con...

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Feb.4, 2015 Will Car Lovers Love Aluminum?   The North American International Auto Show last month drew more than 800,000 car lovers to Det...

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Feb. 4, 2015 U.S. Steel Adjusts Tubular Production   In response to plummeting energy prices, U.S. Steel has announced plans to curtail oper...

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Feb. 4, 2015 A/M to Idle Indiana Harbor Long Carbon Mill   ArcelorMittal plans to idle its Indiana Harbor Long Carbon mill, a move that clos...

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Feb. 4, 2015 TimkenSteel Reports Profit in First Year as Standalone Company   TimkenSteel, Canton, Ohio, reported net income of $105.0 milli...

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Feb. 4, 2015 ThyssenKrupp Materials Expands in Mexico   ThyssenKrupp Materials NA is expanding its blanking operations in Silao, Guanajuato,...

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Feb. 4, 2015 Positive Prospects for Large-Diameter Pipe   While the oil country tubular goods market is in a state of flux, the outlook for...

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Feb. 4, 2015 World Produces 1.2 Percent More Steel in 2014   World crude steel production reached 1.66 billion metric tons in 2014, up by 1....

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Feb. 4, 2015 Red Metals Shipments Up 1.6 Percent in 2014   Distributors of red metals finished the year strong after several months of disap...

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Feb. 4, 2015 PMI Dips in January, But Manufacturing Continues to Grow   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January fo...

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Feb 4, 2015   Obituary: Arthur Jobin Long-time Canadian steel service center executive Arthur Jobin has died at the age of 87. He was the fo...

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Jan. 21, 2015 AWMI Panel: Expect a Challenging Year   The United States' economy is the strongest in the world. Yet, paradoxically, service ...

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Jan. 21, 2015 Alcoa Reports 'Year of Significant Transformation'   Alcoa reported a jump in fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 profits, culm...

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Jan. 21, 2015 Worthington Acquires Rome Strip Steel Worthington Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, has acquired Rome Strip Steel Co. Rome manuf...

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Jan. 21, 2015 U.S. Steel, Aluminum Shipments Up in 2014   Full-year steel and aluminum shipments from U.S. service centers finished well ahe...

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Jan. 21, 2015 Esmark Wins Bid for Serbian Mill   Esmark, a U.S. service center company, will make its second foray into steel production aft...

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Jan. 21, 2015 MetalPrices.com Purchased by Argus   Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has purchased MetalPrices.com, a...

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Jan. 21, 2015 Brass Imports Continue to Increase   Red metal imports continued to climb and exports kept falling in November, reports the C...

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Jan. 21, 2015 House OK's Keystone, But...   On Jan. 9, the House passed H.R. 3 by a vote of 266-153 to approve construction of the controver...

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Jan. 21, 2015 Steel Shipments Spur Record Year for Burns Harbor Port The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor handled more shipments in 2014 than any ye...

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Jan. 21, 2015 People on the Move Charles C. Calabrese Jr. has been appointed CEO of Gerber Metal Supply Co., Readington, N.J. He becomes the t...

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Jan. 7, 2015 Change in Chinese Rebate May Slow Exports   As of Jan. 1, the Chinese government has dropped the tax rebate it offered to expor...

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Jan. 7, 2015 Ryerson Acquires Fay Industries; Arnold to Retire   Ryerson, Chicago, has acquired Fay Industries, a Strongsville, Ohio, servi...

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Jan. 7, 2015 All Metals Acquired by New Investment Firm   Toll processing specialist All Metals Transportation and Logistics has been acqu...

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Jan. 7, 2015 Worthington Reports Profitable Quarter   Worthington Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings of $29.5 million f...

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Jan. 7, 2015 Aleris Plans to Sell Extrusions Business   Aleris, the Cleveland-based aluminum maker, plans to sell its aluminum extrusions bu...

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Jan. 7, 2015 Copper Up, Alloy Down as Shipment Report Resumes   Copper shipments increased in November while alloy shipments fell, continuin...

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Jan. 7, 2015 Steel Imports Dip in November, But Still Way Up for the Year   The U.S. imported 3.6 million net tons of steel in November, dow...

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Jan. 7, 2015 U.S. Manufacturing Sector Continues to Grow   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the 19th c...

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Jan. 7, 2015   Bonnell Aluminum Expands Anodizing Line   Bonnell Aluminum, Newnan, Ga., plans to expand and upgrade its anodizing capaci...

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Dec. 17, 2014 IHS: Infrastructure Spending Spurs Entire Economy   Infrastructure investment is the most effective and stimulative use of ...

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Dec. 17, 2014 Mill Steel Buys Steel Framing Company   Mill Steel Co. has acquired the assets of Steel Structural Systems, Louisville, Ky., a...

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Dec. 17, 2014 Andritz Group Buys Herr-Voss   Herr-Voss Stamco is now part of a $7 billion global technology company. With the new owner̵...

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Dec. 17, 2014 Outokumpu Delays Restart of Calvert Line   Outokumpu has experienced technical problems on all three cold-rolling lines at the...

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Dec. 17, 2014 ICI Metals Completes New Warehouse   ICI Metals has completed construction of a new 21,600-square-foot warehouse in Strongsvi...

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Dec. 17, 2014 Service Center Shipments Ahead of 2013 Pace   Continuing the 2014 uptrend, service center shipments of steel and aluminum in t...

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Dec. 17, 2014 Brass Mill Imports Continue to Increase   U.S. imports of brass mill products rose in October while exports fell, compared wit...

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Dec. 17, 2014 ITC Finds China Dumped Wire Rod   The U.S. International Trade Commission has made a final determination that imports of carb...

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Dec. 10, 2014 People in the News   Bill Barker of Petersen Aluminum, Elk Grove Village, Ill., has retired after 27 years in the metals busin...

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Dec. 10, 2014 Don't Just Cut More, Sell More   Historically, steel companies respond to declining profitability in two ways: they look to l...

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Dec. 10, 2014 Trade Case Puts Brakes on Aluminum Extrusion Imports from China   Up to 20 percent of the U.S. aluminum extrusion market has r...

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Dec. 10, 2014 PMI Shows Manufacturing Still Expanding   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the 18th cons...

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Dec. 10, 2014 MSCI Safety Survey: Distributors Improving Performance   Accident rates are on the decline at service centers of all sizes des...

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Dec. 10, 2014 U.S. Steel Realigns Business Segments   United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, will realign its three reporting segments as pa...

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Dec. 10, 2014 AK Steel Completes Blast Furnace Work at Ashland   AK Steel has completed the reline of the blast furnace hearth at its Ashlan...

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Dec. 10, 2014 Olin to Close Rolling Operations at Ohio Facility   GBC Metals, LLC, Louisville, Ky., doing business as Olin Brass, is modifyi...

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Dec. 10, 2014 ArcelorMittal Idles Galv Line at Indiana Harbor   Multiple reports indicate ArcelorMittal has idled the No. 2 galvanizing line...

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Dec. 10, 2014 Alcoa Intros New Technology to Produce Auto Aluminum Sheet   Lightweight metals company Alcoa, New York, has unveiled a new ma...

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Dec. 10, 2014 Reliance Acquires Fox Metals and Alloys   Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. has acquired Fox Metals and Alloys, Inc., a Housto...

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Nov. 26, 2014 U.S. Market Leads the World in Flat-Roll   The United States remains the best market for flat-rolled steel, a trait that bring...

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Nov. 26, 2014 Global Brass and Copper Reports Profitable Quarter   Global Brass and Copper reported net income of $10.2 million on sales of ...

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Nov. 26, 2014 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Rise in September   Both U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products increased in September, ...

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Nov. 26, 2014 U.S. Service Center Inventories Dip in October   The yearlong buildup of steel and aluminum inventories in U.S. service center...

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Nov. 26, 2014 Worthington's TWB Joint Venture Opens New Canadian Facility   TWB Company, the tailor welded blanking joint venture of Worthin...

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Nov. 26, 2014 Greer Steel Completes Major Capital Improvements   Greer Steel Co., Dover, Ohio, has completed a series of capital improvement...

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Nov. 26, 2014 AISI Disappointed by Keystone Vote   The American Iron and Steel Institute in Washington expressed disappointment in the U.S. ...

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Nov. 26, 2014 Ryerson Reports Loss in Third Quarter   Ryerson Holding Corp., Chicago, reported a net loss of $34.7 million in the company's ...

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Nov. 26, 2014 Private Equity Firm Buys Main Steel   Peak Rock Capital, an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm, has acquired Main Steel P...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Samrick Named Exec of the Year   Metal Center News has selected David Samrick, chairman, CEO and president of Mill Steel Co., ...

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Nov. 12, 2014 PMI Climbs to 59 Percent in October   October's PMI of 59 percent was an increase of 2.4 percentage points from September and ...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Steel Mill Shipments Up for the Year U.S. steel mills shipped 8.4 million net tons in September, a 1.3 percent decrease from the ...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Equipment Failure Suspends Production at Nucor Steel Louisiana   An equipment failure at Nucor Steel Louisiana has suspended o...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Outokumpu Expands Fast Track Pipe Program   Outokumpu's Stainless Pipe facility in Wildwood, Fla., has expanded its Fast Track...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Alcoa Expands in Davenport   Aluminum giant Alcoa will invest $190 million at its Davenport Works in Iowa to expand its produc...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Hudson Tool Steel Opens Third Location   Hudson Tool Steel Corp. has taken over the assets of the former BTS-Patriot Steel in ...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Esmark Interested in Serbian Mill   Esmark Chairman and CEO James P. Bouchard acknowledged his company's interest in acquiring...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Demand Drives Profitable Quarter for Russel   Russel Metals, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, reported earnings of $33.0 million in...

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Nov. 12, 2014 Olympic Reports Record Third-Quarter Sales Olympic Steel, Inc., Cleveland, grew its sales in the third quarter by $72.6 million to...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Trade Groups Lose More than Just a Member   Readers may have noticed that the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association's month...

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Oct. 29, 2014 SigmaTek Hosting Three Webinars   SigmaTek Systems, Cincinnati, has announced its upcoming webinar schedule. All events will ...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Global Steel Production Dips in September   Crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the Brussels-based World...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Service Center Shipments Rebound in September   After a decline the previous month, steel and aluminum shipments by service c...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Aleris Divests Recycling, Specification Alloy Businesses   Aluminum maker Aleris, Cleveland, will sell its North American and...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Alro Opens Two Metals Plus Locations in Florida   Alro Steel has opened two new Alro Metals Plus locations in Florida. The Mi...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Pacesetter Founder Turns Reins Over to Daughter   Aviva Leebow is succeeding company founder Steve Leebow as the CEO of Paces...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Samuel to Open Automotive Facility in Tennessee   Canada's Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd., plans to open a new processing center ...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Nucor's 3Q Earnings Increase 66 Percent   Nucor Corp., Charlotte, reported net earnings of $245.4 million during the third qua...

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Oct. 29, 2014 Reliance Reports Another Big Quarter   Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, reported third-quarter profits consiste...

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Oct. 15, 2014 New York Recycler Plans Fourth Service Center   Upstate Shredding-Weitsman Recycling has begun work on a new steel warehouse a...

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Oct. 15, 2014 Aleris Develops New Plate Alloy   Cleveland-based Aleris has begun offering a new 7017 aluminum alloy in North America for com...

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Oct. 15, 2014 Constellium Acquires Wise; Plans Auto Investments   Wise Metals, the world's third largest producer of aluminum can stock for ...

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Oct. 15, 2014 Nucor Completes Gallatin Acquisition   Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., has completed the acquisition of Gallatin Steel Co. for a...

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Oct. 15, 2014 WSD: Steel Will Survive the Auto Sheet War   With one aluminum producer after another announcing major investments in added s...

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Oct. 15, 2014 Alcoa Reports Healthy Third-Quarter Profits   Alcoa reported a second-straight highly profitable quarter, with third-quarter p...

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Oct. 15, 2014 TimkenSteel Picks Perry Township for Q&T Facility   TimkenSteel has chosen a location for its new quench-and-temper facili...

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Oct. 15, 2014 U.S. Steel Mill Shipments Decline in August   U.S. mills shipped 8.5 million tons of steel in August, a 0.1 percent decrease ...

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Oct. 15, 2014 Brass Mill Imports Increase in August   Imports of brass mill products increased and exports fell in August, reports the Coppe...

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Oct. 15, 2014 Duties Pending on Rebar from Mexico, Turkey   The U.S. Department of Commerce will issue an antidumping duty order on imports ...

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Oct. 1, 2014 People on the Move Patrick Anderson has been named the interim chief financial officer at A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill. He...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Herr-Voss, ASKO to Host Slitting Seminar Herr-Voss Stamco and ASKO are partnering to host a Slitting Seminar at the Detroit Metro A...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Manufacturing Grows for 16th Straight Month   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the 16th ...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Steel Imports Down in August   The U.S. imported nearly 3.7 million net tons of steel in August, a decline of 5 percent versus ...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Electrical Steel Producers Appeal ITC Ruling   U.S. producers of grain-oriented electrical steel filed an appeal Sept. 16 of th...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Alcoa Signs $1 Billion Supply Deal with Boeing Alcoa has signed a long-term contract to supply aluminum sheet and plate products to...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Aleris Plans Kentucky Expansion to Meet Auto Sheet Growth   Aleris, Cleveland, will invest $350 million to upgrade capabilities...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Severstal Completes Sale of Steelmaking Assets   Severstal has completed the sale of its Columbus and Dearborn facilities to St...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Worthington Reports Profitable Quarter   Worthington Industries Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings of $44.2 million du...

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Oct. 1, 2014 Is Service Center Consolidation a Myth?   In any gathering of service center executives, one subject will inevitably come up: i...

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Sept. 17, 2014 Service Center Shipments Stall in August   Steel and aluminum shipments by service centers in the U.S. and Canada were flat t...

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Sept. 17, 2014   Do You Know a Deserving Exec of the Year? Metal Center News is seeking nominations for this year's Service Center Executive...

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Sept. 14, 2014 Red Bud to Host Mexican Seminar   Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, Ill., will host a Coil Processing Seminar Oct. 2 at the Hotel ...

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Sept. 17, 2014 Brass Imports Down, Exports Up in July   U.S. imports of brass mill products fell in July 2014, while exports rose compared t...

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Sept. 17, 2014 U.S. Steel Shipments Increase in July   U.S. mills shipped 8.5 million net tons of steel in July, a 2.4 percent increase from...

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Sept. 17, 2014   SMS Siemag to Offer EPS Lines Through an agreement with The Material Works, Ltd., Red Bud, Ill., global equipment supplier...

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Sept. 17, 2014 McNichols Relocates Phoenix Facility   McNichols Co. has relocated its service center in Phoenix to a new facility closer to ...

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Sept. 17, 2014 Anticipation Builds for Construction Upturn   The construction sector is the largest consumer of steel, so for the steel indu...

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Sept. 17, 2014 Esmark to Convert OCRC to Transportation Terminal   Esmark Inc. plans to convert the former Ohio Cold Rolling Co. steel finis...

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Sept. 17, 2014 Charter to Expand Processing Capabilities   Charter Steel plans to increase the steel rod and wire coil processing capacities...

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Sept. 17, 2014 Nucor Acquires Gallatin Steel   Nucor Corp. has agreed to purchase the equity of Gallatin Steel Co., Ghent, Ky., for a cash p...

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Sept. 3, 2014 SMS Acquires Indiana Shredding Operation   Scrap Metal Services, LLC, Chicago, has acquired the auto shredding operation of 36...

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Sept. 3, 2014 AWMI Chicago Hosts Industry Dinner   The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Women in the Metal Industries will host its 31s...

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Sept. 3, 2014 PMI Hits Highest Mark Since 2011   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the 15th consecutive m...

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Sept. 3, 2014 Red Metals Shipments Increase in July   Copper and brass distributors shipped more products in July than in the same month las...

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Sept. 3, 2014 Plymouth Tube to Close Wisconsin Facility   Plymouth Tube Co. plans to close its East Troy, Wis., CWA plant. The company's oth...

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Sept. 3, 2014 Operational Issues Slow Aleris   Aluminum maker Aleris Corp., Cleveland, reported a net loss of $17 million during the second ...

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Sept. 3, 2014 New Facility Transforms Alro's Charlotte Operation   Customers will have a chance to see a very different Alro by attending an...

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Sept. 3, 2014 Specialty Metals Buys Thomson Assets   Toll processor Specialty Metals Processing Inc. has purchased the equipment of Thomson ...

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Sept. 3, 2014 ThyssenKrupp Materials NA Introduces Customer Portal   ThyssenKrupp Materials NA Inc., Southfield, Mich., has launched a new c...

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Sept. 3, 2014 Industry Welcomes ITC Ruling on OCTG Imports   Last month's ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission won't eliminate ...

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Aug. 20, 2014 No. 1 Ranking Has a Nice Ring to Reliance   Reliance Steel and Aluminum's senior management team is set to ring the closing be...

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Aug. 20, 2014 People on the Move   Continental Alloys & Services, Houston, has named Randy Zajicek as its president. Zajicek joined Cont...

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Aug. 20, 2014 Steel Mill Shipments Above 2013   U.S. steel mills shipped 8.3 million tons of steel in June, down 1.3 percent from the previ...

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Aug. 20, 2014 Red Metal Imports, Exports Climb in June   U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products increased in June compared with the...

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Aug. 20, 2014 Service Center Shipments Grow in July   Service center shipments of both steel and aluminum continued their upward path in Ju...

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Aug. 20, 2014 Heidtman to Open East Chicago Plant Soon   Heidtman Steel plans to begin production at its new slitting facility in East Chica...

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Aug. 20, 2014 Olympic Sets Quarterly Sales Record   Olympic Steel Inc. reported net sales of $386.0 million in the second quarter, a quarter...

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Aug. 20, 2014 Russel's Earnings Improve in 2Q   Russel Metals, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, reported second-quarter earnings of $31 million, ...

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Aug. 20, 2014 Ryerson Goes Public with IPO of 11 Million Shares   Chicago-based Ryerson has once again become a public company with an initi...

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Aug. 7, 2014 Steel Imports Up Sharply in First Half   For the first six months of 2014, total U.S. steel imports hit 20.9 million net tons, ...

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Aug. 7, 2014 TimkenSteel Plans Additional Heat-Treat Capacity   TimkenSteel Corp., Canton, Ohio, plans to open an additional continuous heat...

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Aug. 7, 2014 U.S Steel Reports 2Q Loss   United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, reported a net loss of $18 million in the second quarter, an...

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Aug. 7, 2014 UPM Adds Nickel Plate, Equipment in Houston   United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, has increased its inventory of nickel ...

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Aug. 7, 2014 Samuel Opens New Facility in Georgia   Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, has opened a new, larger facility in ...

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Aug. 7, 2014 Reliance Hits Sales Record   Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Los Angeles, reported record net sales of $2.62 billion in the ...

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Aug. 7, 2014 Big River Steel Lays Out Big Plans   Big River Steel, the latest project of steel industry pioneer John Correnti, will finally ...

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Aug. 7, 2014 PMI Hits Highest Mark Since April 2011   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in July for the 14th consecutiv...

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Aug. 7, 2014 Disconnect Between PMI and Reality?   Each month, the PMI from the Institute for Supply Management is one of the economy's most...

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Aug. 7, 2014 A.M. Castle Reports Difficult Second Quarter   A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill., reported a net loss of $72.3 million dur...

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July 23, 2014 People on the Move   Todd Deffenbaugh has joined O'Neal Industries, Birmingham, Ala., as vice president, corporate controller...

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July 23, 2014 Brass Imports Up, Exports Down in May   U.S. imports of brass mill products increased in May, compared to May 2013, while exp...

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July 23, 2014 Service Center Shipments Grow in June   Service center shipments of both steel and aluminum jumped considerably in June in bo...

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July 23, 2014 Farwest Moves into New Facility in Washington   Farwest Steel Corp. has moved into a new 58,000-square-foot facility in Moses ...

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July 23, 2014 ATI Reduces Quarterly Loss   Allegheny Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, reported a net loss of $3.8 million during the company'...

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July 23, 2014   AK Steel to Buy Severstal Dearborn AK Steel, West Chester, Pa., has agreed to acquire Severstal North America's integrated s...

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July 23, 2014 SDI Reports More Profitable Second Quarter   Steel Dynamics Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., reported second-quarter 2014 net income of...

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July 23, 2014 Steel Dynamics Acquires Severstal Columbus Steel Dynamics, Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., has agreed to purchase Severstal's Columbus, M...

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July 23, 2014 Lichtenstein: Mill Megadeals a Thing of the Past?   Consolidation of the steel industry is undergoing a strategic shift. Out i...

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July 9, 2014 Son Honors Father with Touching, Fiery Sendoff There was no ceremony, no pomp and circumstance, just a quiet moment between father ...

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July 9, 2014 Obituary: Daniel Zecca   Daniel Zecca, 62, general manager of Kloeckner Metals' Chicago Division, died July 2 after an 18-month...

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June 9, 2014 PMI Stays Above 55 Percent in June   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 13th consecutive m...

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July 9, 2014 Pennsylvania Steel Adds Warehouses, People   Pennsylvania Steel Co. Inc., Bensalem, Pa., has made equipment and facility expans...

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July 9, 2014   Timken Completes Spinoff of Steel Business   The Timken Co., Canton, Ohio, has completed the spinoff of TimkenSteel Corp...

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July 9, 2014 Big River Lands Financing for $1.3 Billion Mill   Big River Steel LLC has completed the financing necessary to construct its ne...

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July 9, 2014 Steel Tech, Diez Group Form Venture   The Diez Group and Steel Technologies have formed a joint venture operating as Delaco Kas...

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July 9, 2014 Gives Us Your Feedback for the Mid-Year Service Center Report   Metal Center News is preparing a report on the state of the ind...

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July 9, 2014 Varsteel Makes Two Acquisitions   Canadian service center company Varsteel Ltd. has made two acquisitions. The steel pipe and t...

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July 9, 2014 Worthington Reports Profitable Fiscal Year Worthington Industries Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings of $151.3 million for...

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June 25, 2014 Outokumpu Makes Changes to Operations, Leadership   Finnish steelmaker Outokumpu has announced changes in its operational mode...

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June 25, 2014 Castle Plans Another $7 Million in Cuts   A.M. Castle, which launched an aggressive reorganization campaign in 2013, has annou...

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June 25, 2014 Could a Mill Supply Both Steel and Aluminum?   Why couldn't a mill make both steel and aluminum? As both materials fight for t...

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June 25, 2014 Obituary: Robert J. Brookes, Sr.   Robert J. Brookes, Sr., chairman of E. Jordan Brookes Co., Inc., and past president of the ...

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June 25, 2014 April Brass Mill Imports Up, Exports Down   U.S. imports of brass mill products increased in April compared with the correspon...

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June 25, 2014 World Crude Steel Production Up in May   Crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the Brussels-based World Ste...

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June 25, 2014 U.S. Steel, Aluminum Shipments Up Through May   U.S. shipments of metal products remained ahead of the 2013 pace, while Canadi...

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June 25, 2014 SSAB Explores Iowa Expansion   SSAB is looking to expand its steel mill in Montpelier, Iowa. The potential expansion would inc...

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June 25, 2014 Samuel Opens China Aerospace Facility The aerospace metals division of Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd., has opened a new facility i...

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June 11, 2014 Manufacturing Expands for 12th Straight Month   The manufacturing sector has been expanding for a full year, as the PMI for ...

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June 11, 2014 U.S. Steel Shipments Dip in April   The U.S. shipped 8.2 million tons of steel in April, down 1.2 percent from the previous mo...

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June 11, 2014 Ducker Forecasts Pickup in Aluminum-Body Trucks   By 2025, more than 75 percent of all new pickup trucks produced in North Ame...

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June 11, 2014 Timken Tabs New President to Replace Retiring Griffith   Timken Co., Canton, Ohio, has named Richard G. Kyle as president and ...

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June 11, 2014 Alcoa Expansion Targets Aerospace   Alcoa has broken ground on a new $100 million aerospace expansion in LaPorte, Ind. The f...

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June 11, 2014 U.S. Steel Idling Two Tubular Facilities   U.S. Steel Corp. will idle its tubular manufacturing facilities in McKeesport, Pa.,...

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June 11, 2014 Samuel Expanding in Winnipeg   Samuel, Son & Co. Ltd., will invest more than $16 million in an expansion project at its Wi...

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June 11, 2014 Paper or Pixels? It's Your Choice   Like the clerk in the supermarket checkout line, Metal Center News now gives you a choice ...

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May 28, 2014 People on the Move   Nucor, Charlotte, N.C., has promoted Chad Utermark, vice president and general manager of Nucor-Yamato Ste...

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May 28, 2014 Copper Shipments Still Up, Alloy Shipments Down   The early-2014 trend of increasing copper shipments and declining alloy shipm...

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May 28, 2014 Global Steel Production Up 1.7 Percent in April   World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Stee...

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May 28, 2014 U.S. Steel, Aluminum Shipments Climb in April   The U.S. continued to rebound from the bumpy start to 2014 with shipments of bo...

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May 28, 2014 Report: Steel Imports Threaten Up to Half-Million U.S. Jobs   The United States economy is seriously threatened by steel import...

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May 28, 2014 Nelson, Butech Partner on Pickle Line at Fulton County   Nelson Steel Consulting & Technology Group has partnered with Butc...

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May 28, 2014 Aleris Sees Loss in First Quarter   Cleveland-based Aleris reported a net loss of $18 million in its first quarter, a reversal ...

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May 28, 2014 Novelis: Net Income Declines in 'Transitional Year'   Novelis, the Atlanta-based aluminum maker, reported net income of $54 mil...

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May 28, 2014 Next Generation Service Center Employee is on the Way In the May and June issues of Metal Center News, we report on the challenges ...

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May 14, 2014 People on the Move American Piping Products, St. Louis, Mo., has promoted three key executives. Kevin Koehler, who has served as ex...

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May 14, 2014 Commerce Finds Seven Guilty of GOES Dumping The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a preliminary determination that imports of g...

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May 14, 2014 Steel Shipments Up 1.2 Percent for the Year U.S. steel mills shipped 8.3 million tons of steel in March, a 9.4 percent increase fro...

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May 14, 2014 PMI Increases in April to 54.9 Percent Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 11th consecutive mon...

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May 14, 2014 Metal Roofs Find Home in Residential Market More than seven million homeowners in North America must replace their worn-out asphalt...

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May 14, 2014 Red Bud to Host Coil Processing Seminar Red Bud Industries is hosting a coil processing seminar on May 20 at the Crowne Plaza Hamil...

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May 14, 2014 GBC Sees Solid First Quarter Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., reported net income of $9.7 million on net s...

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May 14, 2014 Olympic's Quarterly Sales Up 2.6 Percent Olympic Steel Inc., Cleveland, reported net income of $2.8 million on sales of $346.9 mill...

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May 14, 2014 Russel Reports Strong First Quarter Russel Metals Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, reported first-quarter earnings of $29 million on rev...

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May 14, 2014 Mill Steel Expands in Jeffersonville Mill Steel Co., Grand Rapids, Mich., is expanding its footprint to include a new 225,000-squar...

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May 14, 2014 Hiring Vets is Part of Klein's Mission Hiring military veterans is a popular cause these days, as downsizing by the Department of D...

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April 30, 2014 Steel, Aluminum Shipments Rebound in March North American service centers rebounded from the rough winter with increased shipment...

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April 30, 2014 Metals M&A at Lowest Level Since 2008 Merger and acquisition activity in the global metals sector slowed significantly in the...

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April 30, 2014 AISI Supports Infrastructure Week 2014 The American Iron and Steel Institute has joined with several other organizations to parti...

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April 30, 2014 Hypertherm Intros Cutting Blog Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, has launched ...

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April 30, 2014   Concast to Increase Lead-Free Offerings Concast Metal Products Co., Mars, Pa., will increase its standard-stocked items of ...

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April 30, 2014 U.S. Steel Reports Profitable First Quarter United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, reported net income of $52 million in the firs...

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April 30, 2014 A.M. Castle Reports Loss in First Quarter   A.M. Castle reported a net loss of $16.0 million during the first quarter, a 50...

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April 30, 2014   Steel Technologies Acquires Stripco Steel Technologies LLC, Louisville, Ky., has agreed to purchase Stripco, a steel proces...

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April 30, 2014 Service Centers Welcome Returning Vets   Service centers have long relied on colleges, trade schools and competitors for t...

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April 16, 2014 Beaulieu: Economy's 'In a Really Good Place'   "The U.S. is in a really good place right now. Be willing to spend money on yo...

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April 16, 2014 People on the Move... Norwin Lilly has been promoted to branch manager at TW Metals' Charleston, S.C., and Cincinnati locations. ...

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April 16, 2014 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Climb in February Both imports and exports of brass mill products increased in February compared to t...

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April 16, 2014   Most Trends Positive for Continued Auto Growth Automotive has been the primary driver of North American steel consumption i...

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April 16, 2014 Capacity Reduction Costs Lead to Quarterly Loss for Alcoa   New York-based Alcoa reported a net loss of $178 million in the f...

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April 16, 2014   Wheatland to Upgrade Pennsylvania Plant   Wheatland Tube, a JMC Steel Group operating company, has launched a revital...

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April 16, 2014   Future Metals Opens Dayton Location Specialty metals distributor Future Metals has opened its ninth service center in Dayt...

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April 16, 2014 Head Promoted to President of O'Neal Industries   Holman Head, formerly the president and CEO of O'Neal Steel, has been promo...

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April 16, 2014 U.S. Steel Shipments Dip in February U.S. steel mills shipped 7.6 million net tons of steel in February, down 3.6 percent from th...

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April 2, 2014 PMI Expands Again in March   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 10th consecutive month...

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April 2, 2014   Mill Execs Plead Steel's Case to Congress Speaking before the Congressional Steel Caucus in late March, chief executives fro...

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April 2, 2014 LME's Warehouse Regulations Halted by Judge's Ruling   A claim by Russian steelmaker UC Rusal against the London Metal Exchang...

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April 2, 2014 New Star Acquires Material Sciences   New Star Metals, Burr Ridge, Ill., has acquired Material Sciences Corp., a global manufa...

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April 2, 2014 TKMNA Opens Birmingham Processing Facility   ThyssenKrupp Materials NA Inc. has opened a 100,000-square-foot carbon, stainless...

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April 2, 2014 Reliance Loses Antitrust Suit   A Houston jury has found that Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. and its Chapel Steel Corp. sub...

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April 2, 2014 Worthington Sees Sales, Earnings Growth in Third Quarter   Worthington Industries Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported net earnings...

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April 2, 2014 Northwest Pipe Sells OCTG Business to Centric Pipe   Centric Pipe LLC, an affiliate of Dallas-based SB International Inc., ha...

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April 2, 2014 Good-bye CRU-Minus Pricing, Hello Uncertainty   Changes in the way steel is priced have brought a new level of uncertainty to ...

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March 19, 2014 Brass Mill Imports Increase, Exports Decline in January   U.S. imports of brass mill products climbed in January, while expor...

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March 19, 2014 U.S. Steel Mill Shipments Up in January   U.S. mills shipped 7.9 million tons of steel in January, a 3.4 increase from the pr...

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March 19, 2014 Introducing MCNDigital   Metal Center News is turning the page on a new chapter: MCNDigital. Subscribers can now read the mag...

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March 19, 2014 ITC Finds Injury from Wire Rod Imports   The U.S. International Trade Commission made a unanimous preliminary determination t...

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March 19, 2014 Venture to Build Pipe Threading Mill in Ohio   VAM USA LLC will construct an $81 million pipe threading mill in Youngstown, O...

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March 19, 2014 2013 a Strong Year for Stainless Production   Global stainless steel melt shop production increased by 7.8 percent to 38.1 mi...

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March 19, 2014 MSCI: Shipments Mixed in February   Service center shipments of steel products in February were flat in the United States and...

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March 19, 2014 Novelis has 2020 Vision on Sustainability   When Novelis launched its sustainability campaign in 2011, it set some high marks...

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March 19, 2014 Aleris Reports Loss for 2013   Cleveland-based aluminum maker Aleris reported a net loss of $37.1 million in 2013, a sharp de...

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March 5, 2014 Jones to Retire from O'Neal Industries   O'Neal Industries Vice Chairman Bill Jones will retire at the end of June. Jones has ...

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March 5, 2014 Red Metal Shipments Down in January Red metal shipments declined in January compared to the same month last year, reports the Copp...

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March 5, 2014 Winter Weather Chills Housing Starts Due largely to unusually severe weather across much of the nation, housing starts fell 16 pe...

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March 5, 2014 Commerce Keeps Duties on Pipe from China The U.S. Department of Commerce will maintain antidumping and countervailing duties on Ch...

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March 5, 2014 PMI Jumps to 53.2 Percent in February Economic activity in the manufacturing sector bounced back in February to show growth for th...

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March 5, 2014 Scrap Metal Services Acquires Auto Yards Scrap Metal Services, Chicago, has formed a new division, SMS Paul's Auto Yard, as a resu...

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March 5, 2014 Tejas Tubular to Build Facility in Nebraska Tejas Tubular will expand in the Midwest with the construction of a new 350,000-square...

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March 5, 2014 Steel Technologies de Mexico Adds Five Processing Lines Steel Technologies de Mexico has added five new Red Bud Industries' proces...

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March 5, 2014 Yarde Takes Over Trident Location Yarde Metals Inc., Southington, Conn., has assumed the operations and commercial activity of th...

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March 5, 2014 Olympic Reports Profitable 2013 Olympic Steel Inc., Cleveland, reported net income of $7.6 million for full-year 2013, more than t...

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Feb. 19, 2014 Copper's Antimicrobial Campaign Sees Slow Progress Copper's benefits have long been known in the industrial and commercial world, ...

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Feb. 19, 2014 Brass Mill Imports, Exports Increase in 2013 U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products both increased in 2013, compared to the p...

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Feb. 19, 2014 Service Center Shipments of Steel, Aluminum Up in First Quarter   Despite inclement weather across the United States and Canad...

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Feb. 19, 2014 TimkenSteel One Step Closer The Timken Company, Canton, Ohio, has filed paperwork with the SEC, moving forward with its plan to sp...

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Feb. 19, 2014 ArcelorMittal Sees Progress in a Tough Year   Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, reported a...

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Feb. 19, 2014 Aleris Acquires Nichols in Aluminum Merger   Aleris, the Cleveland-based aluminum maker, has agreed to acquire Nichols Aluminu...

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Feb. 19, 2014 Spatafore Retiring from Marmon/Keystone   After 46 years in the steel industry, J.T. "Tim" Spatafore will retire as president ...

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Feb. 19, 2014 Churchill Steel Sets Up Shop in Former Oliver Plate Facility Twinsburg, Ohio, is home to a new steel plate startup with roots that...

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Feb. 19, 2014 FerrouSouth Claims New Flatness Crown   FerrouSouth has installed a new Herr-Voss three-roll pre-flattener on the front end of...

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Feb. 5, 2014 World Steel Production Hits 1.6 Billion Tons   World crude steel production reached 1.6 billion tons in 2013, up 3.5 percent c...

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Feb. 5, 2014 Weather Takes a Toll on PMI   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January for the eighth consecutive m...

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Feb. 5, 2014 Study: Aluminum's Energy Use, Carbon Footprint Declining   Energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions associated with primary a...

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Feb. 5, 2014 Timken Profits Show Decline The Timken Company, Canton, Ohio, reported net income of $262.7 million in 2013, well behind the $495....

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Feb. 5, 2014 Alcoa Closing Potlines at Massena East Alcoa will permanently close the remaining two potlines at its Massena East smelter in New Y...

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Feb. 5, 2014 Constellium, Tri-Arrows Plan Auto Joint Venture   French aluminum company Constellium and Louisville, Ky.-based Tri-Arrows Alum...

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Feb. 5, 2014 Leeco to Open Tampa Facility   Leeco Steel will expand again with a new sales and distribution center in Tampa, Fla., to be ful...

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Feb. 5, 2014 Red Metal Shipments Finish 2013 Down 1.7 Percent   Total warehouse shipments of red metals declined 1.7 percent in 2013, accord...

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Jan. 22, 2014 Steel Exports Down in November   Steel exports declined in November by 17.1 percent compared to October, according to governme...

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Jan. 22, 2014 MSCI Reports Strong End to 2013   Thanks to a strong finish, steel shipments by U.S. service centers saw a slight increase in...

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Jan. 22, 2014 Private Group Acquires Theis Precision Steel   Private investment group TPS Acquisition LLC has acquired the assets of Theis P...

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Jan. 22, 2014 Alcoa's Loss Belies Performance   Alcoa, New York, reported a net loss of $2.3 billion for both the fourth quarter and the ful...

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Jan. 22, 2014 TCI to Sell Blanks Via Print, Online Catalog TCI Precision Metals, Gardena, Calif., has reached an agreement with Global Equipme...

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Jan. 22, 2014 Kelly Pipe to Relocate Chicago Operations   Pipe distributor Kelly Pipe plans to relocate its Chicago-area operation to a la...

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Jan. 22, 2014 Leeco to Open Houston Distribution Center   Leeco Steel, a supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has p...

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Jan. 22, 2014 Cargill to Build Denver Processing Facility   Cargill plans to begin construction soon on its eighth steel processing facili...

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Jan. 8, 2014 ISM's PMI Closes Year at Strong 57 Percent   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the seventh...

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Jan. 8, 2014 U.S. Steel Imports Decline in November   The United States imported 2.6 million tons of steel in November, down 16.7 percent fr...

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Jan. 8, 2014 New-Home Production Tops 1 Million   Led by a solid increase in both single-family and multifamily starts, nationwide housing p...

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Jan. 8, 2014 Indonesian Ban May Boost Nickel Prices in 2014   Events in Indonesia are clouding the picture for nickel heading into 2014, say...

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Jan. 8, 2014 Management Changes at Alro Steel   Alro Steel Corp., Jackson, Mich., has made several management changes, including the promoti...

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Jan. 8, 2014 Obituary: Former O’Neal Steel President Jim Wall   James T. Wall, former president of Birmingham, Ala.-based O'Neal Steel...

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Jan. 8, 2014 ASD Names Barnett Steel Man of the Year   Jim Barnett, president of Grand Steel Products, Wixom, Mich., has been named the Stee...

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Jan. 8, 2014 Majestic Acquires Houston's Flatrolled Steel   Majestic Steel USA, a Cleveland-based flat-rolled specialist, has acquired the b...

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Jan. 8, 2014   Samuel Opens Chicago Location Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd., has opened a new 65,000-square-foot service center in Chicago. The...

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Jan. 8, 2014 Kuehl: Expect More of the Same for American Economy in 2014   Hopes that 2014 will see major improvement on the lackluster 2013...

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Dec. 18, 2013 Analyst: Private Equity Flush with Cash and Looking to Spend   The arrival of the 2013 New Year, and the higher capital gains ...

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Dec. 18, 2013 Analyst: Private Equity Flush with Cash and Looking to Spend   The arrival of the 2013 New Year, and the higher capital gains ...

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Dec. 18, 2013 People on the Move   Michael Hoffman, vice chairman of Kloeckner Metals and the Metal Center News 2011 Service Center Executiv...

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Dec. 18, 2013 PMI Reaches 2013 High at 57.3 Percent   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the sixth conse...

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Dec. 18, 2013 Steel Shipments Dip in November   The year-end rebound in service center shipments backslid a bit in November, according to...

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Dec. 18, 2013 IMS Now Offers U.S.-Made X-ray Gauges   Germany-based IMS Systems Inc. has completed the $3.5 million expansion of its U.S. ma...

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Dec. 18, 2013 Obituary: Jimmie T. G. Coulson   Jimmie T. G. Coulson, chairman of Idaho's Coeur d'Alenes Co. and a long-time leader of the se...

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Dec. 18, 2013 ATI to Close Finishing Facility in Connecticut   Allegheny Technologies plans to permanently close its flat-rolled products fi...

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Dec. 18, 2013 Novelis Investing Extra $205 Million in Auto Facilities Atlanta-based aluminum producer Novelis will invest an additional $205 mil...

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Dec. 11, 2013 Former SRI President Heenan Dies at 65 William M. Heenan, Jr., former president of the Steel Recycling Institute, has passed away ...

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Dec. 11, 2013 Copper Shipments Increase in October Copper shipments grew in October compared to September and the same month last year, accordin...

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Dec. 11, 2013 Transportation Infrastructure to See Modest Growth The overall U.S. transportation infrastructure construction market will grow 5 ...

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Dec. 11, 2013 SSAB Adds High-Strength Steel Capabilities With last year's completion of a new quench line in Mobile, Ala., SSAB tripled its cap...

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Dec. 11, 2013 American Steel Pipe Adding Processing Facility Birmingham, Ala.-based American Steel Pipe, a division of American Cast Iron Pipe C...

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Dec. 11, 2013 Fulton County Expanding to House New Pickling Line Fulton County Processing, Delta, Ohio, will install a new hydrochloric push/pul...

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Dec. 11, 2013 Benjamin Steel Acquires Byer's Structural Steel Division Benjamin Steel Co. Inc., a Springfield, Ohio, service center, has purchas...

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Dec. 11, 2013 Is Your Company in MCN's Directory of Toll Processors? Do you work for a toll processor? If so, your company should be in MCN's 20...

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Nov. 27, 2013 Nucor's Aggressive Deals Changing the Markets for Inputs   When Nucor President and CEO John Ferriola addressed the delegat...

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Nov. 27, 2013 Service Center Shipments Continue Climb in October   North American service center shipments continued a year-end rebound with...

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Nov. 27, 2013 Electrical Steel Antidumping Case Moves Forward   The U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a unanimous ruling in a p...

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Nov. 27, 2013   Gerdau to Close Joliet Plant Gerdau has announced plans to close its Joliet, Ill., rolling mill by the end of the year. The ...

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Nov. 27, 2013 Republic Commissions New EAF at Lorain Mill   SBQ supplier Republic Steel has initiated hot commissioning of the new electric...

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Nov. 27, 2013   Lapham-Hickey Buys ISS Lapham-Hickey Steel Corp. has purchased the assets of Industrial Spring Steel, Philadelphia. ISS, fou...

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Nov. 27, 2013 Marmon/Keystone Adds Pipe Depot in Delaware   Marmon/Keystone has added a 10-acre carbon pipe depot to its New Castle, Del., s...

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Nov. 27, 2013 Sumitomo Corp. Buys Edgen Group Sumitomo Corp of America, New York, has acquired Edgen Group Inc. The Baton Rouge, La.-based Ed...

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Nov. 13, 2013 PMI Hits 2013 High of 56.4   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the fifth consecutive month...

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Nov. 13, 2013 LME Introduces Warehouse Reforms   The board of the London Metal Exchange has approved proposed changes to its warehousing pol...

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Nov. 13, 2013 AISI: U.S. Steel Imports Down 4% for the Year   The U.S. imported 2.8 million net tons of steel in September, down 4.1 percent...

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Nov. 13, 2013 AIIS: U.S. Steel Exports Down 8.6% for the Year   Steel exports increased in August compared to July by 5.5 percent, according...

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Nov. 13, 2013 Russel's Sales Up, Earnings Down Russel Metals Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, reported net earnings of $18.9 million during its third...

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Nov. 13, 2013 Olympic's Sales Off Through Three Quarters   Olympic Steel Inc., Cleveland, reported net income of $1.3 million during its thi...

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Nov. 13, 2013   Flack Merges with GlobeNet Metals Flack Steel has agreed to merge with GlobeNet Metals to create a $200 million steel servic...

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Nov. 13, 2013 Reliance Acquires Haskins Steel   North America's largest service center company continues to grow. Reliance Steel & Alumi...

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Nov. 13, 2013 Bates Named Exec of the Year   John Bates, chief executive officer of Toledo-based Heidtman Steel Products, has been selected ...

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Nov. 13, 2013 Please Share Your Opinion on the Top Equipment Brands   When it comes time to buy new metal processing equipment—be it coil pr...

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Nov. 13, 2013   Fehr: Add Value Through Smarter Purchasing When service center operators talk about adding value, they are usually referrin...

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Oct. 30, 2013 Reliance: 'Third Quarter Demand Better than Anticipated'   Reliance Steel and Aluminum Co. reported net income of $95.1 millio...

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Oct. 30, 2013 People on the Move...   Olympic Steel Inc., Cleveland, has appointed John Howard to the newly created position of director, op...

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Oct. 30, 2013 Red Metal Imports, Exports Rise in August   U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products increased in August, compared wit...

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Oct. 30, 2013 Crude Steel Production Up 6.1 Percent in September World crude steel production in September totaled 133 million tons, according t...

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Oct. 30, 2013 U.S. Steel Shipments Down for the Year   U.S. steel mills shipped 8,343,075 net tons in August, a 0.8 percent increase from th...

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Oct. 30, 2013 CHRG Transitions to United Performance Metals   CHRG Metals, formerly a Division of O’Neal Steal, has transitioned to O'...

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Oct. 30, 2013 Philip Cornes Becomes TW Metals in Houston   After opening its first U.S. metals service center in Houston a little more than ...

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Oct. 30, 2013 APP Acquires Ozark Tubular Products   American Piping Products has purchased the assets of Ozark Tubular Products. Headquarter...

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Oct. 30, 2013 Castle to Close Four More Facilities in Restructuring   A.M. Castle & Co., Oak Brook, Ill., reported a net loss of $6.9 mi...

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Oct. 16, 2013 Despite Future Investment, Aluminum Supply Could Tighten   Despite the planned additions to aluminum sheet capacity to serve g...

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Oct. 16, 2013 Service Center Shipments Bounce Back in September   North American service center shipments rebounded in September, with year-...

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Oct. 16, 2013   German Company Building Cold-Rolled Facility in Kentucky Germany's Bilstein Group will construct a cold-rolled steel facilit...

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Oct. 16, 2013 Novelis Completes $400 Million Korean Expansion   Atlanta-based Novelis has completed a two-year, $400 million expansion progr...

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Oct. 16, 2013 Triple-S Takes Over O'Neal Locations   Houston-based Triple-S Steel Holdings Inc. is now doing business in the locations form...

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Oct. 16, 2013 Alcoa Reports Profitable Third Quarter   New York-based Alcoa reported net income of $24 million during the third quarter, a r...

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Oct. 16, 2013   Carpenter Constructing Superalloy Powder Facility   Carpenter Technology Corp., Wyomissing, Pa., has reached a multi-l...

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Oct. 16, 2013 Evraz Idling Claymont Operation in Delaware   Due to subdued market demand and the high volume of imports, Evraz will suspend ...

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Oct. 16, 2013   WSA Forecasts 3.3% Global Steel Growth in 2014   In its latest Short Range Outlook, the Brussels-based World Steel Ass...

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Oct. 2, 2013 Kloeckner Metals to Consolidate Four Facilities   Kloeckner Metals, Roswell, Ga., plans to reorganize and consolidate a number ...

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Oct. 2, 2013 PMI Keeps Climbing in September to 56.2 Percent   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the f...

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Oct. 2, 2013   Platinum Equity Acquires MetoKote Corp.   Platinum Equity, Los Angeles, has acquired Lima, Ohio-based MetoKote Corp., a...

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Oct. 2, 2013 Future Metals Relocates, Expands Operations in England   Future Metals UK will relocate and expand its metals service center in...

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Oct. 2, 2013 Worthington Enters Cold-Rolled Joint Venture in China   Worthington Industries Inc., Columbus, Ohio, will participate in a pro...

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Oct. 2, 2013 CBSA: Red Metals Shipments Dip 3 Percent for Year   August service center shipments of red metal products were up from July, bu...

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Oct. 2, 2013 AISI: Policy Should Support Energy Self-Sufficiency   Increased energy production in North America is expected to add 1.4 mill...

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Oct. 2, 2013 Bradford: Keep Eye on Construction, Raw Material Costs in 2014   The auto industry garners more of the headlines, but nonreside...

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Oct. 2, 2013 Northwest Exploring Options for OCTG Business   Northwest Pipe Co., Vancouver, Wash., is exploring strategic alternatives for i...

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Sept. 18, 2013 Timken to Spin Off Steel Business   The Timken Company, Canton, Ohio, plans to spin off its steel business from its bearings ...

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Sept. 18, 2013   People on the Move Brian Bick has been promoted to director of sales and Brian Romans has been named director of business...

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Sept. 18, 2013 NASA Adds Five New Members The North American Steel Alliance, the service center purchasing cooperative, has added five new mem...

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Sept. 18, 2013 Trade Groups Form Coalition to Support Steel Construction   Four trade associations representing the steel industry have join...

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Sept. 18, 2013 Service Center Shipments Fall Back in August   After an encouraging start to the second half, U.S. service center shipments b...

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Sept. 18, 2013 ATI Sells Tungsten Business to Kennametal   Allegheny Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, will sell its tungsten materials busines...

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Sept. 18, 2013 Marmon Distribution President Gottschalk to Retire   Norman Gottschalk Jr. has announced his retirement as president of Marm...

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Sept. 18, 2013 Benteler Breaks Ground on Louisiana Steel Tube Mill   Benteler Steel/Tube has broken ground on a new seamless steel tube mill...

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Sept. 4, 2013 MCN Seeks Nominations for Executive of the Year   Do you know someone who deserves to be considered for the Metal Center News ...

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Sept. 4, 2013 Enmark Holding Tech Conference in Las Vegas   Enmark Systems, Ann Arbor, Mich., will host its second Eniteo Tech Conference Oc...

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Sept. 4, 2013 Red Metal Shipments Down Again in July Service center shipments of red metal products continued to slide in July, according to ...

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Sept. 4, 2013 U.S., World Crude Steel Production Up in July   World crude steel production in July totaled 132 million metric tons, accordin...

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Sept. 4, 2013 PMI Hits New 2013 High at 55.7 Percent   Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the third straig...

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Sept. 4, 2013 Severstal Appoints New North American CEO   Severstal has appointed Saikat Dey as the new chief executive officer of its Seve...

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Sept. 4, 2013 PTC Seamless to Build OCTG Facility in Kentucky   PTC Seamless Tube plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Hopkinsvill...

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Sept. 4, 2013 Bouchard to Lead Steel Group as Part of Esmark Reshuffling   Esmark Inc. Chairman and CEO James Bouchard has announced that he...

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Sept. 4, 2013 Want an Early Peek at MCN's Top 50?   Metal Center News will publish its annual ranking of the industry's Top 50 Service Cente...

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Aug. 21, 2013   People on the Move Executive Vice President Mario Longhi will succeed John Surma as president and CEO of U.S. Steel Corp., P...

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Aug. 21, 2013 Service Center Shipments Enjoy Bump in July   Service center activity finally began to see some uptick in July, with shipments...

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Aug. 21, 2013 OCTG Antidumping Cases Move Forward   The International Trade Commission has voted to allow antidumping and countervailing dut...

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Aug. 21, 2013 Alcoa Curtailing More Smelting Capacity Aluminum giant Alcoa will close or curtail 164,000 metric tons of smelting capacity in the...

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Aug. 21, 2013 IPPC Finishing Upgrade to Port of Indiana Operation   Indiana Pickling and Processing Co., a joint venture between Feralloy Co...

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Aug. 21, 2013 ADM Moves into Larger Facility in Buffalo   American Douglas Metals, a distributor, processor and fabricator for commercial an...

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Aug. 21, 2013 Shale-Inland to Integrate Main Steel, Metals Inc.   Shale-Inland Holdings LLC, Houston, will integrate its Main Steel Polishin...

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Aug. 21, 2013 Olympic Posts Profitable Second Quarter   Olympic Steel remained profitable during the challenging second quarter. The Clevela...

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Aug. 21, 2013 Russel Remains Consistently Profitable   Russel Metals Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, reported second-quarter earnings of $20 mil...

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Aug. 7, 2013 Red Bud to Host Coil Processing Seminar, Plant Tour   Red Bud Industries will host a Coil Processing Seminar Sept. 12 at the Hi...

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Aug. 7, 2013 Red Metal Shipments Down Through First Half   Service center shipments of red metals declined through the first six months of 2...

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Aug. 7, 2013 PMI Registers Huge Jump in July   The manufacturing economy enjoyed one of its biggest jumps in years last month, according to ...

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Aug. 7, 2013 SSINA Investigates Stainless Bar Import Surge   The Washington-based Specialty Steel Industry of North America is voicing conce...

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Aug. 7, 2013 New Coil Handling Facility Planned at Alabama Port   The Alabama State Port Authority and the Alabama Steel Terminals LLC have ...

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Aug. 7, 2013   Koike Expands Main Manufacturing Facility   Koike Aronson, Inc./Ransome, has opened a 30,000-square-foot expansion of i...

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Aug. 7, 2013 Aleris Reports Quarterly Loss   Cleveland-based Aleris reported a net loss of $12 million during the company’s second qua...

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Aug. 7, 2013 Will Consolidation Defrag the Service Center Sector?   The early days of 2013 ushered in one of the largest mergers in industry...

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July 24, 2013 People on the Move   Tom Ballou has retired as vice president of supply chain management at O’Neal Steel, though he will...

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July 24, 2013 Steel, Aluminum Shipments Trail 2012 at Year's Midpoint   The second quarter ended with no change in business activity for ser...

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July 24, 2013 Nucor's Earnings Remain Flat from First Quarter   Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., reported net earnings of $85 million during it...

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July 24, 2013 Blast Furnace Outage Leads to Quarterly Loss for AK Steel   An unexpected outage at AK Steel's primary steelmaking facility co...

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July 24, 2013 Severstal, U.S. Steel Dissolve Double Eagle Joint Venture   Severstal North America and U.S. Steel Co. have dissolved their jo...

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July 24, 2013 O'Neal's UPM Acquires Titanium Specialist Vulcanium   O'Neal Industries, through its subsidiary United Performance Metals Inc....

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July 24, 2013 McNichols Opens New Service Center in Denver   McNichols Co. has opened a new service center in Denver. The 24,000-square-foot...

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July 10, 2013   ASD Honors AK Steel's Wainscott as Captain of Industry The Association of Steel Distributors has named James L. Wainscott,...

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July 10, 2013   Economic Activity Rebounds After Month of Contraction Economic activity in the manufacturing sector bounced back in June aft...

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July 10, 2013   AIIS President Phelps to Retire in October David Phelps will retire from his position as president of the Falls Church, Va.-...

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July 10, 2013   CMC's Profits Down Through Three Quarters   Commercial Metals Co., Irving, Texas, reported net earnings of $19.0 million...

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July 10, 2013 U.S. Steelmakers File OCTG Antidumping Petitions   A group of U.S. steelmakers has filed antidumping petitions with the Depart...

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July 10, 2013 Metal Supermarket Opens in Colorado   The first Metal Supermarket store has opened in Colorado, becoming the 63rd location for...

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July 10, 2013 New Star Acquires Canfield Metal Coating   New Star Metals, Burr Ridge, Ill., has acquired the assets of Canfield Metal Coatin...

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July 10, 2013   Worthington's Fiscal 2013 Earnings Grow Despite Weak Quarter Worthington Industries Inc., Columbus, Ohio, reported fourth-qu...

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June 26, 2013 Mechanical Failure Idles AK’s Middletown Furnace   A blast furnace at AK Steel's Middletown Works facility in Ohio has b...

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