February 2009

Mechanical Tubing Market
Tubers Feel the Pinch

Demand for both DOM and ERW tubing is expected to decline substantially in 2009 as major end-use markets such as automotive and heavy equipment dial down production.

Toll Processing Outlook
‘Just a Really Ugly Situation’

Mill shutdowns and auto industry doldrums represent a double dose of bad news for toll processors.

2008 Year-End Report & Outlook
Worst Still to Come

Leading mills reported strong results for full-year 2008, though they all took a hit in the fourth quarter and some are anticipating losses in first-quarter 2009.

2009 Directory of Toll Processors
Not Published on This Web site
Metal Center News
’s annual toll processing directory is a simple-to-use resource to help companies locate service providers that can meet their specific processing needs.

Print copies are available for $85 U.S. for each copy by contacting Metal Center News.

From the Editor's Desk
2009 Won't Be as Bad
as Awful Fourth Quarter

By Tim Triplett, Editor-In-Chief

Business Topics
'A Lot More Pain
Before Any Gain'

By Tim Triplett, Editor-In-Chief
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