10-2009 Table of Contents
October 2009

Commercial Aircraft Market
Aerospace Metals: When Will They Gain Altitude?

Suppliers of aerospace metals may have to wait until 2011 for production of civil aircraft to rebound.

Aluminum Outlook
Caution’s the New Watchword in Distribution

While the aluminum market is finally starting to improve, some service center executives feel the business may never be quite the same.

Recession’s Over, What’s Next?
While most experts agree the market has finally hit bottom, they also forecast a long, slow climb back to prosperity.

MCN Case Study: Clingan Steel
Living on the Edge

This Chicago-area service center has found a comfortable niche specializing in the edging of narrow slit coils.

From the Editor's Desk
Forecast for Next Year?
Better But Unsatisfying

By Tim Triplett,

Business Topics
Steelmakers Disappointed
by the Latest Climage Bill
American Iron and Steel Institute
April 2015: Kidd: Steel’s Fate in the Hands of the Consumer
April 2015: Kuehl: U.S. a ‘Moderate Growth Country’
Summer 2014
Trumpf Expands Range on TruMark 5000 Series
Koike Aronson Debuts New Plasma Cutter
Miyachi Unitek's Sigma XY
New TMC is Messer's Largest Cutting Machine
Laserdyne 795 XLZ Designed for 3D Parts
Mazak's STX Champion Cuts Thick Sheets
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2014 Metal Distribution Directory  
(Not Published on This Web site)
Metal Center News' Spring Metal Distribution Directory is your on-line guide to Metal Producers, Equipment Manufacturers and Software companies.  

2014 Directory of Master Distributors
(Not Published on This Web site)
The Metal Center News Directory of Master Distributors—distributors who sell to other distributors—is an invaluable tool for service centers seeking new sources for special or hard-to-find products. Master distributors play an important role in the marketplace, giving service centers an alternative to buying in mill quantities and helping to remove redundant and excess inventories from the distribution channel.

2014 Directory of Toll Processors
(Not Published on This Web site)
Metal Center News' annual toll processing directory is a simple-to-use resource to help companies locate service providers that can meet their specific processing needs.

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