Mid-Year Service Center Report:
Second Half Remains a Big Question Mark

In its annual mid-year poll of service center executives, MCN has learned that sales are still up, inventories are still down, but there is little consensus on what to expect for the rest of the year.
 
Carbon Plate Market:
Plate’s Prospects Not All Bad

Most steel suppliers expect a second half for the plate market that is much like the first—a slow, steady recovery marked by periods of fluctuating demand.

 
MCN Producer Profile: Sapa Extrusions
Hard Chargers in Soft Alloys

Sapa has formed three companies into one soft-alloy extrusion leader with a focus on supply-chain efficiency.
 
Second-Quarter Report & Outlook: Service Centers
Earnings Impress

In their latest conference calls with analysts and investors, service center executives reported dramatically improved sales and profits compared to last year’s second quarter…
 
Second-Quarter Report & Outlook: Mills
Finger-Crossing Time

…Likewise, executives from the industry’s leading mills reported universally strong second-quarter results. But will that momentum carry over into the third-quarter
and beyond?
January 2017: Consider the Tradeoffs of Trade Policies, Jobs
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January 2017: Conditions Right for M&A
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Fall 2016: Cutting & Sawing Equipment
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Summer 2016
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Behringer Expands VA-L Line of Circular Cold Saws
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Hypertherm Increases Power in Powermax45 XP
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Marvel Saw Cuts Specialty Metals
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KASTO Band Saw Reduces Cutting Times
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Messer MetalMaster Delivers Precise Bevels
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ASKO’s HXT Knives Cut High-Strength Steels
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