Stainless Pipe & Tube Market
Recovery for Stainless Hopeful But Not Painless
Improving demand from the energy, chemical and automotive markets is leading the recovery of stainless tubulars.
Lean Times Call for Lean Tolling
Improving prospects for the North American economy, especially automotive production, give toll processors reason for cautious optimism.
Mill Fourth-Quarter & Year-End Financials
Producers Encouraged by 2010 Trends
In their year-end reports to analysts and investors, most leading mills reported losses for full-year 2009, but improving conditions leading into 2010.
MCN Case Study: Ratner Steel
Stretching the Market
This Minneapolis-area carbon flat-roll distributor stretched its market reach by adding new leveling technology while moving to a larger facility.
2010 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..
From the Editor's Desk
Every Worker You Hire is a Vote of Confidence
By Tim Triplett,
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