September 2010 Metal Center News
MCN Top 50
Service Center Industry Giants
Metal Center News ranks the largest, most successful service centers in North America. Top 50 Listings
Energy Pipe and Tube Market
Drilling’s Up, But Line Pipe Lags OCTG
Oil and gas exploration is on the upswing, but future energy demand is clouded by economic and environmental concerns.
Producer Profile: Outokumpu New Castle
Outokumpu Makes Commitment to Stainless Plate Production in the U.S.
This Finnish specialty metal producer recently completed $58 million worth of upgrades at its facility in Indiana, its only quarto plate operation in the Western Hemisphere.
Military Metals Outlook
Defense Market Dodges the Budget Bullet
While government spending on weapons, aircraft and other metal-intensive equipment may moderate in the coming years, major cutbacks in procurement are not on the agenda for the Department of Defense.