MCN Executive of the Year
Michael Hoffman, Macsteel Service Centers USA
In the wake of Klöckner & Co.’s recent acquisition of Macsteel Service Centers USA, which it is merging with Namasco, Michael Hoffman looks back on his long career as Macsteel’s leader and forward at the prospects for the combined company.
Mills are scrambling to meet demand for high-quality bar products, steel’s strongest market.
The Consumer Has Spoken: Good-bye Gas Guzzler, Hello Hybid
Ducker Worldwide projects sizable gains for both aluminum and advanced high-strength steels in automobile construction through 2025 as consumer preferences lead the market toward more fuel-efficient vehicles.
Year in Review: 2011
Signs of Life in the Metals World
After two years of clawing out from under the recession, the metals industry began to show signs of its old self, with service centers resuming M&A and other growth initiatives.
By Dan Markham, Senior Editor
Reshoring Iniative Challenges Assumptions About Overseas cost Advantages
From the Editor
By Tim Triplett, Editor-in-Chief
MPG Standards Stand a Chance Now that Consumer's On Board