Specialty Metals Report
Stainless Pauses as Nickel Plunges
Demand for specialty metals remains healthy in most end markets, but the falling price of a key raw material is making buyers cautious.
Association of Steel Distributors Panel
‘Keep Close to Your Customers…and Your Congressman’
Concerns about mill overproduction, volatile steel prices and poor-paying customers clouded an otherwise bright picture of the market painted by service center executives on an ASD panel last month in Chicago.
By Mark E. Battersby
By Tim Triplett, Editor-in-Chief