Red Metal Shipments Up 18 percent in July
By Metal Center News Staff
on Sep 5, 2018
Service center shipments of red metal products in July were up 17.9 percent over the year-ago month, reports the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association.
Total copper shipments in July increased 22.1 percent to 12.2 million pounds, while alloy shipments grew 13.5 percent to 10.8 million pounds.
Through seven months, shipments of copper and alloy products increased 9.2 percent to 145.8 million pounds.
Copper shipments were up 10.5 percent through July to 74.7 million pounds, while alloy shipments were up 7.9 percent to 71.2 million pounds.