Shipments Up Again in June
By Metal Center News Staff
on Jul 19, 2021
The North American service center industry continued to rebound from the depths of first-half 2020, the Metals Service Center Institute reported in its latest Metals Activity Report. Shipments of steel and aluminum from both the United States and Canada increased year over year for the fourth straight month.
In the U.S., steel shipments from service centers increased in June 24.6 percent compared with June 2020. Aluminum shipments were up 30.8 percent from the same month last year.
Canadian service center steel shipments increased 13.8 in June compared with last year, while aluminum product shipments were up 30.4 percent compared with June 2020.