TITLE

Steel Price Hikes Proving Problematic; Can Service Centers Dodge the Bus?

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Mar2008, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the assertions of Jim Barnett, president of Grand Steel Products Inc., during a panel discussion on the conditions in the steel market during the Association of Steel Distributors meeting in February 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Barnett asserts that mills can determine the price at which steel will sell by administering production and marketing rates. He cites the problems posed by aggressive pricing in the marketplace and provides ways on how distributors can deal with it.
ACCESSION #
31500345

 

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