Nickel, Titanium Users 'Running Off the Cliff'

Burgert, Philip
January 2009
Metal Center News;Jan2009, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline of the demand and price for nickel alloys and stainless steel despite its strong end-use market in the U.S. in times of recession. It states the decreasing demand and prices have put too much inventory of products at the distributor level and a lot of them are being sold at a replacement cost. It also leads the stainless steel industry to curtail 30 to 40 percent of its production capacity.


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