Stretching the Market

Triplett, Tim
February 2010
Metal Center News;Feb2010, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p82
Trade Publication
The article discusses the move of the carbon flat-roll distributor Ratner Steel Co. in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to stretched its market reach by adding a new leveling technology while moving to a larger facility. According to founder Mark Ratner, it has acquired a 150,000-square-foot area and plans on how to improve their operation by addressing manufacturers that operate lasers. They had invested in a stretcher leveling technology with conventional roller levelers.


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