Price Hikes Outpacing Demand?

Pinkham, Myra
January 2011
Metal Center News;Jan2011, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the future of the steel industry despite the price increases in the U.S. It notes that the price increases trend in 2010 will continue in 2011. It suggests that Bill Sternard, vice president of purchasing for Viking Materials Inc. believes that steel product demand will remain strong despite such trend. It also stresses that the strong demand of steel products was driven by the automotive, agricultural and the construction sectors.


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