Tough to Tally Service Centers in a 'Consolidating' Market

Triplett, Tim
March 2011
Metal Center News;Mar2011, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the status of metal service centers in the U.S. It reports on the federal economic census data on metal service centers and other metal merchant wholesalers in the country with a total of 10,831 establishments, employing around 161,430, and a total annual sale of 209.2 billion dollars. It also presents the classification for the metal service centers and the likes by the U.S. Census Bureau


Related Articles

  • Research with economic microdata: The Census Bureau's Center for Economic Studies. McGuckin, Robert H.; Reznek, Arnold P. // Business Economics;Jul93, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p52 

    Discusses the function of the Census Bureau's Center for Economic Studies (CES). Linking of survey microdata over time to form longitudinal panels; Production of data products; Databases at CES; Manageable portions of information and confidentiality protection of aggregate data; Movement toward...

  • The statistics corner: Update on Census Bureau economic data programs. Waite, Charles A. // Business Economics;Jul94, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p66 

    Describes program developments in the Bureau of the Census since mid-1988. 1992 economic census; Current programs providing data for service and manufacturing industries, international trade and microeconomic research; Increase in automated data collection and dissemination; Development of new...

  • Census Director Cites Agency's Readiness Despite Question Over Counting Method.  // Jet;09/28/98, Vol. 94 Issue 18, p6 

    Reports that in relation to which method would be accurate and most constitutional for the year 2000 count by the United States Census Bureau, a debate has formed between the Republicans and the administration of American President Bill Clinton. Comments from James F. Holmes, acting director of...

  • Not responding to federal economic census may cost $500.  // Las Vegas Business Press;12/22/97, Vol. 14 Issue 51, p10 

    Reports on the US Census Bureau's issuance of the forms for the 1997 Economic Census to business enterprises in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Market performance gauge.  // Mortgage Banking;Apr97, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p91 

    Presents a chart evaluating the one-year performance of the US census divisions.

  • WSU info center offering census data by ZIP code. Roush, Matt // Crain's Detroit Business;7/19/93, Vol. 9 Issue 29, p8 

    Announces the offering of data from the 1990 United States Census arranged by ZIP code, by the Wayne State University's Michigan Metropolitan Information Center. Population data; Age; Distribution; Race; Household income; Educational status; Occupations; Poverty; Housing value and costs; ZIP...

  • Finding out who counts. Rabinove, S. // Commonweal;6/16/89, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p360 

    Discusses political implications of the way the 1990 census of Americans will be conducted. Minority undercount; Dual-system estimation; Who gets counted; Counting illegal aliens; A current lawsuit against the Census Bureau.

  • Bureau seeks input on Census 2000.  // Marketing Tools;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p27 

    Reports that the US Census Bureau is conducting a survey of Census Needs of Non-Federal Data Users. Contact information.

  • Profile of the nation.  // Marketing Tools;Jan96 Supplement Marketing Power, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p10 

    Presents information on how one may utilize the Census Bureau' Statistical Abstract of the United States. Other topics covered by bureau; Number of sections; Availability on CD-ROM; Where data comes from. INSET: Comparing nations..


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics