TITLE

Service Center View of Steel's Recovery

AUTHOR(S)
Feniger, William D.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Aug2011, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's insights on the condition of steel mills and service centers in North America in 2011. It states that the industry experiences a steady demand and supply, and manages to achieve positive levels of profitability despite of the reduction in prices in the second quarter. It further expects that the mills will retain the value of their warehoused products if they continue their balanced production.
ACCESSION #
65157947

 

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