January 2003
Metal Producing & Processing;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on news and developments concerning the metal industry in the United States. TMP Worldwide Inc.'s implementation of a series of information technology systems for International Steel Group; Ryder System's contract to design/supply a transportation and supply-chain management program for the Carpenter Technology; ABB's order from the Aluminerie Alouette Inc. to develop and provide the power-supply system for the expansion of primary aluminum smelter.


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