From the Publisher - For years now, I have heard about the annual Metals Industry Dinner—a fundraiser for the Boy Scouts of America, Chicago Area Council—at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
Editorial: It’s like a bad hangover. Of the few producers that issue earnings guidance, AK Steel Corp. mentioned additional costs would be realized in the second quarter as a result of not receiving iron ore in a timely fashion.
Editorial: Manufacturers have been offering fairly optimistic forecasts for the remainder of 2014
Editorial: I would like to introduce myself in case we’ve never met.
From the Editor - Word-of-mouth advertising has evolved with technology. When customers talk in person with their friends and acquaintances about their experiences, the information might reach a couple dozen people. Those opinions have a much further reach when posted online.
From the Editor - In my family, we cook, eat and watch football on Thanksgiving. It’s a day where no one counts calories and we just enjoy the time together—in addition to the potato gratin and cornbread dressing.
From the Publisher - There is no doubting the benefits of hosting FABTECH 2013 in Chicago. First and foremost, Chicago is a world-class city.
From the Publisher - What does it say about a nation whose very own government denies its war veterans and families, arguably the only real heroes in this country, the privilege to visit the monuments erected in their honor?
From the Editor - Since it entered the world stage, China’s economy has had a huge effect on the fortunes of the global market—for better or worse.
From the Editor - I wouldn’t consider myself a gearhead, but I like cars. Although my current vehicle is utilitarian and gets me from one place to another, that doesn’t stop me from dreaming about what could be parked in my garage one day—maybe a rugged Jeep or a sleek, sporty convertible.