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.
Face Time - Frank Bergren, managing director of Metal Partners Rebar, discusses the state of the union for the rebar industry in the face of disputes with Turkey- and Mexico-based suppliers.
Face Time - Jochen Duemler, CEO and head of the Americas Region of trade credit insurer Euler Hermes, explains how its product expands business, even in the face of volatility
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.
Face Time - As customers demand tighter tube tolerances, mills mustn’t lose sight of service
From the Publisher - There is no doubting the benefits of hosting FABTECH 2013 in Chicago. First and foremost, Chicago is a world-class city.
Guest Editorial - Why asset-based finance remains run of the mill for midsize metals companies
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.
With Dan Phillips and Bill Boak of Chicago Steel.