Editorial: Free traders and the domestic steel industry are at loggerheads again, this time over a suspension agreement with Russia that allowed Russian hot-rolled coil to enter the U.S. market without duties for the past 15 years.
Editorial: Writing this editorial on the final day of the third quarter offers us some perspective on 2014.
Guest Editorial - Handheld analyzer ensures rapid metallurgical quality for fasteners
Editorial: United States metals companies have sprung to the aid of communities during natural disasters but can you imagine them setting up humanitarian aid stations and evacuation centers, and idling production ... due to war?
Guest Editorial - If your metals facility is producing wood residue from skids and crating, ask yourself this: Why is this “waste” not being burned for winter heating?
Face Time - Jack Pell, vice-president of commercial sales at Sapa Extrusions North America, explains how extruded aluminum plays an important role in cars and trucks.
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.
Guest Editorial - Dust is a nuisance in any metalworking facility: But when dust is combustible, it poses a serious threat to life and property.
Editorial: Manufacturers have been offering fairly optimistic forecasts for the remainder of 2014