Editorial: By volume, nonresidential construction is the largest consuming market for metal products in North America but the housing bust and related economic crisis of 2008 put a fat dent in demand.
Face Time - Brownie Cox, Industry Manager for The Bradbury Company, on AHSS and other high-strength materials and its impact on leveling equipment
Editorial: I may as well confess my bias right here. I am the daughter of a police officer who served the City of Chicago for more than 33 years. And my brother has been on the force for 24 years.
Face Time -As Gregg Mollins becomes CEO of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., he defines the moniker “acquirer of choice”
Editorial: Any dullard who thinks metals is a static, one-note, low-tech, plodding industry suffering from an 18th century mentality can be re-educated with this one illuminating issue that you hold in your hands.
Editorial: I was a true greenhorn when I started covering the steel industry in 1995. “One of the first things you have to do is to tour a steelmaking facility,” my editor advised.
Guest Editorial - Data is useful only if you can apply it. This sounds simple but metals manufacturers understand the underlying truth in this message.
Editorial: In case you’ve been under a rock, there has been a bit of an oil shock.
Editorial: Mergers and acquisitions often seem exciting and game-changing at the time they are transacted, but we’ve seen this rodeo before.
Face Time - CEO Aviva Leebow wants to make Pacesetter Steel Service an innovator in the industry, relying on an effort to exceed expectations at every level.