Thursday | 01 May, 2014 | 10:14 am

Doing more with less


Guest Editorial - A common theme with our steel service center customers is the ongoing need to receive, cut, pull, ship and process more material in less time, with fewer people or less equipment.

Creatively connected

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.

Courting rebar’s future


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.

Insuring the future, forging ahead


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

In the black

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.

Meeting complex specs


Face Time - As customers demand tighter tube tolerances, mills mustn’t lose sight of service

A look ahead


From the Publisher - There is no doubting the benefits of hosting FABTECH 2013 in Chicago. First and foremost, Chicago is a world-class city.

Wednesday | 04 December, 2013 | 2:02 pm

Long-term growth


Guest Editorial - Why asset-based finance remains run of the mill for midsize metals companies

Shutdown or no shutdown


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?

Economic ebb & flow

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.

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