Wednesday | 09 November, 2016 | 1:11 pm


A slew of divergent forces are at work that sometimes make it difficult for private enterprises to invest in domestic capital expansion, yet they are doing it, and especially in the resurgent Midwest rust belt.

Wednesday | 14 September, 2016 | 12:23 pm

Summer heats up activity for a few

Although purchasing managers reported new orders as flat between June and July, several manufacturing sectors kept humming through mid-summer.

Wednesday | 13 April, 2016 | 1:21 pm

Inherent danger

Establishing safety protocols will protect both people and equipment, minimizing risk and increasing uptime

Wednesday | 13 April, 2016 | 1:06 pm

Gulf states

Growth decelerates in oil dependent areas

Wednesday | 09 March, 2016 | 3:41 pm

Hope springs eternal for construction

The U.S. economy is in, at best, a temporary lull that is more than seasonal.

Monday | 25 January, 2016 | 3:38 pm

New England/Northeast

Despite mixed year-end revenues, manufacturers to raise 2016 spending

Thursday | 17 December, 2015 | 2:09 pm

Quarterly Market Report

Steel shipments lag, inventories cut

Wednesday | 25 November, 2015 | 10:39 am


Machinery demand mixed, electronics sales weaken, but ranchers rebuild herds

Tuesday | 27 October, 2015 | 10:27 am

Power of protection

Mitigate against the loss of life and prevent serious violations

Wednesday | 23 September, 2015 | 12:07 pm

Commodity crush

Although prices for hot-rolled, cold-rolled and coated carbon steel sheet products inched up in August, the spot price for HRC was still below $463 per ton following distributors’ weaker July shipments and excess inventory levels.

Thursday | 27 August, 2015 | 8:45 am

Pacific Northwest

Manufacturing is uneven, livestock is steady and aircraft hits a bump

Friday | 24 July, 2015 | 9:23 am

Quarterly Market Report

Steel inventories at U.S. service centers remained stubbornly high in May.

Friday | 17 April, 2015 | 1:00 pm

Managing through a crisis

It is crucial to anticipate and consider possible disruptive threats to the company at a strategic level

Tuesday | 24 March, 2015 | 3:02 pm

Fourth Quarter 2015

Modern Metals tracks U.S. and Canadian service center shipments and inventories, metalformers’ forecast order rates, commodity prices, steel imports and more.

Tuesday | 25 November, 2014 | 11:31 am

Analyzing safety

Safety gap analysis can play impactful role

Tuesday | 25 November, 2014 | 10:58 am


Planes, cars, fuel set pace for regional growth

Monday | 27 October, 2014 | 2:52 pm

Second Quarter 2014

Modern Metals tracks U.S. and Canadian service center shipments and inventories, metalformers’ forecast order rates, commodity prices, steel imports and more.

Friday | 29 August, 2014 | 11:11 am

Financial investors influence metals M&A

After slow start, deal environment rebounds, creating potential for greater consolidation

Thursday | 21 August, 2014 | 12:18 pm

Power of protection

How to manage workplace policies and protocols to combat drug and alcohol use

Wednesday | 16 July, 2014 | 1:03 pm

First Quarter 2014

Metals shipments by distribution companies leveled off during May


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