Service Centers

Monday | 26 October, 2015 | 10:41 am

Expert advice

Turnkey risk management system places safety tools where they can do the greatest good

Tuesday | 14 July, 2015 | 9:01 am

Switch hitting

Producer of blanks for tier one auto suppliers rebuilds a slitter, enabling a seamless material shift

Tuesday | 14 April, 2015 | 9:28 am

Money talks

Banks loosen credit, opening options for metal center buyers and sellers

Tuesday | 14 April, 2015 | 9:21 am

Aversion to volatility

Lower steel prices makes holding on to inventory expensive

Tuesday | 14 April, 2015 | 9:14 am

Fast forward

New slitter learns and corrects setups for AHSS customers

Tuesday | 14 April, 2015 | 8:57 am

Safety first

Service centers make safety a core value

Monday | 13 April, 2015 | 1:24 pm

Balanced investing

To survive any economic cycle, there are several key things any business should be doing, but especially those companies that operate in a fast-paced environment beset by forces outside their immediate control.

Friday | 21 November, 2014 | 10:52 am

Big toys

From tiny startup to serving global contract customers, Champagne Metals walks with giants

Monday | 27 October, 2014 | 12:44 pm

Band saws prove versatile

An automated sawing line from Voortman Corp. improves productivity, quality at Infra-Metals

Wednesday | 17 September, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Knowledge is power

Information flow, industry training and networking help CBSA member companies to perfect their craft

Wednesday | 13 August, 2014 | 10:14 am

Major distributor/processor sees metals demand, pricing strengthen

After a long string of steel sheet price increases failed to hold in recent years, the resilience of elevated 2014 pricing has caught some market participants by surprise. 

Tuesday | 15 July, 2014 | 2:49 pm

The Ambassadors

Lifelong relationship building is the key to ASD remaining true to its cultural mission.

Friday | 27 June, 2014 | 10:28 am

Automotive lightweighting among drivers of higher metal volume for Worthington

Direct volumes for Worthington Industries Inc.’s core steel processing operations “are now approaching pre-recession levels, volumes that we have not seen since the fourth quarter of our fiscal 2008,” President and Chief Operating Officer Mark A. Russel reported in an earnings call June 26.


Tuesday | 03 June, 2014 | 3:33 pm

Mindful of the marketplace

An understanding of changing needs can offer better supply chain solutions

Wednesday | 30 April, 2014 | 1:08 pm

75 years of selling steel

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Through the years of growth, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. hasn't forgotten its small service center roots

Thursday | 06 March, 2014 | 10:17 am

A legacy of longevity

A people-centric approach has helped keep this shop in business for more than a century

Monday | 02 December, 2013 | 2:53 pm

Calculated tactics

Mathematical formulas and industry experience help cut supply chain costs

Monday | 30 September, 2013 | 10:26 am

Thoughtful tactics

As technology advances so does one service center’s strategy

Tuesday | 24 September, 2013 | 10:19 am

Costly corrosion

Moisture can be an expensive challenge when storing metal 

Tuesday | 03 September, 2013 | 9:06 am

Making moves

By adding a fittings supplier, Superior Supply is opening new markets while readying for rebounding customers


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2016 End User Outlook

Although low pricing on metal products across the globe once inspired companies to stock up, there’s little appetite for risk peering into 2016.


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