Strong auto and construction markets led to strong shipments of galvanized products in 2016, and supply chain participants anticipate more of the same in 2017.
2016 Another Testing Year
Steel prices rebounded late in the year, but the uneven demand in 2016 challenged North America’s service center industry.
Bearish Outlook for Bar
Mills expect demand for special bar quality steel to "move sideways" in 2017.
MCN Service Center Executive of the Year
Craft O'Neal's skilled guidance of O’Neal Industries earns him distinction as the Metal Center News 2016 Executive of the Year.
 
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January 2017: Consider the Tradeoffs of Trade Policies, Jobs
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January 2017: Conditions Right for M&A
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Fall 2016: Cutting & Sawing Equipment
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Behringer Expands VA-L Line of Circular Cold Saws
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Hypertherm Increases Power in Powermax45 XP
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Marvel Saw Cuts Specialty Metals
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KASTO Band Saw Reduces Cutting Times
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Messer MetalMaster Delivers Precise Bevels
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