by Jim Hays
August 21, 2019
In the world of steel conduit and elbows, couplings & nipples (EC&N) the tide is rising with regards to more market segments requiring Made in USA product. The current administratio...
by Abbie Milligan
January 2, 2019
The steel industry has been a male-dominated industry for years and continues to be one, even today. The business is poised for a change, as more women begin to enter this and other fields of work that were previously closed off. Several women have paved the way, others are continuing to follow suit, including Sabrina Williams. Sabrina is the Plant...
by Randy Boswell
July 23, 2015
Over the past couple of weeks, the Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) markets have started showing positive signs: the rig count has apparently reached bottom, inventory levels appear to be in better shape, and import shipments seem to be declining. But wait a minute, are import shipments really declining and inventory levels returnin...
by Jelani Rucker
April 17, 2015
On Thursday, April 16, 2015, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) introduced bipartisan, bicameral Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation – The...
by Mickey McNamara
April 9, 2015
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, “Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) have proved to be one of the best ways to open up foreign markets to U.S. exporters.” FTAs reduce trade barriers for U.S. exports and they “protect U.S. interests and enhance the rule of law in the FTA partner country.” Essenti...