Construction, aerospace are centers’ ’08 hot market picks

Dec 20, 2007 | 01:59 PM | Kevin Foster

Construction and aerospace might stand to be the best-performing end-use sectors in 2008, but the housing market will continue to give cause for concern, executives of major U.S. service centers said.

Non-residential construction is "the only thing that's happening at the moment," Edward M. (Bud) Siegel, president and chief executive officer of Mississauga, Ontario-based Russel Metals Inc., said at an AMM roundtable discussion. "Residential (construction) is slow . . . non-residential construction is where we're seeing activity."....

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