W. Coast structural tubing prices continue fall

May 17, 2012 | 09:24 AM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel, tubing, structural tubing prices, West Coast tubing market, A500 Grade B tubing, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — West Coast producers of structural steel tubing and their service center customers are looking for signs that the market is ready to firm, but prices have instead been slipping.

For the first time in more than a year, prices for A500 Grade B hollow structural sections (HSS) have in some cases fallen below $50 per hundredweight ($1,000 per ton) from a more recent range of $50 to $51 per cwt.....





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