Structural tubing prices slide on the W. Coast

Oct 17, 2012 | 05:25 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel tubing, hollow structural sections, tubing prices, HSS, Evraz NA, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — West Coast structural steel tubing buyers and producers are seeing conflicting signs on the direction of prices as they cope with a continued slide in demand.

Prices that have already fallen by some $20 per ton in the past month might face further downward pressure, as tubing mills in the Midwest are said to be responding to buyers’ inquiries with tags that are about $20 per ton below their prior quotes.....





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