TMS International forecasts steel consumption to increase in ’13

Feb 14, 2013 | 04:11 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  mill services, TMS International, Raymond Kalouche, Tube City IMS, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — TMS International Corp. expects increased domestic steel consumption in the coming year, primarily driven by the automotive, energy and construction markets.

Automotive demand is expected to surpass 15 million units for the first time since 2007, and the energy sector looks steady, president and chief executive officer Raymond Kalouche said during a Feb. 14 conference call on the company’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 earnings results.....





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