Copper orders soften: service centers
Mar 06, 2013 | 04:05 PM
| Suzy Waite
NEW YORK Lead times for certain copper flat-rolled products could tighten in the coming weeks as service centers have told AMM that orders have dampened after an uptick earlier this year.
The wait for medium-gauge copper products is between four and six weeks, but this will likely come in, service center sources said.
"We all saw Januarys activity pick up, and we were hoping that would carry on. But were seeing a bit of a retreat from that pace," one service center source told AMM. "Id say were not at Januarys pace now. Its slowed up a bit." ....
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