Pipe distributors hope for flat-rolled cutback
May 16, 2013 | 04:19 PM
| Thorsten Schier
NEW YORK Pipe and tube distributors say they would welcome a move by flat-rolled steelmakers to take capacity offline in order to prop up pricing for the substrate.
"Everybodys hoping that some of the flat-rolled mills will take out some capacity," one Midwest distributor source said.
Flat-rolled steel distributors have been lamenting excess production capacitys effect on pricing (amm.com, May 15).....
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