Copper, brass service centers resist increase

May 31, 2013 | 05:35 PM | Everdeen Mason

Tags  copper, fabrication, prices, service centers, fabrication prices

NEW YORK — Copper and brass service centers have been able to evade higher fabrication charges by negotiating with the mills, distributor sources said.
In the past two months, Louisville, Ky.-based Olin Brass Inc., Buffalo N.Y.-based Aurubis Buffalo Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based PMX Industries Inc. and Rome, N.Y.-based Revere Copper Products Inc. have raised fabrication prices citing rising labor, health care, utilities and transportation costs, among other issues (, May 15). ....

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