SDI closes books for some flat-rolled

Jul 16, 2014 | 07:01 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Steel Dynamics, SDI, lead times, Butler, Ind., Jeffersonville, Ind., flat-rolled hot-rolled band

CHICAGO — Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has closed its books for most flat-rolled products from its operations in Butler, Ind., and Jeffersonville, Ind., according to customer letters.

A July 14 letter to customers had listed lead times from Butler for cold-rolled sheet at Aug. 18 and those for hot-rolled band at Aug. 25. But in a July 15 letter to customers, cold-rolled sheet lead times were marked as "closed" while hot band lead times were marked "inquire."....

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