Registration includes a FREE pass to the Wire Expo Exhibit Hall May 22-23, 2012

American Metal Market is partnering with the American Wire Producers Association (AWPA) to present the 2012 Wire Rod Supply Chain Conference.  The event being hosted May 21-22 in Dallas, Texas, will take place in conjunction with the WireExpo.

This unrivaled partnership will allow for an in-depth look into all avenues of the global wire rod supply chain from raw materials to key end users.  The program features high-level executives along the global supply chain, including rod producers and suppliers, wire manufacturers, wire fabricators and end users.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
John Ferriola, President & COO, Nucor

HIGHLIGHT PRESENTATION: SCRAP TRENDS & MARKET OUTLOOK
Rich Brady, Executive VP- Ferrous Commercial Group, OmniSource

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR 2012-2015:
Clare Zempel, CFA, Principal, Zempel Strategic

SAMPLE OF SPEAKERS:
David Bond
, Partner,
White & Case
Don Cameron
, Partner, Practice Group Leader,
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Jeannine Cataldi
, Senior Economist - Construction Products, IHS Global Insight
Amy DeArmond
, Government Policy & Legal Affairs Strategist,
Leggett & Platt
Michael DeShane
, Director, North America Consumable Purchasing, Lincoln Electric Company
Drew Greenblatt
, President,
Marlin Steel Wire Products
Jeremy Jones, VP Corporate Development, Transfield Services
Steve Jones
, Partner, Practice Group Leader, King and Spalding LLP
Jim Kerkvliet
, VP Sales & Marketing, Gerdau Long Steel North America
Milton Magnus
, President, M&B Metal Products Co.
John Martin
, CEO, Mar-Mac Wire
Bernd Neuenkirchen
, VP Wire Rods, Coutinho & Ferrostaal
Alan Price
, Partner,
Wiley Rein LLP
Walt Robertson
, President, Johnstown Wire Technologies

What’s new in 2012?

• 2020 outlook for the North American wire rod supply chain
• Increased representation from downstream companies in the supply chain
• Point and counterpoint discussion of existing trade cases
• A look at legislative issues impacting each tier in the supply chain

Key Topics
• Global economic overview of 2012 and beyond
• Raw materials and its influence on the supply chain

• Trade case updates
• Impact of legislative issues
• Outlook for key end use markets including construction, infrastructure, and manufacturing
• State of wire rod
• Wire Producers Round Table

  • Platinum SponsorCharter Steel
  • Platinum SponsorNucor
  • Gold SponsorKeystone Steel & Wire
  • Gold SponsorKing Steel
  • Gold SponsorLeggett and Platt
  • Silver SponsorBeta Steel
  • Bronze SponsorMidsouth Wire
  • Bronze SponsorEvraz
  • Wire Expo