LOS ANGELES The
West Coast has joined the latest round of flat-rolled steel
price hikes, with California Steel Industries Inc. (CSI)
raising tags effective June 14.
Calif.-based producer told customers that it would increase
hot-rolled, hot-rolled pickled and oil, and cold-rolled sheet
by $20 per ton; and galvanized sheet by $30 per ton.
other major producer, USS-Posco Industries, as of early Monday
wasnt reported as having joining the move, although
market sources said they expect the Pittsburg, Calif.-based
producer of cold-rolled and galvanized sheet to act
ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Chicago, and AK Steel Corp., West
Chester, Ohio, had increased sheet prices last week
(amm.com, June 13).