Keystone Steel & Wire Co. will increase its wire rod prices
$30 per ton ($1.50 per hundredweight) with all shipments
effective Dec. 2, the Peoria, Ill.-based company said in a
letter to customers Nov. 7.
The move comes after Tampa, Fla.-based Gerdau Long Steel
North America raised its wire rod prices $30 per ton Nov. 1 and
Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor Corp. increased its wire rod prices
$20 per ton in late October (
amm.com, Nov. 1) .