American Metal Market - Issue Archives

  • November/December 2016

    And they are. Just shy of a year since Roger Newport took the reins of AK Steel, the Ohio steelmaker notched its highest level of quarterly income since the third quarter of 2008.

  • September 2016

    Richard Teets retires after 40 years in the American steel industry, including energetically helping to build Steel Dynamics Inc.—most recently as chief operating officer—after departing Nucor nearly a quarter of a century ago to help establish SDI’s successful run.

  • September 2016

    As executive vice president of metals recycling for Steel Dynamics Inc. and president and chief operating officer of OmniSource Corp., Russ Rinn is responsible for the broad reach of OmniSource’s ferrous and nonferrous metals recycling operations, leading through the current climate of challenges.

  • July/August 2016

    The winning combination of a steady hand and an entrepreneurial spirit has helped five generations of one family to grow Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd., into one of the largest privately held metals distribution companies in North America, even through today’s challenging times for the industry.

  • June 2016

    The ‘journey’ continues; it’s been almost three years since Mario Longhi took the helm at U.S. Steel, and the fact that both are still standing is a testament to the power of the ‘Carnegie Way’ and the guts and genius of its prime architect and his designs to return the steelmaker to glory.

  • May 2016

    Among other sectors Novelis successfully serves, the aluminum giant helps automakers lighten their load, as CEO Steve Fisher sees an opportunity to bring the aluminum maker up to full capacity and serve its customers in ways that it envisaged from the center of its very beginnings.

  • April 2016

    After learning the scrap business from their father and then working at one of the nation’s largest scrap companies, Jeff and Rick Gertler founded Scrap Metal Services, which, in only 11 years, has become one of the fastest-growing, privately held diversified ferrous and nonferrous scrap companies in the U.S.

  • March 2016

    Despite recent challenges in the metals sector, Reliance president and CEO Gregg J. Mollins attributes his company’s financial strength to a continuation of its commitment to time-honored business models, strategies and philosophies that have served the firm well.

  • February 2016

    Chairman and CEO Rob Goldstein is the fourth generation of family members to work at and lead Alter Trading, embracing integrity and honor as the cornerstones of a long-standing company that is today one of the largest privately held scrap companies founded and based in the United States at a time of large corporate dominance within the metals sector.

  • January 2016

    Longtime pilot and former Navy flyer Will Shaffer–Boeing’s director of raw materials and standards–continues his high-flying ways as he rides herd on a diverse variety of products and inputs that support a commercial airliner backlog, which Boeing estimates to be about $470 billion.