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Magazine Issue: July/August 2016


Cover Story

Family ties
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.

Columns

MARKET SPOTLIGHT: STAINLESS & SPECIALTY STEEL

MARKET SPOTLIGHT: STAINLESS & SPECIALTY STEEL

MARKET SPOTLIGHT: STAINLESS & SPECIALTY STEEL

MANAGEMENT CORNER

END-USER SPOTLIGHT: APPLIANCES

INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT

PARTING SHOTS

THE METRICS SYSTEM

From the Editor

COMMENT

Features

DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

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2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

2016 WINNER

  • Lead time

    Steel industry winners were recognized in June at the presentation of AMM’s Awards for Steel Excellence during a dinner in conjunction with the Steel Success Strategies XXXI conference in New York. A total of 15 awards, which recognize advancements rooted in pioneering and implementing business improvements that have delivered real change to the steel industry, were presented to the numerous winners at a special dinner ceremony.

DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM

  • Center points

    AMM’s annual survey of service center revenues and business planning shows that revenues are down this year over last, but distributors nevertheless continue to employ a number of key strategies designed to maintain, build and create growth in their market share.

DISTRIBUTED CURVE

  • Tech centers

    There is nothing typical any more about how distributors do business, a leading industry advocate says, as from radio tags to big screens to automated cranes workflow is the priority as service centers rise to the challenge of today’s technology and innovation.

TOP SERVICE CENTERS


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