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Logistics

  • Logistics Steel is Hard. Moving it doesn't have to be.

    Are you looking for effective solution to transporting steel to and from Mexico? Port of Brownsville may have be able to help you overcome common transportation issues. Click to read more about The Port of Brownsville and register your contact information and a representative will contact you.

Infographics

  • Infographics Stainless Gains Luster in 2017

    Rising global demand for stainless products will continue in 2018, with the coming year expected to be brighter than most. During the past 35 years, the stainless growth rate has been more than double the compounded annual growth rate of carbon steel, with even larger gains made than in aluminum. Click to learn more.

  • Infographics Pedal to the Metal: On the Road to 54.5 mpg

    Intensifying pressure to improve fuel economy is expected to accelerate the introduction and adoption of lightweight materials into vehicles. Research conducted by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) indicates the current vehicle material mix is dominated by steel structures with some use of aluminum. Click to learn more.

  • Infographics Coins, Counterfeiting & Recycling: An investigative report

    The U.S. Treasury Department and U.S. Mint’s sudden suspension of the mutilated coin redemption program dealt a body blow to the global coin recycling sector, sowing uncertainty across the ranks and freezing millions of dollars’ worth of recycled coins throughout a complex supply chain. Join AMM nonferrous scrap reporter Brad MacAulay as he travels the world to capture the real story, brings attention and clarity to a largely overlooked market, and—in a unique twist—creates a framework to redeem the lost dynamism of the coin recycling industry.

  • Infographics Driving Directions

    To meet lightweighting goals, automakers have requested new metals that bring expanded capabilities to automotive design and manufacturing. Check out this infographic to learn more about trends in the automotive sector and what that may mean for the future.

  • Infographics Stainless Brings More Advantages

    Take a look at this infographic for more information on how stainless steel has been used in the past and the advantages of using it today and beyond.

  • Infographics 2016 Sees Steel Strengthen

    Despite some mixed views, 2016 so far has been a better year for domestic steel than 2015, judging by where several leading indicators-including production, prices, shipments and trade issues-have moved or may be moving the sector.

  • Infographics Good Road Conditions

    The automotive market has been a consistent bright spot for metals makers over the past couple of years even as other end-users have become increasingly volatile. Demand id up and down the supply chain has remained strong, and steel, aluminum, stainless steel and other metals products show no signs of slowing down.

  • Infographics 11 Facts about Stainless Steel

    Stainless steel is used in a wide variety of applications, is potentially 100 percent recyclable and has grown faster than most other materials, as this infographic featuring these and other aspects of the metal shows.

  • Infographics What Drives Automotive?

    Automakers are in the midst of one of the best growth periods of all manufacturing industries as the recession continues to slowly fade. Sales are climbing each year and as they look ahead, automakers see opportunities and challenges around issues such as Cafe standards, lightweighting, new source materials, factory processes and new technologies for drivers. This infographic will include sales, forecasts, and fuel efficiency.

  • Infographics American Metals Market Future Trends

    Steelmakers face a number of challenges and opportunities in the coming years, from employee attraction and retention to energy to new material developments to technological advancements and beyond.

Webcast

  • Webcast Meinvest’s vision for its Mining & Metals Business: Using digitization to align with the customer

    The global metals and mining industries are at a turning point as they consider how to survive and compete amid slow-growing demand, oversupply and intensified competition for inter-material substitution. Metal and mining businesses see digitization as a way to both protect against global threats and achieve sustainable growth. Leading companies are already moving in this direction by embracing new technologies and re-evaluating their processes, assets, eco-systems and customer relationships. Metinvest is currently in the process of a company-wide digital transformation to optimize and fully integrate its end-to-end businesses using technological innovations to enable a profitable business model that is completely aligned with shifting customer needs and expectations. In this webinar, cio Sergiy Detyuk will discuss the Metinvest vision for digital transformation and go into detail about their results and efforts in the following areas: How to optimize production, logistics and supply across mining, enrichment, steel production and distribution How to optimize asset management Putting the customer at the center of the business

  • Webcast Metals Industry Enterprise Analytics: Guidance Needed

    As Metals Industry Executives look for new and unique ways to grow their business, many are trying to better understand how they can use data to provide better enterprise intelligence This webinar will examine the results from the 2017 AMM and Crowe Horwath information technology in the metals industry survey. Topics expected to be covered during this webinar include: Where do metals companies use data analytics today and what challenges are they facing What technology is available to metals companies today to better address data analysis How do metals companies compare to the broader manufacturing industry when it comes to data analysis and what may be next .

  • Webcast Metal Minerals and Mining Business Outlook, Workforce Analysis and How to Improve Workforce Competency

    Register today for this on-demand webinar to uncover key data points and learn: What are the workforce demographic trends including retirement rates in this industry, what is the business and new projects outlook and ability to hire/train talented young people, how experience and competency affects plant operations and safety, how to achieve workforce competency: identify needs, consider technology and services, define a plan and execute by starting with a workforce competency pyramid, can technology improve safety and learning process?, and hear case studies about Codelco, Rio Tinto, BG Group.

  • Webcast Catch up on SAP’s latest webinar “Severstal Redefines Itself to Capture Next Generation of Digital Metal Business”.

    The global metals industry is at a turning point as it considers how to survive and compete in this age of slow growing demand, over supply and intensified competition on inter-material substitution. Metal businesses see digitization as a way to both protect against global threats and achieve sustainable growth. Leading companies are already moving. They are embracing the new technologies and re-evaluating their processes, assets and customer relationships. Severstal is one such leading company, and has embarked on a company-wide digital transformation. In this webinar, CIO Yuri Shekhovtsov will discuss the Severstal vision for digital transformation and go into detail about their results and efforts. Click here to access the presentation On-Demand today!

  • Webcast Insights on the growing importance of information technology for global metals companies

    Missed Crowe Horwath and AMM's annual webinar? Click here to access the presentation on-demand today! In the spring of 2016, Crowe Horwath LLP, in collaboration with American Metal Market, launched its fifth annual survey to examine the role of information technology and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems in the global metals industry. Over 75% of survey respondents in the metals industry felt their companies had outdated technology or had outgrown their current systems. Learn more about how global metals companies are using Enterprise Technology to stay ahead of their competition, as well as: -What business factors are driving companies to invest more in enterprise technology than ever before -Why metals companies are investing in more cloud-based platforms -How the landscape of enterprise technology has changed over the past five years and how it may impact future decision-making for global metals executives

WhitePaper

  • WhitePaper Add Resilience to Your Steel Supply Chain: Discover what leading steel manufacturers are doing differently

    See how leading steel manufacturers such as ArcelorMittal,ThyssenKrupp Steel and Ruukki achieve their goals. You’ll learn: How to maximize profitability in a dynamic environment, 10 common challenges steel companies face, How some of the world’s most successful steel manufacturers respond. Does your steel supply chain have what it takes? Read on to find out.

  • WhitePaper Add Resilience to Your Steel Supply Chain: Discover what leading steel manufacturers are doing differently

    This webinar will examine the results from the 2017 AMM and Crowe Horwath Information Technology in the Metals Industry survey. Topics expected to be covered during this webinar include: Where metals companies use IoT today and what challenges they face, How metals companies compare to the broader manufacturing industry in IoT adoption terms, Risks to consider when adopting an IoT strategy or starting a project. This webinar will be moderated by Metal Bulletin product director Spencer Wicks, and feature Crowe Horwath’s senior manager Tony Barnes, and manager, Ken Major.

  • WhitePaper The 3 Rules Every ERP Software Customer Should Know

    MANUFACTURING IS CHALLENGING. No matter what part you are manufacturing, it takes guts, grit, dedication, and passion to be successful. The job of any ERP software provider is to help every customer simplify their manufacturing™. Global Shop Solutions has been doing just that – simplifying your manufacturing - for thousands of manufacturers in nearly 25 countries and 20 industries for over 40 years. In fact, we have more successful customers than anyone else in the field (nearly 150 case studies and 150 customer testimonials). How do we get manufacturers to become successful with the entire ERP system? With 3 simple rules.

  • WhitePaper Information Technology, Data Analytics, and Business Intelligence for the Global Metal Industry: Sixth Annual IT Research Project by Crowe Horwath LLP and American Metal Market

    The 2017 Crowe Horwath LLP/AMM metals industry survey looked into the role of information technology (IT) in the global metals industry. This year’s survey included questions about participants’ use of advanced IT capabilities such as data analytics, business intelligence, and the “Internet of Things.” Responses from high-level executives within metals-based companies provide a snapshot of the current state of IT, data analytics, and BI and offer some surprising insights into the pace at which the industry is adopting the use of more advanced technology.

  • WhitePaper Processing Shredder Fines

    In processing shredder residue, whether from a small scrapyard or a multimillion-dollar car shredder, the integrated metal recovery systems utilized have moved on from a simple shredder and magnets to sophisticated systems that can include sorters (eddy and optical), rare earth magnets and air tables, to name a few. In North America, the typical focus has been to increase the recovery of metals found in material greater than the ½” to 1” range. Now, many operators are interested in processing this ½” and smaller material.

  • WhitePaper Get ERP right the first time

    Get the inside scoop, from Global Shop Solutions; a trusted provider of ERP technology. Download the new whitepapers “Get ERP Right the First Time” and “Trust Global Shop Solutions for ERP Success” to learn how to maximize efficiency and get the most out of your ERP system.

  • WhitePaper The Security Intelligence Center; Next Steps: Beyond Response to Anticipation

    How can organizations take a more proactive role in predicting and anticipating cybersecurity threats? A joint research report by the Institute of Internal Auditors and Crowe Horwath examines the growing use of security operations centers (SOCs) and explores how security executives are responding to increasing cybersecurity risks.

  • WhitePaper Global Shop Solutions Technology & Simplicity Whitepapers

    Simplify your business with ERP Technology. Access Global Shop Solutions’ new whitepapers “Simplify Your Business with ERP Accounting” and “Simplify Your Shop Floor with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)” to learn more on how to implement ERP and EDI technology to improve efficiency in your business.

  • WhitePaper Global Shop Solutions ERP Efficiency Whitepapers

    Access Global Shop Solutions’ two new whitepapers that highlight best practices in ERP implementation within the metals industry. Included are “The Nine Insider Secrets” and “ Streamlining Your Business with ERP”. Register to get your copies today!

  • WhitePaper Explore your Options for Mitigating Trade Credit Risk

    With the uncertain global economic climate and customer defaults looming as an ever-present threat, strategic credit management is more important than ever for the success of businesses in the metals industry. Self-insurance, letters of credit, and credit insurance are all commonly used methods to mitigate trade credit risk, each of which can be valuable in certain circumstances. Financial executives should weigh the costs and benefits of these options carefully to determine the best fit for their company. This white paper: A Guide to Credit Insurance evaluates the pros and cons of each solution and helps you determine which one is the best fit for your business.

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Research

  • Research Information Technology in the Global Metals Industry

    Crowe Horwath LLP, in collaboration with American Metal Market, launched its fourth annual survey to examine the role of information technology (IT) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems in the global metals industry.

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Latest Pricing Trends Year Over Year

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How will metal prices perform in 2018?

The same, with minimal change in either direction
Better, building off 2017 momentum
Worse, suffering losses
Mixed, with steel improving and base metals declining
Mixed, with base metals improving and steel declining


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