• Cooler times on the hot end Jun 01, 2017

    Incremental advances keyed to cut costs are the order of the day with the linkage of meltshop operations through automation setting the stage for ‘intelligent’ steelmaking.

  • Finetuning is key in finishing Jun 01, 2017

    Relatively minor changes can deliver major results at a fraction of the cost associated with teardowns and replacement as mills turn to smart solutions to satisfy the market’s mandate for quality.

  • Fresh paint and room to grow Jun 01, 2017

    Located about 40 miles south of the Windy City, Kloeckner Metals’ sparkling new, 106,000 square-foot plant replaces a 100-year old facility on Chicago’s South Side and allows the Georgia-based service center operator to source flat-rolled material from a wider spectrum of domestic mills and implement an import strategy.

  • Hold ‘em’ or fold ‘em’? Jun 01, 2017

    An in-depth study of 22 representative, publically traded North American steel companies quantifies the real-world ramifications of failing to make M&A a core strategy. The results? A ‘systematic’ approach to M&A is the next best thing to an ace in the hole.

  • Rolling Mills Turn to Upgrades as Investment Resumes Jun 01, 2017

    The ‘hard’ truth is new breed steels simply outmatch many veteran mills.

  • Three days in Nashville Jun 01, 2017

    Steel guitars took on a whole new meaning in Music City USA last month when roughly 6,500 industry participants travelled to the home of the Grand Ole Opry to attend AISTech 2017, meet and greet and get a front-row look at the latest in mill technology.

  • 2017 Awards for steel excellence Finalists May 03, 2017

    Wow! We asked you to strut your stuff. And you definitely didn’t disappoint us. Earlier this year, AMM announced 62 finalists - across a total of 16 different categories - drawn from a pool of nominations submitted by participants in American Metal Market's eighth annual Steel Excellence Awards program.

  • Best Innovation of the Year - Process May 03, 2017

    2017 Best Innovation of the Year - Process Finalists

  • Best Innovation of the Year - Product May 03, 2017

    2017 Best Innovation of the Year - Product Finalists

  • Best Mergers and Acquisitions of the Year May 03, 2017

    2017 Best Mergers and Acquisitions of the Year Finalists