A culture of caring
Taking care of the soul as well as the stock is a family
tradition at Rochester, N.Y. based Klein Steel, where a caring-centric approach to customers and employees alike helped
deliver a $40-million gain in new business last year alone.
Declining prices, relatively high production costs--particularly for electricity--and limited investments in smelting technologies all played a role.
The Group of 20’s policy solutions to combat a global steel glut are being crafted as U.S. steel producers push for relief via Section 232 remedies.
Chinese mills produced 419.75 millions tonnes of crude steel in the first six months of 2017, up 4.6 percent from the same period a year ago.
Response to the USTR’s roadmap for retooling Nafta run the gamut from praise to amounting to little more than “tweaking around the edges.”
A missed deadline, stiff opposition from export-oriented industries, and mixed reactions to meetings with Commerce have stirred concern.