Steel-Price Rise Defies Forecasts – WSJ.com

Steel Sep 21, 2010 No Comments

The recent increases, which follow a summer of soft prices, are as high as 12% and as low as 1%, depending on the kind of product and the location.

Despite predictions that world-wide steel prices would remain weak for the rest of 2010, they have started to climb for several types of the metal used in products ranging from ships to tin cans, appliances and oil pipelines.

via Steel-Price Rise Defies Forecasts – WSJ.com.

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Rod Sherkin

Rod is a former senior executive, responsible for Purchasing, for both Pillsbury and Ball Packaging back in the 80’s and 90’s. Since then, he has continued to work in the Purchasing field as both a consultant and founder of the website Propurchaser.com.

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