Category Archives: AWPA Info

232 Unlikely to Cover Downstream Wire

Read the article by Nat Rudarakanchana on the AMM website here. NEW YORK — US Section 232 tariffs are unlikely to extend to downstream wire products, government officials have told the American Wire Producers Association (AWPA). This means AWPA members, who buy wire rod and manufacture downstream wire products, will lose access to global rod … Continue reading 232 Unlikely to Cover Downstream Wire

2017 Max Moore Award Nominations Now Open

AWPA is seeking nominations for the 2017 Max Moore Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. The award is given annually to recognize an individual, employed by an AWPA member company, who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit through leadership and community service, as did our honoree, Max Moore, in his daily life. Past recipients are: David W. Libla, President of Mid-Continent … Continue reading 2017 Max Moore Award Nominations Now Open

AWPA Testifies at USTR Hearing

Washington, DC, April 13, 2016 – Kimberly Korbel, AWPA Executive Director, testified at the hearing convened by the US Trade Representative to better understand the issues the domestic industry faces with global over capacity of steel.  She stated, “The US wire industry is often overlooked when policymakers, commentators, and the press address the fundamental issues … Continue reading AWPA Testifies at USTR Hearing

AWPA Featured in October Wire Journal International Article

Did you see the October issue of the Wire Journal International? it included a feature on work done by the AWPA and AWPA member companies on the ENFORCE Act and trade legislation. It includes stories about Vulcan Threaded Products’ and Leggett & Platt’s efforts, and an interview with Fred Waite on trade law. You can read … Continue reading AWPA Featured in October Wire Journal International Article