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
There is still time to nominate someone for the Max Moore Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. This award commemorates Max Moore and the verve with which he lived his life. The first presentation was made in 2002. In describing Max and his lifestyle, his family has provided the criteria by which an individual is selected to receive this … Continue reading Max Moore Award Nomination Deadline Extended
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
On behalf of the AWPA, we wish to convey sincere Congratulations to Heather Outhuse, Director of Meetings and Membership, on the arrival of her twin boys on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Maximilian Artemis was born at 1:12 pm and Augustus Emerson was born a minute after his big brother at 1:13 pm, both weighed in at 4lbs 14oz. Everyone is … Continue reading The Babies Have Arrived
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
The feedback from AWPA members, and from nonmember visitors, to the new AWPA website has been very positive; and now the AWPA website’s recent redesign has just won an interactive media design award. The site won a Gold Award in the Associations Category of the Marcom Awards, a creative competition for any individual or company … Continue reading AWPA Website Wins Design Award!
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
We hope you’ll explore the new site, and provide feedback. If this is your first time visiting the new home of the AWPA, please be sure to click the LOG IN button in the upper right corner and reset your account password by using the link to “Obtain Password.” You also received an email with instructions. There is a … Continue reading Welcome to the new AWPA Website!