It’s Not too Late to Register for the Annual Meeting

If you haven’t yet registered for next month’s Annual Meeting, there is still time. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to meet with your steel wire industry colleagues, suppliers, and customers, while hearing the latest from experts on trade, the economy, and manufacturing.  Be sure to check out the golf and tennis tournaments, … Continue reading It’s Not too Late to Register for the Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Earlybird Discounts End January 22

Have you registered for the Annual Meeting? Just in case you need a reason other than the great industry information, and time with customers, colleagues, and competitors, here’s the weather today in Palm Springs, California. Palm Springs, CA               a sunny 72o, feels like 72o   And here’s the weather around the rest of the country. … Continue reading Annual Meeting Earlybird Discounts End January 22

As Labor Market Tightens, How Is Your Company Promoting Employment Opportunities?

Manufacturing Day events are a great way to raise your company’s profile in your community, and encourage support for the industry. Started in 2012, Manufacturing Day is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing. Manufacturers invite students, educators, business people, media, and politicians to their facilities in a collective effort to educate visitors about manufacturing careers … Continue reading As Labor Market Tightens, How Is Your Company Promoting Employment Opportunities?

Section 232 Investigation on Steel Imports – DOC Report Sent to President

Yesterday at 8:01 p.m., the US Department of Commerce (DOC) issued a press release that it had sent its report on the Section 232 investigation of steel imports to the President. The entire release reads as follows: Today Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross formally submitted to President Donald J. Trump the results of the Department’s … Continue reading Section 232 Investigation on Steel Imports – DOC Report Sent to President

AD Investigations of Wire Rod from South Africa and Ukraine – Commerce’s Final Determinations

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has released its final determinations in the antidumping (AD) investigations of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from South Africa and Ukraine. The final dumping margins are unchanged from the preliminary dumping margins, as follows: (1)        South Africa (a)        ArcelorMittal South Africa, Scaw South Africa, and Consolidated Wire    … Continue reading AD Investigations of Wire Rod from South Africa and Ukraine – Commerce’s Final Determinations

2018 Annual Meeting – Don’t Miss the Optional Sports Events!

Registration for the Annual Meeting is humming along. Have you checked out the list of Attendees? If you haven’t registered yet, be sure to check out the optional events this year. They are a great opportunity to get outdoors on Tuesday afternoon, and make some new connections. They are open to all attendees and spouses/companions. … Continue reading 2018 Annual Meeting – Don’t Miss the Optional Sports Events!

Wire Rod from Mexico – New Circumvention Allegation against Deacero

Nucor Corporation has filed a circumvention allegation against Deacero SAPI de CV and Deacero USA Inc. regarding wire rod with an actual diameter of 4.4 mm to 4.75 mm. In 2012, the US Department of Commerce (Commerce) ruled in a previous circumvention investigation that wire rod with an actual diameter of 4.75 mm to 5.00 … Continue reading Wire Rod from Mexico – New Circumvention Allegation against Deacero

ITC Votes to Impose Duties on Wire Rod Imports From 3 Countries

The International Trade Commission (ITC) voted 4-0 to provide relief to the US wire rod industry from imports from Belarus, Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Commissioners will vote three separate times in this case.  They are scheduled to make final determinations in the AD investigations of South Africa and Ukraine by March … Continue reading ITC Votes to Impose Duties on Wire Rod Imports From 3 Countries