There is still time to register for Breakfast at Interwire next month. Come talk with colleagues about the latest news in the industry, and hear from Ken Simonson about developments in the economy and the construction sector. Ken Simonson has been the chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading trade association for … Continue reading AWPA’s Breakfast at Interwire May 10
President Trump signed an executive order on April 18 regarding the Administration’s Buy American and Hire American policy. The Executive Order defines “produced in the United States” with respect to steel products to require that “all manufacturing processes, from the initial melting stage through the application of coatings, occurred in the United States.” You can … Continue reading Progress on “Buy American” Policy
On Tuesday, April 18 five AWPA members, representing a significant portion of the US Wire Industry, testified at the Preliminary Staff Conference at the International Trade Commission in connection with the petition requesting protection from import duties on wire rod from 10 countries. John T Johnson, Mid-South Wire, Christian Stauffer, Insteel Industries, Bob Moffitt, Heico … Continue reading AWPA Provides ITC with Wire Industry Perspective
The Active Members of the American Wire Producers Association have voted overwhelmingly to oppose the antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions filed by the US Domestic Rod industry against carbon and alloy wire rod imports from 10 countries. AWPA will oppose the petitions, testifying at the International Trade Commission (ITC) and submitting a post-conference … Continue reading AWPA Members Vote to Oppose Wire Rod Petitions
Registration for AWPA’s Breakfast at Interwire is open – click here to see the program and schedule. There is a lot going on in the steel wire industry right now – you won’t want to miss this opportunity to talk with colleagues and customers about the latest news. Ken Simonson will give an … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Register for AWPA’s Breakfast at Interwire
Do you have an apprenticeship program? Looking to become registered? The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) can help! Through a Department of Labor contract, NIMS is providing guidance and incentives to support industry associations, companies, and educational training providers in establishing a Registered Apprenticeship (RA) program. Do you have an apprenticeship program? Looking to … Continue reading NIMS Will Help With Your Apprenticeship Programs
AWPA’s Breakfast at Interwire will be held May 10, from 7 am to 9:30 am, giving you plenty of time to get to the Interwire exhibit hall before it opens. Ken Simonson will provide a perspective on the current economic picture, including an outlook for the construction sector. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with your … Continue reading Breakfast at Interwire Registration Is Open
Nat Rudarakanchana, Steel Reporter from American Metal Market (AMM), will discuss AMM’s wire rod pricing work and methodology, and give a rod market update including recent news issues affecting the industry, followed by a question and answer session. Don’t miss the latest on the rod market – register today!
The Internet of Things (IoT) movement has quickly connected our everyday devices, from our phones to cars and even our refrigerators. There’s no doubt that the IoT is growing and expanding into new territories, especially within the world of machinery. The manufacturing industry is on the cusp of a revolution with the help of the … Continue reading Annual Meeting: How Will the Industrial Internet of Things Affect Your Company?
Are you registered for the Annual Meeting? If not, you still have time! Interested in the top notch speaker line-up? you can see them here: Speakers. Wondering who else will attend? You can check out the Attendee list here: Attendees. There is also still time edit your registration – did you forget to register for an … Continue reading Still Time to Register for the Annual Meeting