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Shipment Growth Continues through August

18 September 2017
Shipment Growth Continues through August

Miracle on the Hudson: Co-pilot to explain how a culture of safety saved 155 lives

24 August 2017
U.S. Airways co-pilot Jeff Skiles, a keynote speaker at the upcoming Metals Service Center Institute Safety Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., says a no-blame, dedicated safety culture was key as he and pilot Chesley Sullenberger safely crashed their jet into the Hudson River with no lives lost in 2009.

The Future of Manufacturing: Artificial Intelligence expert Neil Jacobstein to provide insight at MSCI Economic Summit

22 August 2017
What we are seeing in precision manufacturing is just the beginning, according to artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics expert Neil Jacobstein.

Shipment Growth Continues through July

15 August 2017
Metal shipments continued the modest growth path established in May and June.

Mindset Drives Behaviors: Why employees still get hurt on the job

9 August 2017
Changing employee attitudes is paramount to reducing injuries on the job, according to safety expert Fred Rine, founder and CEO of FDRSafety in Tennessee. “Workplaces are in better physical shape than they’ve ever been,” he says. “Workers are better trained but unfortunately they are still getting hurt on the job.”

The Recovery and Future of the Industrial Metals Supply Chain Economist Michael Gregory to Share Insight at MSCI Economic Summit

31 July 2017
The keys to growth for the industrial metals supply chain are trade and technology, according to Michael Gregory, deputy chief economist and head of U.S. Economics for BMO Capital Markets.

May Momentum Continues through June

18 July 2017
June metal service center metal shipments continued the modest growth path established in May.

May Momentum Continues through June

18 July 2017
June metal service center metal shipments continued the modest growth path established in May.

Metals Service Center Institute Submits Written Testimony in Commerce Department Section 232 Aluminum Investigation

23 June 2017
The Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) submitted written testimony today in the U.S. Commerce Department’s Section 232 aluminum investigation.

MSCI Looks Toward Future: Holman Head Becomes Board Chairman

19 June 2017
Transformation is underway at the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), as the trade association wraps up a year-long visioning process. Among several other initiatives, the association is putting resources toward issued-based advocacy, giving voice to the needs of the industrial metals supply chain in Washington and Ottawa.

Shipments Increase in May After April Declines

15 June 2017
Metal shipments continued to display an every-other-month growth pattern with healthy growth in both the United States and Canada in May.

MSCI Asks Trump Administration to Modernize NAFTA Without Endangering Its Successes

12 June 2017
In written testimony on NAFTA renegotiation, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) explained how uniquely successful the pact has been for North American manufacturing and urged the Trump administration to upgrade, but not endanger, the trillion dollar-plus annual trading relationship that NAFTA has established between the United States, Canada and Mexico.

MSCI: SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule Bad for Industrial Metals Supply Chain; Must Go

8 June 2017
M. Robert Weidner, III, president and CEO of the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), issued a statement praising U.S. House passage of the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R. 10).

Metals Service Center Institute Submits Written Testimony in Commerce Department Section 232 Investigation

31 May 2017
In written testimony submitted to the U.S. Commerce Department today, Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) President and CEO M. Robert Weidner argued global overcapacity and other unfair trading practices, particularly by China, have harmed the U.S. steel market. Weidner said federal officials should continue current enforcement strategies and provide the same relief for downstream and upstream domestic producers.

Shipments Return to Decreasing Trend

15 May 2017
Metal shipments declined by small amounts in both the United States and Canada in April, reversing the increases posted in March.

Metals Service Center Institute Applauds Final Senate Approval of Lighthizer Nomination

11 May 2017
M. Robert Weidner, III, president and CEO of the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), issued the following statement today on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Robert Lighthizer to be U.S. Trade Representative:

Metals Service Center Institute Applauds Senate Panel Approval of Lighthizer Nomination

28 April 2017
M. Robert Weidner, III, president and CEO of the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s Finance Committee vote to confirm Robert Lighthizer to be U.S. Trade Representative: “Mr. Lighthizer is eminently qualified for this post and we are pleased that the U.S. Senate Finance Committee has voted to confirm him.  At a time when trade enforcement reform is front and center for the industrial metals supply chain, it is critical we have such an experienced and knowledgeable U.S. trade policy leader in place. We encourage the full Senate to move quickly so he can get to work.”

Canadian Steel and U.S. Steel and Aluminum Service Center Shipments Increase Substantially in March

18 April 2017
U.S. service center steel shipments grew substantially across the board, along with Canadian service center steel shipments. Canadian aluminum shipments were off only slightly. Metal inventory numbers improved for both countries.

Metals Service Center Institute Applauds SEC Conflict Minerals Announcement

10 April 2017
M. Robert Weidner, III, president and CEO of the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI), issued the following statement today on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to halt compliance with key aspects of its conflict minerals regulation.

Canadian Shipments Decrease in February – United States Flat

14 March 2017
Metals shipments decreased substantially in February in Canada for both aluminum and steel and were down only slightly in the United States.

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