US Steel Industry Outlook 2019

US Steel Industry Outlook 2019

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — US is the third largest steel producer in the world, with nearly 5.4% share in world crude steel production, as well as one of the leading steel consumers. The industry has benefited from soaring steel demand in the automotive, construction and oil & gas sectors. Furthermore, the cost…

Gibraltar President and COO Frank Heard to Become CEO

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ: ROCK) today announced that as part of a succession planning process, President and Chief Operating Officer Frank Heard will be promoted to Chief Executive Officer and appointed to the board of directors effective January 1, 2015. Brian Lipke, the Company’s current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will continue as Gibraltar’s Chairman. Separately,…

AMICO Has A Great Showing At 2014 FABTECH Expo

The AMICO Fabricated Products Group recently returned from the 2014 FABTECH Expo after an awesome showing to a reported 30,000 + attendees in Atlanta, GA. The interest in AMICO products was overwhelming. AMICO was able to expose their wide range of products and services a whole new group of OEM accounts as well as custom…

The Beginning

The 1930s saw the nation and the world weather one of the worst financial crises in history. Unemployment rates skyrocketed as businesses were forced to cut wages and labor force in order to survive the downturn. Every market was impacted from automotive to real estate. The banks were urged by the Hoover administration to join…

The War Era

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese conducted a surprise military strike against the US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. President Roosevelt would declare it “a date which will live in infamy”, and the United States congress would declare war on Japan the day following the attack. Within just a few days, formal declarations of…