Steel Market Update’s Steel 101 workshop is the premier industry training for understanding steel making and market fundamentals. Workshop instructors have a combined 160+ years experience in the steel industry. This workshop includes a tour of a fully integrated automotive quality steel mill (Severstal Dearborn). Attendees receive a comprehensive workbook for review and follow-up at home.
Upon completion of the program you should be able to:
Who should attend?
|Venue||The Dearborn Inn Dearborn, MI|
|Dates||April 24-25, 2012|
|Price||$1800 US (Click Here for available discounts)|
Publisher – Steel Market Update
CEO – Paragon Metal Services,
Inc. (no longer active)
30+ years active steel experience: 21 years service centers, 10 years steel mill, 5 years trading company – expertise in light gauge flat rolled steels especially galvanized, Galvalume & Prepainted Steels.
Division Manager Quality & Technical Services (retired 2010)
– Severstal, ArcelorMittal, Mittal, ISG, Bethlehem Steel
40+ years active steel experience:
Engineer & Metallurgist – Flat rolled steel products
Regional Sales Manager Severstal
(retired 2010) – Severstal, ArcelorMittal, Mittal, ISG, Bethlehem Steel
45+ years of experience: sales and customer service – plate, hot rolled, cold rolled, galvanized, Galvalume, black plate, tin plate – expert in light-gauge steel framing.
Tony Bonavita is the General Manager of Steel Market Update. He has six years of flat rolled steel purchasing and inventory management experience as the lead metals and product marketing manager at NB Handy Company. Tony has also spent time in process management, including Six Sigma and Lean training as well as graduate research and retail management. His responsibilities include content development, market research, product development and sales & marketing.
Peter Wright is a graduate in metallurgical engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology UK. He started his career as a management trainee with the British Steel Corporation and became chief metallurgist of the BSC wire and wire products group in 1970. In 1972 he became metallurgical manager of Sheerness Steel Co UK before transferring to Chaparral Steel where in1995 he became VP of the Bar Products Business Unit. When Texas Industries eliminated Chaparral’s business units in 2001 Peter re-invented himself as director of marketing and when Gerdau bought Chaparral they offered him the same position with Gerdau Ameristeel. Peter retired in September last year after 50 years in the steel business, started his own business and currently contracts exclusively for Gerdau.