John Packard is the President and Publisher of Steel Market Update. Since 1977, he has been an active participant in the flat rolled steel business in North America. His background provides the unique flavor and quality of Steel Market Update. For more information, please view the About Us page. For general inquiries, contact email@example.com or call 800-432-3475.
John Temples serves as the Director of Marketing and Business Media for Steel Market Update. John brings his experience in training & development to SMU and he is instrumental in creating new content that that educates and engages the SMU community. Prior to joining SMU, John served as the Learning Leader for Pacesetter Steel Service. You can reach John at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-432-3475.
Brett Linton is a Steel Industry Analyst for Steel Market Update. He is currently a student at North Georgia College & State University. Mr. Linton joined SMU in April 2010 as a Sales/ Research Analyst and is responsible for developing our graphics as well as writing articles about the economy and steel industry. For more information, email email@example.com or call 706-216-5440.
Sandy Williams joined Steel Market Update as Editor and Writer in October 2012. She is a graduate of The University of Akron with degrees in Business Management, Public Relations and a masters in higher education administration. She has experience in writing, marketing, and event planning for non-profit organizations. Mrs. Williams edits the SMU newsletter and writes articles. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-216-5440.
Peter Wright is an Independent Contractor for Gerdau and producer of a long products newsletter. Mr. Wright is responsible for SMU's development of steel and economic indicators, writing/analyzing the steel market, and an instructor for SMU's Steel 101 Workshop. He has 50+ years of experience in the steel industry, chief metallurgist and marketing expert on long products. Contact him at email@example.com
Paul Lowrey is the Managing Director of Steel Research Associates, LLC - a consulting firm specializing in customized market studies for the steel producers and processors. Mr. Lowrey has 15 years of experience in the steel industry. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 412-635-7016.
Joseph P. Reinmann
Joseph P. Reinmann is Chief Executive Officer of Kataman Metals. Mr. Reinmann has 20+ years of metals industry experience. Kataman Metals works in all areas of the steel and nonferrous industries including trading, distribution, and price risk management. Kataman is based in St. Louis, Missouri USA with offices in New York, Houston, and Santiago, Chile. Mr. Reinmann can be reached at JReinmann@katamanmetals.com
Mr. Brebach started in 1957 as an apprentice in a Thyssen wire mill. He worked for a number of trading companies in Europe before Krupp moved him to the U.S. in 1972. Till 2001, he was active in the distribution, trading and direct mill representation. In 2001, he started Iron Angels of Colorado - a sales agency selling carbon steel products - with their current emphasis on pipe and tube (tubular) products. Mr. Brebach can be reached at email@example.com
Mr. Marshall is the President and founder of Crunch Risk, LLC, a Risk Management and Brokerage firm specializing in Steel Futures. Mr. Marshal has over 20 years of commodity trading and financial risk management experience. He is the instructor for Steel Market Update’s Managing Price Risk workshops. Mr. Marshall can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org