Final Thoughts

Final Thoughts

Written by John Packard

I am pleased to announce that we have been given permission to take our next Steel 101 workshop to Ohio and to tour the Northstar Bluescope steel mill. Northstar Bluescope Steel has an exceptional reputation for both quality and efficiency and we are looking forward to seeing the mill in action. We will have more information about this Steel 101 program online in the coming days.

At this time I am in Mississippi having just finished touring the SDI Columbus steel mill which is the largest EAF flat rolled mill in North America. I can tell you that the mill was running all of their equipment and is projected to set a new production record for galvanized this month. I want to thank Madhu Ranade, General Manager of the Columbus plant and Don Switzer, Head of Commercial as well as the rest of the SDI team for their hospitality and the great job they did showing off their mill to our attendees this afternoon. It was a little cool temperature wise here in Mississippi but, the mill was running hot and a good experience was had by all.

If you would like to have an exceptional learning experience come join us in Ohio in May when we visit Northstar Bluescope Steel and/or in Arkansas in October/early November when we will tour the new Big River Steel…

As always your business is truly appreciated by all of us here at Steel Market Update.

John Packard, Publisher

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