SMU Community Chat with Josh Spoores of CRU

Guests: Josh Spoores

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, Steel Market Update will host another in our series of free webinars featuring CRU Principal Analyst and Editor of the CRU Sheet Monitor – Josh Spoores.

Spoores and SMU President and Publisher John Packard will chat for about 30 minutes on CRU’s steel sheet forecast for 2020-2021. We will discuss demand, production and steel prices with a special focus on when supply, demand and inventories are likely to line up and move sheet prices lower.

If you have any questions for Packard or Spoores on the subjects mentioned above, please send them to:

PS – If you’d like to see past Community Chat webinars, you can find those here.

Josh Spoores, Principal Analyst – Steel, Pittsburgh, PA

Joining CRU in 2012, Spoores is head of steel analysis in North America and editor of CRU’s market leading Steel Sheet Monitor and Steel Monitor. He also forecasts prices, demand, production and trade of sheet and plate products for both Canada and the U.S. for CRU’s steel sheet and plate market outlooks. Prior to this role at CRU, he was a Senior Marketing Analyst at Severstal North America, founder of Steel Reality, a forward-looking market analysis firm using a models-based approach for flat rolled and plate steel. He was also the Market Research Manager at Majestic Steel USA, one of the largest flat rolled service centers in the country. He has a BSc in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.