Low demand pressures W. Coast steel tubing
Feb 21, 2013 | 05:55 PM
| Frank Haflich
LOS ANGELES Prices for structural steel tubing on the West Coast are showing the effects of continuing low demand as competition among local producers intensifies.
While core sizes of A500 Grade B hollow structural sections (HSS) delivered in the Los Angeles market are reported at $960 to $980 per ton ($48 to $49 per hundredweight), market sources said an increasing amount of tubing appears to be selling in a lower range of $940 to $960 per ton ($47 to $48 per cwt). ....
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