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Key Consumer Sector Workshop

A CRU panel of experts will present and discuss market outlooks for key steel consuming industries and the related impact on steel consumption in the short- and long-term.  The Workshop will include a deep-dive analysis of a range of key North American steel end-use industries, delivered in a setting that facilitates an exchange of opinions.

The Agenda

 What impact will lightweighting in the automotive industry have on future steel demand?  Will aluminum pull ahead in the race to meet CAFÉ standards?
 Can construction be a boom for the steel industry?
 Will the NA steel industry ever see another energy boom again?
 What are the major threats facing the US Domestic Appliance Industry next year?

Why attend?

The health of key US steel consumer sectors is one of the main determinants of the prosperity of the entire value chain and those who invest in or finance it.  CRU's views will deliver insight into longer-term trends and have the potential to alter the shape of steel-consuming and related industries.

Who should attend?

CRU's independent and in-depth appraisal will be relevant to:

 Financiers/investors
 Buyers, sellers and traders of steel
 Key decision-makers from the steel industry
 Supply chain managers/purchasing managers from steel consumers
 Analysts

Speakers:

Michael Finch, Stainless Steel Flat Products Monitor and Market Outlook Editor, CRU
Chris Houlden, Research Manager, Semi-finish & Finished Steel, CRU
Lynn Lupori, Head of Metals Consulting, North America, CRU
Alex Laugharne, Principal Consultant, Consulting, CRU

This workshop is open to all delegates.  Please indicate your intention to attend when registering your place.

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This workshop is open to all delegates.  Please indicate your intention to attend when registering your place.
This workshop is open to all delegates.  Please indicate your intention to attend when registering your place.

Key take-aways:

The workshop will present an unambiguous, frank and detailed analysis of all the principal US steel consumer sectors, including: 

 Key success drivers and CRU's expectations for future growth prospects
 Translation of these into the trends for steel demand, and implications for the steel industry and related supply chain partners
 A comparative appraisal across sectors through facilitated questioning of CRU views and informed discussion

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