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ESP Houston delayed opening Wed. 1/17

After thoroughly analyzing the weather conditions and taking the safety of our members, staff and business partners into account; ESP Specialty Steel Houston will delay opening on Wednesday, January 17, 2018  due to the continuous hazardous road conditions. Our...

ESP is open!

Hurricane Harvey forced us to close for 2 days this week. While the storm devastated Houston, our employees are all OK and returning to work. There is still road closures and some roads are still flooded so getting around Houston continues to be a challenge Our plant...

Surcharges expected to be down again in July

As reported in AMM, some distributors expect the surcharges to drop again next month. “I have factored in an 8- to 9-cent decrease in (Type) 304,” a second midwestern distributor said, noting that he expects base prices to remain stable, possibly through this summer....

Stainless Surcharges Down in June

Stainless steel surcharges are mostly heading lower for June, with Types 304 and 316 extras dipping amid lower nickel, manganese, copper and molybdenum tags. Meanwhile, Type 430 surcharges will remain flat amid stable chrome and iron prices. (AMM May 23, 2017)