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Surcharges a mixed bag for March

Stainless surcharges are varied for March, with Type 304 and 430 extras slipping due to lower iron prices that offset gains in nickel pricing while Type 316 surcharges rose from the previous month thanks to higher nickel and molybdenum tags. (American Metal Market Feb...

Holiday Closures

ESP will be closed for holidays on the following days Thursday Nov 24 and Friday Nov 25 – Thanksgiving Friday Dec 23 and Monday Dec 26 – Christmas Monday January 2 – New Years Day 2017

Here’s why surcharges jumped in November

American Metal Market published a report, “Stainless extras on split paths after chrome switch” that explains the reason for an unexpected jump in surcharges. In the article, they note that 3 mills – NAS, Outokumpu and Allegheny Technologies...

Physical Inventory Friday 10/28

ESP will be conducting its annual physical inventory on Friday October 28. We have set an 11:00 a.m. CST cut off for new orders to be processed. Customers and motor freight can still pick up until 5 p.m.