Great Lakes Steel Production Plummets By 119,000t Last Week

- Apr 14, 2020-

With auto plants shut down and consumer spending slowing down to a crawl during the CoVID-19 crisis, Great Lakes steel production plummeted by 119,000 tons last week, a 21.6% drop. It was the third straight week of steel production decline and the bigqest single-week drop in years.Steel mills in the Great Lakes region, clustered mainly in Northwest Indiana, made just 430,000 tons of metal, down from 549,000 tons the previous week and 608,000 tons two weeks ago, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute.Overall, domestic steel mills in the United States made 1.256 million tons of steel last week, down 18.1% from 1.54 milliont tons the previous week. Automakers like Ford, General Motors and Honda, some of the largest consumers of North American steel, have temporarily ceased production to limit the spread of COVID-19.though Northwest Indiana's steel mills - whose blast furnaces normally burn around the clock-- have stayedopen.So far this year, domestic steel mills in the United States have made 26.3 million tons of steel, a 4.9% decrease compared to the 27.6 million tons made during the same period in 2019U.S. steel mills have run at a capacity utilization rate of 77.9% through April 11, down from 81.5% at the same point in 2019, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute.

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API 5L Spiral Welded SSAW Steel Pipes Spiral Welded Steel Pipe
API 5L, API 5CT, SY/T5037, SY/T5040, GB/T9711.1,GB/T9711.2, A, B, X42-X80, L175-L555,L245NB
Outter Diameter
Wall Thickness
5.8m-11.8m,or as customer's requirements
 Main Market
Middle East,Africa,South-east Asia,USA,Canada,South America
1. Piling project
2. Heat-supply project
 3. Conveying drinking water,drainage,coal gas,fuel gas,mine slurry and other low & middle pressure fluids
4. Surface treatment: with or without varnish/2PP/2PE/3PE/3PP/FBE coating,
 5. Chemistry industry
 6. Electric power engineering circulating pipe
1.Bundle packing or in bulk,
 2. Bevelled or plain ends as per buyer's request,
 3. Marks: as per customer's request,
 4. Surface treatment: with or without varnish/2PP/2PE/3PE/3PP/FBE coating,
5. Metal or plastic protecting caps at pipe ends
 External Coating
 FBE, 2PE, 3PE,3PP
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Company Introduction

Cangzhou Steel Pipe Group (CSPG)Co.,Ltd.

No.92 JieFang East Road ,Cangzhou City, Hebei,P.R.China.

CSPG  has more than eighteen years history company which located in Lecong Iron and Steel World, a well-known steel distribution center in China, with superior geographical position and convenient water and land transportation. 

We are a direct-selling manufacturer specializing in the research and development of spiral steel pipes, steel spiral pipes, anti-corrosion steel pipes inside and outside. Since its inception, the company has been guided by a brand-new thinking of steel pipe product market based on the business philosophy of honesty, pragmatism and knowledge-seeking.

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As a specialist in export area, we will help clients not only from price and quality control, but also all the services from production to transportation. We are experienced in all kinds of export policy, so it will ease your whole import process by cooperating with us.