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Josh Spoores joined the CRU steel team as a Principal Consultant in 2012 with editorial responsibility for CRU’s leading Steel Sheet Monitor and the quarterly Steel Sheet Market Outlook products while also contributing to the Steel Monitor as well as the Plate Market Outlook.    

He joined CRU from Severstal North America where he was a Senior Marketing Analyst with a focus on market analysis and marketing as well as strategy & business development.  Prior to this role at Severstal, he founded Steel Reality, a forward-looking market analysis firm using a models-based approach for flat rolled and plate steel. Prior to founding Steel Reality, he was with Majestic Steel USA, one of the largest flat rolled service centers in the United States for six years, serving as its Market Research Manager. He has a BSc in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.

Josh is the editor of CRU’s Steel Sheet Products Monitor and Steel Sheet Market Outlook and based in CRU’s Pittsburgh office.

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Trump in the White House: What is the impact on the US steel industry?

The net upside for US steel demand has been boosted by the election of Trump.  Long products consumption stands to gain from increased infrastructure spending, while sheet...

By Josh Spoores 23 November 2016