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Josh Spoores joined CRU's Steel team in PIttsburgh as a Principal Consultant in 2012 with editorial responsibility for CRU’s leading Steel Sheet Monitor and the Quarterly Steel Sheet Market Outlook, while also contributing to the Steel Monitor and the Plate Market Outlook.    

Josh 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.

Before founding Steel Reality, Josh 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.


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NLMK still profitable in slab exports to US

In recent earnings news, Russian steelmaker Novolipetsk (NLMK) said they have continued to export slabs from Russia to their US operations profitably from the perspective...

By Josh Spoores 09 May 2018