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Willis joined CRU Consulting in February 2017. He has worked in the metals industry for more than five years, in pricing, sales, production, and procurement activities. Since joining he has worked with a range of commodities including Tin, Zinc, Potash, Phosphates, Pig Iron, and Wire and Cable.

Previously, Willis was the Inside Sales and Production Manager at Kapp Alloy & Wire, Inc., a US-based manufacturer of solder and other non-ferrous wires. There he focused on daily metal pricing for raw and finished products, metals purchasing, and the management of production operations. Before this he worked in economic development with a focus on business outreach and retention.

Willis holds an MS in Finance from Colorado State University and a BA in Political Science from Washington & Jefferson College.

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Watch our market roundup: Minor Metal review

Following the MMTA event in Edinburgh, this CRU market roundup with Will Ayre and Willis Thomas looks at some of the key themes that were mentioned at the event. They...

By Tomislav Bucic, Will Ayre & Willis Thomas 15 April 2019   
Topic: Noble Alloys and Minor Metals

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Vanadium prices face a turbulent 2019

Topic: Noble Alloys and Minor Metals