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CRU and SMU Webinar: Steel Prices and Trends
The webinar presented by CRU and SMU provides invaluable information you can act upon and highlights the key benefits of both services. CRU’s Principal Analyst Josh Spoores gives a comprehensive update on CRU Prices and mid-term forecast, while John Packard delivers the latest SMU Prices.
Executive Fireside Chat
Acquiring Steel Market Update earlier in the year, CRU Executive Chairman, Robert Perlman, joined John Packard on stage during the SMU Steel Summit 2018 to discuss the relationship and synergies between each company's steel market analysis and services.
Steel prices coverage
As the relationship between CRU and SMU continues to evolve many have asked what will happen to existing products and services, namely the US Midwest hot rolled coil (HRC) price. Both CRU and SMU publish HRC prices weekly, therefore, it is critical to understand the significance of each price and key differences.
Steel services and events
SMU focuses on conveying trends, news, and important data to those directly involved in the flat rolled steel industry and related markets through its newsletters and enhanced subscriber website. SMU Premium and Executive Newsletters provide subscribers with exclusive access to steel and scrap price assessments and indices, service center spot pricing, buyers sentiment indices, and price momentum indicators alongside further proprietary data and analysis.
SMU's Steel Summit is the largest flat rolled steel conference in North America and holds a reputation for outstanding networking and market insights. Beyond the conference, SMU provides steel industry training programs featuring industry experts.