Metal fabrication technology versus the brain drain

As I walked from the exhibit hall toward the FABTECH Theater, I heard a comment that has stuck with me for weeks. Seeing all the technology at Chicago’s McCormick Place Sept. 11-14, I left FABTECH thinking of what the industry could become. Advances in AI, machine learning, software, robotics, and automation in general seemed to

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Steel prices rebound against a backdrop of uncertainty

Steel Market Update’s latest survey data reflects a consensus among steel buyers that sheet prices have bottomed out and might rebound. Lead times continue to extend. Fewer sheet and plate mills are willing to negotiate lower spot prices. Seventy percent of survey respondents think prices bottomed out in October. Also, 75% of respondents think that

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Prices of imported metals could see increase for manufacturers

The Biden administration is juggling a number of steel and aluminum import issues, and the ultimate outcomes will greatly affect the prices U.S fabricators pay for raw material. The 2021 U.S.-European Union tariff rate quota agreement was supposed to be renewed at the end of October, but a meeting in Washington last month between President

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How to Plan a Wedding in Dubai: A Step-by-Step Guide

Dubai is a beautiful and luxurious destination for weddings. With grand hotels, stunning beaches, and impressive architecture, it’s no surprise that couples across the world choose Dubai to be the location for their big day. However, planning a wedding in Dubai can be a bit daunting, as there are so many options and details to

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