Chapter 19. Role of the Steel Service Center

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Gary L. Hamity

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320334.ch19

Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6

Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6

How to Cite

Hamity, G. L. (1986) Role of the Steel Service Center, in Proceedings of the 47th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 5/6 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320334.ch19

Author Information

  1. Mapes and Sprowl Steel, Ltd. 1100 E. Devon Ave., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374665

Online ISBN: 9780470320334

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Keywords:

  • steel service center;
  • crisis management;
  • economic pressure;
  • productivity;
  • material handling

Summary

The role of steel service centers in supplying the specialized needs of users of steels is described. The center's place in the channel of distribution is discussed. The use of the centers by porcelain enameling plants is reported.