Distributor buying/marketing group AD, Wayne, PA, said its members’ sales, across 12 AD divisions, totaled $9.7 billion in the first quarter (1Q) of 2018. Purchases from AD suppliers grew by 12% in Q1 YTD and distributions to members were...
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Sometimes, the gyrations of the copper market are tough to explain. But The Copper Journal’s John Gross says every once in a while the stars align and it makes perfectly good sense.
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