SOURCE: American Metal Market

American Metal Market

June 17, 2011 15:30 ET

Steel Industry's 26th Annual AMM and World Steel Dynamics Conference

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 17, 2011) - The steel industry's premier must-attend American Metal Market and World Steel Dynamics 26th Annual conference on June 20-22, 2011 is expecting over 1200 attendees representing the global market. Lakshmi N. Mittal, Chairman & CEO of Arcelor Mittal, the world's largest steel producer, will speak at the event.

The program is packed full of a who's who in the industry including Daniel R. DiMicco, Chairman & CEO of Nucor Corporation, Jing Ulrich, Managing Director & Chairman of Global Markets, China of J.P. Morgan, and Dr. Hans-Jörn Weddige, Head of Corporate Climate Policies of ThyssenKrupp, Germany.

New for 2011, the Steel Success Strategies program will focus on innovation, change and response. "It is the destination of choice for the global steel industry," says Raju Daswani, managing director of Metal Bulletin. "People come from all over to hear about market trends from top level executives and network with their global counterparts in one location." Peter F. Marcus and Karlis M. Kirsis, both Managing Partners of World Steel Dynamics, are slated to give the keynote presentation. The three day program will also include workshops on logistics and transportation, software technology, and focus new advancements and RD technology.

During the event on Tuesday evening, The Awards for Steel Excellence will celebrate and recognize pioneers for advancements that have delivered real change to the steel industry. "We are proud to recognize all of the finalists from across the steel industry and are looking forward to honoring them in front of an audience of their peers," says David Brooks, senior vice president and publisher of American Metal Market. "These companies are leaders in creating the way to a better future for the steel industry." For a complete list of finalists please visit http://www.amm.com/EventDetail/4070/AMM-Awards-for-Steel-Excellence-Dinner.html.

For more information visit www.amm.com/sss.

American Metal Market (AMM) is the trusted name in metals industry news, metals prices and information, and has been the "publication of record" for the metals industry since 1882.

World Steel Dynamics is a "Strategic Information Service" providing critical and new perspectives on possible and probable steel industry developments.

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