The BGL Metals Insider addresses capital markets and mergers and acquisitions activity, financial and operating performance of certain publicly-traded companies, and trends and issues affecting the industry.

In this edition we spotlight service centers, a fragmented industry in the United States that continues to consolidate with acquisition growth strategies reflective of the move toward downstream fabrication. In our Perspective, we feature an interview with custom roll former Hynes Industries, which talks about the challenges and opportunities, consolidation trends, and changing competitive landscape for U.S. service centers.