News & Announcements

POSTED March 8, 2021

Market Overview – Early March 2021

Steel prices for all major product lines continue to increase in the past several weeks. Sheet, tube and plate have logged the largest gains over the last several months with cumulative price increases ranging between $630 and $825/ton.

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POSTED January 20, 2021

Market Overview – Late January 2021

Steel prices for all major product lines have increased dramatically over Q4 ’20 with all mills announcing an additional price increase in Jan ‘21. Sheet, tube and plate have logged the largest gains over the last several months with cumulative price increases ranging between $550 and $75/ton.

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POSTED December 22, 2020

Market Overview – Late December 2020

Steel prices for all major product lines have increased dramatically in Dec ’20 with nearly all mills announcing two distinct price increase for the month. Sheet, tube and plate have logged the largest gains over the last several months with cumulative price increases ranging between $450 and $525/ton.

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POSTED December 5, 2020

Market Overview – Early December 2020

Steel prices for all major product lines have increased significantly in Nov ’20 and early Dec ’20. Sheet, tube and plate have logged the largest gains over the last several months with cumulative price increases ranging between $350 and $425/ton.

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POSTED November 20, 2020

Market Overview – Late-November 2020

The AMM shredded auto scrap index for Chicago increased to $290/GT, up $10/GT, from $280/GT achieved in early Sep ’20.

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POSTED September 16, 2020

Market Overview – Mid-September 2020

The AMM shredded auto scrap index for Chicago increased to $280/GT, up $45/GT, from $235/GT achieved in early May ’20

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POSTED June 23, 2020

Market Overview – Late June 2020

The AMM Shredded Auto Scrap Index for Chicago increased to $255/GT up $28/GT from early May ’20.

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POSTED May 4, 2020

Market Overview – Early May 2020

The AMM Shredded Auto Scrap Index for Chicago decreased to $227/GT down $50/GT from early Apr ’20.

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POSTED March 26, 2020

Farwest COVID-19 Announcement for Oregon and Washington

March 26, 2020 Valued Farwest Steel Oregon and Washington Customers, As you know, due to the COVID-19 situation, Oregon Governor Brown and Washington Governor Inslee issued executive orders on March 23, 2020, for all individuals to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of essential operations. The executive […]

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POSTED March 23, 2020

Farwest COVID-19 Announcement for California

Valued Farwest Steel California Customers,As you know, California Governor Newsom issued an executive order on March 19, 2020 for all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors as outlined at www.cisa.gov/identifying-critical-infrastructure-during-covid-19. The […]

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