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Steel Research Associates

Steel Research Associates, LLC offers the highest quality steel research and consulting services. By conducting customized studies, SRA provides you with key information that can be used to support your business' strategic decisions. 

Steel Research & Consulting

SRA conducts customized and confidential market studies which are used to support strategic decisions, such as new market entry, facility expansion, new technology deployment, mergers & acquisitions, and/or upstream & downstream integration. 

Our Services

Typical Study Parameters

  • Market sector & geographical segmentation

  • Steel requirements & product specifications 

  • Assessment of supply & demand balances

  • Competitor profiles  & market positioning

  • Development of capacity & capability databases

Past Sudies

  • SRA has conducted more than 200 market studies across the spectrum of steel products

    • 70% carbon flat rolled; 30% long products & specialty steel products​

    • 70% of clients are mills; 30% service centers, OEM's, financial community, etc.


Product Basis

  • Carbon flat rolled product experience 

    • Hot rolled coil, plate, cold rolled sheet & strip, coated products (all types), tin mill products, prepaint & metal decorating​

  • Other product experience

    • Bar (rebar, MBQ, SBQ), rod & wire, structural, rail, specialty steel (stainless & electrical), scrap & mill services​

  • Steel producers

    • Integrated mills, minimills, specialty steel producers​

  • Other companies

    • Independent converters, steel service centers, pipe & tube producers, OEM's, mill service companies, scrap processors, equipment manufacturers, financial community​


Client Basis

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