What’s wrong with US Steel?

Tube City tries to slap some sense into the idiots at US Steel who are making huge commitments to an industry everyone counts as dead around here. All kidding aside, the region still makes a lot of steel but the industry in the United States at least is very high tech and getting more so. The often ignored fact is that this is a highly automated business and one that no longer is a direct employer of lots of people. One big factor for the future of steel production around here is that the region is no longer well located in relation to the nations manufacturing base which has moved towards the south. The car industry in America is hardly dead, but it may be dead in the Midwest.

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