Cheap foreign steel is decimating the American industry — and New York businesses and agencies are among those contributing to its rapid decline.
The New York region remains a premier market for all kinds of steel products — “a dense area with aging infrastructure,” as one industry worker put it.
But all too often, foreign steel — mainly from China but also from India, Turkey, Eastern Europe and Russia — snatches away the work.
The U.S. government can dictate American steel for certain public works if federal money is involved — but loopholes let foreign bidders in. – NY Daily News
Read the NY Daily News article, featuring Trinity Products' founder Robert Griggs, regarding New York businesses robbing jobs from Americans by choosing domestic over American steel.