AIM Market Research

(Pittsburgh, Pa.) completed a market study of strip coil annealing operations in North America and the outlook for upgrading, replacing and adding this kind of equipment. The study included interviews with 106 individuals in strip coil annealing operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Co-sponsors of the report included major suppliers of annealing process line equipment, a supplier of auxiliary heating equipment, a process automation equipment supplier, quality control instrumentation and equipment suppliers, and a combustion consulting specialist.