Steel Tariffs Hit Product Pricing

Electrical manufacturers are getting hammered by the steel tariffs that the Bush Administration imposed earlier this year on many imported steel products, and are now passing along those price increases to electrical distributors and independent electrical manufacturers' reps.

Manufacturers of products with high steel content such as fittings, conduit, strut and enclosures stand to be hit hardest by the tariffs. Del Auray, president, Bridgeport Fittings, Stratford, Conn., said his sup

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