When the last of the heavyweights in the steel industry filed for bankruptcy in 2013, it was a time of crisis for the world of steel.
It had become a world of scarcity and economic pain for many in the industry.
The crisis and its aftermath led to the creation of a number of alternative industries and industries that had previously not been considered feasible, like plastics and solar power.
Since then, steel has experienced some renaissance.
Despite the bleak outlook for the industry, the future remains bright for the steel sector and its customers, the world’s largest producers of steel plates.
As of May, 2016, there were 1.1 million steel plates in use worldwide, according to the International Trade Centre for Steel.
While this is a small percentage of the world population, it is the largest in the world and more than half of the industry’s steel production takes place in Asia, with more than 60% of all production in China.
The demand for steel has never been higher.
In 2017, there was a global increase in the amount of steel used in vehicles.
This was largely driven by demand for the aluminum alloy used in some vehicles and in aerospace.
According to the American Institute of Steel and Plastics, the amount used in steel-making in 2017 increased by 1.7 billion metric tons, a 33% increase from the year before.
For the first time in more than 30 years, a majority of all global steel production is in Asia.
The increase was driven by a sharp increase in demand for aluminum alloy, which is used in many modern automobiles, including BMWs, Audi A4s, Mercedes-Benz GLS, and Lexus SUVs.
Another major market is the construction industry, which saw a 37% increase in steel production last year.
The rise in demand has been driven by the construction of the Beijing Olympics and the World Expo 2020.
Demand for steel is also being driven by other major economies in the region, including China, India, and South Africa.
However, the outlook for steel remains bleak.
By 2025, there are estimated to be about 15.5 billion steel plates used worldwide, the ITCS said.
There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the future prospects for steel in this rapidly changing world.
It is likely that there will be significant shortages of steel, as the industry has been forced to import steel to meet demand in Asia and Europe.
There is also a potential for further global competition.
In the coming years, there will also be a surge in the use of carbon-tolerant steel, which could threaten the sustainability of the current steel production.
And there are also concerns that climate change could have an impact on the world steel industry.
“There’s a lot to be worried about,” said Peter Dias, an associate professor of environmental engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and a professor of materials science and engineering at MIT.
“The demand is growing at a pretty rapid pace and the industry is still operating on the same limited resources.”
But there are ways that the industry can manage these challenges and find ways to address them.
When the last big wave of bankruptcies hit the industry in the early 1980s, a number different companies took advantage of the downturn to take advantage of their existing markets.
Today, the most significant of these companies are steel companies, like BHP and ConocoPhillips, who are making a serious push to become self-sufficient in steel.
But these companies have to navigate an environment where the world is facing massive challenges.
Many of these businesses face increasing pressure from climate change, which will inevitably impact the global steel industry as well as the world economy as a whole.
Meanwhile, the steel companies also face a challenge from China’s rapid expansion and the global economic downturn.
This has also made steel more expensive.
China is the world largest consumer of steel in terms of raw materials, but that demand is rapidly increasing.
Currently, China’s demand for imported steel is expected to increase by 7.5% by 2020, and the price of steel will go up by an additional 25% by 2025, according the World Trade Organization.
Dias said that this would make the industry even more vulnerable.
Companies have to be very cautious and cautious, because we’re going to see more of this in the future,” Dias said.