Located on the exhibition hall floor, Booth 213
Wednesday, October 18 – 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Micro-Seminar: AIIS – Steel Challenges in 2017 and Beyond
Part I: The Cost of Protection
Since the election, the defense of the free trade of international steel has come under fire. Representatives of the American Institute of International Steel will be providing an update on the discussions in Washington, D.C. and the paths forward for the industry.
Lake Shore Associates LLC
Richard Brazzale has worked in a variety of steel industry segments internationally and domestically, including original equipment manufacturing, distribution, import/export trading, and integrated steel mill production. He is experienced in production, sales/marketing, product development, US Customs and Trade compliance. He has worked on programs for customer relations and administration involving a variety of steel mill products ranging from basic semi-finished to highly specialized tubulars and components. In addition to his position as Managing Director with Lake Shore Associates, Brazzale serves as the Gulf Region Vice President for the American Institute for International Steel. He holds an economics degree from Villanova.
Lake Shore Associates LLC was established in 2016 to provide customs and trade compliance consulting services to the basic steel product importer and exporter industry. The goal of Lake Shore Associates LLC is to create procedures and programs that insure compliance and operational efficiencies and reflect the manner in which an organization conducts its everyday business while taking advantage of all of its available assets. We believe in a more flexible real-time narrative approach to efficient risk assessment, monitoring, and deficiency resolution. Simply stated: creating conformance programs that are less complicated, more efficient, and easier to manage.