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Met Coke World Summit Returns To Pittsburgh For The 20th Anniversary Edition

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Smithers Apex is pleased to announce the 20th Met Coke World Summit, providing the latest market information and technological insights in the coke, coal and steel industries.

 Taking place October 18-20 in Pittsburgh, PA, Met Coke is the leading conference for business leaders and decision makers focused on coke and the associated supply chain. Met Coke 20 will feature presentations by SunCoke, PNC Bank, ArcelorMittal USA, ArcelorMittal Dofasco, ArcelorMittal Tubarao, US Steel, AK Steel, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and Blaschak Coal among others.

This year’s program will also include:

•    Keynote presentations by Dastur Business and Technology Consulting and Steel-Insights,
•    Roundtable discussions on coke operations and battery maintenance and accelerating innovation for coke and ironmaking; and
•    Dedicated sessions on the global outlook for the coke industry, technological and operational opportunities, financial markets and supply and demand market drivers.

“This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Met Coke World Summit as the preeminent conference serving the coke and related industries. From 1997 to today, the industry faces some of the same challenges - challenges that only Met Coke 20 can help address and answer,” said Patrick Britton, conference producer for Smithers Apex. “The world will continue to need steel – and coke is a critical piece of steelmaking. This year’s agenda has been crafted to tell that story. In addition to more than 25 expert presentations, this year’s conference will also offer attendees a cokemaking short-course, a tour of the ArcelorMittal Monessen and numerous networking breaks and receptions, where attendees will have ample time to celebrate, gain insight and connect.”

Attendees will also hear presentations from Wood Mackenzie, Platts, CRU, Steel-Insights, Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, the EPA, and many more. For more information on the Met Coke World Summit 2016, visit

About Smithers Apex

Smithers Apex, formerly known as IntertechPira, is a global business that provides events, market research, publications and strategic and technical consulting to an expanding list of niche, emerging and high growth industries, including home and personal care; lighting, imaging and displays; plastic electronics and alternative energy. For more information about Smithers Apex, please visit

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