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Skilled Labor & Cost Advantages Create Tailwind For P&R Metals

P&R Metals opened its doors in Birmingham, Ala. in March of 1999, during a period of strong economic growth. The next year, the Nasdaq Composite stock market index peaked on March 10, 2000, before ultimately falling to its low on October 9, 2002 – dropping 78% from its height. While not a dot-com, P&R Metals was exposed during its infancy to the economic weakness felt widely across the nation.

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