Guide to Powder Coating Finishes

Guide to Powder Coating Finishes

January 30, 2023

Powder coating is the dry process of applying a colored powder, typically for fabricated and metal products. This dry powder method has become the preferred way to coat products instead of wet spray painting.

The Steel Manufacturing Process — How is Steel Made?

January 11, 2023

Steel manufacturing is a critical industry that has a significant impact on our global economy. Since the mid-1800s, steel has become one of the most relied-upon materials globally, serving countless manufacturing and construction markets.

US Steel Costs Soar, Manufacturers Grapple With Shortages

April 15, 2021

Steel is vital across various industrial markets, from construction and automaking to heavy equipment manufacturing and durable consumer items. Hot-rolled coil (HRC) is among the most critical drivers for the United States economy, as many experts watch current pricing levels to help make general economic forecasts.

Steel Industry Trends

August 27, 2019

The steel industry serves as a foundation for several industries in the United States and beyond. Industries such as construction, transportation, energy, heavy engineering and defense count on steel for everyday operations. As a result, developments in the steel industry can influence additional industries. This guide will overview critical data about the steel industry as of July 2019.

Impact of China Tariffs on the U.S. Steel Industry

June 19, 2019

While recent China tariffs have left an impact on the United States steel industry as a whole, they also present a significant opportunity for the sector. Concerns related to the effects of these steel tariffs on the average American consumer are still lingering, but the industry is expecting a much-needed boost in demand.

Choosing the Right Materials: Facts About Steel

May 16, 2018

When you think of metalworking, the metal you probably think of is steel. But how much do you really know about steel? Here are some fun facts about this versatile metal that may surprise you.