Guide to Powder Coating Finishes
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. ...read more
The Steel Manufacturing Process — How Is Steel Made?
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. According to the World Steel Association, global steel production supports or facilitates $2.9 trillion of the world’s economic activity, making it a crucial material supporting millions of jobs internationally. ...read more
US Steel Costs Soar, Manufacturers Grapple With Shortages
U.S. steel-consuming manufacturers continue to grapple with soaring steel prices and shortages while provoking a new round of calls to end former President Donald Trump's steel tariffs. ...read more
Impact of China Tariffs on the U.S. Steel Industry
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. ...read more