Excited for 2018 - Boyd Metals Company Update

Posted by Tom Kennon on December 18, 2017

As we move into 2018 it is time to reflect on 2017. Perhaps the biggest highlight for 2017 was the spring announcement and addition of several new operational and sales positions within the company. Designed to improve our operational efficiencies and increase market penetration, we are pleased to report we are starting to see positive results in both areas with successes yet to come.

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Advice for Managers and Estimators, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Interview with David Lyman, VP & GM of Boyd Metals in Little Rock, Arkansas

Posted by Boyd Metals on November 6, 2017

David Lyman is definitely a company man. He's will be celebrating 20 years with Boyd Metals in February and has worked in three of our five locations - Ft. Smith, Oklahoma City, and now at Boyd Metals in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Every day, he is focused on putting the customer's needs first. David knows he cannot exceed the expectations of customers by himself - it's a team effort. He relies on his staff and believes in supporting and empowering his team so they can deliver Boyd's best to the client every time.

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Advice for Managers and Estimators, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Q:A with Steve Harvey, VP & GM of Boyd Metals in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Posted by Boyd Metals on September 8, 2017

Steve Harvey is the Vice President and General Manager of Boyd Metals in Fort Smith.  He has a lot going on, but we convinced him to take a quick break and answer a few questions for us. Here's an inside scoop on how he starts the day, what he is looking at in the industry, and why he loves Boyd Metals. Enjoy!

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Our New Resource Page - Boyd Metals Downloadable Resources

Posted by Boyd Metals on August 16, 2017

At Boyd Metals, we are committed to providing our customers with better service and more value than any other player in the metal service center industry.

Many of you already know how helpful we can be on the phone. (Thanks for giving us a call!) But many don't realize that we can be pretty helpful online as well. Our website is home to a wide variety of resources that you can take advantage of today for free. From conversion charts to safety data sheets, the information you need is all in one convenient place on our site.

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Topics: Insider Tips, Boyd Metals Products and Services, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Planning for the Future - Boyd Metals Company Update

Posted by Tom Kennon on August 11, 2017

Anyone in their 20’s or older understands that as we age and mature our needs change. What we require to succeed and grow both professionally and personally is vastly different in our teens and 20’s than in our 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. The evolution of a company is no different.

Understanding this, Boyd Metals recently started the process of evaluating our own business model to better position ourselves for future growth and to further our goal of excellence in customer service. As part of this process, we announced several staffing additions and changes.

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Advice for Managers and Estimators, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

An Interview with Audie Dennis: VP & GM of Boyd Metals in Joplin

Posted by Boyd Metals on July 25, 2017

We recently caught up with Audie Dennis, the General Manager of Boyd Metals in Joplin, to talk with about his work and the challenges he faces on the job. Here are highlights from our visit. Enjoy!

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The Boyd Difference - We Take Care of our People

Posted by Boyd Metals on July 18, 2017

At Boyd Metals, we treat our people - our customers and teammates, like family. The relationships we have in and around the place we work are important to us. We do our best to make sure we are taking good care of each other and that commitment is foundational to this company.

Tom Kennon, Brian Newman, and Betsy Skinner have been kind enough to share about how this company is different and why we are better for it. Enjoy!

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Employee Morale, Advice for Managers and Estimators, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

5 Questions with Richard Schultz, GM of Boyd Metals in Oklahoma City

Posted by Boyd Metals on June 4, 2017

As the General Manager of Boyd Metals in Oklahoma City, Richard Schultz's attention is in high-demand. Fortunately for you, we had an opportunity to chat with him recently. Here's what he had to say about the importance of company culture, how he stays current with the industry, and what makes Boyd Metals so great. Enjoy!

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Employee Morale, Industry Knowledge, Advice for Managers and Estimators, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Getting Started in a New Market - 5 Questions with Ronny Testa, GM of Boyd Metals Tyler, Texas

Posted by Boyd Metals on April 18, 2017

We announced last year that we were opening a new location in Tyler, Texas. The location has been open for just over six months now so we caught up with our General Manager, Ronny Testa, and asked him about what it takes to get a business started in a new area. Enjoy!

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Advice for Managers and Estimators, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Why You Should Join LinkedIn and Connect to Boyd Metals

Posted by Boyd Metals on October 10, 2016

Believe it or not, LinkedIn is not an online resume site. While in its inception many used their profile as an online resume and were trolling for new opportunities, It is so much more.

LinkedIn is now the #1 most used professional networking site with sophisticated opportunities for finding key clients, keeping up with trends and staying current with thought leadership in your industry.

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