In the vast and varying world of metals, there are three metals that stand out amongst the crowd thanks to their unique reddish hues. These metals are known as the "red metals" and make up some of the most commonly used metals in the world: copper, brass, and bronze.
If there is one thing we pride ourselves on here at Boyd Metals, it is our commitment to providing our customers with the best overall service and value in the metals service industry. Of course this means being able to provide our customers with exactly what they need to get their projects done.
How would you react if someone told you they would trade you a piece of gold for that old soda can you had hanging out in the back of the fridge?
You would probably have a good laugh, right? Well, jump back a couple hundred years to the early nineteenth-century, and the aluminum contained in that soda can of yours was once considered one of the most precious metals in the world (yes, even more so than gold)!
Since our company's inception in 1991, Boyd Metals has been devoted to making our customers number one. This means we are not only devoted to providing our customers with world-class service, but go above and beyond to deliver the quality products and competitive pricing our customers need, exactly when they need it.
Believe it or not, the expression “stronger than steel” did not become a common phrase simply because it rolls off the tongue nicely. Rather, whatever it is you are comparing to this metal alloy is probably pretty darn tough.
Made from the combination of iron and carbon, as well as a variety of other elements, steel is one of the world’s most utilized materials. From our simplest tools to our most complex structures, it is everywhere around the globe - surrounding and impacting us daily.
Here’s a sad truth: We live in a recognition-deprived world of business. If you think we’re wrong, ask yourself, how often do you receive recognition for a job well done? While we hope that your answer is frequently, we have to look at the facts. According to a study done by David Novak, Former CEO of Yum,
The senior management team at Boyd Metals recently embarked upon a journey to determine and document exactly what we as a company stand for. Out of this, we developed a set of core values to serve as the guiding principles for the men and women of Boyd Metals.
As we sat down to write this article a year ago, no one could have foreseen the run-up in metals prices that would take place in 2018. Strong demand, coupled with the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, sent prices to historic levels.
Though things have calmed since the instatement of the 232 tariffs, there are still a lot of factors at play that makes 2019 very difficult to forecast.
The American steel industry has seen a lot over its illustrious history. From its rise following the Civil War, throughout its downfall in the latter half of the 20th century, and now during its current state with new regulations bringing about a trade war within the global market. Steel has been the backbone to innovation and the economic growth of our great nation for centuries.
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