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Everything You Need to Know About: Red Metals

Posted by Boyd Metals on May 20, 2019

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. 

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Topics: Metal Industry and Product Knowledge

Boyd Metals: Find the Metals You Need

Posted by Boyd Metals on April 15, 2019

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. 

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Topics: Boyd Metals Products and Services

Everything You Need to Know About: Aluminum

Posted by Boyd Metals on March 18, 2019

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)! 

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Topics: Metal Industry and Product Knowledge

Just-In-Time Delivery: What You Need, When You Need It

Posted by Boyd Metals on February 28, 2019

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.

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Delivery, Boyd Metals Products and Services

Everything You Need to Know About: Steel

Posted by Boyd Metals on January 30, 2019

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.

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Topics: Metal Industry and Product Knowledge

The Power Of Supporting Your People

Posted by Boyd Metals on December 20, 2018

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,

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Topics: Advice for Managers and Estimators

Boyd Metals Unveils Guiding Principles

Posted by Boyd Metals on December 14, 2018

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. 

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Topics: Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Market Update: The Complex State of Steel

Posted by Boyd Metals on November 19, 2018

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.

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Topics: Metal Industry and Product Knowledge

Made in America: The Past, Present, and Future of the American Steel Industry

Posted by Boyd Metals on October 17, 2018

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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Topics: Metal Industry and Product Knowledge

The Boyd Difference - We Love Our Customers

Posted by Boyd Metals on September 28, 2018

Everything we do at Boyd Metals is for our customers.

We work day in and day out to show you, our customers, the Boyd Difference. By providing you with free resources, industry insights, and a wide variety of products and services, we are working together to surpass your expectations.

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Topics: Boyd Metals Company News and Culture