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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

The Boyd Difference - We Love Our Employees

Posted by Boyd Metals on September 24, 2018

Where do you find the Boyd Difference? In our employees.

No matter the department, no matter the position, at Boyd Metals, employees are more than just a number - we are individuals. We’re a family that strives on a daily basis to make a difference in the lives of one another and the lives of our customers.

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Topics: Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Do More. Stress Less. Tips for Boosting Productivity

Posted by Boyd Metals on June 13, 2018

Ask 10 random people if they have ever had more on their plate than they could handle. Chances are, 10 exhausted people will answer with a resounding YES. Everybody feels this way at some point. Knowing that you have more work than you do hours to complete it is incredibly overwhelming. Especially if you have deadlines to meet and a reputation to uphold. So, what do you do?

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Topics: Advice for Managers and Estimators

Understanding the Different Types of Metal Grating

Posted by Boyd Metals on May 9, 2018

Sorting out which type of grating you should use for your project can be difficult. In order to make that decision easier, we have detailed the different types of metal grating. We include information about how they are manufactured, their characteristics, and the typical uses for each.

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Topics: Boyd Metals Products and Services

New Tariffs and The Complex State of Steel

Posted by Boyd Metals on April 4, 2018
If you're reading this, you are probably already aware that the last couple of months have brought rapid change to the steel industry. This shift is likely to impact your business and it certainly has been impacting ours. This article is written to share some of the factors that you may want to take into consideration as you make decisions for your business.
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Topics: Metal Industry and Product Knowledge