The Boyd Difference: Success Begins With Company Culture

Posted by Boyd Metals on January 21, 2020

"There is no magic formula for great company culture.
The key is just to treat your staff how you would like to be treated."

-Richard Branson

Often considered the soul and personality of a business, company culture shapes both the environment and overall experience for employees and customers. It is directly linked to a company's mission and values, playing an integral part in its daily operations. You'll find it in the company dress code, business hours, office setup, hiring practices, and even housekeeping practices.

Most importantly though, company culture is reflected in the way a business treats its employees and customers. It speaks volumes about what a business stands for and how it conducts itself, and at Boyd Metals, we're proud to let our company culture speak for us.

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Market Update: 2020 State of the Industry

Posted by Boyd Metals on November 19, 2019

Forecasting the economic future is certainly an inexact science.  Yet, as we close out 2019 and look to the new year which is fast approaching, it is beneficial to examine current trends and conditions and make as good a prediction as possible about the steel market that is so important to all of our continued success.

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An Interview with Collin Ogilvie: Corporate Buyer at Boyd Metals

Posted by Boyd Metals on November 1, 2019

Recently we caught up with Collin Ogilvie, a rising star in Boyd's corporate department, to talk about his work as a corporate buyer and what he enjoys most about working at Boyd Metals.

Read on to see what he believes sets Boyd Metals apart in the metals service industry. From Boyd's company culture and core values to its senior leadership and employee appreciation, learn what drives Boyd's continued success and standard of excellence. 

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Stronger than Steel: The Importance of Having Company Traditions

Posted by Boyd Metals on August 19, 2019

There are several reasons to continue company traditions monthly or annually. It encourages your employees to build bonds outside the workplace and gives them a chance to showcase parts of their personality that may not come out in a business setting.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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