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

Take Advantage of Boyd Metal's First Step Processing Services

Posted by Boyd Metals on December 11, 2017

We're always looking for ways to add value to our customer's orders. Our first step processing services are just another way our technical expertise and production cutting equipment deliver exactly what our clients need exactly when they need it. Enjoy this quick video and thanks for watching!

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Plasma Cutting, Boyd Metals Products and Services

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

Boyd Metals, Just-In-Time Delivery, and You

Posted by Boyd Metals on March 30, 2017

At Boyd Metals, we are devoted to providing our clients with the best service. Watch this short clip of Brian Newman and Betsy Skinner - they would love to tell you about it.

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

5 Reasons Aluminum Extrusions can Save You Time and Money

Posted by Boyd Metals on June 23, 2016

Building with aluminum extrusions is a great way to take advantage of all the best characteristics of this unique metal. In this form factor, it is an ideal building material and it can also save you a lot of time and money. 

Here are 5 reasons aluminum extrusions can save you and your business time and money:

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Topics: Sourcing Materials, Industry Knowledge, Insider Tips, Boyd Metals Products and Services

Five Benefits of Plasma Cutting

Posted by Boyd Metals on June 16, 2016

The recent advances in plasma cutting technology are changing the impact that plasma can have on your bottom line. High definition plasma cutting now offers high-quality cuts at faster speeds and can help shop owners reduce costs associated with overtime and defects.

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Topics: Plasma Cutting, Boyd Metals Products and Services

Deliver What They Need - When They Need It

Posted by Boyd Metals on June 2, 2016

Since the inception of the company in 1991, Boyd Metals has always sought to deliver innovation, quality, and competitive pricing. We go above and beyond to put the customer first. Your needs are important to us. Our four locations stand by this commitment to excellence by operating independently to keep the materials in stock that you need most for your business. With four strategically placed location and 175 employees dedicated to exceeding expectations, we proudly offer our delivery services, as early as the next day, across a five-state region.

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

2 Important Considerations when Sourcing Uncommon Metals

Posted by Boyd Metals on May 26, 2016
We know all to well that needing an uncommon metal can really throw a wrench into a buyer's normal procurement process. In today’s market, we continue to see an increasing demand for uncommon metals with specific chemical and physical properties. These metals offer qualities that improve and extend fabricated equipment life cycles. Vendors and Suppliers looking to compete in today's business world need to have a relationship with an experienced partner, ensuring the correct and best quality of material is purchased. High prices for uncommon metals have caused manufacturers to seek out alternative methods of affordable sourcing to for these products.

Here are 2 important considerations to review before you attempt to source uncommon metals on your own:

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Topics: Sourcing Materials, Boyd Metals Products and Services