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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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

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

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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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture, Advice for Managers and Estimators

First-Step Processing: 5 Services You Can't Afford to do Without

Posted by Boyd Metals on September 20, 2017

Getting the right players aligned for the metal needs in your business can sometimes be a puzzle. Labor and vendors can't be eliminated for the sake of your bottom line. But if something has got to give, you need to find a way to maximize productivity and optimize time on projects.

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Topics: Plasma Cutting, Sourcing Materials, The Boyd Difference

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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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

Invest in Your Team - 4 Great TedTalks We Recommend

Posted by Boyd Metals on August 24, 2017

Our team is our greatest asset at Boyd Metals. We've mentioned it in articles recently, and still believe that it should be a high priority to invest in your team. That doesn't just apply to the managers either. The culture of your company will begin to thrive when employees at every level choose to invest in the lives of their co-workers.

Maybe this is just a good reminder, or maybe you're being exposed to this idea for the first time. Either way, we've compiled a quick list of TedTalks that will give good direction. Enjoy!

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Topics: Employee Morale, The Boyd Difference, Advice for Managers and Estimators

Planning for the Future - Boyd Metals Company Update

Posted by Tom Kennon on August 11, 2017

Anyone in their 20’s or older understands that as we age and mature our needs change. What we require to succeed and grow both professionally and personally is vastly different in our teens and 20’s than in our 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. The evolution of a company is no different.

Understanding this, Boyd Metals recently started the process of evaluating our own business model to better position ourselves for future growth and to further our goal of excellence in customer service. As part of this process, we announced several staffing additions and changes.

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture, Advice for Managers and Estimators

Building a Healthy Team - Recommended Reading

Posted by Boyd Metals on August 8, 2017
Healthy employees make for great teams, and great teams achieve goals. Boyd cares about their employees and maintains a healthy culture of respect and appreciation. Read on and discover a few blogs that we recommend to your company as you focus your efforts on building a healthy and successful team.
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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Insider Tips, Employee Morale, Advice for Managers and Estimators

An Interview with Audie Dennis: VP & GM of Boyd Metals in Joplin

Posted by Boyd Metals on July 25, 2017

We recently caught up with Audie Dennis, the General Manager of Boyd Metals in Joplin, to talk with about his work and the challenges he faces on the job. Here are highlights from our visit. Enjoy!

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture

The Boyd Difference - We Take Care of our People

Posted by Boyd Metals on July 18, 2017

At Boyd Metals, we treat our people - our customers and teammates, like family. The relationships we have in and around the place we work are important to us. We do our best to make sure we are taking good care of each other and that commitment is foundational to this company.

Tom Kennon, Brian Newman, and Betsy Skinner have been kind enough to share about how this company is different and why we are better for it. Enjoy!

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Topics: The Boyd Difference, Employee Morale, Boyd Metals Company News and Culture, Advice for Managers and Estimators