It's been a busy week of news in the steel industry, and we at Capital Steel thought we would take it upon ourselves to share some of the bigger stories in the news this week.
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Several recent trends indicate that our urban and suburban skylines might be evolving in the years to come. According to an analysis of internet search data over the last year, the popularity of green roofs is on the rise.
Local steel and wire distributor Capital Steel & Wire has announced they’ve purchased a sixth production saw called the Nishijimax. This addition will give Capital Steel the ability to cut from .500" to 6" on production cold saws. Delivery for the new saw will be available by the end of the month.
Capital Steel and Wire is going to be at the National Industrial Fastener show in Las Vegas from 11/16-11/18. Our booth is 922. The National Industrial Fastener Show is one of the most prominent showcase of manufacturers of fasteners, master distributors, fastener importers and providers of other related products and services with distributors in the distribution chain. The show is entirely focused on distributors within the supply chain, and does not have any OEMs participating.
To those on the outside, the rolling process is an unknown. The average person may be completely unaware of what rolling is, but it is something that is extremely important to know in the steel industry.
Rolling is a fabricating process in which metal is passed through a pair of rolls. Rolling has 2 main classifications. Flat rolling, in which the product is typically a sheet, or profile rolling, in which the product is typically a rod or bar. Rolling is also classified according to the recrystallization temperature of the metal.
Search engines have become an integral part of people's daily lives and day to day business activities. Whether it's seeking out products or services, doing research or finding contact information, search engines dictate who gets found, where and why. With this in mind, we decided to take a look within the steel industry to see what gets searched most often, and any trends in how those terms are sought out.
Overall volume for these terms from August 2008 to July 2009 was estimated as follows: