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Top 5 Reasons Why Fiberglass Conduit Products Are Inexpensive to Install

Traditionally, cable conduit systems for telecom or power lines used steel or PVC for their conduit systems. While each of these options offered specific advantages, they also came with troubling drawbacks. What’s more, they could cost quite a bit. That’s why fiberglass conduit products are gaining ground as the preferred conduit systems for more contractors.

Buying a Laser Cutter? What You Need to Consider

Opting to operate a laser cutter in-house for parts fabrication and other tasks can be a significant time and money saver. Thanks to advances in technology, modern cutting machines are easier to use, more efficient, and capable of making more detailed and precise cuts than ever before, but before you invest in one for your

More Growth Is to Be Expected in Q3 and Q4

2017 has been a great year for the steel industry so far. We recently reported Japan steelmakers increased earnings for this fiscal year, showing solid growth in profit and positive signs of future developments. The same trend can be seen in the steel industry around the world, including in India and Korea. Industry experts believe

Searching for a Good Steel Fabricator? Keep These Tips in Mind

Steel fabrication is a part of our daily lives and it is used by a wide range of industries, including medical devices, aerospace, automotive and consumer products. Every day, we see items and structures that are products of steel fabrication—from that espresso machine we use every morning to that train we ride to our daily

4 ways steel changed the world

Steel has thousands of applications across a swathe of sectors. It’s a vital industry that’s part of the fabric of life for millions across the globe. But we shouldn’t forget that in many ways the modern world was forged from steel. So here are four ways steel changed the world: Samurai spirit Samurai culture transcended

Important Factors to Consider Before Starting a Steel Business

Are you thinking about starting a steel business in the near future? There is always a demand for steel products and this is a trend that looks set to continue for many years to come. However, like any business venture, there are potential risks and factors you need to consider before you start this type

The Future With Graphene

Over the centuries, humans have developed an amazing array of skills in design and construction. We’ve discovered how to support huge structures on small bases, create machinery that can handle incredible amounts of wear and force, and fight back against the elements with the systems that feed and transport us. But much of this innovation

Steel Fabrication And Its General Applications

Steel fabrication is widely used in all industrial sectors. Steel is also the most produced and commonly used iron alloy. The year 2015 saw 1,599.5 million metric tons of the manmade alloy production. China, Japan, and India produce and consume the highest percentage of Steel. Steel fabrications form the backbone of human civilization and Industrialization

Splurge: The Best Investments for Future Success

In a previous article, we talked about the different ways companies in the steel industry are saving money to remain competitive. Bringing costs down can help you and your steel business remain competitive, even in today’s economy. That said, not all savings are worth making. Bringing the costs down too much can actually lead to

Saving Money in the Steel Business

Many companies are exploring new ways to bring down costs and save money to improve their profit margin. Just because you are in the steel business doesn’t mean you should accept the costs as they are. Here are some ways to cut down costs so that your business can grow! Routine Maintenance is a Must