Capital Steel & Wire is a leading producer and supplier of domestic and international steel bar, steel wire, and wire rod with global knowledge of the steel industry. We take pride in everything we do, create long-term partnerships, and identify the best solutions for your business!
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Capital Steel & Wire had the pleasure of hosting students and staff from the Lansing Learning Hub. The mission of The Lansing Learning Hub is to provide unique educational experiences that meet the individual needs of a diverse population through the power of building respectful and trusting relationships, empowering student voice, and valuing the individuality […]read More
Owner Kelly Preston, Mary Mills (Director of HR/Employee Engagement), De’Anna Smith (HR Manager), and Kristyn Ladd (Administrative Assistant) recently made a fun visit recently to Fox 47 to tape a segment for their morning show, the Morning Blend. Kelly and Mary spoke about Capital Steel & Wire’s commitment to our local communities and role as […]read More
Kelly Preston, president of Capital Steel & Wire, recently participated in the Women Empowered Summit, sponsored by Gerdau. Kelly joined a panel of female leaders in the steel industry in discussing how women are helping change the future of manufacturing and the steel industry for the better. Conference panelists focused on several key topics, including […]read More
On Friday 10/7 we again opened our doors to help support and promote Manufacturing Day for 2022! We were able to give tours to local schools with over 50 students in attendance. Students were able to see one of our plants in full production (draw bench, cold saws, forklifts, truck loading/unloading, material handling, etc.) and […]read More
At first, it sounds counterintuitive: inflation leading to lower prices. But that’s precisely what’s happening in the steel industry. Inflation and uncertainty over signs of a potential recession are keeping buyers from purchasing as they normally would, lowering demand and thus lowering the prices of raw materials. Raw Material Surcharges Since raw material surcharges reflect […]read More
The steel industry is no different from so many others in that capacity and labor shortages are making everything more difficult. Specifically in steel, it’s harder to get materials and products and especially harder to get them quickly as lead times are increasing with each part of the process facing capacity and labor shortages. Still, […]read More
As part of PNC Bank’s Small Business “Insight Series” Capital Steel & Wire’s Owner and President Kelly Preston is profiled this month for her courage and commitment to building Capital Steel & Wire. The article: PNC: Insights with Kelly Preston describes the early roadblocks she faced, how she was able to overcome them, and what […]read More
Steel, like any other metal or commodity, can and does fluctuate in price. Lately, the price of steel has been going up due to several factors, and it’s helpful to understand how steel is priced and why it fluctuates. Drivers of Steel Price Increases Predominantly, the price of steel is determined by supply and demand. […]read More
CSW Making a Difference! Today is Earth Day and we wanted to share with you some of the results we have seen from our Solar Panels since being powered on Nov 17, 2021, while also highlighting how the Solar Panel’s protect our environment. Solar panels do not produce emissions out into the environment while generating […]read More
In 2019 Capital Steel & Wire, Inc. received the prestigious National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
The WBENC certification for a women-owned business is the most recognizable and sought-after of its kind. WBENC’s meticulous process for certification includes an in-depth review of the business and site inspection to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by women.
The WBENC certification allows Capital Steel & Wire to be listed as an approved and qualified woman-owned business for companies committed to supplier diversity. WBENC’s certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, as well as many states, cities and other government entities.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled and operated by women. The company has certified more than 13,000 women’s business enterprises. They have 14 national regional partner organizations, and over 300 Corporate Members.LEARN More
Capital Steel & Wire is our primary supplier of cold finished bar stock. Having their WBENC certification has allowed us to go out and quote new business we wouldn’t have been able to before. This is a game-changer for our business!
Capital was able to expedite my order that allowed us to take care of our customers ramp up. Not all companies are able to react this quickly or care enough if you are not their top customer. The team over there makes my life as a buyer really easy.
When choosing suppliers for the new contract work we were awarded we looked in depth at several key factors. Capital Steel continued to rise above the competition because of their past experience with this type of safety-critical product, their customer service, in-house manufacturing, and competitive pricing.