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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!

We provide exceptional, value added solutions for customers in the following industries:

  • Automotive (GM)
  • Military (DOD)
  • PPE–Personal Protection Equip.
  • RV (Winnebago)
  • Oil and Gas
  • Energy Sector
  • Lawn & Garden
  • Aerospace
  • Fastener
  • Agricultural
    (CAT, John Deere)
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Low Steel Prices
    Why Steel Prices Are Near Historic Lows

    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 […]

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    How Capital Steel Can Help with Your Capacity and Labor Shortages

    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, […]

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  • 05/23/22
    Women Who Achieve: Kelly Preston

    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 […]

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  • 04/30/22
    The Realities of Steel Pricing

    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. […]

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  • 04/22/22
    Earth Day 2022

    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 […]

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  • 04/22/22
    Wheelabrator Project

    The projects never stop for our skilled maintenance team here at CSW. The latest is our new wheelabrator installation in Bay 1 at our Hull Rd facility. The project started and will finish on time so that we can continue the great service and quality you have come to expect from us. Reach out today […]

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  • 04/19/22
    The Benefits of Being a Female-Led Business

     Our owner and President, Kelly Preston, has been leading Capital Steel through some of the most difficult times in the steel industry. Along with her unwavering commitment to serve our customers, her vision and leadership skills have positively benefited not only our customers, but our culture and team as well.  Three Advantages of Women in […]

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  • 04/19/22
    Love Lansing, Love my Job Event

    Our staff had a great time at Capital Area Manufacturing Council’s Women in Manufacturing event yesterday! Our Director of HR, Jill Roragen, led a discussion about company culture and how to encourage and support women pursuing careers in manufacturing. We are proud to have so many talented women on our staff and proud to be […]

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  • 02/18/22
    CSW’s Solar Array System and sustainability in manufacturing

    The President/Owner of CSW Kelly Preston and Director of Manufacturing Fred Render recently participated in a webinar speaking about the company’s recent installation of a Solar Array system at one of our facilities. This is something that not only helps CSW reduce our overall carbon footprint but also differentiates us from other companies in the […]

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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.

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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!

Gloria P


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.

Tom R


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.

Ron T