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CSW’s support of Silver Bells in Lansing

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 […]

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Kelly Preston, president of Capital Steel & Wire, recently participated in the Women Empowered Summit, sponsored by Gerdau.

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 […]

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Manufacturing Day 2022 is a huge success!

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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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