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01/24/2012
Steel Recycling

Being manufacturers of wire rod, hot rolled steel and other steel products in the steel industry, Capital Steel understands the huge impact steel recycling has on our economy and the environment.  Not only does steel recycling help preserve the Earth’s natural resources, it is valuable for individuals and businesses alike. We’ve put together a collection […]

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12/21/2011
Steel News December 2011

At Capital Steel & Wire, we search the web regularly for updates and developments in the steel industry.  We’ve put together a few of our favorite articles we’ve recently read, so you can weigh in on some opinions of some steel industry experts as well.  Happy holidays! Steel Demand, Supply Growth to Slow – People’s Daily […]

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12/21/2011
Metal Working Resources

Here is a hodge-podge collection of helpful metal working links, organized by resources, related associations, and companies that in some way contribute to the well being of the industry.  We hope you find the resources useful; we certainly do! If you know of something valuable we are missing, just let us know. Also, if you […]

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11/22/2011
Steel News November 2011

We like to stay up to date with steel industry news, and share the top steel news articles that catch our eye.  This November we looked at stories and updates in the steel industry from a variety of the top industry and news outlets on the web. Demand for Iron Ore Falls – Bloomberg Dark Clouds […]

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11/22/2011
University Steel Bridge Clubs

We appreciate the contributions that civil engineers make to the steel industry.  There would be little demand for our products such as steel bars and cold drawn steel wire without advances in civil engineering.  That is why we look to the young and bright student engineers for inspiration.  We noticed that many university engineering students […]

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08/15/2011
Hot Rolled, Cold Rolled and Cold Drawn Steel – a Quick Guide

In the production of steel products, steel is molded and reshaped with different machinery at different temperatures.  One of the steel manufacturing processes is steel rolling, which involves metal stock passing through a pair of rolls.  Rolling produces flat steel sheets of a specific thickness, and the process is classified according to the temperature at […]

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07/14/2011
The Effects of Natural Disasters on Today’s Steel Industry

Natural disasters have horrific and devastating effects. They can tear apart homes, our places of employment, schools; all while ripping holes in families, communities and our most cherished memories. No matter when or where a natural disaster has occurred, the destruction can be felt as if it happened yesterday. With the various natural disasters that […]

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04/26/2011
Steel News April 2011

As we are prone to do, we like to share some of the top steel news articles currently making headlines.  This month we take a look at a variety of subjects as covered by some of the top industry and general news outlets on the web. March Steel Product Imports – Bloomberg Q & A w/ […]

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04/14/2011
Six reasons civilization would collapse without steel: Part 3

We’ve thus far concluded that steel is necessary in infrastructure, transportation, economics and efforts in sustainability.  It also plays a significant role in keeping the world healthy and disease-free, as well as attracting tourists to the most entertaining destinations on earth.  Here are reasons five and six to further explain steel as an irreplaceable ingredient […]

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03/23/2011
Six reasons civilization would collapse without steel: Part 2

Aside from the fact that buildings and bridges would crumble in an instant, the absence of steel in society would have a tremendous effect on worldwide sustainability and economics.  Check out reasons three and four in our blog series for even more steel-centrality evidence. 3.      The world economy would suffer Economy Crude steel production reached […]

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