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Is Steel Magnetic? Other Steel & Metal Magnetic Questions Answered

Magnets have been around for thousands of years, helping ships navigate oceans. Today, magnets are used for a wide variety of purposes, including microwaves, televisions, generators, motors, speaker systems and much more. There is some misunderstanding about what types of materials are magnetic – particularly steel. Is steel magnetic, can it be magnetized, or neither? […]

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Capital Steel & Wire Giving Back

Capital Steel & Wire, Inc donated $7,000 towards the arctic fox habitat expansion at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, MI. If you would like to read the full story please click here.

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Employee Appreciation Luncheon

Capital Steel & Wire hosted our employee appreciation luncheon at our Mason, MI facility on Tuesday November 22nd.  We can’t thank enough all the dedicated employees that work so hard for our customers every day!

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Ele’s Race

Capital Steel & Wire was again a proud sponsor of the 2016 Ele’s Race.  Ele’s Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens.  Four branch locations support families throughout the Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Flint and Lansing areas and beyond.  You can help support them at  

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Bet You Didn’t Know

Our President Kelly Preston appeared on Mid Michigan local radio shows to give a little public service announcement about Capital Steel & Wire. You can listen to it here.  

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2016 CAMC Workforce Professional of the Year Award

Our very own Jill Roragen was presented with the 2016 CAMC Workforce Professional of the Year Award at the annual CAMC dinner this past Thursday. We are very proud and lucky to have her as a part of our team! Pictured Above: Kelly Preston (Left) Jill Roragen (Right)      Pictured Above: Fred Render (Left) […]

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Manufacturing Day at Capital Steel & Wire

Capital Steel & Wire proudly hosted Manufacturing day at our Mason facility. Our very own Fred Render was interviewed by WKAR, you can listen to the interview by clicking here.  

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Capital Steel & Wire Proudly Sponsors

At Capital Steel & Wire we like to get involved in our local community and help put on special events. Captial Steel & Wire proudly sponsors: Ele’s Race Dewitt Classic Car Cruise In Dewitt Santa Race Dewitt Public High School Sports Along with sponsorships Captial Steel & Wire also does volunteer work for the Dewitt […]

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Acuity Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award

Capital Steel & Wire, Inc. recently earned a safety award from Acuity Mutual Insurance Company for “outstanding long-term safety achievements”.  Safety Manager Pete McClure (center), the Director of Manufacturing Fred Render (left), along with all the Mason plant employees were on hand during the award presentation.  The award was presented by Rodd Hess (right) who […]

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1070 vs 1095 Steel

Both 1070 and 1095 are excellent grades of steel. However both have similar chemical and mechanical properties and purchasers often don’t understand the small but significant differences of 1070 and 1095 steel. Below are chemical and mechanical property differences of 1070 and 1095 as well as common applications for both steel grades. Chemical Properties 1070 […]

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